Posts Tagged ‘featured’


Mojave Air and Space Port celebrates Voyager December 17th

Posted December 16, 2016 by

Dick Rutan will be the guest speaker for “Plane Crazy,” a monthly event sponsored by the Mojave Transportation Museum Foundation and starting at 11 a.m., December 17th.

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U.S. Navy’s AN/AES-1 airborne laser mine detection system achieves IOC

Posted January 13, 2017 by

The U.S. Navy’s AN/AES-1 Airborne Laser Mine Detection System, designed and manufactured by Northrop Grumman, has achieved Initial Operational Capability.

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World-class performers join 2017 Los Angeles County Air Show

Posted February 3, 2017 by

The Los Angeles County Air Show presented by Lockheed Martin is scheduled for March 25-26 at General William J Fox Airfield in Lancaster.

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SpaceX launches rocket from NASA’s historic moon pad

Posted February 22, 2017 by Marcia Dunn

A SpaceX rocket soared from NASA's long-idled moonshot pad Feb. 19, sending up space station supplies from the exact spot where astronauts embarked on the lunar landings nearly a half-century ago.

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‘Mad scientists’ discuss emerging tech as Army releases strategy on robots

Posted March 10, 2017 by Sean Kimmons

In the not too distant future, Army leaders believe, war will be far more complex, calling upon Soldiers to engage enemies in multiple domains simultaneously. A 30-page strategy, which was released Wednesday, outlines five objectives to guide the technology that will ensure those Soldiers can survive and succeed in such an environment.

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AF seeks to increase modernization budget

Posted March 31, 2017 by

Air Force senior leaders testified about Air Force modernization before the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington, D.C., March 22, 2017.

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With no bullets, Mobile High-Energy Laser shoots drones from sky

Posted April 19, 2017 by C. Todd Lopez

A Stryker combat vehicle equipped with a 5kW laser and an array of sensors spent several minutes scanning the horizon for a wayward "enemy" drone.

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X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle-4 lands at Kennedy Space Center

Posted May 8, 2017 by

The X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle mission 4 (OTV-4), the Air Force's unmanned, reusable space plane, landed at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Shuttle Landing Facility May 7, 2017.

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Every day is Memorial Day for veterans at Vietnam Wall

Posted May 24, 2017 by by David Vergun Army News

There's hardly a day at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial that Patrick Pellerin doesn't see an emotional, often tearful veteran or family member looking up the name of a loved one on the wall.

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Facility at Arnold remains primary altitude test support for Stage 2, 3 Minuteman ICBM

Posted June 9, 2017 by Deidre Ortiz

Due to its unique capabilities, J-6 Large Rocket Motor Test Facility at Arnold Air Force Base is the primary altitude simulation testing facility for the Minuteman Stage 2 and 3 Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles.

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