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Holloman F-16s first in AF for aircraft purification

Posted November 9, 2015 by A1C Emily A. Kenney

Air Force photograph by A1C Emily A. Kenney Airmen from the 54th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron prepare an F-16 Fighting Falcon for aircraft purification Nov. 4 at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. Aircraft purification is the process in which water, air and contaminant particles are removed from the hydraulic fluid in an aircraft. Holloman Airmen performed…

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DOD restructures Acquisition, Technology Office to improve military lethality, speed

Posted August 3, 2017 by Jim Garamone

The U.S. military is today the most powerful and technologically advanced fighting force on the planet, and reorganization within DOD aims at ensuring the military maintains its competitive advantage well into the future, said Deputy Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan Aug. 2. The fiscal year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act directed the department to reorganize the…

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Natick investigates self-healing protective clothing

Posted December 2, 2015 by Jane Benson

Army researcher Quoc Truong wants to fill in the gaps in soldier protective clothing -- literally.

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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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Mattis is first Pentagon chief to visit Guantanamo since 2002

Posted December 22, 2017 by Robert Burns

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis visited the American Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to offer holiday greetings to troops Dec. 21. It was the first trip there by a Pentagon chief in almost 16 years. Mattis was meeting with troops, not touring the detention facilities or discussing detainee policy options. His stay comes amid…

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British, U.S. troops collaborate in technology experiments

Posted March 14, 2016 by Vanessa Marquette

The British 3rd Battalion, The Rifles of the United Kingdom, and Soldiers of A Company, 1st Battalion, 29th Infantry Regiment (Experimentation Force), partnered with the Maneuver Battle Lab to execute the Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiment, experimenting with a myriad of different technologies

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Spanish aircrews train with U.S. at Red Flag 16-4

Posted August 29, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

For the Spanish air force, Red Flag 16-4 has been the perfect avenue to receive the best training for their aircrews and support personnel, as well as an avenue for overcoming unique challenges that aren’t always experienced in European exercises.

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Carter stresses importance of innovation to war fighters

Posted June 13, 2016 by Jim Garamone

One theme of Defense Secretary Ash Carter’s term in office has been ensuring the department gets war fighters what they need when they need it — now and in the future. Carter told the Defense One Tech Summit at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., June 10 that he is looking at the intersection between technology…

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Singapore AF enhances Red Flag 17-2

Posted March 15, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

As the Singapore CH-47 Chinook’s twin rotors build speed and spin in unison, a loud but calming hum fills the interior of the helicopter. Seven Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape (SERE) specialists sit with their gear in front of them, parachutes on their backs.

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Network-enabled Harpoon missile completes free-flight test

Posted November 20, 2015 by

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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