August 14, 2022

Art & Lifestyle:

Farmers Market @ Airport Aug. 14 -

Thursday, August 11, 2022

Theater Holding Auditions for ‘Clue’ -

Sunday, August 7, 2022

Hoyer Seeking Photos for Annual Contest -

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Shakespeare Heads to St. Mary’s City -

Tuesday, August 2, 2022

ONR Touts ‘Historic’ 1st Test of Laser Defense System

Laser

The US Navy has conducted a test of a new Layered Laser Defense system, which the Office of Naval Research is calling “historic.” The all-electric, high-energy laser weapon built by Lockheed Martin was used to defeat a target representing a subsonic cruise missile in flight.

Heron Systems the Big Dog in Aerial Dogfight Competition

Aerial Dogfight

An AI system developed by Heron Systems in St. Mary’s County beat one of the US Air Force’s top F-16 fighter pilots in DARPA’s simulated aerial dogfight competition. “Team Heron took out the real human Air Force F-16 Pilot 5-0 without taking any damage at all! Huge accomplishment for the team! What a day!”

MIT Study Finds Wind Turbines Interfere with Radar

The MIT study to assess impact of wind turbines on radar associated with testing at the Atlantic Test Range confirms potential interference; Lincoln Labs develops prototype for DoD to offset impacts on aircraft.

Eastern Shore Wind Energy Regains Momentum

wind turbines

Governments and businesses in the lower Eastern Shore of Maryland form a consortium to advance the development of a wind energy hub.

Navy OK Lets Construction of Wind Farm Begin

wind turbines

The wind farm of 104 turbines nearly 500 feet tall is being built near a radar system of the Naval Support Activity Northwest Annex in Chesapeake, NC.

House Defense Bill: Bit of Bad News for Everyone

NDAA - defense readiness

National Defense Authorization Act leaves the House Armed Services Committee: No BRAC, no contractors replacing civilians, the A-10 stays.

Plan Abandoned for Wind Turbine Farm

Great Bay Wind Center abandons its plans to build a wind turbine farm in the Chesapeake Bay, blaming legislation of Sen. Barbara Mikulski’s.

Boh’s Efforts Pay Off: DoD Objects to Turbines

Del. John Bohanan ‘s pledge to protect NAS:Pax River from wind turbines that threatened the base’s testing mission, achieved a long-fought victory late last week when the Pentagon formally opposed the turbines.

FAA Rules PA Turbines Interfere With Radar

wind turbine farm

The FAA determined that wind turbines would interfere with radar used by Pennsylvania air traffic controllers at Erie International Airport.

Bohanan Speaks About Windmill Study Veto

The delegate pledges to continue fight on behalf of Pax and the Atlantic Test Range.