Defense

July 30, 2018
 

Around the Air Force: July 30

On this look Around the Air Force, the Air Force has a new app for Airmen, KC-135 crews test out the Joint Service Aircrew Mask, and the 943rd Rescue Squadron wins Best in Show at the 2018 Royal International Air Tattoo.




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Photograph courtesy of Johnny Armstrong

The Golden Era of Test Flight: Another iconic aerospace hero has flown west

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Red Flag strengthens F-35A maintainers

Air Force photograph by R. Nial Bradshaw Airman 1st Class Monique Fajardo, 4th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, launches an F-35A Lightning II at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Pilots and maintainers from the 388th Fighter Wing’s ...
 
 
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BAE Systems’ Norfolk shipyard to modernize USS Bulkeley

BAE Systems has received a $114.5 million contract from the U.S. Navy to perform maintenance and modernization of the guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) in its Norfolk, Va., shipyard. The value of the competitively ...