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Defense

Missile testing unit validates strategic deterrent

Posted April 6, 2015 by by A1 Ian Dudley

The 576th Flight Test Squadron, which conducts Minuteman III launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., holds the unique distinction as the sole intercontinental ballistic missile test unit in the Department of Defense.

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Polar Growl strengthens allied interoperability, bomber navigation skills

Posted April 6, 2015 by

Two pairs of B-52 Stratofortresses completed simultaneous, round-trip sorties from their U.S. bases of Minot Air Force Base, N.D., and Barksdale Air Force Base, La., to the Arctic and North Sea regions, respectively, April 3.

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NASA extends campaign for public to name features on Pluto

Posted April 6, 2015 by

The public has until April 24 to help name new features on Pluto and its orbiting satellites as they are discovered by NASA’s New Horizons mission.

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Second Falcon 8X joins flight test campaign

Posted April 3, 2015 by

The second aircraft has joined the Falcon 8X flight test campaign as the ultra long range trijet continues to pass key development milestones. Falcon 8X s/n 02 took to the skies from Dassault Aviation's Bordeaux-Mérignac, France, facility

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Schaefer takes command of 412th Test Wing

Posted April 3, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Brig. Gen. Michael T. Brewer relinquished command of the 412th Test Wing, Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., to Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer March 31.

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Six more women qualify for Ranger School

Posted April 3, 2015 by Lisa Ferdinando

Six more women have qualified to attend the first Army Ranger course to include women, bringing to 12, the number of female soldiers eligible for the elite school.

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Army photograph by Sgt. Christopher McCullough
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Sensors key to preserving battlefield edge, expert says

Posted April 3, 2015 by by David Vergun

While modernization programs across the Department of Defense have shrunk, science and technology involving sensors and other capabilities has not - at least not yet, Dr. Mike Grove said.

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AirRobot, Northrop Grumman Remotec sign distribution agreement for unmanned aerial systems

Posted April 1, 2015 by

Northrop Grumman photograph An AirRobot unmanned aerial system flies at Fort Benning, Ga.. Northrop Grumman Remotec is the sole reseller of the systems to law enforcement and first responders under a distribution agreement signed recently. Northrop Grumman’s subsidiary Remotec Inc. and AirRobot US have entered into a distribution agreement for AirRobot’s line of small unmanned…

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NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission passes critical milestone

Posted April 1, 2015 by

Image courtesy of NASA Goddard Artist concept of OSIRIS-REx, the first U.S. mission to return samples from an asteroid to Earth. NASA’s groundbreaking science mission to retrieve a sample from an ancient space rock has moved closer to fruition. The Origins Spectral Interpretation Resource Identification Security Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) mission has passed a critical milestone…

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Lockheed Martin begins final assembly of NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft

Posted April 1, 2015 by

Lockheed Martin photograph In a clean room facility near Denver, Lockheed Martin technicians began assembling NASA’s OSIRIS-Rex spacecraft that will collect samples of an asteroid. In a clean room facility near Denver, Lockheed Martin technicians began assembling a NASA spacecraft that will collect samples of an asteroid for scientific study. Working toward a September 2016…

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