Naval Station Mayport in Florida was selected to house the Navy’s new squadron of unmanned aerial surveillance Triton drones. Mayport in Jacksonville was chosen as the drone hub from three finalists. The other two were NAS Key West and NASA Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Virginia.
Communities surrounding the Outlying Field Webster are advised that low-level tower fly-by testing events are scheduled to take place from 2 to 4 pm Thursday, Feb. 16.
Newly sworn in DefSec James Mattis held what the Defense Department called a “Top 4″ meeting Saturday that included Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; Deputy Defense Secretary Robert O. Work; and Air Force Gen. Paul Selva, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs.
President-elect Donald Trump thinks the Marines need more good men. Commandant Gen. Robert Neller says the USMC needs cyber specialists, electronic warfare troops, intelligence analysts, and engineers.
The warfighter needs solutions yesterday, tools that support mission autonomy are urgently sought.
Students from five countries compete in 11th annual UAV competition at Webster Field including Great Mills High School.
NAWCAD Surface Systems Services’ Joe Bailey leads a team to reverse engineer and fabricate a critical radar element needed for carrier landings.
NAVFAC is setting priorities for investigating munitions sites at Pax River and Webster Field.