June 23, 2017

Pax Buys Business Chase Jets

C-38A Couriers, from the Air National Guard will be used in testing at NAS Pax River to chase the P-8A, E-2D, MQ-4C, E-6B, and C-130 for testing.

MORNING COFFEE: COLA Cut May be Restored

Congress may act this week to restore full cost-of-living adjustments for working-age retirees forcibly retired from the military for medical reasons. Restoration may be included in the omnibus spending bill.

Fire Scout ‘Hard Landing’ at Webster Field Investigated

Fire Scout at Pax

Initial damage estimate for Webster Field MQ-8B Fire Scout “hard landing” is at least $2 million.

APKWS Gets Real

Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System II gets a maritime demonstration and laser switch upgrade.

BAMS Radar Begins Testing

Multi-Function Active Sensor radar being tested in a Gulfstream jet.

Training Grounds for Drones

Fire Scout at Pax

Pax River needs to become a Center for UAV Integration.