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Navy Unmanned Aircraft Sets the Bar

The Navy's X-47B unmanned aircraft has completed its final test aboard 'USS Theodore Roosevelt' (CVN 71) and has returned to its home base at Naval Air Station Patuxent River after eight days at sea?,

USCG Aids Grounded Boat Taking on Water

The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) said it assisted two boaters Monday by transferring them off a grounded boat approximately 200 yards from the Patuxent River Naval Air Station.

The Navy Has The Ultimate MH370 Search Tool, It's Just Not Operational

9 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

While the world is tied up in the mystery of what happened to Malaysian Air Flight 370, testers at Edwards AFB in south central California and at Naval Air Station Patuxent River in Maryland are hard at work developing the ultimate tool for solving such a mystery, the Northrop Grumman built MQ-4C Triton. Read more...

Boeing must decide on F/A-18 production in March 2014: executive

NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Maryland (Reuters) - Boeing Co must decide in March 2014 whether to invest tens of millions of dollars to continue production of the F/A-18 fighter jet, a senior Boeing executive said on Monday, underscoring his confid...

X-47B makes historic first carrier landing

The X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator put another page in the history books on Wednesday with its first unmanned arrested-wire carrier landing. The drone flew 35 minutes from Patuxent River Naval Air Station to the carrier USS George H.W. Show More Summary

F-35B makes first vertical takeoff

2 years agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Lockheed Martin has revealed that an F-35B fighter jet made its first vertical takeoff on May 10 at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland. This follows on the heels of its first vertical night landing on April 2 at the same location. Show More Summary

Unmanned Navy planes near big milestones in May

NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Maryland (Reuters) - The Navy plans to carry out the first catapult takeoff of its new X-47B unmanned plane from an aircraft carrier next month and other shipboard tests despite mandatory budget cuts this year, accordi...

Lightning II Bug

The Marines’ F-35B Lightning II jump jet performed its first night-time short takeoff and vertical landing at Maryland’s Patuxent River Naval Air Station on Tuesday. This ability to take off from, and land on, cramped spaces — like the corps’ amphibious ships — is the Marine F-35B variant’s key reason for life. Show More Summary

U.S. sees Australia decision on F/A-18 jets by summer

NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Maryland (Reuters) - Australia is expected to decide on the purchase of up to 24 additional Boeing Co F/A-18 fighter jets by late spring or early summer, according to the U.S. Navy captain who runs the foreign fighter...

F-35B drops second GBU-12 over Atlantic test ranges

A Lockheed Martin F-35B short take-off vertical landing (STOVL) joint strike fighter dropped a second weapon at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland, on December 3, earlier in the week. Lt Cmdr Michael Burks released an inert 500lbs...Show More Summary

Navy's Logo For Death-Bringing Drone Development Is...Death

Wired's Spencer Ackerman visited the Patuxent River Naval Air Station in Maryland this morning to get an exclusive look at the U.S. Navy's new UFO-looking drone. But in the process, he snapped this photo of the Navy's Program Executive...Show More Summary

Northrop Grumman X-47B makes first Pax River flight

The Northrop Grumman X-47B made its first flight out of the US Navy's flight test center at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland, yesterday. Here is a Naval Air Systems Command video of the event. My colleagues Flight reporter Zach Rosenberg and Stephen Trimble--the original creator of this blog-- are at the base today for its media day. Show More Summary

Was That A UFO On The Beltway?

WASHINGTON -- Don't worry, the strange object seen just outside the nation's capital Wednesday night wasn't a UFO. It was a drone. A strangely-shap... Read more: X-47B Drones, Beltway UFO, Patuxent River Naval Air Station Drones, Drone...Show More Summary

Navy drone crashes in Maryland?

3 years agoNews : The Coming Crisis

WASHINGTON - A U.S. Navy drone crashed Monday in a marsh near Salisbury, Maryland. The RQ-4A Global Hawk drone crashed during a routine training flight from Naval Air Station Patuxent River, according to Jamie Cosgrove, a spokeswoman...Show More Summary

Navy drone crashes off Maryland; no injuries

3 years agoNews : Field Notes

A U.S. Navy drone flying out of Patuxent River Naval Air Station crashed Monday after operators lost contact with the aircraft, NBC News reported. The BAMS-D (Broad Area Maritime Surveillance), an unmanned demonstrator aircraft that’s still in development, went down in a s …

This F-35 On Afterburner Is Your Aeroplane Porn Of The Day

As problematic as the F-35 Lightning II has been so far, this aeroplane can look mighty amazing. Look at this F-35B going all afterburny in a flight test at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland. That transonic flow looks great. [Lockheed Martin]...

This F-35 On Afterburner Is Your Airporn Porn of the Day and My New Desktop Background [Airplanes]

3 years agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

As problematic as the F-35 Lightning II has been so far, this airplane can look mighty amazing. Look at this F-35B going all afterburny in a flight test at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md. That transonic flow looks great. [Lockheed Martin] More »

Lockheed Martin releases F-35C formation flight pictures

Lockheed Martin has released these two images of the Navy's F-35C variant flying in formation at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland. I personally find the CV aircraft to be the best looking of the three versions--but hat's partly because it looks more the like an F-22 than the others. Enjoy.

Marines’ Lockheed F-35 jet gets nod from Panetta

NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Maryland (Reuters) - Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said on Friday that he was endorsing the Marine Corps version of the Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighter jet because sufficient progress had been made on resolving tech...

Military spearheads clean-energy drive

PATUXENT RIVER NAVAL AIR STATION, Md. — With the Navy’s Blue Angels and their F/A-18 Hornets arrayed in a neat line behind him, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus announced that they would perform in the Labor Day Air Expo using a 50-50 mix of...Show More Summary

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