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Defense

Second phase of Multi-Domain Task Force pilot headed to Europe

Posted October 15, 2018 by Sean Kimmons

After recent testing of multi-domain operations in the Pacific, the Army now plans to expand its future warfighting concept to Europe this coming fiscal year. As part of the second phase of the Multi-Domain Task Force pilot program, a new specialized unit with the 41st Field Artillery Brigade as its foundation will experiment with capabilities in Europe.

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Defense

F-35 ITF conducts first shipborne rolling vertical landing on HMS Queen Elizabeth

Posted October 15, 2018 by

The first ever Shipborne Rolling Vertical Landing was carried out Oct. 13, 2018, with an F-35B conducting trials onboard the new British aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth.

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Space & Technology

Astronaut, cosmonaut safe after abort during launch to ISS

Posted October 11, 2018 by

American astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin resting comfortably in the city of Baikonur, Kazakhstan, after an anomaly shortly after their launch. The Soyuz-10 spacecraft launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to the International Space Station at 4:40 a.m., EDT, Oct. 10 carrying Hague and Ovchinin. Shortly after launch, there was an…

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News

After crash, Pentagon says temporary pause in F-35 flights

Posted October 11, 2018 by by Lolita C. Baldor

The Pentagon on Oct. 11 ordered a temporary pause in all F-35 fighter jet flights in order to inspect the fleet in the wake of a crash last month in South Carolina. The decision involves a potentially bad fuel tube and affects more than 250 U.S.-owned jets, as well as nearly 100 that belong to…

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Aerotech News Digital Edition – October 5, 2018

Posted October 11, 2018 by

Aerotech News and Review – Journal of Aerospace, Defense Industry and Veteran News, serving the Antelope Valley and Edwards AFB, CA – October 5, 2018 Welcome to the Aerotech News and Review Digital Edition! Our special editorial focus this month is “NASA: 60 Years and Counting” – we hope you enjoy this special look at…

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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted October 9, 2018 by by Bob Alvis

History is best described as the setting sun and the night that follows. Those of us who have a passion for all things historical realize we are attempting to keep that history in the daylight for future generations, by taking the old and repackaging it in a new and interactive way that will spark the…

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News

Vandenberg launches SpaceX’s Falcon 9

Posted October 8, 2018 by

On Oct. 7 at 7:21 p.m., PDT, SpaceX successfully launched the SAOCOM 1A satellite from Space Launch Complex 4E (SLC-4E) at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The satellite was deployed about 12 minutes after liftoff.

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Defense

Centcom commander discusses regional hotspots

Posted October 8, 2018 by Jim Garamone

Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Yemen and Iran are just a few of the hotspots the commander of U.S. Central Command spoke about Oct. 4 as he discussed the range of operations in the area during a Pentagon news conference.

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Space

Lockheed Martin-bulit AEHF satellite packed, prepared to join constellation

Posted October 8, 2018 by

The fourth Lockheed Martin-built Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) protected communications satellite is one step closer to space. The AEHF-4 satellite was encapsulated into its payload fairing on Sept. 26 in anticipation of its Oct. 17.

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Defense

U.S. Air Force designates GO1 hypersonic flight research vehicle as X-60A

Posted October 5, 2018 by

The Air Force has designated the GOLauncher1 (GO1) hypersonic flight research vehicle as X-60A. The vehicle is being developed by Generation Orbit Launch Services, Inc. under contract to the Air Force Research Laboratory, Aerospace Systems Directorate, High Speed Systems Division.

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