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Prowler retires following 45 years of naval service

Posted July 2, 2015 by PO2 John Hetherington

Electronic Attack Wing, U.S. Pacific Fleet, hosted a three-day Sunset Celebration commemorating the retirement of the Navy EA-6B Prowler, June 25-27.

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PCU John Warner delivered to Navy

Posted June 29, 2015 by

The U.S. Navy accepted delivery of PCU John Warner (SSN 785) June 25, the 12th submarine of the Virginia Class.

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HX-21 completes first flight with developmental electronic warfare pod

Posted June 29, 2015 by Navy photograph

On June 8, 2015, a UH-1Y from Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (HX) 21 completed the first test flight with a developmental electronic warfare pod.  The pod would represent a new tactical capability for U.S. Marine Corps rotary wing aircraft, and allow for changing mission requirements mid-flight.  HX-21 conducts developmental flight test and evaluation of…

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NORTHERN EDGE provides environment for testing new capabilities

Posted June 29, 2015 by Capt. Tania Bryan

With 18 experiments and initiatives undergoing field testing in Alaskan training ranges throughout Exercise Northern Edge 15, no other venue is as well suited for high-end operational testing.

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Ogden ALC completes test flight after F-35B STOVL mods

Posted June 29, 2015 by Micah Garbarino

The Ogden Air Logistics Complex in Utah completed an F-35B functional check flight here June 18, 2015, after the first depot-level modifications were completed on two F-35B STOVLs for the Marine Corps.

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USS Anzio conducts Tomahawk test launch

Posted June 26, 2015 by

Navy photograph   A Tomahawk land-attack cruise missile is fired from the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68) during a missile exercise June 25 off the coast of Florida.   The test proved that the cruise missile can operate with an improved, more flexible mission planning capability.

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Innovative system links Army networks with allies, agencies

Posted June 26, 2015 by David Vergun

An orchestra sounds better if everyone's on the same sheet of music. Having everyone on the same sheet of music also applies to all participants in a military operation or homeland security emergency response.

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Raptors bring intimidation to exercise Northern Edge

Posted June 24, 2015 by SSgt. William Banton

Its wide muzzle, short black broad nose with large nostrils and deep-set, dark eyes grimace intimidation across the patch on the right shoulder of the pilot boarding his aircraft while preparing to engage an enemy in the joint interoperability environment that is Northern Edge 2015.

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Army puts Gray Eagle, One System Remote Video Terminal through test

Posted June 22, 2015 by Sofia Bledsoe

Army photograph The MQ-1C Gray Eagle, the Army’s largest unmanned aircraft system in the inventory, recently underwent follow on test and evaluation, which culminated June 14 at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, Calif. The Army has finished its follow on test and evaluation, or FOTE, on the MQ-1C Gray Eagle and Initial Test…

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Army opens 20,563 engineering positions to women

Posted June 22, 2015 by David Vergun

Military Occupational Specialty, or MOS 12B, Combat Engineer is now open to all female enlisted soldiers of all components, according to Army Directive 2015-27.

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