Posts Tagged ‘featured’
 

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Space

NROL-45 launched from Vandenberg

Posted February 10, 2016 by Peter W. Merlin

A pillar of orange fire rose into star-spangled, velvet-black skies over Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., in the predawn hours of Feb. 10, heralding the deployment of a new National Reconnaissance Office satellite.

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Defense

Arabian Gulf Shield improves interoperability

Posted February 10, 2016 by MSgt. Joshua Strang

Training concluded Feb. 3 at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, with a scenario designed to test Gulf Cooperation Council Liaison Officer procedures and connectivity to host nation air operations centers.

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Business

F-35 airframe begins third phase of structural testing

Posted February 10, 2016 by

A third phase of durability testing on an F-35 Lightning II airframe will begin soon at the BAE Sysetsm Military Air & Information site in Brough, East Yorkshire.

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Defense

KC-135 integral to F-16 training in Greece

Posted February 10, 2016 by SSgt. Christopher Ruano

The first time the Air Force attempted to refuel an aircraft in flight, aircrews successfully stayed aloft for 151 hours. That was over 85 years ago, and the Air Force today has made quite a few innovations since then.

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Veterans

From World War II to Afghanistan: USO Marks 75th Anniversary

Posted February 10, 2016 by Jim Garamone

Talk about the United Service Organizations and people think it is some holding company. But mention USO, and all Americans know it is a way for them to connect with service members.

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Business

Boeing delivers reversible fuel cell-based energy storage system to U.S. Navy

Posted February 10, 2016 by

After 16 months of development, Boeing has delivered a fuel cell energy storage system to the U.S. Navy for testing. The cell is being tested to determine its ability to support the energy needs of military and commercial customers.

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Defense

Defense secretary visits China Lake

Posted February 8, 2016 by

Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter visited Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division China Lake, Calif., on Feb. 2 for a tour and discussion about the innovative work going on at the command.

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Defense

Carter talks budget, readiness with Nellis community

Posted February 8, 2016 by SSgt. Siuta B. Ika

Defense Secretary Ash Carter visited Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Feb. 4, 2016, during the last leg of his defense budget installation visits.

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Local

High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted February 5, 2016 by Bob Alvis

Pancho Barnes - what more can be said about the woman that tamed the sky on her own terms.

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Defense

Army researchers uses 3-D scanning capabilities to capture high fidelity images

Posted February 5, 2016 by Carlotta Maneice

How does one get a three dimensional measurement of a helicopter quickly and accurately? At the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center, 3-D scanning systems are used to recreate high-quality models of objects.

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