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Historic battleship becoming Naval museum in Southern California

Posted May 25, 2012 by by Eric Risberg

Firing its 16-inch guns in the Arabian Sea, the USS Iowa shuddered. As the sky turned orange, a blast of heat from the massive guns washed over the battleship. This was the Iowa of the late 1980s, at the end of...

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Parking garage officially opens

Posted August 31, 2012 by Air Force photograph by Jim Gordon

Lt. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, Space and Missile Systems Center commander at Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif.,receives help cutting the ribbon to open Los Angeles Air Force Base's new parking garage.

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SMC annual award winners announced

Posted March 11, 2013 by Alicia Garges

Air Force photograph by Jim Gordon The SMC Annual Award winners pose for a group photo at the Awards Banquet, March 1. The Space and Missile Systems Center annual awards were presented at a March 1 banquet on base. Awards were presented in 15 individual and team categories. In base-wide message announcing the winners, Maj….

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Boeing communications relay satellites complete space, Earthly testing

Posted August 23, 2013 by

Two Boeing Tracking and Data Relay Satellites have completed testing milestones – one in space and the other on Earth – marking more progress in enhancing the tracking and communications network used by NASA and its customers.

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AFA honors Northrop Grumman for leadership in precision navigation

Posted March 26, 2012 by Staff

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. ““ The Central Florida chapter of the Air Force Association has designated Northrop Grumman a Jimmy Doolittle Educational Fellow, recognizing the company for its pioneering work in the field of precision navigation.

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Second Boeing-built X-37B successfully completes first flight

Posted June 22, 2012 by Staff

The Air Force’s unmanned, reusable space plane landed in the early morning of June 16 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., a successful conclusion to a record-setting test-flight mission that began March 5...

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Industy Day provides access for Kyrgyz Republic businesses

Posted November 9, 2012 by

Air Force photograph by SrA. Brett Clashman Maj. Ryan Goodwin speaks to Kyrgyz Republic contractors at the Ak-Keme hotel in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, Sept. 10, 2012. Goodwin focused on strengthening economic ties and answering questions for local contractors that want to do business with the Transit Center at Manas. Goodwin is the Transit Center contracting chief…

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Base upgrading building HVAC units

Posted April 26, 2013 by

Courtesy photograph Workers secure a heating and air conditioning unit for removal, April 20. Workers removed air conditioning and handling units from the roof of a building on Los Angeles AFB, April 20. Four HVAC units were replaced as part of a Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning refurbishment project. Each of the units weighs approximately…

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Northrop Grumman ships payload module two months early for AEHF satellite

Posted April 11, 2014 by

Northrop Grumman Corporation continued its record of shipping Advanced Extremely High Frequency satellite payload modules ahead of schedule when the fourth arrived Feb. 11, nearly two months early, at Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Sunnyvale, Calif., AEHF system prime contractor.

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SMC airmen lend a hand at Operation U.S. Mint

Posted April 27, 2012 by Staff

Capt. Adam Zanotti passes a box of Girl Scout cookies to a young girl assisting in Operation U.S. Mint April 17, 2012. Operation U.S. Mint is a partnership between the Girls Scouts organization and the United Services Organization to donate Girl Scout cookies to the U.S. military. More than 18,000…

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