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AFRL agreement will further non-contact inspection method developments

Posted February 8, 2017 by Mindy Cooper

The Air Force Research Laboratory Materials and Manufacturing Directorate (AFRL/RX) recently signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with Creare LLC to continue important research to develop non-contact inspection methods for aircraft components.

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Fort Irwin small business outreach attracts outpouring response

Posted May 18, 2018 by Diane House

Photograph by Maria T. Rodriguez Diane House briefs contract opportunities with the Army before a packed house of small and large industry representatives during an acquisition forecast open house May 1 in Barstow, California. Approximately 120 business representatives took part in the event. House is a small business specialist with the Mission and Installation Contracting…

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Tech Report: CV-22 Osprey

Posted August 26, 2016 by

The CV-22 Osprey is a tiltrotor aircraft that combines the vertical takeoff, hover and vertical landing qualities of a helicopter with the long-range, fuel efficiency and speed characteristics of a turboprop aircraft. Its mission is to conduct long-range infiltration, exfiltration and resupply missions for special operations forces.

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Suicide prevention month: stopping suicide is everyone’s battle

Posted September 8, 2017 by Peter Holstein

September is Suicide Prevention Month, a time for Americans to build awareness and help understand suicide in our culture. More than 40,000 Americans lose their life due to suicide each year and research shows that rates in the military and the general population are very close. The loss of any one person to suicide is…

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Bomber Squadron marks 100 years of history

Posted June 28, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Trevor McBride

Carrying out vital missions for over 100 years, the 23rd Bomb Squadron and the associated aircraft maintenance units continue to play a critical role in delivering combat airpower.

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Goldfein honors Airmen, discusses priorities in Afghanistan visit

Posted August 26, 2016 by

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Dave Goldfein visited Airmen deployed to Afghanistan on Aug. 12. During his visit, Goldfein recognized several Airmen for outstanding performance and held an all call discussing his top priorities and the future of the Air Force.

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433rd WPS integrates with new 6th WPS F-35s

Posted July 31, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Daryn Murphy An F-22 Raptor fighter jets, assigned to the 433rd Weapons Squadron, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, banks and flies over the Nevada Test and Training Range July 10, 2017. The United States Air Force Weapons School teaches graduate-level instructor courses that provide the world’s most advanced…

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Rectifier upgrade paying off for Hypervelocity Tunnel 9

Posted April 25, 2018 by Bradley Hicks

The team at the Arnold Engineering Development Complex’s Hypervelocity Wind Tunnel 9 in White Oak, Md., is now putting to use equipment installed several years ago - a move that is bringing enhanced safety and greater longevity to the facility.

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U.S. Army successfully fires miniature hit-to-kill missile from new interceptor launch platform

Posted April 8, 2016 by Boyd Collins

The U.S. Army successfully fired a Miniature Hit-to-Kill missile from its newest launch platform , April 4, 2016.

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B-52 Stratofortress joins coalition team

Posted April 11, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress aircraft from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, arrived at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, April 9, in support of theater requirements and Operation Inherent Resolve, the operation to eliminate the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and the threat they pose to Iraq, Syria and the wider international community.

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