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Defense

France takes command of NAVENT Taskforce 50

Posted December 7, 2015 by

A French flag officer embarked in the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier FS Charles de Gaulle took command of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command's Task Force 50 Dec. 7, leading coalition naval strike operations for Operation Inherent Resolve -- the fight to degrade and ultimately destroy the ISIL terrorist organization.

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Business

Boeing delivery of 14th new-build Mk6 Chinook completes current orders for the United Kingdom

Posted December 7, 2015 by

Boeing has delivered its 14th Mk6 Chinook, completing the United Kingdom’s most recent order and growing the RAF Chinook fleet to 60 aircraft. The order completion coincided with the 35th anniversary of Chinook operations for the U.K.

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Space

NASA cargo launches to ISS aboard Orbital ATK resupply mission

Posted December 7, 2015 by

New hardware that will support dozens of NASA investigations and other science experiments from around the world is among the more than 7,000 pounds of cargo on the way to the International Space Station aboard Orbital ATK's Cygnus spacecraft.

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Navy photograph by POC Sam Shavers
Defense

Navy commissions USS Jackson

Posted December 7, 2015 by PO2 Kathleen L. Church

The crew of USS Jackson (LCS 6) ushered in a new era in naval warfare, Dec. 5, as the ship was brought to life before a crowd of nearly 10,000.

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Local

High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted December 4, 2015 by Bob Alvis

Having had a small role in bringing back air shows to the County Airport at Fox Field, I think back to the days that inspired me as a young boy and now as an old(er) man -- finding joy in helping bring back what was so special to thousands of aviation fans here in the Antelope Valley and the Southland.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Scott M. Ash
Defense

Gen. Welsh discusses airpower future at Atlantic Council

Posted December 4, 2015 by Senior Airman Hailey Haux

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III spoke on the future of American airpower during a Dec. 1 event at the Atlantic Council in Washington, D.C.

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Photograph courtesy of Spaceport America
Space & Technology

Rocket launch demonstrates new capability for testing technologies

Posted December 4, 2015 by

An UP Aerospace SpaceLoft sounding rocket soared into the sky Nov. 6 from Spaceport America, N.M., carrying four technology experiments for NASA's Flight Opportunities Program that funded the launch of these technologies.

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Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds
Local

Antelope Valley Board of Trade luncheon serves aerospace community

Posted December 4, 2015 by Linda KC Reynolds

Aerotech News and Review, and Boeing sponsored the November Antelope Valley Board of Trade luncheon featuring guest speaker, Brig. Gen. Carl E. Schaefer, commander of the 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base.

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Local

Combat Dining Out opportunity to visit social theories

Posted December 4, 2015 by Dennis Anderson

A few years before 9/11 I was researching a book project related to the Army Air Forces in England during World War II and found online an album of Glenn Miller and his Army Air Force Band.

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University of Massachusetts Lowell photograph by Jesse Hamilton
Defense

Natick investigates self-healing protective clothing

Posted December 2, 2015 by Jane Benson

Army researcher Quoc Truong wants to fill in the gaps in soldier protective clothing -- literally.

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