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Army photograph by SSgt. Samuel Northrup
Defense

‘Ghost Brigade’ soldiers prepare for future conflicts

Posted May 27, 2016 by Staff Sgt. Samuel Northrup

Since 1981, military personnel have come and gone through the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., to prepare for missions around the world.

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Business

Standard Missile-3 flight test validates engineering upgrade

Posted May 27, 2016 by

Raytheon and the Missile Defense Agency completed a successful flight test of an improved Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IB third stage rocket motor.

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Air Force photograph by SrA. Andrea Posey
Defense

Eglin units save big with F-35 innovations

Posted May 27, 2016 by SrA. Andrea Posey

Since the introduction of the F-35A Lightning II, airmen at Eglin Air Force Base’s (Fla.) 33rd Fighter Wing have saved the Air Force close to $84,000 and more than 720 hours of shipping delays by locally manufacturing parts and tools.

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Defense

Barksdale unit first to train with latest B-52 upgrade

Posted May 25, 2016 by SrA. Joseph Raatz

In a world of military budget constraints and tough acquisition choices, boosting the efficiency of current assets is a no-brainer.

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Business

Space telescope reaches major milestone in path to launch

Posted May 25, 2016 by

Northrop Grumman's delivery of the fully integrated Optical Telescope Element for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope marks another major milestone toward the October 2018 launch of the largest telescope ever built for space.

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Business

Air China introduces its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

Posted May 25, 2016 by

Boeing and Air China officially unveiled the airline's first 787-9 Dreamliner to the public at a grand ceremony in Beijing May 25.

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Local

Joint Strike Fighters land in Netherlands

Posted May 25, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

A white Gulfstream jet carrying Netherlands Defense Minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert joins up with two Dutch F-35As and a Royal Netherlands Air Force KDC-10 refueler May 23 on the final leg of a transatlantic trip that began at Edwards AFB, Calif.

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Air Force photograph by Capt. Chase P. McFarland
Veterans

American, French citizens pay homage to WWI soldiers at Saint-Mihiel

Posted May 25, 2016 by by Capt. Chase P. McFarland

Honor, dedication, selfless service, personal courage, friendship – today’s military men and women embody these values, instilled onto them by the tradition and sacrifice by those who came before.

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Space

Lockheed Martin delivers NASA’s OSIRIS-Rex spacecraft to launch site

Posted May 23, 2016 by

NASA's asteroid sampling spacecraft, OSIRIS-REx, took an across-country journey of about 1,600 miles before it launches on its 509 million mile journey to the asteroid Bennu.

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Business

Raytheon begins delivery of railgun pulse power containers

Posted May 23, 2016 by

Raytheon has begun deliveries of pulse power containers in support of the U.S. Navy's Railgun program.

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