March 20, 2023

Maryland UAS Test Site Gets FAA Clearance

The University of Maryland’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Test Site in California, MD received a Certificate of from the FAA to fly the Talon 240 UAV.

Hagel Seeks BRAC Cooperation

Mr. Hagel believes the Pentagon needs a strong partnership with Congress to achieve critical priorities including another round of BRAC base closures.

Chinese Cyberespionage Group Identified

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Axiom, a Chinese cyberespionage group that targets Western governments, is revealed just before John Kerry and President Obama arrive in Beijing for talks.

F-35 Testing Could be Delayed

The F-35 program chief warns there is a danger of missing deadlines if his test fleet of aircraft are not flying regularly by the end of the month.

UCLASS RFP Delayed Again


The final RFP for the Navy’s planned UCLASS aircraft was delayed pending an autumn review of their information, surveillance and reconnaissance portfolio.

Morning Coffee: Blue Angels Open 20+ Billets

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The Blue Angels remain a revered public face of naval aviation, which alone among the services continues the F-35 cost debate even as developing future air warfare strategies.

Pentagon & Congress Must Cooperate to Survive

If the Pentagon is to survive sequestration, Defense Dept. and Congress must work together: SecDef Chuck Hagel.

Local Aviator Calls for Halt of F35-B


Not all F35s are equal; Chip Dudderar says the Marine’s version should be scrapped while testing proceeds on the Air Force and Navy models.