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Defense secretary visits China Lake

Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter visited Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division China Lake, Calif., on Feb. 2 for a tour and discussion about the innovative work going on at the command.

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Carter talks budget, readiness with Nellis community

Defense Secretary Ash Carter visited Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Feb. 4, 2016, during the last leg of his defense budget installation visits.

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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Pancho Barnes - what more can be said about the woman that tamed the sky on her own terms.

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Army researchers uses 3-D scanning capabilities to capture high fidelity images

How does one get a three dimensional measurement of a helicopter quickly and accurately? At the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center, 3-D scanning systems are used to recreate high-quality models of objects.

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Boeing, U.S. Air Force complete GPS IIF constellation

Boeing and the U.S. Air Force Feb. 5 completed the GPS IIF constellation with the launch of the 12th Boeing-built satellite. Following on-orbit tests, GPS IIF-12 will be formally declared operational in approximately one month, making it the 50th GPS satellite Boeing will have delivered on orbit to the Air Force.


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Headlines – February 8, 2016

Posted  February 8, 2016

News Republicans gloat over Obama’s about-face on defense spending – The turnabout is causing a major credibility problem for the Defense Department ahead of the Feb. 9 release of the president’s new budget proposal, key lawmakers told POLITICO.     Business Night vision market to reach $7.7 billion by 2020 – The global night vision…

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News Briefs – February 8, 2016

Posted  February 8, 2016

NATO chief meets EU defense ministers to discuss cooperation European Union defense ministers huddled Feb. 5 with NATO’s secretary general to discuss closer cooperation between the military alliance and the 28-nation bloc to tackle looming threats to the region. The EU and NATO are working to beef up their responses to threats such as Russia’s…

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Defense secretary visits China Lake

Posted  February 8, 2016

Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter visited Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division China Lake, Calif., on Feb. 2 for a tour and discussion about the innovative work going on at the command.

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ULA successfully launches GPS IIF-12 satellite for U.S. Air Force

Posted  February 8, 2016

United Launch Alliance successfully launched its first mission of the year with an Atlas V rocket carrying the Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF-12 satellite for the U.S. Air Force. The rocket lifted off from Space Launch Complex-41 Feb. 5 at 8:38 a.m., EST. GPS IIF-12 is the final satellite in the IIF-block of satellites, which…

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Blue Angels fly over 2016 Super Bowl

Posted  February 8, 2016

Navy photograph by PO1 Andrea Perez Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, Delta pilots fly in formation over the 2016 Super Bowl at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. This year the Super Bowl celebrates its 50th anniversary and the Blue Angels celebrate their 70th anniversary year. U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue…

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