Posts Tagged ‘featured’
 

Space

Camera captures first-ever rocket booster to space and back

Posted December 30, 2015 by

On Nov. 23, two proprietary JLAIR long range optical tracking systems owned and operated by FlightLine Films successfully recorded the first time a rocket booster flew to space and returned for a vertical landing back on Earth.

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Defense

AFRL develops integrated weapons analysis capability to meet warfighter needs

Posted December 30, 2015 by Jeanne Dailey

The Air Force Research Laboratory commander, Maj. Gen. Thomas Masiello, wants an integrated analysis capability and common framework that allows understanding the effectiveness of directed energy and kinetic weapons, whether used separately, cooperatively or synergistically.

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Defense

Blackhorse troopers march 38 miles to honor Barstow veterans

Posted December 28, 2015 by Capt. Dawne Divine

The 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, or ACR, at Fort Irwin, Calif., hosted its 19th Annual Regimental Long Walk, Dec. 14 - 15. The Regimental Long Walk is a two-day, 38-mile foot march from Fort Irwin to the Veterans Home of California in Barstow to honor local veterans.

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Defense

Army technology team helps field robot

Posted December 28, 2015 by Dan Lafontaine

U.S. Army science and technology advisors have initiated a project to field a robot capable of assessing chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, explosives, or CBRNE, threats from a safe distance.

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Business

Lockheed Martin Canada delivers modern combat system to Royal Canadian Navy

Posted December 23, 2015 by

Signaling an exciting stage of maturity for the Royal Canadian Navy’s Halifax Class Modernization Project, Lockheed Martin Canada is announcing several important program milestones. 

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World News

First A-29 Afghan pilots graduate, ready for combat

Posted December 23, 2015 by SrA. Ceaira Tinsley

A new era for the Afghan air force began Dec. 18, when the 81st Fighter Squadron graduated the first class of A-29 Super Tucano combat-ready attack pilots at Moody Air Force Base, Ga.

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Events

Thunderbirds shift to two-year schedule for 2016, 2017

Posted December 23, 2015 by

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds have the privilege and responsibility to perform for people all around the world, displaying the pride, precision and professionalism of American airmen.

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Business

USN selects Northrop Grumman to design, produce laser weapon system demonstrator

Posted December 23, 2015 by

The U.S. Navy will get a peek at a future where high energy laser weapons could defend its ships against attack under a contract awarded Oct. 22 to Northrop Grumman by the Office of Naval Research.

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Space

SpaceX launches rocket 6 months after accident, then lands

Posted December 23, 2015 by Marcia Dunn

SpaceX sent a Falcon rocket soaring toward orbit Dec. 21 with 11 small satellites, its first mission since an accident last summer. Then in an even more astounding feat, it landed the 15-story leftover booster back on Earth safely.

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Defense

Soldiers bid farewell to Army’s oldest unmanned aircraft

Posted December 23, 2015 by Dave Conrad

The Army's oldest unmanned aircraft system had its final flight at West Fort Hood, Texas, as part of a ceremony that marked transitions for both the aircraft and its operators, Dec. 16.

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