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Defense

U.S. Army conducts first RIMPAC joint live-fire sinking exercise as multi-domain task force

Posted July 23, 2018 by Army Capt. Capt. Rachael Jeffcoat

The U.S. Army's Multi Domain Task Force Tactical Command Post operating at Pacific Missile Range Facility Barking Sands in Hawaii is filled with energy and tension.

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Navy, Air Force depots team up to ensure F-15s are ready when needed

Posted March 21, 2016 by

A broken grinding machine and a phone call is leading to an emerging partnership between the Navy's Fleet Readiness Center Southeast in Jacksonville, Fla., and the Air Force's Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex to get the Air Force's venerable F-15s back in the air faster.

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Defense

New Installation Readiness board to examine, prioritize installation readiness

Posted October 20, 2017 by David Vergun

The acting secretary of the Army recently authorized formation of an Installation Readiness Board of Directors that will examine and prioritize installation readiness programs and funding, said J. Randall Robinson.

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Defense

Large force exercise tests software, range

Posted May 4, 2016 by

For two weeks, the skies over the Point Mugu Sea Range off the coast of Southern California echoed with the sound of jets as Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 31 took over the airspace with a Large Force Exercise intended to test and validate new software configuration sets for the F/A-18 and EA-18G aircraft series April 18-29.

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Pentagon declares success for key test of missile defense

Posted May 31, 2017 by Robert Burns

The Pentagon scored an important success May 30 in a test of its oft-criticized missile defense program, destroying a mock warhead over the Pacific Ocean with an interceptor that is key to protecting U.S. territory from a North Korean attack.

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Sun-powered cars show off STEM students’ ingenuity

Posted July 27, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Fueled only by the sun’s rays, 26 custom-built cars made their way across the United States on a trek that ended at the Antelope Valley Mall in Palmdale, Calif., July 23, 2018, for the finale of this year’s Solar Car Challenge.

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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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Local

Palmdale High School Solar Car team prepares for challenge

Posted July 1, 2016 by Linda KC Reynolds

With only a few weeks left, The Solar “Falcon” race car team from Palmdale High School are busy preparing “Falcon 2.0” to compete in The Solar Car Challenge -- a race from For. Worth, Texas, to Minneapolis, Minn., July 17-23.

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Business

Pilots begin flights in new F-35 Lightning II simulator in preparation for trials on carrier

Posted March 29, 2017 by

A world-leading flight engineering simulator created by BAE Systems is ready to be “flown” by F-35 Lightning II pilots for the first time as they prepare for flight trials on the United Kingdom’s new Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carrier next year.

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News

Aerotech News Digital Edition – September 21, 2018

Posted September 21, 2018 by

Welcome to the Aerotech News and Review Digital Edition! We have so MUCH news lined up for you in the Sept. 21st edition of Aerotech – let’s start off with our cover story, the latest step in the KC-46A Pegasus program.

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