Posts Tagged ‘featured’

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Navy League kicks off 51st Sea, Air, Space Expo

Posted May 18, 2016 by by PO2 Dustin Knight

The 51st annual Navy League Sea-Air-Space Exposition kicked off at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Md., May 16.

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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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Armstrong Chief Scientist Albion Bowers retires

Posted January 18, 2019 by by Linda KC Reynolds

Albion Bowers will soon retire as NASA Chief Scientist but will continue with his true love, mentoring students, whenever possible. Earning a Bachelor of Science in aeronautical engineering and a Master of Engineering from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, he began his career with NASA in the Graduate Student Research Program in 1982.

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Army looks to partner with private industry on unmanned aviation technology

Posted August 23, 2017 by David McNally

At a small airfield near the nation's capital, an innovative group of engineers is designing and building futuristic aircraft that are catching the attention of Army researchers.

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Northrop Grumman Foundation Teachers Academy kicks off third year

Posted September 27, 2017 by

Northrop Grumman photograph Northrop Grumman Foundation Teacher Academy 2017 ‘Teacher Fellows’ working with Northrop Grumman Global Corporate Citizenship on curriculum development at a Teacher Academy workshop. Applications are now being accepted for the third annual Northrop Grumman Foundation Teachers Academy. The program — designed specifically for middle school teachers (grades 5-8) — was established to…

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Vietnam veteran receives Purple Heart Medal after 47 years

Posted December 11, 2015 by Joan Vasey

The Army provided a long-awaited presentation, Dec. 3, 2015, when a Southeast Arizona veteran received the Purple Heart Medal for a head wound sustained 47 years earlier when the former soldier, then a specialist 4, was assigned to Company A, 2nd Battalion (Mechanized) 2nd Infantry Brigade, 1st Infantry Division in Vietnam.

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Obama: U.S. commitment to European security is unwavering in pivotal time for NATO

Posted July 11, 2016 by

As NATO faces an unprecedented range of security, humanitarian and political challenges, the alliance always can count on the United States, President Barack Obama said during a press conference July 9 on the final day of the NATO Summit in Warsaw, Poland.

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NASA’s InSight passes halfway to Mars, instruments check in

Posted August 20, 2018 by

NASA's InSight spacecraft, en route to a Nov. 26 landing on Mars, passed the halfway mark on Aug. 6. All of its instruments have been tested and are working well.

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Lockheed Martin autonomous driving system tops 55,000 Miles in extended Army testing

Posted November 29, 2017 by

Lockheed Martin's Autonomous Mobility Applique System (AMAS) logged more than 55,000 testing miles during the U.S. Army Extended Warfighter Experiment (EWE) at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., and Fort Bliss, Texas.

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Boeing receives order from India for 22 Apache, 15 Chinook helicopters

Posted September 30, 2015 by

The India Ministry of Defence has finalized its order with Boeing for production, training and support of Apache and Chinook helicopters that will greatly enhance India’s capabilities across a range of military and humanitarian missions.

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