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Team tests ground equipment concept demonstrator here

A team working with the 412th Logistics Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., recently completed tests on an all-electric aircraft power supply unit here.

Air Force photograph by Christopher Okula Local

Navy E6-B completes test mission at Edwards

A U.S. Navy E6-B recently completed testing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., and returned to Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., Feb. 7, 2017.

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Northrop Grumman’s G/ATOR successfully completes initial integration testing

Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Marine Corps successfully completed an initial integration event in November 2016 for the AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task-Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) system.

Air Force photograph by Christopher Higgins Local

Love for flying kept last KC-135 flight engineer flying for decades

After a career that has spanned almost four decades, the last Air Force flight engineer for the KC-135 Stratotanker is set to retire at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Robotic arm tool poised to save costly inspection time

A common problem for aircraft maintainers may soon be a thing of the past, thanks to an Air Force Research Laboratory advanced inspection robotics research effort.


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Space

Veteran astronauts retire from NASA

Posted  January 11, 2017

NASA photograph Michael E. Fossum Two astronauts with a combined tenure of almost 50 years in the astronaut corps have retired from NASA. Mike Baker and Mike Fossum both left the agency on Jan. 7 to join private industry. Fossum first came to NASA as part of a U.S. Air Force detail to support the…

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Defense

Child care delays, unemployed spouses still major concerns, Dailey tells Congress

Posted  February 17, 2017

Army photograph by Sean Kimmons Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel Dailey speaks about the Army’s child care backlog while he testifies in front of the Senate Armed Forces Committee’s personnel subcommittee on Capitol Hill Feb. 14, 2017. Access to quality child care is an essential benefit for service members with children, especially for those…

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Business

Work begins in Palo Alto on NASA’s dark energy hunter

Posted  January 20, 2017

Lockheed Martin is helping NASA begin the hunt for dark energy, a mysterious force powering the universe’s accelerating expansion. An instrument assembly the company is developing, if selected by NASA for production, will be the core of the primary scientific instrument aboard the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST), whose mission aims to uncover hundreds…

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Business

Marine Corps awards ArmorSource contract for lightweight helmets

Posted  May 4, 2016

ArmorSource LLC has been selected by the U.S. Marine Corps to deliver 10,000 Lightweight Helmets. These helmets will be delivered during the first three quarters of 2017. “This is the third significant order ArmorSource has received from the US Government since the beginning of 2016,” said Yoav Kapah, ArmorSource president and CEO.  “Needless to say,…

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Around the Air Force: Oct. 18

Posted  October 21, 2016

On this look around the Air Force the secretary of the Air Force approves incentive pay for assignments to Turkey and the 480th Fighter Squadron is welcomed home.

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