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Army helo crashes at Fort Irwin, two dead

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A U.S. Army AH-64 Apache helicopter crashed at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, Calif. The crash, at approximately 1 a.m., Jan. 20, killed two soldiers on board.

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Headlines – February 26, 2018

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News Flying blind and freezing: Navy investigating terrifying EA-18G Growler flight – The two-seater EA-18G was cruising at 25,000 feet Jan. 29, about 60 miles south of Seattle on a flight from Washington State’s Naval Air Station Whidbey Island to Naval Weapons Station China Lake. The crew received a warning that the system that controls…

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News Briefs – April 2, 2018

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Queen Elizabeth praises Royal Air Force on 100th anniversary Queen Elizabeth II has sent congratulations to Britain’s Royal Air Force on the 100th anniversary of its founding. The queen’s message was read at a breakfast reception held April 1 at a central London building that served as the RAF’s first headquarters. The Royal Air Force…

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‘It just fell out of the sky’: Frantic calls followed crash

Posted May 9, 2018 by Russ Bynum

Moments after a military cargo plane crashed into a Georgia highway, rattled motorists began dialing 911 to report the large aircraft plunged nose-first into the blacktop before erupting into flames and thick smoke. “It just fell out of the sky and it’s on fire right now,” said one woman who called emergency operators as soon…

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Headlines – June 8, 2018

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News Are we headed for a ‘cyber Cuban Missile Crisis’ with Russia? – The risk posed to U.S. national security by what are believed to be Russian-backed hacking groups, is similar to the October 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis according to Cipher Brief Experts, but different, in that the U.S. has no clear and obvious deterrent…

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News Briefs – July 16, 2018

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U.S. service member killed in Afghanistan; 2nd in 6 days One American service member was killed in combat in eastern Afghanistan on July 12, the U.S. military said. Sgt. 1st Class Christopher Andrew Celiz, 32, of Summerville, S.C., died of wounds from enemy small arms fire. Celiz was based at Hunter Army Airfield in Savannah,…

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Aerotech News and Review Digital Edition – August 17, 2018

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Welcome to the Aerotech News and Review Digital Edition! The Fiscal 2019 National Defense Authorization Act, which the president signed at a ceremony at Fort Drum, N.Y. this week, contains many funding provisions that directly impact programs here in Aerospace Valley.

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Headlines – October 16, 2015

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News: Obama extends Afghanistan mission into 2017 – President Obama’s long dream of concluding the war in Afghanistan before he departs the White House officially ended Oct. 15 with the announcement that the U.S. will leave up to 5,500 troops there into 2017.   Business: Canada’s Navy in talks to rent Spanish replenishment ship –…

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Headlines – November 20, 2015

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News SecDef pulls back on personnel reforms, leaves out big changes – Defense Secretary Ash Carter Nov. 18 vowed to push forward on an array of changes to the military personnel system, but omitted many of the ambitious proposals that top-level Pentagon officials talked about earlier this year.   ULA pulls out of DOD’s space…

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Headlines – January 4, 2015

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News The presidential candidates on defense – Contenders for the Democratic and Republican nominations sound off on national security, troop levels, the VA and more.     Business Lockheed ends 2015 with $5.3 billion C-130J deal – Lockheed Martin has capped off 2015 with contracts for 43 C-130J cargo aircraft of various shapes and breeds…

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