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Events

New Air & Spaceport CEO Drees to address Outlook Conference

Posted December 18, 2015 by

Karina Drees, who will assume duties as CEO and General Manager of Mojave Air & Space Port in January, will be among regional business and industry leaders to speak at the Antelope Valley Business Outlook Conference Feb. 26, 2016.

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Defense

WIN-T network upgrades: Smaller kit, increased capability

Posted December 16, 2015 by Amy Walker

The Army is fielding upgrades for its at-the-halt tactical communications network, Warfighter Information Network-Tactical Increment 1, or WIN-T Inc 1, which will increase readiness, security and capability while reducing equipment by a third for a more powerful and expeditionary current and future force.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Sergio A. Gamboa
Defense

Legacy, 5th-generation aircraft unite at Checkered Flag

Posted December 16, 2015 by Senior Airman Sergio A. Gamboa

Checkered Flag 16-1, a large-force exercise which gives a large number of legacy and fifth-generation aircraft the chance to practice combat training together, started here Dec. 10.

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Defense

$10 million in funding available for NAVAIR avionic projects

Posted December 14, 2015 by

The Navy’s Avionics Component Improvement Program (AvCIP) is prepared to accept proposals, from NAVAIR program offices, to award more than $10 million in funding toward fiscal 2017 projects, officials announced in December.

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Business

Northrop Grumman completes B-2 maintenance in record time

Posted December 14, 2015 by

Northrop Grumman has delivered on a commitment to the U.S. Air Force to increase the availability of the B-2 stealth bomber fleet by completing a periodic "wingtip-to-wingtip" overhaul of the jet in a record 359 days.

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Air Force photograph by SrA. Cearia Tinsley
Defense

2,500th C-130 lands at Moody

Posted December 14, 2015 by SrA. Ceaira Tinsley

Fifty-nine years after the first C-130 Hercules was delivered to the Air Force, the 2,500th Lockheed Martin-manufactured C-130 joined the 71st Rescue Squadron's fleet and legacy at Moody Air Force Base, Ga., Dec. 11.

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Air Force photograph by Sean Kimmons
Veterans

Gone but not forgotten: Wreaths honor those who gave all

Posted December 14, 2015 by Sean Kimmons

Once Susan Zerbe learned that a CH-47 Chinook helicopter had been shot down in Afghanistan, killing all 30 U.S. troops on board, she knew her son was one of them.

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Air Force photograph by A1C Rachel Loftis
Defense

Draken International provides adversary support to NAFB

Posted December 11, 2015 by A1C Rachel Loftis

Draken International, a commercial fleet of ex-military aircraft, recently won a bid for a year-long contract to provide adversary support here. Draken International is based in Lakeland, Fla., and has a fleet of more than 70 tactical aircraft. The company owns and operates the world’s largest commercial fleet of ex-military aircraft.

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Business

Enhanced PAC-3 Missile intercepts tactical ballistic missile target

Posted December 11, 2015 by

A Lockheed Martin PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement (PAC-3 MSE) missile successfully engaged and intercepted a tactical ballistic missile target Dec. 10 at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., as part of a U.S. Army-led missile defense test.

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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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