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Defense

DOD aims to save $1.9 billion through HQ restructuring

Posted May 27, 2016 by Lisa Ferdinando

The Defense Department is restructuring its headquarters staffs as it looks to save $1.9 billion in a 25 percent reduction of costs.

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NAVFAC launches logo contest for 75th anniversary of Seabees

Posted December 30, 2015 by

Artists have just over a month to submit entries in a logo contest to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Seabees, hosted by Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC).

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SPAWAR scientists engage sailors

Posted May 1, 2017 by Jerry Sekerak

One of the most difficult things for new scientists to do is to figure out how to adapt science and technology to naval challenges from their desk. That tasking, however, is getting progressively easier with a new program called, Scientists Engaging Sailors.

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KC-10 Extender refuels CV-22 Ospreys

Posted November 28, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick Air Commandos with the 8th Special Operations Squadron conduct pre-flight inspections of a CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Nov. 18, 2016. Pre-flight inspections are done to check for any issues that may interfere with the flight mission.   Air Force photograph by Airman…

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Australia to buy Triton, delivering maritime domain awareness

Posted June 27, 2018 by

The Australian Department of Defence officially announced its plan June 26, 2018 to purchase the Northrop Grumman-built Triton aircraft system, further cementing the company’s commitment to a longstanding U.S. ally.

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Air Force Tech Report: Ground Based Radar Early Warning System

Posted April 27, 2018 by

The U.S. Air Force maintains seven ground based early warning radar systems capable of detecting attacks and conducting general space surveillance and satellite tracking, located in seven separate locations around the globe, helping U.S. forces stand ready to respond in a moments notice.

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DOD awards $162 million in university research funding

Posted April 8, 2016 by

The Defense Department will issue 23 awards totaling $162 million over the next five years to academic institutions to perform multidisciplinary basic research. The Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative program, or MURI, supports research by teams of investigators that intersect more than one traditional science and engineering discipline in order to accelerate research progress, said Melissa…

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Defense

World’s largest maritime exercise underway in Middle East

Posted April 4, 2016 by

The International Mine Countermeasures Exercise, the largest maritime exercise in the world, kicked off April 4, with international naval and civilian maritime forces from more than 30 nations spanning six continents training together across the Middle East.

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Joint partnership leads to successful swirl distortion testing

Posted September 11, 2017 by Deidre Ortiz

An AEDC test team and members of the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) initiated a project in 2011 at the Academy’s F109 turbofan test facility applying swirl distortion to the determination of engine response in terms of aeromechanics, operability and performance.

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Defense

Global Strike Airmen support largest NATO exercise in 20 years

Posted November 9, 2015 by Charles Ramey

Two B-52 Stratofortress aircrews assigned to Air Force Global Strike Command conducted a long-range bomber mission to the U.S. European Command area of operations Nov. 3-4 as part of Trident Juncture 2015 -- the largest NATO exercise in the past 20 years.

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