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Defense

New ‘Chem milling’ process garners positive reaction by producing parts quickly

Posted November 25, 2015 by

Bubbles of hydrogen gas boiled and rolled as electroplater Marissa DeMent dunked a new piece of what will become an F/A-18 Hornet’s aluminum exterior component into a chemical bath at Fleet Readiness Center Southeast in Jacksonville, Fla.

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NASA photograph by Chris Gunn
Space & Technology

NASA’s Webb Space Telescope receives first mirror installation

Posted November 25, 2015 by

NASA has successfully installed the first of 18 flight mirrors onto the James Webb Space Telescope, beginning a critical piece of the observatory’s construction.

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DOD photograph by EJ Hersom
Veterans

Florida VA clinic provides care for vets with PTSD

Posted November 25, 2015 by Shannon Collins

For veterans who may have Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder due to wartime trauma or military sexual trauma, their first step is to contact their local U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Vet Center or outpatient center.

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Business

Milwaukee’s finest: U.S. Navy commissions newest LCS

Posted November 23, 2015 by

USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) -- in Milwaukee Nov. 21, officially placing the ship designed and constructed by a Lockheed Martin-led industry team into active service.

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Army photograph by Capt. Meredith Mathis
Defense

Army launches innovation challenge on cyber situational awareness

Posted November 23, 2015 by Claire Heininger

Situational awareness -- knowing precisely what's happening on the battlefield, where and when -- can make the difference between mission success and mission failure.

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Business

Spirit begins production of the Royal Australian Air Force’s First P-8A

Posted November 23, 2015 by

Spirit AeroSystems Inc. has begun production of the Royal Australian Air Force's first production P-8A aircraft. Spirit started production on the 737 military derivative in October. With major assembly now underway, the first unit is scheduled to deliver to Boeing in early 2016.

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Space

NASA orders SpaceX crew mission to space station

Posted November 23, 2015 by

NASA took a significant step Nov. 20 toward expanding research opportunities aboard the International Space Station with its first mission order from Hawthorne, California based-company SpaceX to launch astronauts from U.S. soil.

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Business

Dassault Falcon Jet completes new Little Rock expansion

Posted November 20, 2015 by

Dassault Falcon Jet has completed another major expansion of its Little Rock Completion Center that will add 350,000 square feet of production space to the Arkansas facility.

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Technology

NASA’s Prandtl makes successful first flight

Posted November 20, 2015 by Linda KC Reynolds

Flying wings are nothing new in aerospace, the Soviet Union began designing and building them in 1946 -- the Horten brothers from Germany and aerospace companies from United States, Russia, France and United Kingdom have built them; however, none are designed quite like the Prandtl-D.

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Defense

Upgraded E-3 Sentry deploys to combat theater

Posted November 20, 2015 by Darren D. Heusel

The long-awaited, highly anticipated deployment of the E-3 Sentry (AWACS) Block 40/45 is finally over, with the deployment of the first upgraded weapon system to a combat theater of operations.

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