November 19, 2017

Afghanistan Solutions Still Evade US

Afghanistan

After 16 years in Afghanistan, the US still has no strategy for winning or exiting this war. And that’s the opinion of the military, the administration, and congress.

CSM, Partners Create Student Pathway

Student Pathway

College of Southern Maryland is dedicated to serving both students and the local workforce, and recently signed an agreement with several partners in the community that is designed to focus the partners on preparing local business students for contracting work at NAVAIR at NAS Patuxent River.

CH-53K Could Get Shorter Test Schedule

CH-53K King Stallion

NAVAIR is considering a shorter test schedule for its Sikorsky CH-53K King Stallion helicopter program in an effort to save money.

F-35 on the International Stage

F-35 on the International Stage

The US Air Force F-35 JSF is on its way to the Paris Air Show and the international stage. The show will be the jet’s first opportunity for international audiences to witness its aerodynamic capabilities.

Raytheon’s Work in Community Recognized

Raytheon

From STEM expos to robotics and rocketry, Raytheon has been a proactive partner with the county’s school system and community partners. The company was named The Patuxent Partnership’s 2016 Member of the Year for its commitment to the community and the work at NAS Pax River.

Interns Sought for UAS Test Site

interns

The University of Maryland Unmanned Aircraft Systems Test Site and is searching for interns, and The Patuxent Partnership is helping publicize this opportunity.

USS Bush Makes Its Way to Persian Gulf

USS Bush

The first US aircraft carrier of Trump presidency entered the Persian Gulf last week. The USS George H.W. Bush’s overall mission is to provide a base for airstrikes against the Islamic State group.

Trump Says F-35 JSF Deal Cut by $600M

F-35 JSF Deal

President Donald Trump told reporters on Monday that Lockheed Martin has cut $600 million from the latest deal for 90 F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jets.

Building a Consensus Strategy for STEM Programs

TPP board member JD Fassett sees NAS Patuxent River’s Georgia Tech Research Institute as a good fit in the STEM consortium including The Patuxent Partnership.

Russia on Cyber Attack Accusations: Where’s the Proof?

cyber strategy

A Russian government official says the US should prove Russia meddled in US elections or shut up about it.