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Joint U.S., Israeli device seeks to reduce airflow drag

Posted June 19, 2015 by Bill Crawford

U.S. Army and Israeli scientists are conducting testing and research on active flow control devices as a means to reduce drag on future Army aircraft.

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Army planning more combined operations with British Army

Posted June 15, 2015 by C. Todd Lopez

Soldiers with the 82nd Airborne Division and the British Army conducted the largest multi-national airborne training exercise Fort Bragg, N.C., has seen in a decade and more integrated operations are planned for the future.

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New base opens possibilities for Iraqi forces, Dempsey says

Posted June 12, 2015 by Jim Garamone

The addition of up to 450 troops and the opening of a training base in Taqaddam, Iraq, is an adjustment to the campaign, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said in Naples, Italy, June 11. The adjustment fits in with the strategy to enable Iraqi forces to take the fight to the Islamic…

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Stryker brigade tests Gray Eagle’s advanced communications gear

Posted June 12, 2015 by David Vergun

Soldiers have put the MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft system, or UAS, through its paces this month using advanced ground controls.

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Royal Australian Navy MH-60Rs arrive at Patuxent River, depart for Australia

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Two of the Royal Australian Navy’s MH-60R Seahawk helicopters were loaded onto a Royal Australian Air Force C-17 at Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (HX) 21 at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md., for delivery to their new home in Australia May 27, 2015.

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Robots from South Korea, U.S. win DARPA finals

Posted June 8, 2015 by Cheryl Pellerin

A robot from South Korea took first prize and two American robots took second and third prizes here yesterday in the two-day robotic challenge finals held by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.

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Gaming research laboratory debuts new website

Posted June 8, 2015 by Michela Greco

The opportunity to challenge high school students to adapt commercial off-the-shelf gaming technology to help solve Air Force training problems is one reason why Jennifer Winner said she loves working for the Air Force Research Laboratory. Winner, a researcher with AFRL’s Human Effectiveness Directorate, supported the Gaming Research Integration for Learning Laboratory. The GRILL mission…

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AEDC wind tunnel modernization benefits from ‘in-house’ fabrication capabilities

Posted June 5, 2015 by Raquel March

The four-foot transonic (4T) wind tunnel in the Arnold Engineering Development Complex Propulsion Wind Tunnel facility is benefitting from modern, state-of-the-art instrumentation partly due to the manufacturing capabilities of the Model Shop personnel at the Complex.

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U.S., India sign 10-year defense framework agreement

Posted June 5, 2015 by Jim Garamone

In India, Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Indian Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar signed a 10-year defense framework agreement June 3, highlighting the growth of defense cooperation between the two countries. Carter is on a 10-day trip focused on the U.S. rebalance to the Asia-Pacific region. The agreement signed in India yesterday is an outgrowth of…

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Australia, US. alliance on display

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More than 33,000 U.S. and Australian personnel will participate in the biennial military training exercise Talisman Sabre 2015 in Australia July 4-19. Talisman Sabre, jointly sponsored by the U.S. Pacific Command and Australian Defence Force Headquarters Joint Operations Command, will incorporate U.S. Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force and the Royal Australian Navy, Australian…

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