Defense

First JB Charleston C-17s receive nose art, embrace heritage

Posted April 30, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Megan Munoz

Air Force photograph Col. Jimmy Canlas, 437th Airlift Wing commander, and members of the 437th Maintenance Squadron reveal the nose art on a C-17 Globemaster III during rehearsal of the Air and Space Expo, April 27, 2018. Members of the 437th and 315th Operations Groups and 437th Maintenance Group worked together to design and apply…

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Hybrid Air Force aircraft loader demonstration on the horizon

Posted May 14, 2018 by Donna Lindner

Air Force photograph by 1st Lt. Michael Morris The Halvorsen 25K Loader is a rapidly-deployable, high-reach mechanized aircraft loader that can transport and lift up to 25,000 pounds of cargo and load it onto military aircraft. Tech. Sgt. Ryan Young, Halvorsen mechanic, answers questions from Concurrent Technologies Corporation engineers Kyle Reasbeck (left) and Bryan Tipton…

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Army researchers headed for development of high performance lightweight helmet

Posted June 6, 2018 by C. Todd Lopez

Army researchers in Massachusetts are developing technology that may soon yield a lightweight combat helmet that provides more protection than anything ever fielded.

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California Army National Guard helps firefighters battle forest fire

Posted July 20, 2018 by Staff Sgt. Edward Siguenza

Army photograph by Staff Sgt. Eddie Siguenza U.S. Army engineers from the California Army National Guard’s 132nd Multirole Bridge Company, 579th Engineer Battalion, 49th Military Police Brigade, shift a ramp while dismantling a floating bridge July 14, 2018 at Cache Creek Regional Park, Yolo County, Calif., where the 132nd constructed a temporary floating bridge to…

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Flying training reimagined as first PTN class graduates

Posted August 6, 2018 by Staff Sgt. Chip Pons

The U.S. Air Force’s pilot training landscape took a significant step forward in reimagining how Airmen learn to fly as 13 students from the first iteration of Pilot Training Next pinned on their silver wings in a ceremony Aug. 3, 2018, at the Armed Forces Reserve Center, Austin, Texas.

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Army researchers provide insights on offering feedback, commander-Soldier interaction

Posted August 29, 2018 by

A collaborative research project between Army researchers and academia has led to a best paper award at the 2018 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, or IEEE, Conference on Cognitive and Computational Aspects of Situation Management, a multi-disciplinary conference on situation management in complex dynamic systems.

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Modernizing the Army’s OPFOR program to become a near-peer sparring partner

Posted October 3, 2018 by Mario J. Hoffmann

While the United States fought conflicts and insurgencies in the Middle East, South Asia and Africa over the last 17 years, potential adversaries were studying U.S. operations and developing sophisticated weapons, munitions and disruptive technologies.

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Capability extension expected to have major impact in hypersonic testing

Posted November 7, 2018 by Bradley Hicks

Courtesy photograph The thermodynamic capability of the Department of Defense High Performance Computing Modernization Program CREATE™-AV Kestrel software, which is used to calculate fluid flows via computational fluid dynamics, was extended to the equilibrium air model in the H3 arc-heated facility at Arnold Air Force Base. With this, the impact of heat transfer on test…

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DOD Scaling Up Effort to Develop Hypersonics

Posted December 14, 2018 by David Vergun

The Defense Department is looking to step up its development of hypersonic weapons -- missiles that travel more than five times faster than the speed of sound -- DOD leaders said at the National Defense Industrial Association-sponsored "Hypersonics Senior Executive Series" in Washington, D.C., Dec. 13, 2018.

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Navy denies all pending Camp Lejeune Federal Tort Claims Act claims

Posted January 25, 2019 by

The health and welfare of service members, veterans, civilians and their families is the Department of the Navy’s leading priority. For more than two decades, the Navy and Marine Corps have supported and assisted the study of possible impacts of water contamination at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C. To date, approximately 4,400 Federal Tort…

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