Defense

Unmanned, autonomous technologies tested during first unmanned warrior exercise

Posted October 22, 2016 by PO1 GrantAmmon and PO2 Darby Dillion

Luckily, the skies above the island of Benbecula, a remote Scottish outpost in the Outer Hebrides, have been clear and calm so far this October.

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Air Force leaders present fiscal 2017 budget request

Posted March 18, 2016 by SSgt. Alyssa C. Gibson

The military services’ secretaries and chiefs presented their respective branch’s fiscal year 2017 budget plan March 16 on Capitol Hill.

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Brave Rifles execute decisive-action mission at NTC

Posted March 7, 2016 by SSgt. Tomora Clark

"Train as you fight" is a common phrase uttered among Soldiers. It's a phrase that alludes to the training mentality to be prepared to deploy in a moment's notice, and that's exactly what the 3rd Cavalry Regiment did here at the National Training Center - they trained for an upcoming deployment.

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Around the world in 14 days

Posted June 15, 2016 by SrA. Zachary Cacicia

In 1873, Phileas Fogg, the fictional protagonist in Jules Verne’s “Around the World in Eighty Days” circumnavigated the globe by rail and steamer ship in, of course, 80 days. Unfortunately for Fogg, he did not have access to a C-5M Super Galaxy to accomplish this feat quicker.

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Air Force Technology

Posted March 4, 2016 by

DOD photograph by SMSgt. Adrian Cadiz Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work operates a flight simulator during his visit to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in support of the White House’s Week at the Labs initiative, March 3, 2016. Work also toured the base and spoke to students from the Dayton, Ohio, area during his visit.

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Navy modernizes Tomahawk Weapons Control System

Posted March 22, 2017 by

After more than a decade in service, the Navy recently delivered an upgraded Tactical Tomahawk Weapons Control System to the fleet.

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Labs connect virtually to rapidly test integrated capabilities

Posted May 31, 2017 by Nancy Jones-Bonbrest

Much like a smartphone all but eliminates the need for separate personal devices such as a calculator, alarm clock, map and radio, the Army is bringing different technologies together to deliver warfighting systems, such as fires and navigation, as software "apps."

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Pacer Classic III mods give T-38 new life

Posted June 22, 2018 by Alex R. Lloyd

What do you do with airplanes that were built in the early 1960s and are planned to be flying well past their 70th birthday? You give them a structural makeover that will provide the strength and longevity to go the distance.

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31st TES departs for Mountain Home AFB to conduct F-35 testing

Posted February 12, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

A much anticipated and important test mission for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program is underway with the "deployment" of six operational test and evaluation F-35s and more than 85 Airmen from the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron, which took place Feb. 8 and 9.

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Flying training reimagined as first PTN class graduates

Posted August 6, 2018 by Staff Sgt. Chip Pons

The U.S. Air Force’s pilot training landscape took a significant step forward in reimagining how Airmen learn to fly as 13 students from the first iteration of Pilot Training Next pinned on their silver wings in a ceremony Aug. 3, 2018, at the Armed Forces Reserve Center, Austin, Texas.

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