October 28, 2020

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Halloween @ St. Mary’s Square -

Monday, October 26, 2020

Zoom on Halloween to Sleepy Hollow -

Saturday, October 24, 2020

County Series Puts Focus on Small Businesses -

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Pandemic Sending Residents Outdoors -

Sunday, October 18, 2020

A Look Inside Pax’s Anechoic Chamber

Anechoic

The Naval Air Systems Command at NAS Pax River is continuing its work on the Next Generation Jammer-Low Band pod for the EA-18G Growler. Get a quick peek inside the anechoic chamber, where testing for the prototype system was conducted.

Navy Running Short on Fighter Pilots

Defense Trade

Technical and safety problems have left the US Navy short by about 90 fighter pilots. That’s the message from naval air training chief RADM Robert Westendorff, speaking at a virtual Tailhook symposium.

Arson Suspected in Bonhomme Richard Fire

Arson Suspected

Arson is suspected as the cause of a July 12 fire that damaged the USS Bonhomme Richard. A US Navy sailor was being questioned. The fire on the amphibious assault ship, docked in San Diego, burned for more than four days.

US Growing Outreach in Indo-Pacific Region

Indo-Pacific Region

As China works to spread its influence, US Pacific Air Forces is growing its outreach to countries across the Indo-Pacific region.

VA Health Care Could Merge with DoD’s

VA Health

Parts of the VA health care system are being considered for merging into the DoD health care system, potentially impacting 19 million military personnel, retirees, dependents, and vets.

Upgraded Tomahawk System Delivered to Fleet

Tomahawk

The US Navy has delivered an upgraded Tactical Tomahawk Weapons Control System to the fleet. The Tomahawk Weapons System Program Office has maintained the system since 2004 with incremental updates, but to ensure future viability, software modernization was required.

How Good Is the F-35 Helmet?

F-35 helmet

The F-35 helmet is a marvel, expensive, and still not everything a pilot might wish for.

In-Flight Oxygen Failures Continue in the F-18 Hornet

Super Hornet F18

It might be heightened awareness, but reports of F-18 in-flight oxygen failures are increasing. Navy documents record 297 incidents from May 2010 through October 2015.