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Space

Second AEHF satellite successfully arrives on orbit

Posted August 20, 2012 by

The second Advanced Extremely High Frequency satellite, launched May 4 by the U.S. Air Force Space Command's Space and Missile Systems Center and 45th Space Wing, successfully arrived at its geostationary-orbit test location at approximately 3:30 p.m., PDT, Aug. 10....

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SMC commander presents Congressional Gold Medal

Posted August 20, 2012 by

Photograph courtesy of Torrance City Cable Lt. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, commander of the Space and Missile Systems Center at Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., presents a replica of the Congressional Gold Medal to Torrance resident and Tuskegee Airman Walter Crenshaw at the Torrance City Council meeting, July 24. The medal was awarded to the…

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Boeing completes major join of India’s first C-17 airlifter

Posted August 2, 2012 by Staff

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Boeing integrated the forward, center and aft fuselages and the wing assembly of India’s first C-17 Globemaster III during the airlifter’s “major join” ceremony July 31 in Long Beach, Calif...

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Proud to be an American airman

Posted August 2, 2012 by by MSgt. Angelita ColÛn-Francia

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz met with media July 24 in the Pentagon to share his thoughts about his nearly 40 years of military service in the Air Force and four years as the Air Force’s senior...

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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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Boeing receives 10th WGS satellite order from U.S. Air Force

Posted August 2, 2012 by

The Wideband Global SATCOM satellite is the successor to the Defense Satellite Communications System-III. One WGS satellite has about 12 times the bandwidth of a DSCS-III satellite. EL SEGUNDO, Calif...

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Northrop Grumman sponsors collaborative engineering project

Posted August 2, 2012 by Staff

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. – Northrop Grumman has partnered with two California State University schools to sponsor a year-long student...

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Contract modification awarded for WGS satellite enhancement

Posted July 20, 2012 by

The U.S. Air Force Space Command has awarded a $111 million contract modification to Boeing Space and Intelligence Systems. The contract is for the development and production of an enhanced...

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Air Force general explains force structure decisions to Congress

Posted July 20, 2012 by By TSgt. Richard A. Williams Jr.

The Air Force deputy chief of staff for strategic plans and programs testified on proposed force structure changes before the House Armed Services Committee July 12. Lt. Gen. Christopher Miller answered...

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Lockheed Martin-built JCSAT-13 satellite begins service for Sky Perfect JSAT of Japan

Posted July 20, 2012 by Staff

The JCSAT-13 telecommunications satellite, designed and built by Lockheed Martin for SKY Perfect JSAT of Japan, is now ready for service following successful on-orbit deployment and checkout of all...

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