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Local

Sailor overcomes adversity for successful Navy career

Posted December 21, 2018 by Diane Betzler

Heroes come in all sizes, shapes and yes, colors too — A favorite among heroes is the American hero, of which this country has many … Lancaster, Calif., resident James Phoreman is an American hero. You won’t hear that from Phoreman, because he doesn’t consider himself a hero. He is, however, an amazing man full of the stuff that heroes are all about.

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News

Aerotech News Digital Edition – December 21, 2018

Posted December 21, 2018 by

We have news and features sure to get you in the holiday spirit, in this week’s edition of Aerotech News and Review.

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Business

Boeing completes NATO AWACS upgrades

Posted December 19, 2018 by

Boeing has delivered the final Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft modernized with avionics and a digital cockpit to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in Manching, Germany.

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Defense

Air Force base of preference initiative evolves to permanent program

Posted December 19, 2018 by Kat Bailey

The Base of Preference enhanced assignment initiative begins Jan. 9, 2019, and provides enlisted Airmen who have 48 months’ time on station as of May 2019 the opportunity to apply for available Permanent Change of Station assignments in the Continental United States, or CONUS, through an immediate, straightforward and transparent process.

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News

Richard Branson welcomes astronauts home from Virgin Galactic’s first spaceflight

Posted December 14, 2018 by

History was made and a long-anticipated dream realized in Mojave, Calif., Dec. 13 as Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo, VSS Unity, landed from her maiden spaceflight to cheers from Sir Richard Branson and the teams from Virgin Galactic and The Spaceship Company.

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Defense

DOD Scaling Up Effort to Develop Hypersonics

Posted December 14, 2018 by David Vergun

The Defense Department is looking to step up its development of hypersonic weapons -- missiles that travel more than five times faster than the speed of sound -- DOD leaders said at the National Defense Industrial Association-sponsored "Hypersonics Senior Executive Series" in Washington, D.C., Dec. 13, 2018.

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Defense

Dec. 16 marks anniversary of Vandenberg’s first nuclear-capable launch

Posted December 14, 2018 by Bill Medema

On Nov. 6, an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., down the Western Test Range over the Pacific Ocean.

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Space

Northrop Grumman successfully tests Orion spacecraft’s launch abort motor

Posted December 14, 2018 by

Northrop Grumman along with NASA and Lockheed Martin successfully performed a ground firing test of the abort motor for NASA’s Orion spacecraft Launch Abort System at Northrop Grumman’s facility in Promontory, Utah.

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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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