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QF-16s help F-35 JOTT plan for future testing

Three QF-16s descended on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., recently to aid the F-35 Joint Operational Test Team with test planning.

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Civ-Mil releases 25th anniversary book with KaBoom

With as much action in The Hanger as there was on the field, aerospace companies throughout the Antelope Valley enjoyed a cool and breezy Aerospace Appreciation Night with the Lancaster JetHawks as they beat Stockton 7-2, May 12 in Lancaster.

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Lockheed Martin-led team lays keel on 19th LCS

The Lockheed Martin-led industry team officially laid the keel for the U.S. Navy's 19th Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the future USS St. Louis, in a ceremony held at Fincantieri Marinette Marine in Marinette, Wisc.

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NASA Armstrong holds workshop on Solar Eclipse

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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AEROCOMM holds monthly meeting at Mojave Air & Space Port

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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Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Nicole Leidholm

Mobility Airmen transport dolphins to San Diego NMMP

Posted  May 13, 2017

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Nicole Leidholm U.S. Navy Marine Mammal Program dolphin trainers tend to their dolphins before a flight from Naval Air Station Key West, Fla., to the NMMP in San Diego April 29, 2017. The dolphins are trained to find mines because of their excellent sonar and ability to perform many…

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Schaefer applauds Team Edwards for recent inspection, looks to path ahead

Posted  May 12, 2017

The base theater at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., was filled to maximum capacity for a commander’s call May 5 to recognize the achievements of the 412th Test Wing in the recent Capstone Unit Effectiveness Inspection that ran April 25-28.

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Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Solomon Cook

Looking back, flying forward

Posted  May 12, 2017

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Solomon Cook Eugene Downey, a U.S. Navy Korean War veteran smiles while watching the 2017 Gulf Coast Salute on the Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., flightline April 23, 2017. Downey enlisted in the Navy in 1948 and received the rank of ensign in 1951, enabling him to become a…

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Retiree Appreciation Day 2017 greets 313 guests

Posted  May 12, 2017

Air Force photograph by Christopher Ball Retired Staff Sgt. Thomas White gets his blood pressure checked by Senior Airman Linwood Fields, 412th Medical Group Aerospace Medical technician. White served with the U.S. Air Force from 1954 to 1974 in supply and logistics. Edwards AFB held its annual Retiree Appreciation Day May 6, 2017. More than…

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First contract under Booster Propulsion Technology Maturation BAA complete

Posted  May 12, 2017

The first of 10 contracts awarded under the Booster Propulsion Technology Maturation Broad Agency Announcement was recently completed. Moog Inc. successfully completed a “Non-Destructive Evaluation, Standards, and Testing” project, March 13. The company met all program objectives and completed all deliverables on time and on budget during the 15-month period of performance. The Space and…

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