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Airmen strengthen forward capability in Bulgaria

Airmen from the 352nd Special Operations Wing supported deterrence-specific training here in conjunction with the 74th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron Feb. 9-11.

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Boeing, U.S. Air Force Complete KC-46 Tanker Refueling Flight with F/A-18

A combined Boeing/U.S. Air Force aircrew aboard the KC-46 tanker successfully refueled an F/A-18 aircraft in flight February 10th

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F-35 Lightning II worldwide fleet exceeds 50,000 flying hours

F-35 Lightning II aircraft operating at 12 different locations worldwide surpassed the 50,000 flight hour mark this month. The first flight hour was achieved by an F-35B aircraft, BF-01, June 1, 2008. The 25,000 flight hour milestone occurred in December 2014, six years and six months later.

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Red Flag 16-1 comes to an end

Red Flag 16-1, came to an end on Feb. 12 with aircrews and support personnel from around the world participating in the best training that simulates a deployed environment.

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31st TES departs for Mountain Home AFB to conduct F-35 testing

A much anticipated and important test mission for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program is underway with the "deployment" of six operational test and evaluation F-35s and more than 85 Airmen from the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron, which took place Feb. 8 and 9.


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JBER fire department conducts cold water, ice rescue training

Posted  January 8, 2016

Air Force photograph by Alejandro Pena A1C Branden Sherwood, right, a firefighter from Tehachapi, Calif., assists Lt. Col. Joseph Cook, the squadron commander of the 673rd Civil Engineer Squadron, adjust his survival suit while conducting cold water and ice rescue training at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Dec. 20, 2015. The training taught JBER firefighters self-rescue…

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Lockheed Martin brings color to Apache cockpit

Posted  January 8, 2016

The U.S. Army awarded Lockheed Martin a $54.3 million contract in December 2015 to upgrade the Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M-TADS/PNVS) on the AH-64E Apache helicopter, bringing color to the cockpit for the first time. Under this contract, Lockheed Martin will produce 35 M-DSA kits and spares for the U.S. Army…

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Technology

NASA Armstrong advanced aeronautics, science, technology in 2015

Posted  January 8, 2016

NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., helped advance the agency’s overall missions of aeronautics research, Earth and space science and aerospace technology during 2015.

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Boeing, Air China finalize order for six 777-300ERs

Posted  January 8, 2016

Boeing and Air China Jan. 7 announced an order for six additional 777-300ER (Extended Range) jetliners. The order is valued at more than $2 billion at current list prices and bolsters Air China’s long-haul widebody fleet as it looks to expand its international network. “The 777-300ER has consistently proved its value as a long-haul flagship…

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Posted  January 8, 2016

U.S. Army Pvt. Maynor E. Castillo has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Jackson, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle…

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