February 4, 2023

It’s Primary Election Day in Maryland

Election

Today, Tuesday, July 19, is 2022 Primary Election Day in Maryland. Polls will be open from 7 am to 8 pm.

F-35As Join Deployment to Central Europe

F-35

The Pentagon is sending Air Force F-35A Joint Strike Fighters, as well as Army AH-64 Apache attack helicopters and ground forces, to various locations along NATO’s eastern flank, in the US’ beefed-up deployment response to Russia’s growing military intrusions into Ukraine.

Navy Orders 6 More Presidential Helicopters

Presidential Helicopters

Sikorsky receives a contract to deliver six new VH-92A presidential helicopters.

With NAVAIR Help, CH-53K Engine Problems Fixed

NAVAIR CH-53K King Stallion

With the help of engineers from the Naval Air Systems Command, Sikorsky has solved its CH-53K King Stallion heavy-lift helicopter’s gas re-ingestion problem.

Nationals Heal 86 Years of Heartbreak

Washington Nationals

Washington, DC, has waited 86 years — some decades without a baseball team at all — this week the Washington Nationals delivered, concluding a four-game sweep and advancing to the World Series.

Lt. Gen. Fick Takes Lead of F-35 Program

Fick

Air Force Lt. Gen. Eric Fick assumed the watch from VADM Mat Winter as the program executive officer for the F-35 program in a ceremony last week in Washington, DC.

Event Will Recreate Launch of Apollo 11

Apollo 11

A celebration of the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 will include the projection of a full-sized, 363-foot Saturn V rocket onto the Washington Monument for three nights this week.

US Expected to Have Large Presence at Paris Air Show

Paris Air Show

The US is expected to have the largest international presence at the Paris Air Show that kicked off Monday. More than 2,400 companies from 49 countries will be exhibiting at the show.

Troubles for the F-35 Continue

Troubles for the F-35

The F-35 fighter jet continues to be marred by flaws and glitches.

US Presence in Persian Gulf Sends Message

US Presence in Persian Gulf

US Central Commander Gen. Frank McKenzie says the threat from Iran that prompted the deployment of reinforcements to the Persian Gulf region has not diminished. But the USS Abraham Lincoln’s presence has made an important difference.