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Boeing photograph by Paul Weatherman
Defense

KC-46 team wins DOD environmental award

Posted April 22, 2016 by

The KC-46A Pegasus program’s Environment, Safety and Occupational Health team was named the Defense Department’s top large program in environmental excellence in weapon system acquisition April 22.

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Navy photograph by PO2 Sean Furey
Defense

Divers highlight interoperability in finding, neutralizing mines

Posted April 22, 2016 by Lt. Alex Cornell du Houx

Divers from five nations are training together to identify and neutralize mines and other threats in order to ensure the waterways in the Middle East remain safe for commercial shipping.

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Defense

New AF development planning effort key to third offset

Posted April 22, 2016 by Derek Kaufman

In 2030 and beyond, the Air Force will achieve air superiority with a networked family of capabilities that may include legacy systems like the F-22 Raptor and F-35 Lightning II, new concepts such as manned/unmanned teaming, and advanced weapons including lasers, hypersonic munitions, or cyber capabilities.

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Marine Corps photograph by Cpl. Nathan Wicks
Defense

US military delivers 30 tons of supplies for Japan earthquake relief

Posted April 22, 2016 by Lisa Ferdinando

The U.S. military has delivered more than 30 tons of supplies to help the people of Japan following two powerful, deadly earthquakes there, a Pentagon spokesman said April 21.

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Air Force photograph by Rick Goodriend
Defense

Air Force, small business partner develop a ‘big data’ bridge between past and future designs

Posted April 20, 2016 by Timothy Anderl

The mission of the United States Air Force is "to fly, fight and win in air, space and cyberspace."

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Business

First Lockheed Martin LM-100J reaches production milestones

Posted April 20, 2016 by

The first Lockheed Martin LM-100J commercial freighter aircraft has reached major production assembly milestones at Aeronautics sites located at Marietta, Ga.; Meridian, Miss.; and Clarksburg, W.Va.

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Navy photograph by Smn. Kelsey L. Adams
Defense

Spruance, Decatur join Momsen on Pacific surface action group deployment

Posted April 20, 2016 by PO3 Curtis D. Spencer

Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Spruance (DDG 111) and USS Decatur (DDG 73), with embarked Destroyer Squadron 31 staff, departed their homeport of San Diego, April 19.

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Technology

NASA preparing for fourth series of flight tests of unmanned aircraft

Posted April 20, 2016 by

NASA and its partners, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc., Honeywell International and the RTCA Special Committee (SC)-228, are validating and advancing technologies that will assist the Federal Aviation Administration as they develop the regulations to allow integration of Unmanned Aircraft Systems into the National Airspace System.

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Air Force photograph by A1C Randahl J. Jenson
Defense

633 mph — nothing to mach

Posted April 20, 2016 by A1C Randahl J. Jenson

"Ten, nine, eight, seven, six …”

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Business

Aurora successfully flies subscale X-plane aircraft

Posted April 20, 2016 by

Aurora Flight Sciences announced April 18 that a subscale vehicle demonstrator of its LightningStrike, Vertical Take-Off and Landing experimental plane for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency was successfully flown at a U.S. military facility.

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