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Linking form with function: AFRL’s flex team drives future tech capabilities for the warfighter

Posted August 18, 2017 by Marisa Alia-Novobilski

Air Force photograph by David Dixon Dr. Christopher Tabor discusses potential applications of liquid metal alloys. A member of the Flexible Materials and Processes team at the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Tabor’s team is exploring possible uses of liquid metals for stretchable and reconfigurable electronics for the Air Force. Led by…

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Navy Super Hornets leave nest, soar skies with Air Force Falcons

Posted March 12, 2018 by Staff Sgt. Deana Heitzman

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Deana Heitzman U.S. Navy personnel prepare three F/A-18E Super Hornets assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 115 from Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni prior to a joint sortie with F-16 Fighting Falcons at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Feb. 28, 2018. During the flight, both sets of pilots gained experience…

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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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Navy’s most advanced warship departs Bath Iron Works

Posted September 7, 2016 by

Navy photograph The future guided-missile destroyer USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) transits the Atlantic Ocean during acceptance trials April 21, 2016 with the Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV). The U.S. Navy accepted delivery of DDG 1000, the future guided-missile destroyer USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000). Following a crew certification period and October commissioning ceremony in…

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2018 Air Force Wounded Warrior Trials begin

Posted February 26, 2018 by Master Sgt. Matthew Bates

Air Force photograph by Corey Parrish Athletes pose for a group photo during the 5th Annual Air Force Wounded Warrior Trials opening ceremony at the Warrior Fitness Center on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Feb. 23, 2018. Service members are participating in adaptive athletic reconditioning for lasting effects on physical and emotional recovery. More than…

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Around the Air Force

Posted August 22, 2016 by

On this look around the Air Force all three of Air Force Global Strike Command’s bombers — the B-52 Stratofortress, B-1B Lancer and B-2 Spirit — conduct a mission together, and A-10 Thunderbolt IIs practice tactical takeoff and landing scenarios on a highway in Estonia.

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F-35A program has come a long way thanks to Hill airmen

Posted July 29, 2016 by Micah Garbarino

Airmen of the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, have been hard at work preparing the aircraft for combat readiness since receiving the first operational F-35A Lightning IIs in September 2015.

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USS Bush traps first aircraft in 13 months

Posted August 15, 2016 by Smn. Joe Boggio

Air Force photograph by PO3 Christopher Gaines An F/A-18C Hornet attached to the “Bulls” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 37 performs a touch-and-go on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). GHWB recently started a training and qualification cycle in preparation for a 2017 deployment. Aircraft carrier USS George…

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Navy team modifies Edwards KC-135 instrumentation

Posted February 19, 2016 by Rebecca Amber

A U.S. Navy Aircraft Vehicle Modification and Instrumentation team is hard at work augmenting instrumentation to a KC-135 tanker assigned to Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Officials announce first DOD-wide audit, call for budget certainty

Posted December 11, 2017 by Jim Garamone

The Defense Department is starting the first agencywide financial audit in its history, Pentagon officials announced Dec. 7, 2017. Defense Department Comptroller David L. Norquist and chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White spoke during the Pentagon news conference, in which they also addressed the possibility of a government shutdown when the continuing resolution that has…

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