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Hypersonic CTF oversight shifts to Arnold EDC

Posted December 2, 2016 by Christopher Ball

The Hypersonic Combined Test Force here saw a shift in leadership Dec. 1`, as oversight of the unit was transferred to the Arnold Engineering and Development Complex, Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn.

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Pedro Mota

Thunderbolts honor Tuskegee Airmen

Posted November 16, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Pedro Mota

A granite paver was unveiled honoring the World War II Tuskegee Airmen during a Veteran’s Day ceremony Nov. 11, at the Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza in Phoenix.

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SMC, ULA enter into CRADA to certify Vulcan launch vehicle

Posted September 28, 2016 by

The Space and Missile Systems Center at Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with United Launch Alliance as part of the company’s effort to certify its new Vulcan launch vehicle for National Security Space missions.

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Final Boeing C-17 Globemaster III departs Long Beach assembly facility

Posted November 30, 2015 by

The final Boeing C-17 Globemaster III military airlifter at the company’s plant in Long Beach, Calif., departed Nov. 29, marking the official end of aircraft production in Long Beach.

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Air Force prepares for all MQ-9 force

Posted February 27, 2017 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

For the past 21 years the Air Force has flown the remotely piloted MQ-1 Predator in combat, and for the last 10, the MQ-9 Reaper.

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AAG traps first fly-in

Posted October 17, 2016 by

Advanced Arresting Gear completes a first-of-its-kind recovery of an F/A-18E Super Hornet at the Runway Arrested Landing Site in Lakehurst, N.J., Oct. 13.

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Budget impasse, continuing resolutions pose problems for DOD

Posted January 31, 2018 by Jim Garamone

The Defense Department still doesn’t have a budget and is still operating under a continuing resolution, the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said to the Defense Writers Group in Washington, D.C., Jan. 31, 2018.

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Air Force may join Army in refining multi-domain concept

Posted March 20, 2017 by Sean Kimmons

The Air Force may soon join the Army in developing new capabilities for multi-domain battle, senior leaders say, just a few weeks after Army and Marine Corps leaders came together to publish an outline on future combat operations.

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AFRL launches new approach to promote STEM classes

Posted November 16, 2016 by

The Air Force Research Laboratory Rocket Propulsion Division at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., is launching a new program to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics classes and announces the first six projects started in local high schools this year in that effort.

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NASA Armstrong advanced aeronautics, science, technology in 2015

Posted January 8, 2016 by

NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., helped advance the agency’s overall missions of aeronautics research, Earth and space science and aerospace technology during 2015.

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