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NAWCWD hosts foreign naval attaché visit

As part of a tour of the western United States, 17 foreign naval attachés and seven U.S. representatives made a visit to Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division China Lake, Calif., Oct. 27 to get an idea of various technology developments and applications within the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps.

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Final Boeing C-17 Globemaster III departs Long Beach assembly facility

The final Boeing C-17 Globemaster III military airlifter at the company’s plant in Long Beach, Calif., departed Nov. 29, marking the official end of aircraft production in Long Beach.

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Atlas V booster lands at Vandenberg

One of the world’s largest cargo aircraft recently delivered an Atlas V booster to Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The Antonov AN-124 made its way from a production facility in Decatur, Ala., to deliver the booster Nov. 20.

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New facility shows path to future Army training

A team of soldiers and civilians is hammering plywood together and adding off-the-shelf electronics to demonstrate ideas for a new generation of Army training capabilities.

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AF researchers aiming to increase energy security through microgrids

The Air Force Research Laboratory, in conjunction with the Hawaii Center for Advanced Transportation Technologies, is exploring microgrid and alternative fuel technologies in an effort to move military operations toward greater energy independence.

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Eagles gather in Lancaster for annual gathering

Posted  October 30, 2015

Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of the first flight of the U-2 and the 25th anniversary of the SR-71 Smithsonian Speed Run, legendary SR-71 and U-2 pilots shared a few of their experiences during the 27th Annual Gathering of Eagles at the Hunter Pavilion, Lancaster, Calif.

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AF announces KC-46A preferred, reasonable alternatives

Posted  October 30, 2015

Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., has been chosen as the preferred alternative for the first Reserve-led KC-46A Pegasus main operating base, Air Force officials announced Oct. 29. The KC-46As are expected to begin arriving in 2019. Tinker AFB, Okla.; Westover Air Reserve Base, Mass.; and Grissom ARB, Ind., were named as the reasonable alternatives….

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Airmen, aircraft participate in major South Korean defense expo

Posted  October 30, 2015

Nearly 150 U.S. service members and a handful of aircraft, including an F-22 Raptor demonstration, entertained a record-breaking crowd for the 2015 Seoul International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition at the Seoul Airport Oct. 24-25.

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AF announces Operation Colony Glacier casualty recovery

Posted  October 30, 2015

The Air Force announced Oct. 29 the name of a service member whose remains have been recovered from a C-124 Globemaster aircraft that was lost on Nov. 22, 1952. Airman 3rd Class Loyd L. Matthews has been recovered and will be returned to his family for burial with full military honors. On Nov. 22, 1952,…

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Boeing, EL AL Israel Airlines agree on 787 Dreamliner order

Posted  October 30, 2015

Boeing and EL AL Israel Airlines agreed on an order Oct. 29 for up to nine 787 Dreamliners, valued at more than $2.2 billion at current list prices. Three of the orders will be added to Boeing's Orders & Deliveries website on Nov. 5 and the remainder will be posted as further contractual requirements are finalized.

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