July 14, 2024

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.

Remembrances and a Bull Market on Military Strikes

As the victims of 9/11 were remembered, Kerry prepared to meet with Russia about removing Syria’s chemical weapons without a military strike while Wall Street surges on Tomahawk missile stock.

100 Amendments OK’d for House DoD Budget Debate

Amendments on NSA email surveillance, arms to Syria and the US role in Egypt are among those approved for consideration as the House tackles the DoD budget bill.

Drone Software Ready for Heavy Seas

X-47B UCAS-D on USS Truman

Capt. Jaime Engdahl says the UCAS-D’s software can handle landing on a carrier in 12-foot seas.

Get Briefed on Stealth Drones and Sequestration


Pax Partnership briefing double header scheduled for Feb. 14 at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center.

Capt. Engdahl to Brief Public on Unmanned Strike

Capt. Jaime Engdahl

Capt. Jaime Engdahl, Program Manager for Unmanned Combat Air Systems to speak on the UCAS-D.

Navy Completes Deck Handling Trials for X-47B

x-47b UCAS-D on USS Truman

Northrop Grumman and Navy practice taxiing and fueling the unmanned strike aircraft aboard the USS Truman.

Video: X-47B “UFO” Launches from Pax Catapult

UCAS X-47B Cat Launch

Northrop Grumman releases video of an X-47B catapult shot at Pax River.

Budget Hawks Call for Pentagon Spending Cuts

capitol hill

Conservative members want non-defense items stripped from budget.

No Program Cut Details in White House Sequestration Report

Pentagon aerial

The Office of Budget and Management’s report on sequestration estimates that DoD will lose $54.7 billion in 2013.