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Test team looks at new parachute for ACES II ejection seat

Members of the 418th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., are testing a new parachute canopy for the Advanced Concept Ejection Seat II, or ACES II.

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BAE Systems and Leonardo to collaborate on new precision-guided munitions

BAE Systems and Leonardo have announced an initiative to pursue collaborations on new precision-guided solutions that will offer U.S. and allied military forces a range of low-risk, cost effective, advanced munitions for advanced, large caliber weapon systems.

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Trevor T. McBride Defense

Bomber Squadron marks 100 years of history

Carrying out vital missions for over 100 years, the 23rd Bomb Squadron and the associated aircraft maintenance units continue to play a critical role in delivering combat airpower.

Air Force photograph by David Dixon Defense

AFRL team changing the paradigm of composites materials research

Today’s advanced Air Force technologies require greater material performance for exacting applications. To meet this need, the AFRL Composites Performance team develops new tools to make modern military platforms safer, more affordable, and always ready for the mission at hand.

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Laser weapons bring sharp advantages to the battlefield

The Army and Navy are increasingly incorporating laser weapons on a limited number of platforms and training exercises, according to Matthew Ketner, branch chief of the High Energy Laser Controls and Integration Directorate at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division, Virginia.


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Headlines – June 28, 2017

Posted  June 28, 2017

News VA to open emergency rooms to ‘bad paper’ vets on July 5 – Veterans with other-than-honorable discharges will be able to access Veterans Affairs emergency rooms for urgent mental health care starting July 5, under new rules outlined by department leaders June 27.   Japan fitting F-35 fighters with advanced missile system brings it…

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News Briefs – June 28, 2017

Posted  June 28, 2017

Pentagon: ‘active preparations’ by Syria for chemical attack The Pentagon on June 27 said it detected “active preparations” by Syria for a chemical weapons attack, giving weight to a White House statement hours earlier that the Syrian government would “pay a heavy price” if it carried out such an attack. A Pentagon spokesman, Navy Capt….

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Test team looks at new parachute for ACES II ejection seat

Posted  June 28, 2017

Members of the 418th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., are testing a new parachute canopy for the Advanced Concept Ejection Seat II, or ACES II.

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Sikorsky delivers second S-92® helicopter to South Korea Coast Guard

Posted  June 28, 2017

The South Korea Coast Guard has accepted delivery of its second S-92® helicopter for search and rescue following a ceremony June 27. Sikorsky is a Lockheed Martin company. The South Korea Coast Guard has operated a single S-92 helicopter since March 2014.  To date, that aircraft has flown more than 850 flight hours, saving more…

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BAE Systems and Leonardo to collaborate on new precision-guided munitions

Posted  June 28, 2017

BAE Systems and Leonardo have announced an initiative to pursue collaborations on new precision-guided solutions that will offer U.S. and allied military forces a range of low-risk, cost effective, advanced munitions for advanced, large caliber weapon systems.

Full Story »