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Northrop Grumman, U.S. Army successfully demonstrate multi-domain, joint air, missile defense

The Northrop Grumman-developed Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System, the foundation of the U.S. Army IAMD, has successfully demonstrated extraordinary capabilities for improving joint force operational effectiveness.

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Hill AFB F-35A maintainers passing the Pacific TSP test

Five weeks into the first F-35A Pacific Theater Security Package deployment, the 34th Aircraft Maintenance Unit team is at full stride.

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New space policy directive calls for human expansion across solar system

The president, Dec. 11, signed at the White House Space Policy Directive 1, a change in national space policy that provides for a U.S.-led, integrated program with private sector partners for a human return to the Moon, followed by missions to Mars and beyond.

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Lockheed Martin awarded $22 million for Paveway II Plus Laser-Guided Bombs

Lockheed Martin received a $22.8 million contract from the U.S. Air Force on behalf of the U.S. Navy to produce Paveway II Plus Laser Guided Bomb (LGB) kits.

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US Army Futures Command to reform modernization, says secretary of the Army

The new U.S. Army Futures Command with its eight cross-functional teams, or CFTs, will provide the unity of effort and command needed to reduce the requirements development process from 60 months down to around 12, said Secretary of the Army Dr. Mark T. Esper yesterday.


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Technology

AFRL shares AgilePod data with industry to further development

Posted  December 6, 2017

The Air Force Research Laboratory is sharing the technical data package for AgilePod with the intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance community to further the development of compatible sensor products.

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Local

Marine celebrates 100th birthday

Posted  December 6, 2017

Marine Corps veteran Sgt. Pat Murray celebrated her 100th birthday last week with two-days of celebrations. A member of the “Greatest Generation” and a World War II veteran, Murray went through ‘boot camp’ in 1943 at Parris Island, S.C., and became a parachute rigger – saving pilots’ lives. As part of the birthday celebration, Murray…

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Defense

U.S. Air Force Airmen, bombers complete bilateral training in Australia

Posted  December 6, 2017

Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Richard P. Ebensberger A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer, assigned to the 37th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., lands at Andersen AFB, Guam, Dec. 4, 2017. Two U.S. Air Force B-1B bombers conducted a continuous bomber presence mission on return to Andersen Air Force…

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Veterans homelessness, and all homeless numbers up across LA County

Posted  December 6, 2017

The 2017 homeless count numbers spiked for veterans across Los Angeles County, along with all varieties of homeless people.

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Business

Raytheon Missile Systems receives top security score

Posted  December 6, 2017

TUCSON, Ariz. — Raytheon’s Missile Systems business received its sixth consecutive superior security rating from the Defense Security Service. Missile Systems achieved a score of 851, just 14 points shy of perfect. DSS awarded the score and rating after a week-long audit of the Tucson, Ariz., plant site. A superior rating is reserved for contractors…

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