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Second phase of Multi-Domain Task Force pilot headed to Europe

After recent testing of multi-domain operations in the Pacific, the Army now plans to expand its future warfighting concept to Europe this coming fiscal year. As part of the second phase of the Multi-Domain Task Force pilot program, a new specialized unit with the 41st Field Artillery Brigade as its foundation will experiment with capabilities in Europe.

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F-35 ITF conducts first shipborne rolling vertical landing on HMS Queen Elizabeth

The first ever Shipborne Rolling Vertical Landing was carried out Oct. 13, 2018, with an F-35B conducting trials onboard the new British aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth.

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Astronaut, cosmonaut safe after abort during launch to ISS

American astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin resting comfortably in the city of Baikonur, Kazakhstan, after an anomaly shortly after their launch. The Soyuz-10 spacecraft launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to the International Space Station at 4:40 a.m., EDT, Oct. 10 carrying Hague and Ovchinin. Shortly after launch, there was an…

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After crash, Pentagon says temporary pause in F-35 flights

The Pentagon on Oct. 11 ordered a temporary pause in all F-35 fighter jet flights in order to inspect the fleet in the wake of a crash last month in South Carolina. The decision involves a potentially bad fuel tube and affects more than 250 U.S.-owned jets, as well as nearly 100 that belong to…

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Aerotech News Digital Edition – October 5, 2018

Aerotech News and Review – Journal of Aerospace, Defense Industry and Veteran News, serving the Antelope Valley and Edwards AFB, CA – October 5, 2018 Welcome to the Aerotech News and Review Digital Edition! Our special editorial focus this month is “NASA: 60 Years and Counting” – we hope you enjoy this special look at…


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Defense

First Hawaii deployment proves B-2 strategic flexibility to ensure free, open Indo-Pacific

Posted  October 5, 2018

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Danielle Quilla A U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, in support of the U.S. Strategic Command’s Bomber Task Force deployment is parked on the flightline Sept. 26, 2018. The B-2 is a multi-role bomber with a wingspan…

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Technology

Army hosts competition to find next-generation technological advances

Posted  October 5, 2018

Recently, I have endeavored to reach out to traditionally non-defense small businesses that have never worked with the government but have great ideas and perhaps revolutionary innovations that could be of some benefit to the Army.

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Headlines – October 3, 2018

Posted  October 3, 2018

News Defense Secretary Mattis, Navy’s top officer targeted in suspected ricin mail attack at Pentagon – At least two packages mailed to the Pentagon this week are believed to contain the poison ricin, and the FBI is now investigating them, the Pentagon said Oct. 2.   U.S. military on standby to evacuate consulate in Iraq…

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News Briefs – October 3, 2018

Posted  October 3, 2018

U.S. says Chinese destroyer came dangerously close to U.S. ship A Chinese destroyer came aggressively close to a U.S. Navy ship in the South China Sea, forcing it to maneuver to prevent a collision, the U.S. Pacific Fleet said Oct. 2, describing an encounter that could worsen tensions between the nations. The Chinese warship approached…

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Modernizing the Army’s OPFOR program to become a near-peer sparring partner

Posted  October 3, 2018

While the United States fought conflicts and insurgencies in the Middle East, South Asia and Africa over the last 17 years, potential adversaries were studying U.S. operations and developing sophisticated weapons, munitions and disruptive technologies.

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