February 4, 2023

Clutch Problems Ground CV-22 Ospreys

US Air Force Special Ops grounded its fleet of tiltrotor CV-22 Ospreys last week after discovering “hard clutch engagement” problems. The Marine Corps said it will not ground its MV-22 Osprey fleet over the problem.

It’s Finally Arrived — Election Day

Voters are casting their ballots in the 2020 presidential election in record numbers — here in Maryland, all across the country, and even in outer space.

Crash Raises Concerns About Safety of Vintage Planes

Vintage Planes

How safe are vintage planes? The B-17 Flying Fortress World War II bomber that crashed in Connecticut was being flown by Ernest “Mac” McCauley, 75, regarded as one of the most experienced B-17 pilots in the US.

Newest Littoral Combat Ship Reports to Fleet

Littoral Combat Ship

The Billings, a Freedom-class littoral combat ship, was commissioned in a Saturday ceremony in Key West, FL. The warship is named after Montana’s largest city.

Arms Sales Rise for First Time Since 2010

arms sales F-35s

Global arms sales by the world’s top 100 defense contractors rose last year for the first time since 2010,