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Training detachment expands maintainers’ knowledge AF-wide

Posted October 10, 2016 by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier

From the outside, it’s a barren building with no windows and few travelers through the doors, but down its concrete halls, Airmen from all over the world are expanding their knowledge on aircraft maintenance.

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Tech Report: MC-12 Liberty

Posted August 28, 2017 by

The MC-12W Liberty provides intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance to ground forces all over the world. In this Air Force Tech Report, learn about the capabilities of the MC-12W.

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Air Force releases F-j16C midair collision investigation results

Posted April 30, 2018 by

Two F-16Cs collided head-on and crashed during training at Bulldog Military Operation Area near Louisville, Ga., June 7, 2016, after a pilot failed to ensure flight path deconfliction and separation of aircraft, according to an Air Combat Command Accident Investigation Board report released April 27. Both pilots were unable to regain control of their aircraft…

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Soldier lethality, mobile networks key for Army future readiness, chief of staff says

Posted January 26, 2018 by David Vergun

Readiness in the short term is not good enough, said Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Mark A. Milley, during an Association of the U.S. Army breakfast in Washington, D.C., Jan. 17, 2018.

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Around the Air Force: Oct. 14

Posted October 17, 2016 by

On this look around the Air Force the Air Force Research Laboratory has developed a new flexible lithium-ion battery, Airmen bring humanitarian aid to Hurricane Matthew victims in Haiti and the Air Force is looking to develop new anti-icing technology

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Army scientists striving to bring augmented reality to Soldiers

Posted October 27, 2017 by David Vergun

Soldiers were invited to strap on headgear, grab a rifle and fire rounds at opposing forces coming at them on the battlefield and in the air. The venue wasn't Afghanistan or some other faraway place, however.

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Around the Air Force: March 8

Posted March 8, 2017 by

On this look around the Air Force, acting Air Force Secretary Lisa S. Disbrow talks about the Air Force review and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright answers a question about the possibility of enlisted Airmen flying MQ-9 Reapers.

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U.S. A-10s, tankers fly Syria missions 24/7 from Incirlik

Posted May 27, 2016 by Cheryl Pellerin

DOD photograph by Cheryl Pellerin In a hangar off the flightline at Incirlik Air Base in southeastern Turkey, Army Gen. Joseph L. Votel, commander of U.S. Central Command, greets representatives from a Marine Corps EA-6 Prowler Squadron, a KC-135 tanker crew, and several aircraft maintainers, May 23, 2016. Votel was accompanied by 447th Air Expeditionary…

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U.S. Air Force B-52s train with U.S. Navy P-8s in East China Sea

Posted August 3, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Gerald R. Willis A U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress bomber fly over the Pacific Ocean during a routine training mission Aug. 2, 2018. This mission was flown in support of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence operations, which are a key component to improving combined and joint service…

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Arnold test teams prepped F-35 for first external weapons release

Posted December 4, 2015 by Deidre Ortiz Arnold

U.S. Air Force photo by Rick Goodfriend Initial weapon integration testing for the F-35 was conducted at the Arnold Engineering Development Complex. Pictured here are multiple exposures of a Guided Bomb Unit-31 Joint Direct Attack Munition, separating from the F-35 Lightning II aircraft in the 4-foot transonic wind tunnel during testing at AEDC in 2007….

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