Defense

Around the Air Force: March 7

Posted March 9, 2018 by

On this look around the Air Force, Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David Goldfein discusses national defense strategy, and Airmen from the 920th Rescue Wing at Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, supported the launch of an Atlas V rocket.

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Air Force releases F-j16C midair collision investigation results

Posted April 30, 2018 by

Two F-16Cs collided head-on and crashed during training at Bulldog Military Operation Area near Louisville, Ga., June 7, 2016, after a pilot failed to ensure flight path deconfliction and separation of aircraft, according to an Air Combat Command Accident Investigation Board report released April 27. Both pilots were unable to regain control of their aircraft…

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JMSDF, U.S. Navy grow green partnership

Posted February 26, 2016 by PO2 Susan Damman

Navy photograph by Smn. Cole C. Pielop Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force Murasame-class destroyer JDS Samidare (DD-106) receives an advanced biofuel mixture from the fast combat support ship USNS Rainier (T-AOE 7) during a replenishment-at-sea. Providing a ready force supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific, the John C. Stennis Strike Group is operating as part…

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DOD releases update of manual governing defense intel activities

Posted August 12, 2016 by Cheryl Pellerin

The Defense Department has released an update of procedures, first published in 1982, that govern the conduct of DOD intelligence activities.

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Engine for the new Airbus A33neo tested at AEDC

Posted March 9, 2016 by

The Trent 7000, the Rolls-Royce engine to be used in the new Airbuss A33neo, was recently tested at Arnold Engineering Development Complex, Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn.

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Fanning, Murphy send farewell message to the force

Posted January 20, 2017 by Secretary Eric Fanning and Under Secretary Patrick Murphy

Army photograph by John Martinez Under Secretary of the Army Patrick Murphy, right, and Secretary of the Army Eric Fanning, travel to the Army vs Air Force football game on Nov. 4, 2016. To the Soldiers, Civilians, and Families of the U.S. Army, It has been the greatest honor of our lives to serve alongside…

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Red Flag 18-1 in full swing at Nellis AFB

Posted February 12, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum A KC-135 Stratotanker jet assigned to the 100 Air Refueling Wing at Royal Air Force Mildenhall, takes off during Red Flag 18-1 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Feb. 5, 2018. Red Flag is one of a series of advanced training programs administered by the U.S. Air…

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Chief of Naval Research helps steer new tech for fleet

Posted January 18, 2016 by Warren Duffie

On Jan. 13, Chief of Naval Research Rear Adm. Mat Winter gave the keynote address at the Surface Navy Association's 28th Annual National Symposium, held in Crystal City, Va.

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Air Force releases accident report

Posted November 7, 2016 by

Air Force photograph An MQ-1B Predator remotely piloted aircraft comes in for a ‘touch-and-go’ during a training mission, May 13, 2013. The MQ-1B Predator is an armed, multi-mission, medium-altitude, long-endurance remotely piloted aircraft that is employed primarily as an intelligence-collection asset and secondarily for munitions capability to support ground troops and base defense. An MQ-1B…

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Rethink readiness to prepare for next war, says Army’s top logistics general

Posted January 10, 2018 by Lisa Simunaci

The Army's senior logistician told National Guard leaders to ensure their units are ready for the next war, because wherever and whenever it is, it will take the total force to fight and win.

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