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Defense

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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Defense

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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Local

Student-developed aircraft system provides key data

Posted August 17, 2018 by

Abbigail Waddell leaned over bundles of wires and circuit boards to see if a system she had helped develop with other interns for two summers at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California was ready for testing.

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Technology

AFRL viewing aircraft inspections through the lens of technology

Posted August 17, 2018 by Holly Jordan

AFRL researchers are hard at work finding unique ways to make aircraft maintainers’ lives a little easier through a technology many associate most closely with video gaming.

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News

Aerotech News and Review Digital Edition – August 17, 2018

Posted August 17, 2018 by

Welcome to the Aerotech News and Review Digital Edition! The Fiscal 2019 National Defense Authorization Act, which the president signed at a ceremony at Fort Drum, N.Y. this week, contains many funding provisions that directly impact programs here in Aerospace Valley.

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Defense

Mobile command post advances set the course for survivability and overmatch

Posted August 15, 2018 by Kathryn Bailey

Army command post stakeholders recently attended a demonstration here that featured emerging expeditionary mission command technologies with one primary benchmark -- mobility.

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Veterans

DPAA provides update on identifying service members missing from Korean War

Posted August 15, 2018 by Thomas Budzyna

The Department of Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency provided an update Aug. 14 on the status of identifying the remains transferred in July to the United States from North Korea.

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Space

NASA, ULA launch Parker Solar Probe on historic journey to touch sun

Posted August 13, 2018 by

Hours before the rise of the very star it will study, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe launched from Florida Aug. 12 to begin its journey to the Sun, where it will undertake a landmark mission.

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Defense

Army, Air Force team on sensor to shooter prototype for multi-domain battle

Posted August 13, 2018 by Claire Heininger

In a high-intensity conflict against a sophisticated adversary, the speed and accuracy of long-range fires could be the difference between advance and retreat.

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News

Space Force to become sixth branch of armed forces

Posted August 13, 2018 by Claudette Roulo

The Defense Department will establish a sixth branch of the armed forces, the U.S. Department of the Space Force, by 2020, Vice President Mike Pence announced Aug. 9.

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