Posts Tagged ‘featured’
 

Space

New, improved Orion Crew Module arrives at Kennedy

Posted February 3, 2016 by

The Lockheed Martin and NASA Orion team has secured the 2,700-pound Exploration Mission-1 Orion crew module into its structural assembly tool, also known as the "birdcage."

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Defense

Carter previews FY2017 defense budget request

Posted February 3, 2016 by Cheryl Pellerin

Addressing diverse global challenges requires new thinking, new postures in some regions and new and enhanced capabilities, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Feb. 2 during a preview of the Pentagon's fiscal year 2017 budget request.

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Events

Civ-Mil welcomes foreign military, new arrivals to A.V.

Posted February 3, 2016 by by Rebecca Amber

LANCASTER, Calif.–The Edwards AFB Civilian-Military Support Group welcomed foreign military members and Airmen recently stationed at Edwards to the Antelope Valley Jan. 29. The University of Antelope Valley Pioneer Event Center (PEC) in Lancaster, Calif., was filled with informational booths regarding health care, education, recreation and much more. The third annual “Welcome to the AV”…

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Business

Boeing completes successful 737 MAX first flight

Posted February 1, 2016 by

The Boeing 737 MAX 8 took to the skies for the first time Jan. 29. The 737 MAX program achieved the milestone on schedule which begins a comprehensive flight-test program leading to certification and delivery.

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Local

Latest HCC tour all about electronic warfare

Posted January 29, 2016 by Rebecca Amber

The Edwards AFB Honorary Commanders tour Jan. 22 was all about the 412th Electronic Warfare Group.

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Business

U.S. Navy awards Boeing contract for 20 more P-8A Poseidon aircraft

Posted January 29, 2016 by

Boeing will further equip the U.S. Navy and Royal Australian Air Force with maritime patrol capabilities, building 20 more P-8A Poseidon aircraft following a $2.5 billion U.S. Navy order announced Jan. 28.

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Defense

Army to go universal with UAS operator training

Posted January 29, 2016 by J.D. Leipold

The Army is working toward a universal control interface for unmanned aircraft systems, or UAS, that will help operators pilot more than one type.

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Defense

Nellis goes full throttle for Red Flag 16-1

Posted January 29, 2016 by SrA. Alex Fox Echols III

Combat air forces squadrons from across the world joined Tyndall Air Force Base’s Checkertails at Nellis AFB, Nevada, this week for the joint-training, full-spectrum, readiness exercise, Red Flag 16-1.

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Defense

Guard should retain Apaches, force must stand at 980,000, commission says

Posted January 29, 2016 by C. Todd Lopez

The National Commission on the Future of the Army, or NCFA, made its recommendations public Jan. 28 at the Hall of States in Washington, D.C. Chief among those recommendations, one of 63 in total, is that the Army National Guard should retain some of the AH-64 Apache helicopters it currently has.

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Defense

KC-46A makes first contact; successfully demonstrates fuel transfer in flight

Posted January 29, 2016 by Rebecca Amber

The KC-46 Tanker Program reached a major milestone Jan. 24, when it successfully demonstrated its first-ever aerial refueling contact and fuel transfer with an F-16C from Edwards Air Force Base.

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