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NASA-developed air traffic management tool flies into use

Posted June 24, 2015 by

A new software tool developed by NASA, and being deployed by the Federal Aviation Administration, is positioned to help air traffic controllers manage the nation’s skies.

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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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NASA signs agreement with Space Florida to operate historic landing facility

Posted June 22, 2015 by

A new agreement marks another step in the transformation of NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida to a multi-user spaceport. NASA’s historic Shuttle Landing Facility, the site of one of the longest runways in the world, has a new operator.

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Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, Bombardier join forces for JSTARS recap program

Posted June 19, 2015 by

Raytheon and Bombardier have teamed with Lockheed Martin to deliver a low-risk, affordable solution for the U.S. Air Force’s JSTARS Recapitalization program.

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Boeing ecoDemonstrator 757 expands testing to improve aviation’s environmental performance

Posted June 19, 2015 by

Boeing announced the next phase in ecoDemonstrator 757 testing June 19, including the first flight with U.S.-made "green diesel" and two new environment-related technologies.

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Defense

Northern Edge 2015 fills the skies

Posted June 19, 2015 by SSgt. William Banton

Approximately 200 military aircraft filled the skies above Alaska June 15, signifying the start of the joint training exercise, Northern Edge 2015.

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Army, Air Force take bomb disposal to new level with lasers

Posted June 19, 2015 by Carlotta Maneice

The U.S. Army and Air Force are working together to develop mine-resistant, ambush-protected, or MRAP, vehicles with laser technology.

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US airpower on display in Paris

Posted June 19, 2015 by TSgt. Ryan Crane

U.S. Defense Department representatives and aircraft were on hand at the 51st International Paris Air Show, the largest aerospace event in the world, at Le Bourget Airport, France, June 15-21.

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Army moves forward with install of modernized cryptographic equipment

Posted June 19, 2015 by Nancy Jones-Bonbrest

Emphasizing modernization, standardization and ease of use, the Army is continuing its push to replace aging cryptographic devices with upgraded equipment.

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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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