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Defense

Army researchers develop software to ensure that if a military robot falls, it can get itself up

Posted September 19, 2018 by

Scientists at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory have developed software to ensure that if a robot falls, it can get itself back up, meaning future military robots will be less reliant on their Soldier handlers.

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Business

Sikorsky HH-60W combat rescue helo weapons system, operational flight trainers in final assembly

Posted September 19, 2018 by

Sikorsky announced Sept. 18 that final assembly of the first HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter Weapons System and Operational Flight Trainers is underway, supporting the smooth entry of the aircraft into the U.S. Air Force fleet in 2020.

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Defense

SecAF provides Air Force update

Posted September 19, 2018 by Tech. Sgt. Chuck Broadway

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson presented an update of the state of the Air Force Sept. 17, during the 2018 Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Md.

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Business

Northrop Grumman begins MQ-8C Fire Scout flight tests in Mississippi

Posted September 17, 2018 by

Northrop Grumman recently began flight tests for MQ-8C Fire Scout aircraft produced in Moss Point at the Trent Lott International Airport, a major milestone for the company and the region’s aerospace economy.

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Defense

Digital engineering strategy streamlines how defense systems are designed

Posted September 14, 2018 by Terri Moon Cronk

While the 2018 National Defense Strategy directs reform as one of its key efforts, the Defense Department is undergoing considerable change in how it does business -- including how it improves the outcome of national defense systems.

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Business

Boeing awarded $2.9 billion for fourth KC-46A tanker production lot

Posted September 12, 2018 by

The U.S. Air Force Sept. 10 awarded Boeing a $2.9 billion contract for 18 KC-46A tanker aircraft, spares, support equipment, spare engines and wing air refueling pod kits. With this fourth production lot, Boeing now is on contract for 52 KC-46 tankers.

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Business

Northrop Grumman IAMD battle command system pairs with sensors, shooters for ‘live air’ test

Posted September 12, 2018 by

The Northrop Grumman Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System successfully detected, tracked and simulated engagements of air targets during recent testing at the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico.

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Events

Vets4Veterans hosts 9th Annual Car and Bike Show

Posted September 10, 2018 by Dennis Anderson

A car and motorcycle show, a parade, food, and fun, the works. It's all in the program for this Sept. 16 with the 9th Annual Vets4Veterans Classic Car and Motorcycle Show hosted at Poncitlan Square in the Palmdale civic center complex.

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Army photograph by Staff Sgt. Joseph Wilbanks
Business

Sikorsky Black Hawk marks first 40 years of service

Posted September 10, 2018 by

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, has kicked off its campaign marking the 40th anniversary of the Black Hawk helicopter, an iconic aircraft that is poised to continue to support military and search and rescue efforts around the world for decades to come with ongoing technology enhancements.

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Army photograph by Pfc. Matthew Marcellus
Defense

Army improving integrated training environment for aviators

Posted September 10, 2018 by Devon L. Suits

For the past 15 years, the Army has focused on counterinsurgency operations while potential enemies were quietly making improvements to integrated air defense, electronic warfare, cyber, and space capabilities.

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