Posts Tagged ‘featured’
 

Defense

Annual acquisition conference a success

Posted June 24, 2017 by Brian Brackens

Hundreds of acquisition and industry professionals gathered at the Air Force Institute of Technology at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, June 13-14, for two action-packed days of demonstrations and presentations from some of the greatest and brightest minds in acquisition, technology, intelligence and sustainment. 

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Defense

Avengers assemble

Posted July 14, 2017 by Sgt. Lillian Stephens

Marines with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 211 “Wake Island Avengers,” 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, began participating in Red Flag 17-3 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 10.

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Business

Northrop Grumman to integrate Air Force tactical receive system-ruggedized on Joint STARS

Posted August 9, 2017 by

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman a contract to upgrade existing radio terminals aboard the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (Joint STARS) fleet and replace them with Air Force Tactical Receive System-Ruggedized (AFTRS-R) terminals.

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Defense

OTC tests latest Apache helicopter radar signal detecting set

Posted September 1, 2017 by Maj. Matthew Miskowski

Thirty of U.S. Army's finest accomplished the Follow-on Test (FOT) of the AN/APR-39D(V) Radar Signal Detecting Set at Inyokern, California, both increasing unit readiness and informing acquisition fielding decisions for the Army.

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Space & Technology

HIAD heat shield material feels burn during arc jet testing

Posted September 22, 2017 by

NASA heat shield material that could one day be used on an inflatable aeroshell during atmospheric entry on Mars recently underwent testing at Boeing’s Large Core Arc Tunnel in St. Louis, Mo.

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Business

Northrop Grumman, U.S. Army successfully complete integrated air, missile defense test

Posted October 9, 2017 by

U.S. Army soldiers have successfully completed a major developmental test of the Northrop Grumman-developed Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System, a cornerstone capability of the Army IAMD program.

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Defense

Army scientists striving to bring augmented reality to Soldiers

Posted October 27, 2017 by David Vergun

Soldiers were invited to strap on headgear, grab a rifle and fire rounds at opposing forces coming at them on the battlefield and in the air. The venue wasn't Afghanistan or some other faraway place, however.

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Business

F-35A Lightning II airframe completes third life testing in unique facility

Posted November 15, 2017 by

A full scale durability test airframe of the F-35A aircraft has successfully completed its third life testing, equivalent to 24,000 hours of 'flying', in BAE Systems’ unique testing facility in Brough, East Yorkshire, England.

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Space

Voyager 1 fires up thrusters after 37 years

Posted December 8, 2017 by

If you tried to start a car that's been sitting in a garage for decades, you might not expect the engine to respond. But a set of thrusters aboard the Voyager 1 spacecraft successfully fired up Nov. 29, 2017, after 37 years without use.

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Local

NASA Armstrong partners with industry to achieve aeronautics, space milestones

Posted January 5, 2018 by

NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., supported the agency in 2017 by advancing flight research through a number of center milestones.

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