July 20, 2019

China Lake at Epicenter of Quakes

China Lake

Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake was identified as the epicenter of the two major July 4 and 5 earthquakes and many more smaller quakes. The base remains “not mission capable” and closed to all but essential personnel. Water and power had been restored to most of the base by Tuesday.

Furloughed Get Full Benefits; Defense Stocks Up, for Now

X-47B UCAS-D in hangar

The stock of the X-47B is climbing. This month it became the first Navy program or product to snag one of Popular Mechanics’ Breakthrough Awards.