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FRC East inducts first F-35A

Posted August 18, 2017 by

Navy photograph by Chrystal Smith An F-35A Lightning II just in from Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., taxis along the flight line at Fleet Readiness Center East at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., to receive depot- and field-level modifications as a light rain falls Aug. 9, 2017. Fleet Readiness Center East at Cherry Point,…

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Eglin pilots experiment with new aircraft

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Air Force senior leaders and international visitors gathered at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., to observe the ongoing Light Attack Experiment Aug. 9, 2017.

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New Air Force Space Operations Directorate achieves operating capability

Posted August 18, 2017 by

The Air Force selected the senior civilian and mobilization assistant for the deputy chief of staff for Space Operations directorate, or “AF/A11,” Aug. 17, 2017. Shawn Barnes will serve as the assistant deputy chief of staff for Space Operations, and Maj. Gen. Pamela Lincoln has been named as the Mobilization assistant to the deputy chief…

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China Lake hosts RAAF for training, test deployment

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The sea, air and land ranges at Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, China Lake, Calif., were abuzz with F/A-18 Super Hornet and EA-18G “Growler” aircraft as more than 130 members of the Royal Australian Air Force conducted a large-scale, joint operational test and evaluation deployment at China Lake and Point Mugu from May 1 until June 3.

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Linking form with function: AFRL’s flex team drives future tech capabilities for the warfighter

Posted August 18, 2017 by Marisa Alia-Novobilski

Air Force photograph by David Dixon Dr. Christopher Tabor discusses potential applications of liquid metal alloys. A member of the Flexible Materials and Processes team at the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Tabor’s team is exploring possible uses of liquid metals for stretchable and reconfigurable electronics for the Air Force. Led by…

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Army acquires new test dummies for vehicle safety

Posted August 18, 2017 by Joyce M. Conant

Keeping Soldiers safe is a top priority for vehicle engineers. Army researchers partnered with industry and academia to develop the next generation crash test dummy. Together they designed a new device that will save lives. The standard device used for testing occupant safety was developed by the automotive industry in the 1970s — commonly referred…

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Mobility Guardian draws to an end

Posted August 18, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Erin McClellan

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Clayton Cupit A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 349th Air Refueling Squadron, McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. while flying over Yakima, Wash., Aug. 3, 2017. More than 3,000 Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and international partners converged on the state of…

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F-35As fly in weapons evaluation

Posted August 16, 2017 by Paul Holcomb

Air Force photograph by Scott Wolff An F-35A Lightning II aircraft from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, drops a 2,000-pound GBU-31 bomb over the Utah Test and Training Range, Aug. 10. The F-35 flew Combat Hammer, an evaluation exercise which tests and validates the performance of crews, pilots, and their technology while deploying precision-guided munitions….

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Innovative experiment brings AF senior leaders to Holloman

Posted August 11, 2017 by

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein, along with other distinguished visitors, observed a live-fly light attack aircraft experiment showcasing Air Force efforts for innovation Aug. 9, 2017, at Holloman AFB, N.M.

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Army study reveals new findings on human-autonomy interaction

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A team of Army scientists and engineers at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., have challenged long-held views in the area of human-autonomy interaction to change the way science involves people, especially in developing advanced technical systems that involve artificial intelligence and autonomy.

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