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Five tips for photographing Aug. 21 total solar eclipse

The total solar eclipse crossing America on Aug. 21 will be the first eclipse to march from sea to shining sea in nearly 100 years.

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Innovative experiment brings AF senior leaders to Holloman

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein, along with other distinguished visitors, observed a live-fly light attack aircraft experiment showcasing Air Force efforts for innovation Aug. 9, 2017, at Holloman AFB, N.M.

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Army study reveals new findings on human-autonomy interaction

A team of Army scientists and engineers at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., have challenged long-held views in the area of human-autonomy interaction to change the way science involves people, especially in developing advanced technical systems that involve artificial intelligence and autonomy.

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NASA selects proposals to study galaxies, stars, planets

NASA has selected six astrophysics Explorers Program proposals for concept studies.

Air Force photograph by Paul Holcomb Defense

Final Hill AFB F-16 goes through phase

As the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, transition from the F-16 Fighting Falcon to the F-35A Lightning II, milestones occur frequently.


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Headlines – August 14, 2017

Posted  August 14, 2017

News Two U.S. troops killed, 5 injured in northern Iraq – Two U.S. service members were killed and five others were injured Aug. 13 while conducting combat operations in northern Iraq, officials with Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve said in a statement.   U.S. fighter jet crash lands at Bahrain International Airport – A…

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News Briefs – August 14, 2017

Posted  August 14, 2017

U.S. military says 2 American soldiers killed in Iraq Two American soldiers have been killed while conducting combat operations in Iraq, the U.S. military said Aug. 13, adding that “initial reports indicate the incident was not due to enemy contact.” Five other soldiers were wounded, it said in a statement, without providing further details. It…

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U.S. Army awards Lockheed Martin $161 million contract for ATACMS missiles

Posted  August 14, 2017

Lockheed Martin has received a $161 million production contract for the Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) missile for the U.S. Army. The missiles will be produced at Lockheed Martin’s Precision Fires Production Center of Excellence in Camden, Ark.  The contract calls for the production of 150 ATACMS missiles as part of the ATACMS Service Life…

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Northrop Grumman showcases maritime battlespace capabilities at Advanced Naval Technology Exercise

Posted  August 14, 2017

Northrop Grumman and other industry leaders will partner to demonstrate advanced autonomous technologies in a multi-domain contested maritime environment during this year’s Advanced Naval Technology Exercise at Naval Surface Warfare Center in Panama City, Fla., Aug. 14-18. The demonstration will showcase Northrop Grumman’s advanced mission management and control system aligned with the Navy Common Control…

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Headlines – August 11, 2017

Posted  August 11, 2017

News Navy fighter aircraft crashes near Key West – A Navy F-5N Tiger II tactical fighter aircraft from Fighter Composite Squadron 111 crashed into the ocean about 20 nautical miles southeast of Naval Air Station Key West Aug. 9, according to a press release from Naval Air Force Reserve Public Affairs.     Business Turkey…

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