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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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News

Aerotech News Digital Edition – September 7, 2018

Posted September 10, 2018 by

Aerotech News and Review – Journal of Aerospace, Defense Industry and Veteran News, serving the Antelope Valley and Edwards AFB, CA Welcome to the Aerotech News and Review Digital Edition! Great story on our front page – “The Phoenix Rises!” Read about the “second first flight” of one of the earliest-built F-22 Raptors, newly refurbished…

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Local

High Desert Hangar Stories: The Flying Greek, Part Two

Posted September 7, 2018 by Bob Alvis

This week, we pick up again with the story of Steve Pisanos, a Greek national who trained at Lancaster’s War Eagle Field before heading over to England to fly for the Allies during World War II.

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First Flights & Other Sorties at Mojave Airport

Posted September 7, 2018 by Cathy Hansen

Ralph ‘Buzz’ Sawyer received his nickname from the comic strip character “Buz Sawyer and Bomber 13” that was created by Roy Crane during World War II. The comic strip had a run of nearly 50 years, with the first strip appearing on Nov. 1, 1943. The character was a Navy pilot who flew the Douglas SBD dive-bomber Dauntless.

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Defense

Meet Air Force Reserve’s first female F-35 pilot

Posted September 7, 2018 by Bryan Magaña

Before she climbed into the world’s most advanced fighter jet to become the Air Force Reserve’s first female F-35 pilot, Col. Gina “Torch” Sabric had already flown 10 airframes and racked up 22 years of flying experience.

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Local

NASA Administrator Visits Mojave Air & Space Port

Posted September 7, 2018 by Cathy Hansen

James ‘Jim’ Bridenstine, newly appointed NASA administrator, spent a full morning and early afternoon touring facilities at the NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center, located at Edwards Air Force Base Aug. 28.

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Defense

Phase I complete for Navy’s range support aircraft replacement

Posted September 7, 2018 by

The Tactical Airlift Program Office Commercial Modifications and Range Support Team accepted delivery of their newest commercial-derivative aircraft platform July 30. The Gulfstream G550, with structural modifications, was further modified to house specialized telemetry equipment, unique to the Navy’s application.

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Technology

Army researchers hope to lighten Soldiers’ battery load

Posted September 5, 2018 by David Vergun

Across all six of the Army's modernization priorities there has been a dramatic increase in demand for power as a result of the introduction of new system capabilities and prototypes that are energy hungry.

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Defense

‘Without each other, the mission fails’: Army, Air Force build cohesion through joint airdrop

Posted September 5, 2018 by Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh

Airmen from the 62nd Airlift Wing participated in a joint exercise with the 82nd Airborne Division to drop equipment and personnel at two drop zones during Exercise Predictable Iron at Pope Field, N.C., from Aug. 20-24.

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Technology

Lockheed Martin partners with Deakin University to further develop industrial exoskeleton

Posted September 5, 2018 by

A 12-month research partnership between Lockheed Martin Australia and Deakin University’s Institute for Intelligent Systems Research has extended the capability of Lockheed Martin’s FORTIS Exoskeleton.

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