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Business

U.S. Navy awards Northrop Grumman contract for next gen jammer

Posted October 29, 2018 by

The U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman a $35.1 million, 20-month contract to demonstrate existing technologies for the low-band frequency jammer, the second increment of the Next Generation Jammer program.

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Virgin Orbit’s LauncherOne integrated with modified 747

Posted October 26, 2018 by

This week, Virgin Orbit released photographs of its LauncherOne rocket mated for the first time with the modified Virgin Atlantic Boeing 747, dubbed Cosmic Girl. The 747 2ill carry LauncherOne up to 30,000 feet before the rocket engages its thrusters and flies into orbit. The rocket will travel at 17,500 mph, dropping satellites into earth orbit.

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“Remembering our Fallen from California” on display at AV Fairgrounds until Oct. 29

Posted October 25, 2018 by by Linda KC Reynolds

Traveling throughout the state, “Remembering Our Fallen from California” is a photographic war tribute that honors California soldiers killed in the War on Terror, 9/11/2001 to present. The exhibit is on display in the Antelope Valley Rural Museum at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds through Oct. 29. The exhibit is sponsored by the Antelope Valley Blue…

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Technology

Army to fuse laser technology onto air defense system

Posted October 24, 2018 by Joe Lacdan

U.S. forces have long held a strategic advantage in ballistic missile defense dating back to the Operation Desert Storm era, Army leaders said. But the addition of laser technology in the Interim Maneuver Short-Range Air Defense System used on the Interim Armored Vehicle Strykers could give the Army a greater competitive edge over potential threats, they added.

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Defense

Army joins the Air Force, Navy in attempt to develop hypersonic weaponry

Posted October 24, 2018 by Joe Lacdan

Similar to precision weapons being developed by the Air Force and Navy, the Army is developing its own unique hypersonic weapon. Col. John Rafferty, director of the Long-Range Precision Fires Cross-Functional Team, discussed the development of these new long-range precision weapons at the Association of the U.S. Army's Annual Meeting and Exposition, Oct. 9, 2018.

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Local

Los Angeles County Air Show partners with Edwards AFB

Posted October 22, 2018 by

The Los Angeles County Air Show, Inc. Board of Directors and senior leadership at the 412th Test Wing, Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California, have agreed to begin working toward solidifying a formal multi-year partnership to conduct air shows in the region.

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Local

President of Dynetics shares future of space exploration at local ITEA chapter at Edwards

Posted October 22, 2018 by Linda KC Reynolds

The Antelope Valley Chapter of the International Test and Evaluation Association recently hosted guest speaker, President of Dynetics Technical Solutions Steve Cook, at their quarterly luncheon at Club Muroc on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., where he presented “The Future of Human Space Flight.”

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Aerotech News Digital Edition – October 19, 2018

Posted October 22, 2018 by

Welcome to the Aerotech News and Review Digital Edition! We pay tribute this week to the life of Stratolaunch Systems founder Paul Allen, who passed away Oct. 15 after a battle with non-Hodgkins lymphoma. He was 65.

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The Stunt Pilot Ace

Posted October 19, 2018 by Bob Alvis

Gen. Robert L. Scott was a man that needed no introduction in America for decades. As one of the Flying Tiger pilots in China during World War II, the West Point graduate became the hero that inspired a nation at war with his daring and skills became an Ace in an outfit that captured America’s attention in weekly headlines.

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Helicopter crash on board USS Ronald Reagan

Posted October 19, 2018 by AP

A U.S. Navy MH-60 Seahawk helicopter crashed on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan Oct. 19, causing non-fatal injuries to a dozen sailors, the Navy said. The Navy’s 7th Fleet said in a statement that the Seahawk crashed shortly after takeoff the morning of Oct. 19 while the carrier was off the Philippine coast.

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