Defense

May 20, 2016
 

Around the Air Force: May 20

Written by: tomlear
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This look around the Air Force features a B-52 Stratofortress accident at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam; Gen. Lori Robinson assumed command of North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command; and Edwards AFB, Calif., tested the RQ-4 Global Hawk in icy conditions, without ice.




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