July 24, 2024

What High-Tech Helmet Brings to Fleet

Pilot Shortage F-35

The advancements featured in the F-35’s Generation III helmet also have been undergoing testing while the F-35 Lightning II is in its shipboard phase on the USS America. The helmet’s ground-breaking technology equips the pilot with mission-critical information on the helmet’s visor, among other features.

McCain Endorses Mattis, Not Waterboarding

war authorization

Sen. John McCain: “I don’t give a damn what the president of the United States wants to do or anybody else wants to do. We will not waterboard. We will not do it.” But the senator does endorse Trump’s rumored choice for defense secretary Marine Gen. James Mattis.

Navy P-8A Aircrew Rescues Stranded Mariners

A Navy P-8A crew rescued three marooned mariners from a deserted island in the Pacific Ocean. The castaways used palm fronds to spell the word “help” in the sand.