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Business

Boeing, Ryanair finalize order for 100 737 MAX 200s

Posted December 1, 2014 by

Boeing and Ryanair have finalized an order for 100 737 MAX 200s, valued at $11 billion at current list prices.

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Events

Thunderbirds release 2015 show schedule

Posted December 12, 2014 by

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds have finalized their 2015 show schedule. In its 62nd season, the team is slated to perform 71 demonstrations at 39 locations.

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Fire Scout takes first flight on USS Jason Dunham

Posted December 24, 2014 by

The U.S. Navy and Northrop Grumman successfully flew the MQ-8C Fire Scout system for the first time off the guided-missile destroyer, USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109), Dec. 16, off the Virginia coast.

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Japan selects E-2D Advanced Hawkeye, RQ-4 Global Hawk to improve intel gathering capabilities

Posted January 19, 2015 by

The Japan Ministry of Defense has selected two Northrop Grumman systems to enhance its intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities.

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Health & Safety

Measles: Don’t wait, vaccinate

Posted February 6, 2015 by

Air Force photograph The 412th Medical Group is urging individuals and parents to vaccinate themselves and their children if they are not immunized. Measles is caused by a highly contagious virus and is easily spread through droplets in the air from an infected person’s cough, sneeze, or any direct contact with an infected person’s secretions…

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Defense

Missile Defense System performs successful flight test

Posted February 25, 2015 by

MDA photograph Three short-range ballistic missile targets are launched from NASAís Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, Va., in support of Flight Test Other-19 on Feb. 24, 2015. The Missile Defense Agency and sailors aboard the USS Carney, USS Gonzalez, and USS Barry successfully completed a flight test involving the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense weapon system,…

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Space

NASA spacecraft in Earth’s orbit, preparing to study magnetic reconnection

Posted March 13, 2015 by

Following a successful launch at 10:44 p.m., EDT, March 12, NASA’s four Magnetospheric Multiscale spacecraft are positioned in Earth’s orbit to begin the first space mission dedicated to the study of a phenomenon called magnetic reconnection.

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Defense

Navy conducts production acceptance test of Tomahawk missile

Posted March 27, 2015 by

The Navy's Tactical Tomahawk missile underwent a successful production acceptance test March 19 using functional ground test capability at Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division's Large Rocket Motor Test Facility in Indian Head, Md.

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Army plans intelligence system to be lighter weight, easier to use

Posted April 17, 2015 by C. Todd Lopez

Future versions of the Distributed Common Ground System - Army, or DCGS-A, will be less complex and easier to use, Army leaders told lawmakers.

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‘Futurist’ predicts Far East challenges for expeditionary Army

Posted May 6, 2015 by J.D. Leipold

Cyber, electronic warfare and anti-satellite operations are just a few of the threats facing the United States in the Pacific, said a "futurist," who spoke recently at the Pentagon.

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