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Local

High Desert Hangar Stories: Airmen and Jackrabbits

Posted November 2, 2018 by Bob Alvis

I guess it needs to be said that we do not endorse the activities described in this column — times have changed and lifestyles and past times in the AV are not what they used to be, so please just take this for its entertainment value only! With that disclaimer out of the way …

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Space

Northrop Grumman-built Dawn spacecraft successfully concludes historic journey

Posted November 2, 2018 by

Northrop Grumman Nov. 1 marked the successful conclusion of the company-built Dawn spacecraft’s mission to the two largest bodies in the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.

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Defense

B-1s take off for Trident Juncture

Posted November 2, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Christina Bennett

B-1B Lancers from the 34th Bomb Squadron, 28th Bomb Wing, launched from Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., on Oct. 29 for a transatlantic flight to Norway to participate in Trident Juncture 2018.

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Defense

Army’s Soldier and Squad Performance Research Institute will increase lethality, resilience

Posted November 2, 2018 by Jane Benson,

"No Soldier ever fights alone," says Cynthia Blackwell, the S2PRINT project director at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center in Natick, Mass.

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The AV Wall will be on display at the Palmdale Amphiteater Nov. 8-13.
News

Aerotech News Digital Edition – November 2, 2018

Posted November 2, 2018 by

Aerotech News and Review – Journal of Aerospace, Defense Industry and Veteran News, serving the Antelope Valley and Edwards AFB, CA – Digital Edition November 2, 2018 Welcome to the Aerotech News and Review Digital Edition! As we look forward to the coming week’s Veterans Day observances here in Aerospace Valley, we take time to…

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Defense

40 years of aviation service: The Black Hawk helicopter

Posted October 31, 2018 by

The UH-60 Black Hawk has been the Army's front line utility helicopter for the past 40 years, and it shows no signs of letting up. Now in its fourth decade of service, the Black Hawk was developed as a result of the the Army's requirement in 1972 for a simple, robust and reliable utility helicopter system to satisfy projected air-mobile requirements around the globe.

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Business

U.S. Army pilots fly autonomous Sikorsky Helicopter in first-of-its-kind demo

Posted October 31, 2018 by

U.S. Army pilots exercised supervised autonomy to direct an optionally-piloted helicopter through a series of missions to demonstrate technology developed by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. The series of flights marked the first time that non-Sikorsky pilots operated the Sikorsky Autonomy Research Aircraft, a modified S-76B commercial helicopter, as an OPV aircraft.

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Defense

Misawa AB pilots join live Red Flag Alaska mission from virtual cockpits

Posted October 31, 2018 by

For the first time, U.S. Air Force crew members from Misawa Air Base, Japan, participated in two live Red Flag Alaska missions from virtual cockpits at the Misawa Mission Training Center. These training events demonstrate how Northrop Grumman is leading the advancement of Live, Virtual and Constructive technologies with its LVC Experimentation, Integration, and Operations Suite.

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Defense

Additional personnel to deploy to southwest border

Posted October 29, 2018 by Jim Garamone

Like Operation Guardian Support, which is supported by 2,100 National Guardsmen, this additional assistance is in support of President Donald J. Trump’s April 4, 2018, memorandum, “Securing the Southern Border of the United States.”

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Defense

Future Vertical Lift projects to build on recent progress

Posted October 29, 2018 by Sean Kimmons

Future Vertical Lift projects are primed to expand on recent progress this fiscal year as the Army searches to replace its aging fleets of helicopters. In less than six months, the new cross-functional team for FVL has already published two requests for proposals on a future attack reconnaissance aircraft and future tactical unmanned aerial systems.

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