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Defense

U.S., UK to maintain close ties, counter-ISIL efforts continue

Posted June 27, 2016 by Terri Moon Cronk

Defense Secretary Ash Carter told his United Kingdom counterpart State Secretary for Defense Michael Fallon in a phone call June 24 that the two nations will always enjoy a special relationship reflected in close defense ties -- a bedrock of U.S. security and foreign policy, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook told reporters here today.

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F-35 to touch down at air shows around the world

Posted March 9, 2016 by SSgt. Staci Miller

Aviation and F-35A Lightning II fanatics have something special to look forward to this 2016 air show season.

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Defense

Army explores 3-D printing’s future applications for Soldiers, force

Posted November 30, 2016 by Argie Sarantinos-Perrin

A Soldier heads back to camp, grabs a power bar and unloads his gear. The power bar, which was "printed" minutes earlier, contains all the nutrients his body currently needs, according to sensors that are embedded in his uniform.

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F-35s first B-course takes flight

Posted February 10, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Ridge Shan

The Air Force’s first F-35 Lightning II basic flight course class took to the skies for the first time as they entered the live flying portion of their training Feb. 8, 2017.

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Defense

Upgraded E-3 Sentry deploys to combat theater

Posted November 20, 2015 by Darren D. Heusel

The long-awaited, highly anticipated deployment of the E-3 Sentry (AWACS) Block 40/45 is finally over, with the deployment of the first upgraded weapon system to a combat theater of operations.

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Around the Air Force: Dec. 1

Posted December 4, 2017 by

On this look around the Air Force the preferred location for a new MQ-9 Reaper wing is selected, continuation pay rates are announced for the Blended Retirement System (BRS), and Exercise Lightning Focus is taking place in Australia.

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Defense

Army to recruit up to 70 researchers for California laboratory

Posted November 6, 2015 by Joyce M. Conant,

As part of an initiative to spur scientific breakthroughs, the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, or ARL, plans to recruit up to 70 researchers to be based at the University of Southern California, or USC, Institute for Creative Technologies, or ICT, in Playa Vista, California.

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Defense

DOD officials discuss future vertical lift ‘family of systems’

Posted March 1, 2017 by Karen Parrish

The future of rotary-wing or vertical lift aircraft across the services is the focus of a Defense Department initiative that seeks to improve the speed, range, refueling and interoperability capabilities across the military services, U.S. Special Operations Command and the Coast Guard, and was the subject of a discussion today at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C.

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Defense

Air Force kicks off Red Flag 16-3

Posted July 18, 2016 by TSgt. Julius Delos Reyes

The Air Force kicked off a three-week long Red Flag 16-3 exercise on July 11, 2016 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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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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