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Raytheon offers Stryker-mounted Stinger missile for U.S. Army mobile air defense

Posted October 9, 2017 by

TUCSON, Ariz.–Responding to the U.S. Army’s urgent need for mobile air defense to protect ground troops, Raytheon integrated and demonstrated a Stinger® air defense missile mounted on a Stryker armored fighting vehicle.   Raytheon incorporated the Stinger missile into a Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station, or CROWS, and mounted it on a Stryker. During a late…

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New Air Force health mobile app available for patients

Posted August 4, 2017 by by PETER HOLSTEIN

FALLS CHURCH, Va. ­— The Air Force Medical Service has launched a new mobile app to connect Airmen and patients to news and information about the AFMS. The new app is a mobile version of the AFMS website and lets users customize their experience based on the Air Force military treatment facility they use. This…

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Robotic arm tool poised to save costly inspection time

Posted February 22, 2017 by Holly Jordan

A common problem for aircraft maintainers may soon be a thing of the past, thanks to an Air Force Research Laboratory advanced inspection robotics research effort.

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Sex, lies and profile pics: What does your photo say about you?

Posted February 3, 2017 by by Lisa Smith Molinary

Eight years ago, I sat at a desk in our stairwell apartment on Patch Barracks in Stuttgart, Germany, and created my first Facebook profile. Technology was not my forte, so it took hours for me to figure out how to upload a digital photo. The image I used that afternoon is the same one on…

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Future VR training will blend global partners, air, armor, ground forces

Posted November 16, 2016 by Gary Sheftick

The Army is now working to tie together all of its simulations for combined-arms training to allow for the eventual inclusion of both joint and multi-national partners.

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Transparent leadership: An old concept for modern times

Posted September 2, 2016 by By Col. Sean P. Larkin

We’re living in an age of hyper-connectivity. With sensors everywhere and supercomputers in our pockets, there’s a wealth of information available to everyone, whether it’s a review of a restaurant, an updated Air Force instruction or the airspeed velocity of an unladen swallow (African or European). There are unofficial forums and social media groups devoted…

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Now Hiring: Cyber Defenders Needed: A new survey details the growing talent gap in cybersecurity

Posted November 17, 2015 by From Raytheon Pubic Affairs

The talent gap in this fast-growing technical field is causing serious problems for businesses and governments in this age of the cyber attack. With October being National Cyber Security Awareness Month, and to better understand how millennials can help, Raytheon and the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) commissioned the study Securing Our Future: Closing the Cyber Talent Gap, which surveyed young…

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Raytheon is building a cyber powerhouse

Posted September 3, 2015 by

Only months after Raytheon acquired Blackbird Technologies, which offers persistent surveillance, secure tactical communications and cybersecurity solutions to the intelligence community and special operations market, synergies between the two organizations are coming to fruition. “The combined team can capitalize on the strong customer insights and relationships Blackbird held before the acquisition,” said Peggy Styer, chief…

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Enhanced e-learning for cyber Airmen

Posted July 2, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Luke Thornton

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — Air Force cyber Airman training takes a giant leap forward with the latest enhancement to AF e-Learning. The upgrade allows Air Force supervisors and trainers to facilitate better skill-level upgrade and on-the-job training with customizable learning programs that can be updated on the fly to remain current as technology changes. Computer-based training…

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Don’t get hooked by phishers

Posted June 12, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Dan DeCook

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — Fast cash promises on popular social media sites like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter are causing major problems for service members. Phishing scams have continued to evolve in an attempt to keep up with progressing technology. Today, some phishing scams have been using social media outlets to fool users into revealing sensitive and…

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