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‘Mad scientists’ discuss emerging tech as Army releases strategy on robots

Posted March 10, 2017 by Sean Kimmons

In the not too distant future, Army leaders believe, war will be far more complex, calling upon Soldiers to engage enemies in multiple domains simultaneously. A 30-page strategy, which was released Wednesday, outlines five objectives to guide the technology that will ensure those Soldiers can survive and succeed in such an environment.

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Weapons school officers employ total force training during Libya B-2 strike

Posted February 8, 2017 by Lawrence Crespo

Two B-2 Spirit bombers departed Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., for a transatlantic flight to Libya Jan. 18, 2017, in what would become the B-2s first combat mission since Operation Odyssey Dawn in 2011.

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MDA, Army conducts successful test

Posted July 31, 2017 by

The Missile Defense Agency and soldiers of the 11th Air Defense Artillery Brigade from Fort Bliss, Texas, conducted a successful missile defense test July 30 using the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system, according to a Missile Defense Agency news release. A medium-range target ballistic missile was air-launched by an Air Force C-17 Globemaster III…

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Around the Air Force: June 1

Posted June 4, 2018 by

On this look around the Air Force the Department of Defense Warrior Games are underway, combat search and rescue Airmen get realistic training during exercise Red Flag Rescue, and a new security-plus course is helping train network security Airmen.

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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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Heads-up display to give Soldiers improved situational awareness

Posted May 24, 2017 by David Vergun

A novel technology called "Tactical Augmented Reality," or TAR, is now helping Soldiers precisely locate their positions, as well as the locations of friends and foes.

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FRCSW paints its first MV-22 Osprey

Posted December 16, 2016 by

All roads lead to the paint complex in Bldg. 466, where Fleet Readiness Center Southwest aircraft products are concerned.

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USS Lincoln tests F-35C Lightning II at seas

Posted September 11, 2017 by PO3 Matt Herbst

The Nimitz-Class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) became one of the few ships in the fleet to trap and launch the F-35C Lightning II, Sept. 3.

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QF-16 takes flight at Holloman

Posted February 15, 2017 by

A QF-16 drone sits on the flightline before its first flight at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., Feb. 10, 2017. Lt. Col. Ronald King, the 82nd Aerial Targets Squadron, Det. 1 commander, piloted the drone during the first flight since the 82nd ATRS, Det. 1 transitioned from QF-4 Phantoms to QF-16s. The QF-16 serves as…

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Large force exercise tests software, range

Posted May 4, 2016 by

For two weeks, the skies over the Point Mugu Sea Range off the coast of Southern California echoed with the sound of jets as Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 31 took over the airspace with a Large Force Exercise intended to test and validate new software configuration sets for the F/A-18 and EA-18G aircraft series April 18-29.

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