Posts Tagged ‘featured’


F-22 Quick reaction test, modernization efforts lead to national recognition

Posted June 24, 2017 by Christopher Ball

When the 411th Flight Test Squadron’s F-22 Modernization Team at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., was tasked with a short-notice, quick-turn test, the members never imagined it would help garner them national recognition.

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NASA Wallops successful launch rocks with student experiments

Posted June 24, 2017 by

A NASA suborbital sounding rocket carrying multiple student experiments was successfully launched at 5:30 a.m., EDT, June 22, from the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

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ATACMS ready to test-fire at White Sands Missile Range

Posted June 24, 2017 by Maj. William Lambert

Field Artillery Soldiers will soon be ready to test-fire the modernized Army Tactical Missile System at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. Bravo Battery, 2nd Battalion, 20th Field Artillery Regiment will undergo intensive training here on the latest versions of software before operational testing.

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Annual acquisition conference a success

Posted June 24, 2017 by Brian Brackens

Hundreds of acquisition and industry professionals gathered at the Air Force Institute of Technology at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, June 13-14, for two action-packed days of demonstrations and presentations from some of the greatest and brightest minds in acquisition, technology, intelligence and sustainment. 

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AFITC 2017 slated for August, registration open

Posted June 24, 2017 by Phil Berube

Registration is now open for the 2017 Air Force Information Technology and Cyberpower Conference, Aug. 28-30, 2017, at Montgomery’s Renaissance Hotel and Spa at the Convention Center in Montgomery, Ala.

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Sierra Nevada Corporation joins Lockheed Martin Skunk Works® JSTARS recap team

Posted June 21, 2017 by

Lockheed Martin announced June 20 that Sierra Nevada Corporation has joined the Skunk Works® JSTARS Recapitalization (Recap) team, which currently includes Bombardier and Raytheon, bringing greater value to the partnership, and the team's ability to deliver a premier solution to the U.S. Air Force.

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Airpower on display at Paris Air Show

Posted June 21, 2017 by Tech. Sgt. Ryan Crane

U.S. aircraft and Department of Defense personnel are on display at the Paris Air Show in Le Bourget, France, June 19-25.

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Spirit AeroSystems joins NASA Advanced Composites Consortium

Posted June 21, 2017 by

Spirit AeroSystems announced June 21 it has accepted an invitation to join NASA's Advanced Composites Consortium (ACC) as a Tier-1 member.

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Prototypes rapidly deliver cyber capabilities

Posted June 21, 2017 by Nancy Jones-Bonbrest

Serving as "test drives" for possible Army systems of the future, prototypes are playing an increasingly vital role as a natural bridge between emerging technologies and more mature solutions that are part of official programs of record.

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Luke AFB to resume F-35 flights after hypoxia investigation

Posted June 21, 2017 by AP

Luke Air Force Base in Airzona will resume flights of F-35 fighter jets Wednesday after experts and engineers investigated a series of events in which pilots reported symptoms of oxygen deprivation, base officials said June 19.

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