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U.S. Naval Research Laboratory photograph
Defense

Congested airspace likely challenge in future fight

Posted May 9, 2016 by David Vergun

By 2025, airspace over future battlefields will be extremely congested, as well as dangerous. That's one of several significant outcomes that came out of experiments conducted recently, said Col. Wayne Grieme.

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Air Force photograph by Paul Holcomb
Defense

Hill F-35s form up for combat training

Posted May 9, 2016 by Kari Tilton

F-35 Lightning II pilots from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, began flying routine four-ship combat training missions at the Utah Test and Training Range in the west desert May 2.

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Air Force photograph by TSgt. Bryan Franks
Veterans

WWII vets tour memorial, remember fallen brothers-in-arms

Posted May 9, 2016 by TSgt. Bryan Franks

Clouds lingered overhead, as young and old walked around the water fountain at the National World War II Memorial.

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Army photograph by SSgt. Thomas Duval
Defense

U.S., German Forces evaluate operational readiness

Posted May 9, 2016 by SSgt. Thomas Duval

Months of training by the German Armed Forces in combined arms warfare, middle intensity conflict techniques and standard tasks focused on crowd riot control techniques culminated at Camp Prizren, May 6-7, during Operation Sharp Griffin.

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Air Force photograph by SMSgt. Kevin Wallace
Veterans

Let the healing begin: Invictus Games kick off

Posted May 9, 2016 by SSgt. Carlin Leslie

The thudding noise of helicopter blades cut through the air, bright-colored lights sliced through smoke and fans cheered to honor the more than 500 military competitors from 15 nations who gathered at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla., May 8 to compete in Invictus Games 2016.

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Local

High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted May 6, 2016 by Bob Alvis

Making my way around the Planes of Fame Air Show last weekend I was in search of a story that would be uplifting and a bit out of the ordinary.

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NASA photograph by Lauren Hughes
Technology

Armstrong engine shop is one-of-a-kind

Posted May 6, 2016 by Jay Levine

No matter what the challenge with an aircraft engine, Enrique "Henry" Hernandez at the NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center Engine Shop can fix it.

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Air Force photograph by Tommie Horton
Defense

Navy, Air Force solve critical F/A-18 parts issue, celebrate success

Posted May 6, 2016 by Jenny Gordon

Ensuring safe, reliable components are available to support the Navy's F/A-18 legacy Hornet was the focus of a partnership celebration at Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex's 402nd Commodities Maintenance Group (CMXG) at Robins Air Force Base, Ga., May 5.

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Army photograph
Defense

New turbine engine to restore helicopter lift capability

Posted May 6, 2016 by David Vergun

Degraded lift capability is especially problematic in areas where high-altitude, high-temperature flights are required, including nearly half of Afghanistan, said Maj. Gen. William K. Gayler.

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Hydronalix photograph
Defense

From whales, to silver foxes to refugees

Posted May 6, 2016 by Warren Duffie

Meet EMILY the robotic lifeguard -- officially known as the Emergency Integrated Lifesaving Lanyard -- a remote-controlled buoy recently used to rescue nearly 300 Syrian migrants from drowning off the Greek island of Lesbos, Office of Naval Research officials announced May 5.

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