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Northrop Grumman demonstrates HAMMR multi-mission radar capability

The U.S. Army selected Northrop Grumman Corporation’s (NYSE: NOC) Highly Adaptable Multi-Mission Radar to demonstrate its multi-mission capability at the 2017 counter-rocket, artillery and mortar test at Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz., earlier this year.

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Heads-up display to give Soldiers improved situational awareness

A novel technology called "Tactical Augmented Reality," or TAR, is now helping Soldiers precisely locate their positions, as well as the locations of friends and foes.

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Boeing, DARPA to design, build, test new experimental spaceplane

Boeing and the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency are collaborating to design, build and test a technology demonstration vehicle for the Experimental Spaceplane (XS-1) program.

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Every day is Memorial Day for veterans at Vietnam Wall

There's hardly a day at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial that Patrick Pellerin doesn't see an emotional, often tearful veteran or family member looking up the name of a loved one on the wall.

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RPA culture continues innovation

The RQ-1 predator, later designated as the MQ-1, was the right aircraft, at the right time following the events of Sept. 11, 2001.


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NASA Armstrong holds workshop on Solar Eclipse

Posted  May 19, 2017

Where will you be on Aug. 21, 2017? Depending on the time of day, NASA is betting that most in America will be outside experiencing a total solar eclipse, which occurs when the moon lines up perfectly in front of the sun, completely blocking the sun from our view.

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VA announces contract award for program for a faster care mobile app for veterans to schedule medical appointments

Posted  May 19, 2017

The Department of Veterans Affairs recently awarded a contract for a commercially available, off-the-shelf online patient self-scheduling system through a mobile application, or app, that will help improve access to care for veterans. Awarded to Document Storage Systems on April 14, the contract supports the Faster Care for Veterans Act of 2016, which requires VA…

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SOFIA Cycle 6 call for proposals released

Posted  May 19, 2017

NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, SOFIA, issued its Cycle 6 Call for Proposals, May 1, 2017, soliciting observing proposals from the U.S. and international astronomical communities. Approximately 500 hours of observing time will be awarded. The call for proposals was issued by the Universities Space Research Association (USRA) on behalf of NASA. There will…

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AEROCOMM holds monthly meeting at Mojave Air & Space Port

Posted  May 19, 2017

AEROCOMM, an aerospace defense industry and base support committee with its foundation in the Antelope Valley Board of Trade, recently held its monthly meeting at Mojave Air and Space Port.

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Posted  May 19, 2017

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Monika L. Hanreich graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four…

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