Defense

Making projection of hard power possible

Posted October 3, 2016 by Katharina McFarland

Our nation today faces unprecedented threats to its sovereignty, both domestically and internationally.

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Defense

Navy’s common control system validates interoperability during tri-service demo

Posted October 19, 2016 by

The Navy recently tested its Common Control System during a tri-service demonstration that showed the potential use of unmanned systems for automated medical casualty evacuations.

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Defense

Army researchers tackle a tiny enemy: sand

Posted November 7, 2016 by David McNally

Armor offers reliable protection against external forces, but what if the enemy is so small that it can take aircraft down from the inside?

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Hypersonic CTF oversight shifts to Arnold EDC

Posted December 2, 2016 by Christopher Ball

The Hypersonic Combined Test Force here saw a shift in leadership Dec. 1`, as oversight of the unit was transferred to the Arnold Engineering and Development Complex, Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn.

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Defense

‘60 Minutes’ showcases work at China Lake

Posted January 11, 2017 by

CBS News national security correspondent David Martin and a 10-person production crew spent six days filming test events and interviews at Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division China Lake last October; the “60 Minutes” segment aired on Jan. 8.

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Defense

Benefield Anechoic Facility hosts B-52 for HERO testing

Posted January 27, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

A B-52 Stratofortress from the 96th Bomb Squadron at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., is undergoing Hazards of Electromagnetic Radiation to Ordnance testing in the Benefield Anechoic Facility at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Defense

MQ-9 participates in Red Flag 17-1, integrates with F-35

Posted February 15, 2017 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

Two MQ-9 Reapers and multiple aircrews from the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., participated in Red Flag 17-1 from Jan. 23 to Feb. 10, 2017, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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Defense

Singapore AF enhances Red Flag 17-2

Posted March 15, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

As the Singapore CH-47 Chinook’s twin rotors build speed and spin in unison, a loud but calming hum fills the interior of the helicopter. Seven Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape (SERE) specialists sit with their gear in front of them, parachutes on their backs.

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Defense

Proposed Expert Action Badge to honor, motivate Soldiers

Posted April 3, 2017 by Sean Kimmons

While tackling concerns about the Expert Action Badge, senior enlisted leaders stressed Thursday in a virtual town hall that the goal of the badge is to enhance readiness, not discount the efforts of infantrymen or medics with similar skill badges.

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Better communication with industry key to improving contracting, says ACC commander

Posted April 28, 2017 by David Vergun

War fighters are best supported by giving them what they need to fight in a timely manner, said Maj. Gen. James E. Simpson.

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