May 22, 2024

Pax F-35 Pilot Makes 1st Night SRVL on UK Carrier

F-35 Pilot

An US Navy F-35 Lightning II test pilot from NAS Pax River performed the first night shipborne rolling vertical landing, or SRVL, aboard HMS Prince of Wales, the United Kingdom’s newest aircraft carrier, in Atlantic waters just after 9pm Oct. 29. This came after MAJ Paul Gucwa had performed the first SRVL earlier that day.

PFAS Topic of Navy Restoration Board Meeting

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The US Navy held a Restoration Advisory Board meeting for Naval Research Laboratory – Chesapeake Bay Detachment. During the May 18 virtual forum, members of the Chesapeake Beach community raised questions regarding the Navy’s per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, and their impacts on the surrounding communities.

Tech Bridge Lecture Set for April 22

Tech Bridge

The Navy Tech Bridge Research Speaker Series on April 22 will feature Dr. Paul Adamson of the US Naval Research Laboratory’s Plasma Physics Division.

House Committee Passes $733B Defense Budget

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The House Armed Services Committee passed a $733 billion defense policy bill.

Multi-domain Warfare: Name of the Game

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Aerial combat is now truly 3-D, as multi-domain warfare adds new dimensions.