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Successful GPS IIF-3 launch from Cape Canaveral AFS

Posted October 12, 2012 by

The third GPS IIF satellite, Space Vehicle Number 65, was carried aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Launch Vehicle at 8:10 a.m., EDT, Oct. 4 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

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Northrop Grumman names VP of engineering, global product Development

Posted March 15, 2013 by

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. – Northrop Grumman announced March 8 that it has appointed Peggy Nelson vice president of engineering and global product development for its Aerospace Systems sector. In this role, Nelson will lead a sectorwide effort to deliver more reliable, sustainable and affordable products for Northrop Grumman customers. Nelson comes to the position from…

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Northrop Grumman delivers AEHF Flight 4 antenna precision pointing unit

Posted September 13, 2013 by

Northrop Grumman recently delivered an electronics unit that precisely positions a highly sophisticated suite of antennas for the U.S. Air Force's fourth Advanced Extremely High Frequency satellite.

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Salutes & Awards

SY director receives excellence award

Posted March 30, 2012 by Staff

The Space and Missile Systems Center proudly recognizes Col. Arnold H. Streland, director, Space Superiority Systems Directorate, as this year’s award recipient of the National Space Club’s General Bernard A. Schriever Award. NSC honored Streland with this award for his “excellence in military space operations and acquisition.” The panel of experts from across the aerospace…

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Events

SMC marks 58th birthday

Posted July 6, 2012 by Staff

The Space and Missile Systems Center’s youngest officer, civilian and enlisted airman are joined by Lt. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, SMC commander, Douglas Loverro, SMC executive director, and...

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In honor of Veterans Day, airmen run with students

Posted November 30, 2012 by

Air Force photograph by Joe Juarez Second Lt. Francisco Lugo and 1st Lt. Berkley Davis run with students from Jefferson Elementary Schoolís Running Club, Nov. 9. The students in the club run, skip, hop or walk for 20 minutes every day and earn points which can be used for prizes and other incentives. Air Force…

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Boeing to build four more Intelsat Epic 702MP satellites

Posted May 10, 2013 by

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – Boeing will build four more 702MP satellites for Intelsat S.A., furthering its role as the initial manufacturer of Intelsatís new high-performance satellite fleet, Intelsat EpicNG. The 702MPs will deliver reliable, affordable and high-capacity data transmission that Intelsat customers can tailor to their needs. “Intelsat became our first customer for the 702MP…

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CSAF discusses national security space at symposium

Posted April 27, 2012 by by MSgt. Kevin Williams

The Air Force chief of staff spoke to leaders from industry, academia and the government about the current state of national security space and the U.S. aerospace industrial base at the 28th National Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colo., April 19. In his remarks...

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Airmen invited to share their stories with recruits

Posted August 2, 2012 by

Each year, thousands of men and women join the U.S. Air Force. Now, those airmen have the opportunity to tell their stories in their own videos known as “Airmen Stories.” The videos will give potential Air Force...

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Air Force releases criteria for new combat medal

Posted February 22, 2013 by

Air Force officials released nomination criteria for the new Distinguished Warfare Medal Feb. 15, following defense officials’ announcement of the new decoration days prior. The DWM will be awarded to honor individuals for single acts of extraordinary achievement, not involving acts of valor, that directly impact combat or other military operations approved by the secretary…

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