June 2, 2023

Navy Promotes Student Outreach at STEM Expo


Science and technology enthusiasts were treated to a day of educational fun at the recent Navy League STEM Expo at National Harbor, MD.

Dahlgren Proposes Expanding Zone for Weapons Testing

Some boaters and watermen say they are worried about a proposed expansion of the zone for weapons testing on the Potomac River. Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division filed a notice seeking public comment on expanding the middle “danger zone” that extends about 20 miles downriver from Dahlgren, VA.

DoD Creates New UFO Task Force


The Defense Department will streamline the collection and analysis of UFO reports, following the government’s acknowledgment that these reports are worth studying and might pose a threat to national security.

CTSi Wins SBIR for Air/Ship Embedded Training Environment

CTSi Coherent Technical

Coherent Technical Services Inc. has earned a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research award from the Office of Naval Research to develop a Simulated Air Scenario Embedded Training environment for both pilots and ship personnel.

Great Mills CyberPatriots Compete

Visibility in the Dark

Seven teams from Great Mills High School competed in the Maryland State CyberPatriots competition on Jan. 19, 2018, with support from The Patuxent Partnership. 

TPP Quadcopter Initiative Starts in November

Quadcopter Initiative

The Patuxent Partnership has initiated a UAS/Quadcopter Initiative in St. Mary’s County for high school students, using a STEM-for-All grant from the Office of Naval Research. The initiative will provide information and resources for students who have created Quadcopter teams.

Students Train to Use Quadcopters


Early in December, more than 75 Southern Maryland students, mentors, coaches, and parents gathered at the Patuxent River Naval Air Museum to learn about a new quadcopter program, initiated by The Patuxent Partnership, for local high school students.

Navy Patents Boost Exemplifies Innovation


The Office of Naval Research reports a boost in filings for Navy patents: 393 in FY15.

Warfighting Edge, Operator Safety UUV Priorities

PAX River provides perfect locale to showcase Unmanned Underwater Vehicles advances to minimize UUV operator and diver risks in a dark underwater world.

STEM Success Requires Passion, Preparation

Recruiting more students to STEM college programs is not only vital, it’s urgent, but coaching them all the way to a degree is the key to STEM success.