September 20, 2018

Volunteers Needed at AUVSI SUAS Competition

Volunteers Needed at AUVSI SUAS Competition

There is an opportunity to help out at the annual AUVSI Student Competition, and The Patuxent Partnership is helping to spread the word in hopes of recruiting some volunteers for the Wednesday, June 13, through Saturday, June 16, 2018, event at NAVAIR Webster Field.

The Year Ahead for Military UAVs

Military Drone Exports

The US and the West are not alone when it comes to fielding advanced unmanned aerial vehicles. Its likely in 2017 western militaries will invest in complex UAVs; smaller countries will seek a basic level of drone capability.

Cybersecurity Talent in Short Supply

cybersecurity

Shortage of cybersecurity talent continues. Achieving successful cybersecurity is an all-hands-on-deck effort by academia, industry, and government.

Air Force Leads UAS Purchasing

150422-N-CE233-377 PATUXENT RIVER, Md. (April 22, 2015) The Navy's unmanned X-47B receives fuel from an Omega K-707 tanker while operating in the Atlantic Test Ranges over the Chesapeake Bay. This test marked the first time an unmanned aircraft refueled in flight. (U.S. Navy photo/Released)

While the Air Force leads for now, the Navy’s UAS purchasing is growing the fastest in the forces.

Netherlands Says Yes to F-35; Insitu Wins $330M UAV Contract

Dutch government calls F-35 purchase “the most future-proof option.” Also, industry advances positive as DoD, law enforcement, and Congress weigh in on tragic events at Washington Navy Yard.