April 26, 2019

Google Buys DARPA’s Favorite Robotics Lab

Boston Dynamics became the eighth robotics firm Google has purchased in the past six months. Current military contracts will be honored, say Google execs, but the company doesn’t seek to become a military contractor on its own.

Netherlands Says Yes to F-35; Insitu Wins $330M UAV Contract

Dutch government calls F-35 purchase “the most future-proof option.” Also, industry advances positive as DoD, law enforcement, and Congress weigh in on tragic events at Washington Navy Yard.

Navy Yard Shooting Dominates Military News

Rampage leaves more than a dozen dead; security heightened in nation’s capital and at Navy installations.

Pax River Ends Bethesda Shuttle Bus Route

Bethesda Naval Hospital

Pax announces that the bus route, like Gate 3 and pass office hours, has been limited by budget cuts.