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An F-16 from the Arizona Air National Guard Air Reserve Test Center prepares to fire M151 warhead rounds integrated with the Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System II over the Eglin Air Force Base range in July. The system turns existing Hydra 70 unguided rockets into precision guided munitions through the addition of a laser guidance kit. The Arizona Air National Guard Air Reserve Test Center worked with the 96th Test Wing community on the tests.




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Headlines – January 22, 2018

News Two dead after Army Apache helo crashes – A U.S. Army Apache attack helicopter crashed early morning Jan. 20 in California, killing two soldiers, a spokesman for the Army said.   China’s top paper says U.S. forcing China to accelerate South China Sea deployments – China’s top newspaper, decrying Washington as a trouble-maker, said...
 
 

News Briefs – January 22, 2018

U.S. competitive warfighting edge has slipped, says Mattis Countering China’s rapidly expanding military and an increasingly aggressive Russia are now the U.S. military’s top national security priorities. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says they are even outpacing the threat of terrorism. He said Friday that competition with those adversaries has threatened America’s military ad...
 
 
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NASA tests new alloy to fold wings in flight

NASA has successfully applied a new technology in flight that allows aircraft to fold their wings to different angles while in the air. The recent flight series, which took place at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in ...