Defense

December 27, 2016
 

Fire Scout celebrates 10 years of flight

The Navy’s unmanned helicopter, MQ-8B Fire Scout, celebrated 10 years of flight this week, flying over 15,000 hours during test and real-world operations. 




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Technological innovations in the history of the U.S. Air Force

Courtesy graphic 1947-1960 Editors note: Information provided by the U.S. Air Force 70th anniversary website (http://static.dma.mil/usaf/70/index.html). The early years of the newly-established independent Air Force brought a v...
 
 
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U.S. Air Force celebrates 70th anniversary

Courtesy photograph President Harry S. Truman signs the National Security Act of 1947 on Sept. 18, 1947, creating the U.S. Air Force as a separate service of the U.S. military. With the stroke of a pen, President Harry S. Truma...
 
 
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President, first lady praise Air Force members, families

Celebrating the 70th birthday of the U.S. Air Force, President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump saluted airmen and their families during their visit Sept. 15 to Joint Base Andrews in Maryland. The official birthday ...