May 21, 2018

Budget Win for Pax? Waiting Win for China? No Change in N. Korea.

A bevy of reports released late last week provide some hopeful budget news for Pax River, but military and cyber warnings from almost everywhere else.

‘Hail Mary’ Sequestration Bill Hits the House

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Rep. Randy Forbes offers a “Hail Mary play” to end sequestration.

DoD Slowing Contractor Payments to Preserve Cash Flow

Pentagon Capitol

Pentagon says it will honor current contracts but faces a cash crunch with sequestration.

One Week Until Sequestration

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DoD confirms furloughs and plans to make specific cuts.

F-35B Shipboard Testing on the Chopping Block

F-35B Joint Strike Fighter on USS Wasp deck

Plans to test the Marine’s Joint Strike Fighter on the USS Wasp could be cut under sequestration.

Furloughs Won’t Hit Immediately in March

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Federal civilian furloughs might take until April to roll out.

FAA Begins Drone Test Site Selection This Month

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FAA announces intention at AUVSI event in Virginia.

Hawkeye, Poseidon and JSF Face Cuts

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Navy says it will cut aircraft carriers too.

Pentagon: BRAC Is Back for Fiscal 2014

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Another round of base closure will be proposed in the fiscal 2014 Pentagon budget request March 25.

Blue Angels Face the Budget Axe

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Budget cuts threaten upcoming shows by the Navy’s flying demonstration team.