Posts Tagged ‘featured’
 

Defense

New AF unit activated to better train elite combat Airmen

Posted June 3, 2016 by

For the first time in its history, the Air Force on June 2 activated a unit solely dedicated to train the service’s ground component at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.

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Defense

US Army awards Raytheon $31.8 million contract for continued Excalibur production

Posted February 17, 2016 by

The U.S. Army awarded Raytheon a $31.8 million contract to produce and deliver 464 Excalibur Ib extended-range precision projectiles. In full-rate production since mid-2014, Excalibur Ib has revolutionized cannon artillery, making it possible to engage targets precisely at long ranges.

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Technology

Lockheed Martin is reprogramming cells to bioproduce new materials

Posted February 27, 2019 by

In a new cooperative agreement with the Army Research Laboratory, Lockheed Martin material scientists will work with industry and Army scientists who design microbes to edit single-cell organism DNA.

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Space & Technology

NASA astronauts get advance look at CST-100 trainers

Posted January 8, 2016 by

Two of the four NASA astronauts training to fly Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft recently tried some of the systems that will prepare them for flights to the International Space Station.

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Defense

Hill’s F-35s drop first weapons

Posted February 29, 2016 by Nathan Simmons

Airmen from the 388th and 419th fighter wings at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, dropped laser-guided bombs at the Utah Test and Training Range the week of Feb. 25, marking the first time an F-35 Lightning II combat unit has deployed weapons from the F-35A.

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Defense

Mobile command post advances set the course for survivability and overmatch

Posted August 15, 2018 by Kathryn Bailey

Army command post stakeholders recently attended a demonstration here that featured emerging expeditionary mission command technologies with one primary benchmark -- mobility.

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Defense

90 female missileers, B-52 aircrews make history

Posted March 23, 2016 by

Ninety female missileers made Air Force history March 22 as the first all-female missile alert crews to serve on alert at three intercontinental ballistic missile wings simultaneously.

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Local

High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted November 4, 2016 by Bob Alvis

In the coming months and years, much will be said and published about the amazing feats and accomplishments of the man called, “The greatest stick and rudder man to ever fly a plane.”

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Defense

Goldfein delivers Air Force update

Posted September 20, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Megan

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein provided an update to his three focus areas during his remarks at the Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Md., Sept. 19, 2017.

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Space

Lockheed Martin powers-up next Orion spacecraft for first time

Posted August 23, 2017 by

Engineers at Lockheed Martin and NASA breathed life into the next Orion crew module when they powered up the spacecraft for the first time at the Kennedy Space Center, Fla.

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