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Network-enabled Harpoon missile completes free-flight test

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The U.S. Navy completed a free-flight test of the new network-enabled Harpoon missile system Nov. 18 at the Sea Range at Point Mugu, Calif.

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DOD tech transformation holds surprises for U.S. adversaries

Posted April 13, 2016 by Cheryl Pellerin

In a geopolitical environment where the focus of nations often is on future technologies, the Defense Department’s Strategic Capabilities Office starts with systems that are well established and familiar to nearly everyone, especially adversaries.

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Hill Airmen generate 3,000th F-35A sortie, adopt upgraded ALIS

Posted May 31, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Paul Holcomb F-35 Lightning II aircraft assigned to Hill Air Force Base, Utah, prepare for takeoff May 22, 2017. The F-35s are among the first to fly sorties at the base with a new version of ALIS (Autonomic Logistics Information System), the information technology infrastructure which performs behind-the-scenes monitoring, maintenance and…

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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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China Lake hosts RAAF for training, test deployment

Posted August 18, 2017 by

The sea, air and land ranges at Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, China Lake, Calif., were abuzz with F/A-18 Super Hornet and EA-18G “Growler” aircraft as more than 130 members of the Royal Australian Air Force conducted a large-scale, joint operational test and evaluation deployment at China Lake and Point Mugu from May 1 until June 3.

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Exercise Pitch Black 2018 strengthens alliances

Posted August 15, 2018 by Senior Airman Savannah L. Waters

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Savannah Waters U.S. Air Force Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., Pacific Air Forces commander (right), speaks with Senior Master Sgt. Eric Bennett (middle), 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit superintendent, and Capt. Donovan Ricks (left), 80th AMU officer in charge, during Exercise Pitch Black 2018, at Royal Australian Air Force Base Darwin,…

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B-52 Stratofortresses execute Saber Strike 17 missions

Posted June 9, 2017 by Senior Airman Curt Beach

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Curt Beach A load crew team from the 2nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron removes BDU-50s, (inert munitions) general purpose unguided conventional weapons, from a B-52H Stratofortress at RAF Fairford, U.K., June 5, 2017. B-52s and Airmen from Barksdale Air Force Base, La., are working side-by-side NATO allies and partners during…

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AMC commander priorities highlight Airlift Tanker Association Symposium

Posted November 7, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Jodi Martinez Gen. Maryanne Miller, Air Mobility Command commander, addresses Airmen during the closing address during the Airlift/Tanker Association Symposium in Grapevine, Texas, Oct. 27, 2018. “You make me excited about our future because you will help define, shape and execute those things that matter to our success as…

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F-22s, Typhoons train over Spain

Posted August 20, 2018 by Senior Airman Preston Cherry

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Preston Cherry U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors from the 95th Fighter Squadron, 325th Fighter Wing, Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., fly in formation after an air refueling over the Mediterranean Sea. After refueling, the F-22s trained with Spanish aircraft and landed at Los Llanos Air Base in Albacete, Spain…

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Hill depot facility becomes first to work on all F-35 variants

Posted April 22, 2016 by Alex R. Lloyd

The Ogden Air Logistics Complex at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, became the first depot facility to perform modifications on all three F-35 Lightning II variants after it inducted a Navy F-35C carrier version April 15.

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