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Defense

Team Edwards air-launches target missile to space and back for Missile Defense Agency test

Posted December 11, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Over the summer, the Air Force Test Center sent a C-17 with air and maintenance crews from Edwards to Hawaii, but it was no vacation. The crews worked 24-hour shifts for several months to support a Missile Defense Agency test of the Ballistic Missile Defense System over the western Pacific Ocean.

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Defense

Army Threat Systems Management Office demonstrates electronic warfare jammer technology

Posted December 11, 2015 by Leslie Ozawa

The Army Threat Systems Management Office, or TSMO, team visited the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., Dec. 2, to demonstrate electronic jamming technologies recently developed at their Redstone Arsenal office in Alabama.

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Veterans

Vietnam veteran receives Purple Heart Medal after 47 years

Posted December 11, 2015 by Joan Vasey

The Army provided a long-awaited presentation, Dec. 3, 2015, when a Southeast Arizona veteran received the Purple Heart Medal for a head wound sustained 47 years earlier when the former soldier, then a specialist 4, was assigned to Company A, 2nd Battalion (Mechanized) 2nd Infantry Brigade, 1st Infantry Division in Vietnam.

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Defense

325th WPS garners neighborly support to perform SMOKEX

Posted December 11, 2015 by Susan Garcia

Handwritten notes and charts filled the whiteboards on every wall. Printed documents covered every horizontal surface. As the neighbors squeezed into the standing-room-only planning room, those who knew each other exchanged greetings and introduced newcomers.

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Business

Northrop Grumman Venom addresses UAS threat

Posted December 9, 2015 by

At the Army Maneuver-Fires Integrated Experiment held at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, Northrop Grumman's Venom demonstrated the ability to identify and track small unmanned aerial systems and to provide accurate targeting data while on the move.

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Defense

NAWCWD hosts MDA, Japanese for live-fire test of SM-3 Block IIA missile

Posted December 9, 2015 by

Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division at Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu, Calif., hosted a live-fire test of the Standard Missile-3 Block IIA missile, a 21-inch diameter Standard Missile variant cooperatively developed by the United States and Japan for use with the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense program, on Dec. 8.

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Business

Boeing delivers final Peace Eagle AEW&C aircraft to Turkey

Posted December 9, 2015 by

Boeing delivered the fourth and final Peace Eagle Airborne Early Warning & Control (AEW&C) aircraft to the Turkish Air Force at Konya Air Base Dec. 9, completing the Turkish AEW&C fleet and enhancing Turkey’s airspace surveillance and battle management capabilities.

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Business

Lockheed Martin to help Australia’s future pilots take flight

Posted December 9, 2015 by

The Australian Department of Defence has awarded the AIR 5428 Pilot Training System contract to Lockheed Martin-led Team 21 to train the next generation of Australian Defence Force pilots.

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Air Force photograph by Sean Kimmons
Veterans

Remembering Pearl Harbor: A ‘body blow’ to America

Posted December 9, 2015 by Sean Kimmons

When the first bombs exploded on a nearby airfield, marking the start of the Japanese sneak attack on the morning of Dec. 7, 1941, Edward Davis and others scrambled from a chow hall.

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Business

Boeing debuts first 737 MAX 8

Posted December 9, 2015 by

On Dec. 8, thousands of Boeing employees in Renton, Wash., celebrated the completion of final assembly of the first 737 MAX 8.

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