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Defense

Unmanned Aerial System: More than just remote controlled planes

Posted March 21, 2016 by Sgt. David Nathaniel Beckstrom

Soldiers with 3rd Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, provide a set of eyes in the sky in the fight against Daesh through the use of Tactical Unmanned Aerial Systems.

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News

Mishap aboard USS Eisenhower injures sailors

Posted March 21, 2016 by

Eight sailors aboard the Norfolk, Va.,-based aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) were injured March 18 when an arresting gear parted during a routine landing by an E-2C Hawkeye aircraft.

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Defense

Army researchers explore future rotorcraft technologies

Posted March 21, 2016 by David McNally

The U.S. Army is moving ahead with research on potential new component-level technologies for future rotorcraft. A team from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory completed the first-ever live-fire test of a rotor blade with individual blade control technology in mid-January.

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Defense

Navy, Air Force depots team up to ensure F-15s are ready when needed

Posted March 21, 2016 by

A broken grinding machine and a phone call is leading to an emerging partnership between the Navy's Fleet Readiness Center Southeast in Jacksonville, Fla., and the Air Force's Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex to get the Air Force's venerable F-15s back in the air faster.

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Defense

Legacy components to be replaced on newest Apache aircraft

Posted March 21, 2016 by Kari Hawkins

The Apache attack helicopter is flying into the future with enhanced sensors and a more reliable turret that improves the aircraft's 40-year-old technology.

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Defense

US, Turkish KC-135 units fly together for first time

Posted March 21, 2016 by by SrA. David Bernal Del Agua

To better understand how each nation completes the vital air refueling mission, the U.S. Air Force and Turkish air force flew KC-135 Stratotankers together in formation for the first time March 8 over the Nevada Test and Training Range, northeast of Nellis Air Force Base.

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Events

Air Show Teams

Posted March 19, 2016 by

Texas Flying Legends Museum The Texas Flying Legends Museum  is making its first California appearance at the LA County Air Show. The TFLM squadron performs a thrill packed choreographed routine, honoring and celebrating our veterans through a number of formations, simulated dog fights and solo routines. The performing aircraft include the B-25J “Betty’s Dream,” A6M2 Zero,…

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Events

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels

Posted March 19, 2016 by

A total of 16 officers voluntarily serve with the Blue Angels. Each year the team typically selects three tactical (fighter or fighter/attack) jet pilots, two support officers and one Marine Corps C-130 pilot to relieve departing members.

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Events

Tora! Tora! Tora!

Posted March 19, 2016 by Dennis Anderson

You're going to want to be listening to some Big Band music when you're reading this. You know the good stuff, Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman, and most of all, Glen Miller of the Army Air Corps Band.

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Local

High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted March 18, 2016 by Bob Alvis

Being the Air Force guy that I am, I used to find it hard sometimes to share stories of other branches of the military.

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