Defense

December 6, 2017
 

Around the Air Force: Dec. 5

On this look around the Air Force, we take a look at the Hurricane Hunters’ mission and this month marks the 66th anniversary of Operation Christmas Drop.




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Air Force photograph by R. Nial Bradshaw

First metallic 3D printed part installed on F-22

Air Force photograph by R. Nial Bradshaw A new metallic 3D printed part alongside the aluminum part it will replace on an F-22 Raptor during depot repair at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, Jan. 16, 2019. The new titanium part will n...
 
 

Food available during government shutdown

Approximately 800,000 federal government employees are going without paychecks as a result of the government shutdown, which has temporarily rendered them jobless or forced them to work without pay. South Antelope Valley Emergency Services, a food pantry in Palmdale, will help during this time of need, according to Patricia Morales, the SAVES coordinator. “We are...
 
 
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Boeing, United Airlines announce repeat orders for 737 MAX, 777

Boeing and United Airlines have announced the carrier ordered 24 additional 737 MAX jets and four more 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplanes last year. The $4.5 billion order, according to list prices, was booked as unidentified...