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Business

Northrop Grumman selected to compete for multiple Army training contracts

Posted November 22, 2017 by

The U.S. Army has selected Northrop Grumman for its Mission Training Complex Capabilities Support contract.

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Defense

Hill’s F-35A and airmen mastering first Pacific deployment

Posted November 22, 2017 by Donovan K. Potter

More than 300 men and women of the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, and 12 F-35As are conducting business for the next six months on the subtropical Japanese island of Okinawa during a deployment known as a Theater Security Package.

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Veterans

Army’s Past Conflicts Repatriation Branch ensures no Soldier left behind

Posted November 22, 2017 by Master Sgt. Brian Hamilton

"I remember that day when they announced in our high school that Blootie Turner had died, the whole place got real quiet. Blootie was a great football player and a better person. He was the most popular kid in school."

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Space

NASA launches NOAA weather satellite aboard ULA rocket to improve forecasts

Posted November 20, 2017 by

NASA has successfully launched for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration the first in a series of four highly advanced polar-orbiting satellites, equipped with next-generation technology and designed to improve the accuracy of U.S. weather forecasts out to seven days.

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Defense

Wilson to logistics Airmen: ‘Failing at logistics can bring down the mighty’

Posted November 20, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Rusty Frank

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson spoke about how logistics acquisitions contribute to the success of the Air Force at the 2017 Logistics Officers Association Symposium in Washington, D.C., Nov. 17, 2017.

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Business

U.S. Air Force extends E-8C Joint STARS fleet support partnership with Northrop Grumman

Posted November 20, 2017 by

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman a 12-month, $349.6 million contract for Total System Support Responsibility of the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System fleet.

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Local

AFTC vice commander lauds community heroes

Posted November 17, 2017 by Dennis Anderson

Speaking to an audience of about 300 veterans and family, plus military supporters and active service military, Col. Angela W. Suplisson shared a few thoughts on her concept of what constitutes a hero.

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Technology

For the first time, Army sensors can detect aircraft damage as it occurs

Posted November 17, 2017 by T'Jae Ellis

For the first time ever, a team of researchers successfully developed and tested networked acoustic emission sensors that can detect airframe damage on conceptual composite UH-60 Black Hawk rotorcraft.

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Space

U.S. Navy accepts fifth Lockheed Martin-built MUOS satellite

Posted November 17, 2017 by

The U.S. Navy's Communications Satellite Program Office,at Naval Base Ventura County, Calif., and Lockheed Martin handed over full operational control of the fifth Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite to the Naval Satellite Operations Center.

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Space

NASA’s Mars 2020 mission performs first supersonic parachute test

Posted November 17, 2017 by

Landing on Mars is difficult and not always successful. Well-designed advance testing helps. An ambitious NASA Mars rover mission set to launch in 2020 will rely on a special parachute to slow the spacecraft down as it enters the Martian atmosphere at over 12,000 mph (5.4 kilometers per second). Preparations for this mission have provided,…

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