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January 5, 2018
 

Year in Review: February

Fighter aircraft from the World War II era rest on the flightline during the 2017 Heritage Flight Training and Certification Course Feb. 12, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base Ariz., Feb. 12, 2017. The modern aircraft that participated in this year’s HFTCC were the F-35 Lightning II, the F-22 Raptor, the F-16 Fighting Falcon and the A-10C Thunderbolt II. The historic aircraft included the P-51 and T-51 Mustang, the P-40 Warhawk, the P-38 Lightning, the P-47 Thunderbolt, the T-33 Shooting Star and the F-86 Sabre.




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Air Force photograph by Airman Frankie D. Moore

563rd RQG realigns to the 355th FW

Air Force photograph by Airman Frankie D. Moore Col. Michael Drowley, 355th Fighter Wing commander, presents Col. Jason Pifer, 563rd Rescue Group commander, with a guidon at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Oct. 5, 2018. Th...
 
 
Raytheon photograph

Raytheon accelerates DeepStrike missile development

Raytheon photograph Raytheon’s DeepStrike missile is the U.S. Army’s affordable solution that offers double the firepower, greater range and precision accuracy. TUCSON, Ariz.–Raytheon Company has completed a signi...
 
 

Raytheon, U.S. Army upgrade Excalibur projectile

TUCSON, Ariz.–Raytheon and the U.S. Army completed development of a revolutionary capability for cannon artillery by upgrading the combat-proven Excalibur® precision-guided projectile. The Excalibur Shaped Trajectory, or EST, variant will enable soldiers to eliminate targets in hard-to-reach locations by selecting the projectile’s terminal or final phase attack angle. With the Exca...