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Air Force awards GPS III launch services contract

The Air Force announced April 27 the award of the first competitively sourced National Security Space launch services contract in more than a decade.

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AH-64D Apaches arrive on Oahu

The Soldiers of 2-6th Cavalry Squadron, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, received their AH-64D Apache Longbow Attack Helicopters this week from National Guard units across the country.

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NASA astronauts prepare for flight on commercial spacecraft

Five years after the last NASA astronauts flew from Cape Canaveral, Florida, to the International Space Station, a new group is preparing for a trip, this time on a private spacecraft.

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Demonstration showcases AIM-9X joint-service venture

Integration of the joint Navy and Air Force AIM-9X Sidewinder Air Intercept Missile with the Army’s Multi-Mission Launcher hit the mark as the teams completed a successful live-fire engineering demonstration at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., March 28-April 1.

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Boeing KC-46 program’s second 767-2C aircraft completes first flight

With a successful April 25 first flight, Boeing has added the fourth and final flight test aircraft to the KC-46 Pegasus fleet, a 767-2C.


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News Briefs – April 20, 2016

Posted  April 20, 2016

General says it’s cheaper for American forces to be in Korea The four-star Army general picked to lead American forces in Korea says it’s less expensive to keep U.S. troops stationed in South Korea than in the United States. In testimony April 19, Gen. Vincent Brooks tallied up the financial load South Korea carries in…

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Air Force photograph by Rick Goodriend
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Air Force, small business partner develop a ‘big data’ bridge between past and future designs

Posted  April 20, 2016

The mission of the United States Air Force is "to fly, fight and win in air, space and cyberspace."

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Business

First Lockheed Martin LM-100J reaches production milestones

Posted  April 20, 2016

The first Lockheed Martin LM-100J commercial freighter aircraft has reached major production assembly milestones at Aeronautics sites located at Marietta, Ga.; Meridian, Miss.; and Clarksburg, W.Va.

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Navy photograph by Smn. Kelsey L. Adams
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Spruance, Decatur join Momsen on Pacific surface action group deployment

Posted  April 20, 2016

Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Spruance (DDG 111) and USS Decatur (DDG 73), with embarked Destroyer Squadron 31 staff, departed their homeport of San Diego, April 19.

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Business

Arotech Power Systems Division wins USMC contract for hybrid mobile power systems

Posted  April 20, 2016

Arotech Corporation announced April 20 that its U.S. Power Systems Division, UEC Electronics, has recently received a $2.6 million contract from the Marine Corps to design, develop and deliver four MEHPS systems.  MEHPS portable solutions combine battery technology with existing generator and solar solutions to power forward deployed units. The MEHPS product harnesses solar power…

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