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USS Lincoln achieves re-delivery

Posted May 15, 2017 by

The USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) was redelivered to the fleet May 12, marking the successful completion of its refueling and complex overhaul (RCOH) carried out at Newport News Shipyard in Virginia.

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Navy deploys new APKWS design for fixed-wing aircraft

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The U.S. Navy delivered the first fixed-wing aircraft variant of the Advanced Precision Kill Weapons System in March 2016 to Marine Attack Squadron 233 operating the AV-8B Harrier in theater.   

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Army acquires new test dummies for vehicle safety

Posted August 18, 2017 by Joyce M. Conant

Keeping Soldiers safe is a top priority for vehicle engineers. Army researchers partnered with industry and academia to develop the next generation crash test dummy. Together they designed a new device that will save lives. The standard device used for testing occupant safety was developed by the automotive industry in the 1970s — commonly referred…

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80 F-35s delivered, thousands more in the works; ‘We own the fight,’ says admiral

Posted April 16, 2018 by

With U.S. F-35 squadrons getting underway and international partners receiving and flying their own versions of the cutting-edge platform, the F-35 program is operating at a full sprint.

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A-10s land on highway in Estonia

Posted August 8, 2016 by SrA. Missy Sterling

Courtesy photograph by Adres Putting Eight United States Air Force Reserve Command A-10s assigned to the 442nd Fighter Wing, Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, conducted highway landings on the Jägala-Käravete Highway in Northern Estonia, Aug 1, 2016. Eight successful landings and take-offs from the highway not only displays the U.S. Air Force’s tactical capabilities, it…

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First production contract awarded for CH-53K King Stallion

Posted September 6, 2017 by

The Naval Air Systems Command awarded a sole source, Fixed Price Incentive Firm, Firm Fixed Price, Cost-Plus-Fixed-Fee contract  to Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a Lockheed Martin company, for the Lot 1 Low Rate Initial Production of the CH-53K King Stallion, valued at $303,974,406.

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New ‘Chem milling’ process garners positive reaction by producing parts quickly

Posted November 25, 2015 by

Bubbles of hydrogen gas boiled and rolled as electroplater Marissa DeMent dunked a new piece of what will become an F/A-18 Hornet’s aluminum exterior component into a chemical bath at Fleet Readiness Center Southeast in Jacksonville, Fla.

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Like Soldiers, Army robots will one day follow commander intent

Posted October 25, 2017 by David Vergun

While robots today operate under the direct supervision of dedicated controllers, the Army is hoping to one day take advantage of robots with more autonomy, said Dr. Stuart Young.

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Around the Air Force: Feb. 22

Posted February 22, 2017 by

On this look around the Air Force, NASA astronauts attend water survival training at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington and Lt. Gen. Arnold Bunch Jr. discusses how the Should Cost Program is saving the Air Force billions.

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Navy completes first LRASM free flight from B-1B Lancer

Posted August 21, 2017 by

The U.S. Navy and Lockheed Martin conducted the first free flight launch of the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) from a B-1B Lancer Aug. 16 over Point Mugu Sea Range in California.

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