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NASA, Army celebrate 50 years of rotorcraft collaboration

Posted November 16, 2015 by Kathy Barnstorff

U.S. helicopters, military and civilian, are safer and more efficient today in part because of a research partnership established 50 years ago between the U.S. Army and NASA.

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2015 marks science, technology breakthroughs

Posted January 4, 2016 by David Vergun

In 2015, the U.S. Army's homepage published dozens of stories regarding technology being developed by engineers and scientists across the force. Among the topics of interest were developments in power distribution, robotics and network security software.

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Hill F-35s form up for combat training

Posted May 9, 2016 by Kari Tilton

F-35 Lightning II pilots from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, began flying routine four-ship combat training missions at the Utah Test and Training Range in the west desert May 2.

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Army asks manufacturers for their ideas on replacement Apache engines

Posted September 30, 2015 by

Last week, the Army asked industry to provide preliminary design review proposals for the Improved Turbine Engine Program, or ITEP, which will eventually replace the existing General Electric T700-GE-701C/D engines that now power AH-64 Apache and UH-60 Black Hawk aircraft.

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Around the Air Force: Nov. 22

Posted November 22, 2017 by

On this look around the Air Force, the secretary of the Air Force talks logistics at an Officer Symposium and a Delta II rocket is launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

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Emerald Warrior 16 increases joint forces interoperability

Posted May 18, 2016 by Capt. Zach Anderson

The final mission of Emerald Warrior 2016 was completed May 13, concluding two successful weeks of intense irregular warfare training designed to reinforce U.S. special operations forces interoperability and capabilities.

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Hill AFB F-35A maintainers passing the Pacific TSP test

Posted December 13, 2017 by Donovan K. Potter

Five weeks into the first F-35A Pacific Theater Security Package deployment, the 34th Aircraft Maintenance Unit team is at full stride.

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F-35A proving its worth at Red Flag combat exercise

Posted February 6, 2017 by Micah Garbarino

After eight days “at war” the F-35A Lightning II is proving to be an invaluable asset during Red Flag 17-01, the Air Force’s premier air combat exercise held at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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Next Generation Combat Vehicle must be effective in megacities, FORSCOM commander says

Posted December 4, 2017 by David Vergun

The likelihood is high that the Army won't get to pick the time and place of its choosing for the next battle, said Gen. Robert Abrams, commander of U.S. Army Forces Command. But it's likely that the next battle will take place in a megacity.

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First Pacific-based F-35C fighters arrive at NAS LeMoore

Posted January 30, 2017 by PO2 Ryan Batchelder

Four of the Navy's newest F-35C Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter aircraft arrived at Naval Air Station Lemoore, Calif., Jan. 25.

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