Posts Tagged ‘featured’
 

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Air Force

F-35A testing continues at Edwards

Posted August 5, 2016 by Christopher Ball

“I am proud to announce this powerful new weapons system has achieved initial combat capability,” Gen. Hawk Carlisle says. “The F-35A will be the most dominant aircraft in our inventory because it can go where our legacy aircraft cannot and provide the capabilities our commanders need on the modern battlefield.”

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Local

Edwards K-9 teams support political conventions

Posted August 5, 2016 by Christopher Ball

Two teams from the 412th Security Forces Squadron, Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., were recently detailed to the U.S. Secret Service to ensure the security at both the Democratic and Republican National Conventions held in Philadelphia and Cleveland, respectively.

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Local

418th FLTS working to keep KC-135s flying

Posted August 5, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

By Jan. 1, 2017, the European Union is requiring all existing aircraft to have Traffic Collision Avoidance System version 7.1 installed on aircraft entering its airspace.

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Defense

F-35A completes first live air-to-air ‘kill’ test

Posted August 3, 2016 by

The F-35 Lightning II advanced its combat capability by launching an air-to-air missile and directly hitting a drone over a military test range off the California coast July 28.

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Local

Exercise Desert Wind 16-05 tests response to active shooter

Posted August 3, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

On Aug. 1, defenders from the 412th Security Forces Squadron responded to Bldg. 2850 at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., after a report of shots fired, what they arrived to were people screaming and a mass shooting situation leaving carnage everywhere.  

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