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Hill engine shop reaches a milestone in engine restoration for the F-35 Lightning II

Posted May 16, 2018 by Anthony S. Wallace

Air Force photograph by Alex R. Lloyd From left: Marcus Moore, Korey Blundy, Warren Flick, Dustin Troutman and Rick Emlet stand in front of a Pratt and Whitney F135 turbofan engine used in all variants of the F-35 Lightning II April 25, 2018, at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. A little known shop within the…

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Air Force science, technology 2030 campaign: Your ideas will shape Air Force of tomorrow

Posted May 16, 2018 by Bryan Ripple

The Air Force Research Laboratory continues its support of the Air Force Science and Technology 2030 initiative and joined with Indiana University to host a listening forum at the university‚Äôs Bloomington, Ind., campus May 10-11. Indiana University is one of six universities to host these types of listening forums as part of the S&T campaign,…

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B-52 train alongside RAAF in Northern Territory, Australia

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Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Alexander W. Riedel A U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress, assigned to the 20th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Barksdale Air Force Base, La., approaches the flightline at Royal Australian Air Force Base Darwin, Australia, supporting the U.S. Pacific Command’s Enhanced Air Cooperation (EAC) initiative, April 6, 2018. Sequenced flights…

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APTO seeks innovative tech solutions

Posted May 16, 2018 by Holly Jordan

The Air Force Research Laboratory Advanced Power Technology Office, known as APTO, is reaching out to innovative entrepreneurs to help build the future of energy resiliency.

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NORAD: 60 years of keeping North America safe, vice chairman says

Posted May 14, 2018 by Terri Moon Cronk

The legacy of the North American Aerospace Defense Command began 60 years ago when the threat of nuclear attack was real. The threat of attack from Soviet bombers and missiles was what citizens experienced every day.

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Air Force transitions to a single combat uniform

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U.S. Air Force leaders have announced the service will move to a single combat utility uniform, adopting the Operational Camouflage Pattern, or OCP, already in use by the Army and Airmen in combat zones and in certain jobs across the Air Force. Starting Oct. 1, 2018, Airmen who have serviceable OCPs may wear the uniform,…

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Hybrid Air Force aircraft loader demonstration on the horizon

Posted May 14, 2018 by Donna Lindner

Air Force photograph by 1st Lt. Michael Morris The Halvorsen 25K Loader is a rapidly-deployable, high-reach mechanized aircraft loader that can transport and lift up to 25,000 pounds of cargo and load it onto military aircraft. Tech. Sgt. Ryan Young, Halvorsen mechanic, answers questions from Concurrent Technologies Corporation engineers Kyle Reasbeck (left) and Bryan Tipton…

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Electronic warfare prototypes improve operational understanding against near-peer threats

Posted May 14, 2018 by Nancy Jones-Bonbrest,

An adversary is spotted positioning fighters along the border of an ally nation. As U.S. Army forces are quickly deployed, one unit is under special instructions: detect and survey the adversary's electronic warfare jammers and emitters.

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Airborne engineers enter digital age

Posted May 14, 2018 by Staff Sgt. James Bonnington

Army Airborne Engineers will soon begin fielding digital systems that maximize their efficiency, increase situational awareness and potentially save lives during earth moving operations in hostile environments.

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Around the Air Force: May 11

Posted May 14, 2018 by

On this look around the Air Force, Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson signs a letter of intent to partner with the National Science Foundation and an expert from the Headquarters Air Education and Training Command visited the 58th Special Operations Wing at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, to discuss the Continuum of…

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