Academic Research Ship To Be Named For America's First Woman In Space
The United States Navy has revealed that its next ocean-class auxiliary general oceanographic research (AGOR) vessel will be named after the first American woman to fly in space. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus said in a statement Friday that the ship will be christened the R/V Sally Ride.
Jet Demonstration Team Had Been Scheduled To Perform In The Congressman's District
The cancellation of the Blue Angel's 2013 performance schedule has dealt severe, and sometimes knockout blows to air shows and other events around the country this year. The cancellation of the performance at the Hadi ShrinersFest in Evansville, IN, the first week of July prompted that region's representative in Congress to write a letter to Secretary Of the Navy Ray Mabus asking that funding for the performances be restored.
Teams with Brazilian Air Force Academics To Teach Rotorcraft Technology, Launches Black Hawk Training Center in Colombia
Sikorsky made two announcements regarding training in South America during the LAAD Defense and Security Exhibition being held in Rio de Janeiro. The company has has signed a Letter of Interest (LOI) with the Brazilian Instituto Tecnologico de Aeronautica (ITA) to establish a Rotorcraft Innovation Team.