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Defense secretary visits China Lake

Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter visited Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division China Lake, Calif., on Feb. 2 for a tour and discussion about the innovative work going on at the command.

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Carter talks budget, readiness with Nellis community

Defense Secretary Ash Carter visited Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Feb. 4, 2016, during the last leg of his defense budget installation visits.

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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Pancho Barnes - what more can be said about the woman that tamed the sky on her own terms.

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Army researchers uses 3-D scanning capabilities to capture high fidelity images

How does one get a three dimensional measurement of a helicopter quickly and accurately? At the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center, 3-D scanning systems are used to recreate high-quality models of objects.

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Boeing, U.S. Air Force complete GPS IIF constellation

Boeing and the U.S. Air Force Feb. 5 completed the GPS IIF constellation with the launch of the 12th Boeing-built satellite. Following on-orbit tests, GPS IIF-12 will be formally declared operational in approximately one month, making it the 50th GPS satellite Boeing will have delivered on orbit to the Air Force.


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Events

Flight Test commander to address business conference

Posted  January 27, 2016

Maj. Gen. David A. Harris, commander of the Air Force Test Center at Edwards Air Force Base, will address the Antelope Valley Business Outlook Conference in Lancaster Feb. 26. Harris, who directs a $31 billion enterprise of more than 18,000 military, civilian and contractor personnel across Edwards AFB, Eglin AFB, Fla., and Arnold AFB, Tenn.,…

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Officials announce winning design concept for National WWI Memorial

Posted  January 27, 2016

The United States World War One Centennial Commission announced Jan. 26 the winning design concept for a national memorial for what was known at the time as “The Great War.”

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Business

Electric Boat president shares positive business outlook

Posted  January 27, 2016

GROTON, Conn.–U.S. Navy contractor Electric Boat is building and designing so many submarines that the company’s president told a group in Connecticut Jan. 25 it’s a “terrific time” to be in the submarine business. Funding for submarine programs is projected to increase from $7.2 billion in the 2016 fiscal year to more than $8 billion…

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News

Headlines – January 25, 2016

Posted  January 25, 2016

News Luke AFB: Likely remains of Taiwanese pilot found at site of F-16 crash in Arizona – The Taiwanese pilot of an F-16 Fighting Falcon that crashed in Arizona Jan. 21 has likely been found dead.     Business Sagem Patroller beats out Thales Watchkeeper in French Army drone pick – The French Army and…

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News Briefs – January 25, 2016

Posted  January 25, 2016

Iraq seeks more coalition trainers for local police Senior U.S. defense and military officials say that Iraq’s prime minister is asking the coalition for more police training, particularly for Sunnis who will have to secure Ramadi and other towns once Islamic State militants are ousted. The prime minister made his request during talks with U.S….

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