Posts Tagged ‘featured’


Long-range precision fires modernization a joint effort, Army tech leader says

Posted August 24, 2018 by David Vergun

The Army's No. 1 modernization priority -- long-range precision fires -- is a collaborative science and technology effort between the Army and the other services, said Dr. Thomas Russell.

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DOD report details China’s growing military, economic power

Posted August 22, 2018 by Jim Garamone

China is not an enemy, but it is certainly an adversary of the United States, and the Defense Department’s 2018 report to Congress examines the trends in Chinese military developments.

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Northrop Grumman, DARPA set new standard for wireless transmission speed

Posted August 22, 2018 by

Northrop Grumman and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency have set a new standard for wireless transmission by operating a data link at 100 gigabits per second over a distance of 20 kilometers in a city environment.

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Global Hawk makes historic first landing at Red Flag-Alaska

Posted August 22, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Tristan D. Viglianco

An RQ-4 Global Hawk, assigned to Beale Air Force Base, Calif., landed at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, for Red Flag-Alaska 18-3, Aug. 16.

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U.S. Air Force declares 2nd Lockheed Martin GPS III satellite ‘available for launch’

Posted August 22, 2018 by

As the first Lockheed Martin-built GPS III satellite prepares to ship to the launch pad, the U.S. Air Force has declared that the second GPS III satellite is complete, fully tested and ready to launch.

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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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Space Soldiers ready to defend the homeland against threats from the sky

Posted August 20, 2018 by Sgt. Zachary Sheely

In recent decades, the possibility of attacks from the other side of the world -- missiles soaring through outer space -- has become a real threat to the United States. As these threats continue to evolve and advance, so do the capabilities to track and defend against them.

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High Desert Hangar Stories

Posted August 17, 2018 by Bob Alvis

Of the many people I have met in my life, not one has quite the story that Steve Pisanos has — full of twists and turns, the tale of a poor boy from Athens, Greece and his desire to become a pilot and a U.S. citizen.

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New airborne system to save Soldiers’ lives

Posted August 17, 2018 by Argie Sarantinos-Perrin

Jumping out of a plane may be a routine part of an airborne Soldier's training, but if the equipment doesn't function properly, it can be deadly.

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Aug. 16 marks 50th anniversary of first Minuteman III launch

Posted August 17, 2018 by Bill Medema

Fifty years ago, 1968 was a tumultuous year, from North Vietnam’s surprise “Tet Offensive” to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination;, from race riots in major U.S. cities to the first humans orbiting the moon.

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