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Air Force Shooting Team competes in Multigun National Championships

Posted May 2, 2018 by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum Members of the Air Force Action Shooting Team pose for a portrait in between stages of the United States Practical Shooting Association’s Multigun National Championship in Boulder City, Nev., April 21, 2018. Members of the Air Force team finished 4th and 12th out of 63 competitors in…

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Department of the Navy releases fiscal year 2019 budget

Posted February 14, 2018 by

The Department of the Navy released its proposed $194.1 billion (Base and Overseas Contingency Operations) budget Feb. 12, 2018, for fiscal year 2019. This budget is part of the $716 billion (Base and OCO) defense budget President Donald Trump submitted to Congress the same day. Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Budget, Rear Adm….

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Defense

F-15’s at Arctic Fighter Meet 16 reinforce defense capability

Posted June 1, 2016 by SrA. Erin Babis

Air Force photograph by SrA. Erin Babis A 493rd Fighter Squadron F-15C Eagle and a Royal Norwegian Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon taxi to the runway for training exercise Arctic Fighter Meet 2016, Bodø Main Air Station, Norway, May 25, 2016. This training exercise allowed forward-based U.S. Airmen and aircraft from RAF Lakenheath to train…

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F-35 Weapons Load

Posted July 22, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by SrA. Stormy Archer Airmen from the 33rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron load an AIM-9X missile on to a F-35As external weapons pylon July 20, 2016 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. This milestone was the first time an F-35A at Eglin was loaded with internal and external weapons and will help develop weapon-loading…

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Defense

Navy carrier group powered partly by biofuel sets sail

Posted January 22, 2016 by Julie Watson

The U.S. Navy Jan. 20 launched its first carrier strike group powered partly by biofuel -- a mix made from beef fat -- calling it a milestone toward easing the military's reliance on foreign oil.

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Defense

New C-130J contract to save DOD millions

Posted June 6, 2016 by Brian Brackens

The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center's Mobility Directorate signed a multiyear contract with Lockheed Martin to procure 78 C-130J Super Hercules with the option to buy up to 83 over the next five years.

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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

AH-64D Apaches arrive on Oahu

Posted April 29, 2016 by Sgt. Daniel Kyle Johnson

The Soldiers of 2-6th Cavalry Squadron, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, received their AH-64D Apache Longbow Attack Helicopters this week from National Guard units across the country.

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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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DARPA’s Plan X gives military operators place to wage cyber warfare

Posted May 13, 2016 by Cheryl Pellerin

DARPA photograph The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Plan X program is working to help military cyber operators visualize the cyber battlespace and perform missions there based on an established cyber framework and a common operating picture. Plan X is a foundational cyberwarfare program whose engineers are developing platforms the Defense Department will use to…

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