April 21, 2018

NAS Pax Issues Noise Advisory for Night Flights

F-35 strike fighter

Communities surrounding the Naval Air Station Patuxent River are advised that noise-generating, night-time testing events are scheduled to take place April 2 and 3, 2018, between 5 and 11 pm.

NAS Pax Issues Noise Advisory March 12-21

Communities surrounding the Naval Air Station Patuxent River are advised that noise-generating testing events are scheduled to take place March 12-21, 2018, between the hours of 7:45 am-7 pm.

Pax River, Co. Government Storm-Related Updates

On Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, Webster Field will remain in restricted access until road conditions on and around the field can be further evaluated.

Noise Advisory: Webster Field

Communities surrounding the Outlying Field Webster are advised that low-level tower fly-by testing events are scheduled to take place in the afternoons on Sept. 14 – 15, 2017.

Webster Field Abuzz With UAS Activity

Forty-five teams from around the world attended the 15th Annual Student Unmanned Aircraft System Competition on Webster Field in St. Inigoes, MD.

Mayport Lands East Coast Drone Hub

East Coast Drone Hub Lands in Mayport

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.

DefSec Mattis Cleared to Begin Work

DefSec Mattis

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.

Marines Want a Few Good Cyber Specialists

Marines Want a Few Good Cyber Specialists

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.

Autonomous Tools Urgent Needs of Warfighter

RADM Mark Darrah

The warfighter needs solutions yesterday, tools that support mission autonomy are urgently sought.

Dems Say NDAA Undermines Civilian Employees

Hoyer Earns High Score From LCV

Vet preference, merit systems & due process rights are jeopardized, a letter sent to conferees of the NDAA asks for changes.