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Northrop Grumman products from across country support ULA Delta IV launch of WGS-10 spacecraft

Northrop Grumman provided a wide array of innovative technologies for the successful March 15 launch and deployment of the 10th Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS-10) on a United Launch Alliance Delta IV rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

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High Desert Hangar Stories: Lockheed remembers one of its own – Part One

We will never see another conflict like the one we had in World War II, because life and technology have moved forward since that time. Looking back at the way things were yesterday, it’s hard to imagine the everyday life of Americans during that incredibly trying time.

Defense

SECAF, CSAF outline service’s priorities, aspirations to Senate subcommittee

Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson told senators March 13 that the service’s $165 billion budget for fiscal year 2020 is designed to make the force larger, more ready and modern while also positioning it to better confront changing threats in space and globally.

Sports

NASA astronauts arrive safely at space station

Three crew members have arrived safely at the International Space Station, following a successful launch and docking of their Soyuz MS-12 spacecraft March 14.

Technology

From seawater to jet fuel: NAWCWD teams up with ONR Global for biosynthetic research

“There are plenty of examples how biology has made superior materials,” says Dr. Patrick Rose, science director for Synthetic Biology at the Office of Naval Research Global. “Synthetic biology is a technology platform that allows scientists to apply engineering principles to re-engineer biological processes and make desired products from such amazing natural features.”


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Headlines – March 18, 2019

Posted  March 18, 2019

News U.S. planning to leave 1,000 troops in Syria: report – Citing U.S. officials, The Wall Street Journal reported March 17 that the Trump administration plans to continue supporting Kurdish fighters in Syria.   There are mounting signs of military planning for Venezuela – President Donald Trump has been talking about ordering a military operation…

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News Briefs – March 18, 2019

Posted  March 18, 2019

NATO weighs allegations that Huawei poses security risk NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said March 14 that the military alliance is mulling how to respond to security concerns raised by some member countries about Chinese tech giant Huawei. Stoltenberg says some of NATO’s 29 allies are uneasy about the potential security challenges of working with Huawei…

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Defense

AMC extends Osprey capabilities

Posted  March 18, 2019

CV-22 Osprey aircraft, assigned to the 20th Special Operations Squadron at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., performed Tactical Air-Refueling missions with a KC-10 Extender aircraft March 7-11, over the Southwest region of the U.S.

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Business

Northrop Grumman products from across country support ULA Delta IV launch of WGS-10 spacecraft

Posted  March 18, 2019

Northrop Grumman provided a wide array of innovative technologies for the successful March 15 launch and deployment of the 10th Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS-10) on a United Launch Alliance Delta IV rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

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Headlines – March 15, 2019

Posted  March 15, 2019

News Is miscommunication to blame in U.S. airstrike that killed at least 5 Afghan troops? – Authorities are investigating an errant U.S. strike on an Afghan military base in the country’s south that killed at least five Afghan troops, a lawmaker said March 14.   In testimony, Shanahan underlines it’s ‘China, China, China’ – Amidst…

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