June 18, 2019

Navy Getting Out of Missile Defense

missile defense

The US Navy has long wanted out of the missile defense business. Plans for a space-based sensor layer could let that happen.

Navy ID’s Sailors Killed in Destroyer Collision

Fitzgerald

The Navy has identified the seven sailors who died when the destroyer USS Fitzgerald collided Saturday with a Filipino cargo ship off the coast of Japan. One of the sailors was from Maryland.

MD Industry Partnerships Catalyze Innovation

MIPS is a one-stop shop for entrepreneurs looking to move from the lab to commerce.

SMCM Hosts Workshop for Local Businesses

St. Mary’s College helps Maryland businesses develop partnerships to foster innovation and support university-based research through MIPS.

JCS Chair Dempsey: $52B Sequester Cuts “Impossible”

JCS Chief Dempsey

Morning Coffee is a robust blend of links to news around the Internet concerning the Naval Air Station Patuxent River economic community. The opinions expressed here do not necessarily reflect those of the Leader’s owners or staff. Joint Chiefs Chairman Dempsey said it’s “impossible” for Pentagon to make $52 billion in sequester cuts to its 2014 budget, reports The Hill. Canada’s wish list:  UAVs that can resupply Arctic rescue missions, Defense News says. The Global Observer drone is a dud, Wired says. Government contractors:  Time for a heart-to-heart talk with your contracting officer, Washington Technology advises. (paywall) Partnership for Public…