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Defense

USS Abraham Lincoln completes CSSQT

Posted May 4, 2018 by PO2 Jessica Paulauskas

Navy photograph by PO3 Clint Davis The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) fires a RIM-116 test rolling airframe missile during combat systems ship qualification trials. The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) tested the ship’s defense capabilities during Combat Systems Ship Qualification Trials (CSSQT), April 20- May 2. CSSQT tested…

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Vice chairman makes case for Congress to pass defense budget

Posted April 15, 2017 by Jim Garamone

Speaking at an Air Force Association breakfast in Arlington, Va., April 13, the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff expressed his desire for Congress to approve the proposed Defense Department budget and to not require the department to be funded through a continuing resolution.

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Nevada Air Guard unit begins MAFFS transition

Posted May 6, 2016 by TSgt. Emerson Marcus

Air National Guard photograph by SSgt. Nicholas Carzis A line of water is dropped high above the Los Angeles Forest from a Air National Guard C-130 containing the MAFFS (Modular Airborne Firefighting System) system used to combat wild fires during annual MAFFS training on May 3 2016. CHANNEL ISLANDS AIR NATIONAL GUARD STATION, Calif.–He watched as…

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CSCS pursues new technology to develop sailor of 2025

Posted July 15, 2016 by Rozeta Fairchild

Navy photograph by Zach Mott Damage Controlman 1st Class (SW) Brandon Lemke demonstrates the fire-fighting virtual task trainer to Vice Adm. Herman A. Shelanski, center, Naval inspector general, during a tour of the Surface Warfare Officers School Unit Great Lakes courses. Shelanski toured both SWOSU and Center for Surface Combat Systems Unit Great Lakes facilities…

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Future USS Gerald R. Ford underway for acceptance trials

Posted May 24, 2017 by

The future USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) departed Naval Station Norfolk for its second set of sea trials, known as acceptance trials (AT) May 24. Acceptance Trials demonstrate to the Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV) the ship’s ability to conduct operations at sea and that the ship is constructed in accordance with…

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KC-135s surpass 100,000 combat hours

Posted January 8, 2016 by TSgt. Terrica Y. Jones

The KC-135 Stratotanker fleet at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, flew more than 14,700 sorties in 2015 accumulating 103,419 combat hours in support of Operations Inherent Resolve and Freedom’s Sentinel.

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Air University wargamers battle to keep America’s lights on

Posted May 4, 2016 by SrA. Tammie Ramsouer

Air Force graphic by William Blankenship Cyber experts from across the military, government agencies and private industry joined forces at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., April 27, 2016, to mitigate future cyberattacks within the U.S. The Air Force Cyber College’s two-day wargame brought the CIA, FBI, Goldman Sachs and others into participation. Security experts analyzed…

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AF seeks to increase modernization budget

Posted March 31, 2017 by

Air Force senior leaders testified about Air Force modernization before the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington, D.C., March 22, 2017.

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Defense

From whales, to silver foxes to refugees

Posted May 6, 2016 by Warren Duffie

Meet EMILY the robotic lifeguard -- officially known as the Emergency Integrated Lifesaving Lanyard -- a remote-controlled buoy recently used to rescue nearly 300 Syrian migrants from drowning off the Greek island of Lesbos, Office of Naval Research officials announced May 5.

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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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