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Student-developed aircraft system provides key data

Abbigail Waddell leaned over bundles of wires and circuit boards to see if a system she had helped develop with other interns for two summers at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California was ready for testing.

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AFRL viewing aircraft inspections through the lens of technology

AFRL researchers are hard at work finding unique ways to make aircraft maintainers’ lives a little easier through a technology many associate most closely with video gaming.

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Aerotech News and Review Digital Edition – August 17, 2018

Welcome to the Aerotech News and Review Digital Edition! The Fiscal 2019 National Defense Authorization Act, which the president signed at a ceremony at Fort Drum, N.Y. this week, contains many funding provisions that directly impact programs here in Aerospace Valley.

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Mobile command post advances set the course for survivability and overmatch

Army command post stakeholders recently attended a demonstration here that featured emerging expeditionary mission command technologies with one primary benchmark -- mobility.

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DPAA provides update on identifying service members missing from Korean War

The Department of Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency provided an update Aug. 14 on the status of identifying the remains transferred in July to the United States from North Korea.


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Restraints on the U.S. DOD helicopter market limit industry’s prospects

Posted  October 15, 2015

With a small number of new procurement programs scheduled for the coming years, the need for logistical support, upgrades, and the remanufacture of current platforms and subsystems will sustain growth in the U.S. Department of Defense helicopter market. Opportunities will emerge from the DOD’s demand for innovative systems and solutions to increase the service life…

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U.S. military helicopter crashes off southern coast of Yemen

Posted  August 28, 2017

A U.S. military Black Hawk helicopter crashed off the southern coast of Yemen while training its crew, leaving one service member missing, officials said. Five others aboard the aircraft were rescued, officials said in a statement issued by U.S. Central Command. The crash took place the evening of Aug. 25. Officials said the crash was…

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Team Aviano members coordinate moving parts for Red Flag 16-3

Posted  July 15, 2016

Air Force photograph by A1C Cary Smith Team Aviano members verify cargo information during a joint inspection, June 29, 2016, at Aviano Air Base, Italy, in preparation for Exercise Red Flag 16-3 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The joint inspection was the final check before the cargo was cleared for transport to Nellis AFB…

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News Briefs – October 10, 2016

Posted  October 10, 2016

Afghan army helicopter crashes in north Afghanistan; 8 dead Eight Afghan soldiers were killed early Oct. 9 morning when a military helicopter crashed in northern Baghlan province, officials said. Afghan Defense Ministry spokesman Dawlat Waziri said that five crew members and three army soldiers were killed in the crash. The crash took place in Dand…

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NASA orders SpaceX crew mission to space station

Posted  November 23, 2015

NASA took a significant step Nov. 20 toward expanding research opportunities aboard the International Space Station with its first mission order from Hawthorne, California based-company SpaceX to launch astronauts from U.S. soil.

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