Navy photograph by John. F. Williams
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Navy League kicks off 51st Sea, Air, Space Expo

Posted May 18, 2016 by by PO2 Dustin Knight

The 51st annual Navy League Sea-Air-Space Exposition kicked off at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Md., May 16.

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Flight plan outlines next 20 years for RPA

Posted May 18, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by TSgt. Anthony Nelson Lt. Gen. Robert Otto, the deputy chief of staff for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, talks to media during the release of the Small Unmanned Aircraft System Flight Plan at the Pentagon Conference Center May 17, 2016, in Washington, D.C. This plan outlines the vision and strategy for continued…

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Army tests High Energy Laser in exercise

Posted May 18, 2016 by by C. Todd Lopez Army News

Army photograph by Monica K. Guthrie Adam Aberle, High Energy Laser Mobile Test Truck program manager, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command Technical Center, holds an unmanned aerial vehicle displaying the damage caused by a compact laser weapons system during the during the Maneuver Fires Integrated Experiment 2016, at Fort Sill,…

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Around the Air Force

Posted May 18, 2016 by

This look around the Air Force takes us to California where explosive ordnance disposal Airmen are participating in exercise Half-Life; and to Hulburt Field, Florida, for exercise Emerald Warrior. Hosted by Senior Airman Nicholas Koetz

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Army uses technology to increase aerial delivery accuracy

Posted May 16, 2016 by Jenna Brady

Researchers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory have developed a new system that will enhance the capabilities of U.S. Army Pathfinders as they conduct aerial operations.

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U.S. Navy poised to take delivery of its largest warship

Posted May 16, 2016 by David Sharp

BATH, Maine–The U.S. Navy is ready to take ownership of the Zumwalt, its largest and most technologically sophisticated destroyer. Sailors’ uniforms and personal effects, supplies and spare parts are being moved aboard the 610-foot warship in anticipation of crew members taking on their new charge, said Capt. James Kirk, the destroyer’s skipper. The Zumbalt is…

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Marine Corps photograph by Cpl. Ryan Young
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U.S., Jordan partner in Eager Lion Exercise

Posted May 16, 2016 by

Marine Corps photograph by Cpl. Ryan Young Using smoke grenades to cover their avenue of approach toward their targets, U.S. Marines from Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, charge through clouds of smoke during their last live-fire event of Eager Lion 15 around Quweyrah, Jordan, May 19, 2015. Eager Lion 16 will take place…

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Total force effort trains future KC-46 pilots

Posted May 16, 2016 by SrA. David Bernal Del Agua

A group of total force airmen has been selected to participate in the initial operational test and evaluation of the KC-46 Pegasus as the Air Force prepares for the tanker’s arrival at McDonnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Each KC-46 will be equipped to receive fuel in flight and the crews who will fly during the…

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Around the Air Force: May 13

Posted May 16, 2016 by

This look around the Air Force takes us to a memorial for explosive ordnance disposal technicians at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.; discusses the B-21 naming contest; and commemorates four decades of the U-2 in South Korea.

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Photograph courtesy of Jim Haseltine
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Raptors complete successful European deployment

Posted May 13, 2016 by SSgt. Stephanie Longoria

Twelve F-22 Raptors from the 95th Fighter Squadron and about 220 Airmen from Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., completed on May 8 a month-long deployment to Royal Air Force Lakenheath.

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