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Space and Missile Systems Center successfully launches the AFSPC-5 mission

Posted May 20, 2015 by

The Air Force and its mission partners successfully launched the AFSPC-5 mission aboard the Space and Missile Systems Center procured United Launch Alliance Atlas V launch vehicle at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., May 20, at 11:05 a.m., EST.

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U.S. Marine Corps begins F-35B operational trials

Posted May 20, 2015 by

Six U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II jet aircraft arrived May 18 aboard the USS WASP off the coast of the United States’ Eastern Seaboard to mark the beginning of the first shipboard phase of the F-35B Operational Test. The at-sea period will continue aboard USS WASP for the next two weeks, with fleet representative…

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NASA challenges designers to construct habitat for deep space exploration

Posted May 18, 2015 by

NASA and the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, known as America Makes, are holding a new $2.25 million competition to design and build a 3-D printed habitat for deep space exploration, including the agencyĆ­s journey to Mars. The multi-phase 3-D Printed Habitat Challenge, part of NASA’s Centennial Challenges program, is designed to advance the additive…

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Small Diameter Bomb II program achieves Milestone C clearing the way for production

Posted May 18, 2015 by

Raytheon and the U.S. Air Force successfully completed the Small Diameter Bomb II (SDB II) Milestone C decision briefing, paving the way for the program to enter low rate initial production. Unlike standard bombs, SDB II employs Raytheon’s revolutionary tri-mode seeker that operates in three different modes: millimeter-wave radar uncooled imaging infrared semi-active laser. SDB…

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Navy announces successful test of EMLS

Posted May 18, 2015 by

Air Force photograph by PO2 Aidan P. Campbell The aircraft carrier Pre-Commissioning Unit Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) transits the James River during the ship’s launch and transit to Newport News Shipyard pier three for the final stages of construction and testing. Ford was christened Nov. 9, 2013, and is under construction at Huntington Ingalls…

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Air Commandos bid farewell to MC-130P Combat Shadows

Posted May 18, 2015 by SSgt. Katherine Holt

The final two MC-130P Combat Shadows in the Air Force landed for the last time at Hurlburt Field, Fla., in front of more than 400 people, during an MC-130P heritage flight May 15.

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NASA names winners of student launch challenge

Posted May 18, 2015 by

For the third year in a row, Vanderbilt University of Nashville, Tenn., has been named the winning team in the NASA Student Launch challenge, earning the $5,000 prize.

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Nomination for next Chief of Naval Operations announced

Posted May 15, 2015 by POC Julianne Metzger

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced May 13 during a Pentagon press briefing that he has recommended Adm. John M. Richardson as the next Chief of Naval Operations.

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NASA scientist inspires local children

Posted May 15, 2015 by

You would expect that 7th and 8th grade students would be interested and impressed with stories about space from NASA Ames Chief Scientist, Dr. Jacob Cohen.

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Combat aviation brigade master control of drones

Posted May 15, 2015 by Sgt. Alexander Neely

Unmanned aircraft is one of the fastest growing sectors in civilian and military aviation.

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