November 18, 2019

Art & Lifestyle:

Homelessness Prevention Board to Meet -

Sunday, November 17, 2019

Get Ready for a Suessified Christmas Carol -

Saturday, November 16, 2019

BECA Seeking Scholarships for 2020 -

Thursday, November 14, 2019

e-Book “Embargo” Ignites Librarians -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

USS Fitzgerald Is Now Back in the Water

Fitzgerald

USS Fitzgerald leaves dry dock after more than a year of repairs after a June 2017 collision with a merchant ship that killed seven sailors.

JSF Helmet Bug Limits Night Carrier Landings to Experts

JSF Helmet

The Navy is getting closer to fixing the technical bug in the F-35 JSF helmet, which allows LED light to spill out and obliterate a pilot’s ability to see landing lights on carriers at night. But for now, only expert pilots can perform night landings.

Can FY19 Budget Staunch R&D Spending Decline?

R&D

Congressional and Pentagon leaders are concerned that the steadily declining portion of the military budget spent on research and development is exacerbating the threat that the US is losing its technological edge against its competitors and enemies. The Senate Appropriation Committee looks to boost R&D spending in the FY19 budget.

Navy Seeks Software Captains – Now!

captain

You won’t be commanding a ship, the Navy wants to recruit the ‚Äúscientific or technical” skills needed to wage cyber war and needs to bring in those software engineers at a captain’s grade. A six-figure salary, commensurate with civilian workers, is necessary to bring the skill needed into the military.

Putin Touts Invincible Nuclear Weapons as Russian Elections Near

Putin

Putin touts infinite-range missiles that are cannot be intercepted with a video showing hits on the US homeland. Western experts suggest he’s exaggerating Russia’s capabilities, but also warn of immediate needs in the US defenses and nuclear platforms.

Chinese Nationals Indicted for Hacking

Indicted for Hacking

US indicts three Chinese nationals for hacking into Moody’s Analytics, Siemens AG, and Trimble computer networks, alleging the hackers used email phishing scams and malware to try to steal business secrets.

US & Allies Warn China About South China Sea

US, France, Japan, and Britain navies plan a joint exercise as a “show of force” to tell China, the South China Sea is an international sea open to all commercial and military vessels.

Good News for Contractors in Defense Bill

There’s a lot to like in the procurement reforms in the draft defense bill, even with concerns about some new workplace regulations.

Google Facing EU Antitrust Charges

Google has run afoul of the European Union’s tough antitrust regulations. Charges believed to be forthcoming.

More Vehicles Than Ever at Gate 2 and Nationwide

Pax River asks commuters to be considerate of other drivers and not block the Great Mills and Three Notch Road intersection while queued at NAS:Pax River’s Gate 2.