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Technology

Exoskeleton event brings teams together to advance exoskeleton technology

Posted December 14, 2018 by

Several key organizations recently came together to advance exoskeleton technology for the Soldier during an intensive three-day Operations and Maneuver and Technology Interchange meeting.

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Defense

SM-3 Block IIA successfully intercepts IRBM target during operational test

Posted December 12, 2018 by

The Missile Defense Agency and U.S. Navy Sailors manning the Aegis Ashore Missile Defense Test Complex at the Pacific Missile Range Facility at Kauai, Hawaii, successfully conducted Flight Test Integrated-03.

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Business

Aegis combat system demonstrates success

Posted December 12, 2018 by

The latest evolution of the Aegis Combat System, Baseline 9.B2.0 (BMD 5.1), further advanced engage on remote technologies following a successful U.S. Navy- and Missile Defense Agency-led on-land ballistic missile defense system test event.

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Space

First Lockheed Martin-built GPS III satellite encapsulated for Dec. 18 launch

Posted December 12, 2018 by

The U.S. Air Force's first Lockheed Martin-built GPS III satellite is now encapsulated for its planned Dec. 18 launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. GPS III Space Vehicle 01 (GPS III SV01) underwent pre-launch processing, fueling and encapsulation at Astrotech Space Operations, in Titusville, Fla.

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Defense

Air Force proposes to base F-35s at Tyndall AFB

Posted December 10, 2018 by

Following the damage to Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., caused by Hurricane Michael, the Air Force is recommending that Congress use supplemental funding for rebuilding the base to prepare to receive the F-35 Lighenting II fighter at the north Florida installation.

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Defense

Australia F-35s leave in historic launch

Posted December 10, 2018 by Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham

The Royal Australian Air Force launched two F-35A Lightning II’s Dec. 3, starting the multi-day journey to a historic arrival in Australia.

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News

Aerotech News Digital Edition – December 7, 2018

Posted December 7, 2018 by

Aerotech News and Review – Journal of Aerospace, Defense Industry and Veteran News, serving the Antelope Valley and Edwards AFB, CA – Digital Edition, December 7, 2018 Some exciting milestones and great “people pieces” are ready for you, in this week’s edition of Aerotech News and Review. Click on the link below for a digital…

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Local

‘I’ve been shot at in a lot of countries’

Posted December 7, 2018 by Dennis Anderson

After Vietnam War service as a Seabee (Naval Construction Battalions), and Army duty as a paratrooper and Green Beret, it would have been a good time to call it a day for Master Sgt. Robert Mahoney. Then, the Iraq War happened. His wife issued an order, the kind that lets even a Green Beret master sergeant know who is in charge.

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Local

X-56A suppresses flutter with two controllers

Posted December 7, 2018 by Jay Levine

The X-56A team has suppressed flutter, which is a potentially destructive oscillation, with a modern and a classical controller for the first time at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California.

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Local

Experimental wing verified during loads testing

Posted December 7, 2018 by Jay Levine

Structural tests on a uniquely designed, high-aspect ratio, light-weight test wing this fall proved new design and fabrication methods. The 39-foot-long Passive Aeroelastic Tailored (PAT) wing could eventually enable full-scale longer, thinner wings that maximize structural efficiency, reduce weight and improve fuel efficiency.

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