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FAB-T poised for production

Posted October 28, 2015 by Justin Oakes

The Family of Advanced Beyond Line-of-Sight Terminals program here received approval to enter Low Rate Initial Production following a recent Milestone C Department of Defense acquisition board meeting.

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Demonstration showcases AIM-9X joint-service venture

Posted April 29, 2016 by

Integration of the joint Navy and Air Force AIM-9X Sidewinder Air Intercept Missile with the Army’s Multi-Mission Launcher hit the mark as the teams completed a successful live-fire engineering demonstration at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., March 28-April 1.

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AFRL Damage Registration Sensor improves high-performance engine exhaust inspections

Posted August 5, 2016 by Holly Jordan

The Air Force Research Laboratory Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, along with small business contractor Intelligent Automation, Inc., has developed and demonstrated a unique tool that will make routine aircraft engine exhaust inspections faster and more accurate.

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AFRL’s AgilePod shows ISR versatility during Scorpion fit test

Posted January 3, 2018 by Marisa Alia-Novobilski

To be ‘agile’ means to be nimble, responsive and able to adapt quickly and easily to any situation. The Air Force Research Laboratory’s premier intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance pod, the AgilePod, lived up to its moniker as it integrated seamlessly onto the Scorpion light attack ISR aircraft recently.

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Louisiana National Guard continues flood response missions

Posted August 19, 2016 by

Louisiana National Guard photograph by SFC Paul C. Meeker Louisiana National Guardsmen convoy to a boat launch to conduct search-and-rescue missions near Maurepas, La., Aug. 17, 2016. The Louisiana National Guard has been conducting flood response and recovery missions, as directed by Gov. John Bel Edwards, since Aug. 12. The Louisiana National Guard continues to…

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California Army National Guard helps firefighters battle forest fire

Posted July 20, 2018 by Staff Sgt. Edward Siguenza

Army photograph by Staff Sgt. Eddie Siguenza U.S. Army engineers from the California Army National Guard’s 132nd Multirole Bridge Company, 579th Engineer Battalion, 49th Military Police Brigade, shift a ramp while dismantling a floating bridge July 14, 2018 at Cache Creek Regional Park, Yolo County, Calif., where the 132nd constructed a temporary floating bridge to…

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Milestones reached for enlisted women on submarines

Posted August 3, 2016 by by CPO Kenneth Takada

Navy photograph by CPO Kenneth G. Takada Chief Culinary Specialist Dominique Saavedra, assigned to USS Michigan (SSGN 727), is pinned with her enlisted submarine qualification during a ceremony at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard. Saavedra the first female enlisted Sailor to earn the “dolphins.” One of the first enlisted women to serve aboard a Navy submarine…

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Gallium alloys could be the future of radio frequency electronics

Posted February 24, 2016 by Derek Hardin

Air Force photograph The enabling attributes of Gallium Liquid Metal Alloys (GaLMAs) make them ideal for 3D freestanding liquid metal structures, as demonstrated by these GaLMA “snowmen.” These structures can lead to the development of three-dimensional circuitry. Electronic circuits and antennas for integral Air Force systems and tasks could one day receive a boost in…

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Navy approves Triton UAS for production

Posted September 23, 2016 by

The Department of the Navy announced the MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft System received milestone C approval, Sept. 22. This decision by Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Honorable Frank Kendall, allows the MQ-4C Triton program to enter into Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP), the first part of the production and deployment phase….

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Aggressor’s paint scheme gets makeover

Posted August 12, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum The 64th Aggressor Squadron, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., debut the new paint scheme for the F-16 Aggressors during the 57th Adversary Tactics Group change of command ceremony Aug. 5. Since 1972, the 64th Aggressor Squadron has prepared combat air forces by providing realistic threat…

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