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F-22 Flying Test Bed is tip of the spear for Raptor mission systems

From time to time, the F-22 Raptor Combined Test Force at the 411th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., gets a visit from an old friend.

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Northrop Grumman navigation system enables latest Cassini milestone

Northrop Grumman’s navigation system has provided critical capabilities for the attitude control of NASA’s Cassini spacecraft throughout its unprecedented journey to Saturn, including the first-ever dive through the narrow gap between the planet and its icy rings.

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Multi-domain battle requires non-stovepipe solutions, say leaders

During a recent military exercise with Australian soldiers, it took them two hours to establish connectivity with U.S. systems, said Gen. Robert B. Brown.

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Student-made Mars rover concepts lift off

Witnessing a rocket launch is a special occasion. Watching a rocket launch with materials you made go up into the sky is priceless.

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Vietnam vet prefers focus on those who didn’t return

If he were so inclined, retired Army Capt. Jefferson Keel could tell a lot of war stories, having served in Vietnam's Central Highlands as an Airborne Ranger from 1966 to 1968. He was wounded during the Tet Offensive and returned to Vietnam again from 1970 to 1971, collecting several Bronze Star and Purple Heart medals in the process.


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Memorial Day 2017 at the Antelope Valley Cemetery

Posted  May 23, 2017

The historic Lancaster Cemetery, part of the Antelope Valley Cemetery District, located in the heart of the City of Lancaster, will host a Memorial Day ceremony at 9 a.m., May 29 at the Veterans Court of Honor. Our speaker will be retired Col. Evan Thomas. Thomas is a former fighter pilot and test pilot who…

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AF showcases game-changing technologies at DOD Lab Day

Posted  May 23, 2017

Scientists and engineers from the Air Force Research Laboratory presented 16 technology research projects in various stages of maturity during the second biennial Department of Defense Lab Day May 18, 2017, in the Pentagon center courtyard. AFRL scientists and engineers from across the country joined more than 60 Army, Navy, and medical labs and engineering…

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Vet Briefs May 22

Posted  May 23, 2017

Sailor killed at Pearl Harbor finally buried in Michigan The remains of a Michigan sailor killed during the attack on Pearl Harbor have been buried with military honors in the family’s cemetery plot in Port Huron, Mich. MLive.com reports that more than 300 people attended The May 20 funeral services for Fred M. Jones after…

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Headlines – May 19, 2017

Posted  May 19, 2017

News NATO top brass recommend joining anti-ISIS coalition – NATO top brass are recommending that the military alliance join the international coalition fighting the Islamic State group.     Business Textron’s Fury hits moving vehicle in demo – Textron’s Fury, a lightweight precision-guided glide munition, successfully took out moving targets at Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz.,…

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News Briefs – May 19, 2017

Posted  May 19, 2017

NATO top brass recommend joining anti-IS coalition NATO top brass are recommending that the military alliance join the international coalition fighting the Islamic State group. U.S. President Donald Trump has demanded that NATO do more to combat terrorism. NATO Military Committee head General Petr Pavel said May 17Wednesday that “there is a merit for NATO…

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