July 18, 2024

Surveillance Aircraft Top House Priority

Intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance capabilities are top priorities and include the Northrop Global Hawk and Boeing P-8 aircraft.

Morning Coffee: Hoyer Supports Wind Farm Limits

Hoyer backs a bill that would place limits on a proposed wind farm because it may interfere with NAS Pax River flight testing radar.

Morning Coffee: Budget Cuts Naval Aviation, Not UCLASS

Potential Boeing UCLASS

Unmanned technology and benefit reductions define Pentagon budget strategies and a slim majority of Senators keep sexual assault cases inside chain of command to avert a war against the military cultural.

More Relevance, Collaboration Needed in Acquisition Process

Pax River’s program executive officer for unmanned aviation and strike weapons says it’s a new world and briefed contractors on how to succeed in it.

DoD Needs BRAC to Shed Excess Infrastructure

The 2005 BRAC process shed half of an identified 25% excess infrastructure at military installations. Pentagon officials struggling with shrinking budgets say the percentage is larger now and seek another realignment.

Furloughs Are In & First X-47B Carrier Launch Lands at Pax

Eleven furlough days announced same day as first carrier catapult launch of X-47B UCAS. Also, how ‘drones’ were named.