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Boeing, Embraer to collaborate on ecoDemonstrator technology tests

Boeing and Embraer S.A. announced June 30 that they intend to collaborate to test environment-focused technologies through the ecoDemonstrator Program in a joint effort to improve aviation's environmental performance.

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Tactical reconnaissance vehicle project eyes hoverbike for defense

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory, or ARL, has been exploring the tactical reconnaissance vehicle, or TRV, concept for nearly nine months and is evaluating the hoverbike technology as a way to get Soldiers away from ground threats by giving them a 3-D capability. The Army is interested in this disruptive technology because it has the…

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Upgraded AWACS platform tested at Northern Edge

Calmly soaring at 30,000 feet in the midst of nearly 100 fighters, bombers and refueling tankers executing a battle scenario, an E-3G Sentry (AWACS) surveys every aircraft in a 300-mile radius, calling out commands, verifying target hits and sending aircraft back home safely.

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5,000 days of war

It’s been 5,000 days of struggle, rugged landscapes, blood and sweat. It’s been 5,000 days of exhaustion, injuries, and long separations from family, friends and home.

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Navy’s new aircraft launch system tested on future carrier CVN 78

With the successful launch of the first test sled from the starboard bow catapult, Naval Air Systems Command continued to make history June 16 with the Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System aboard the future USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78).


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Northrop Grumman Remotec unveils next-gen Andros(TM) robot

Posted  June 5, 2015

Northrop Grumman’s subsidiary Remotec Inc. has unveiled the Andros FX(TM), a more capable and dexterous unmanned ground vehicle designed to defeat a wide range of threats including vehicle-borne improvised explosive devices. Northrop Grumman Remotec will give members of the International Association of Bomb Technicians and Investigators a first look at the Andros FX during the…

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David F. Melcher named president, CEO of Aerospace Industries Association

Posted  June 5, 2015

The Aerospace Industries Association announced June 4 that David F. Melcher will become its president and chief executive officer, effective June 8, 2015. “Dave is an exceptional leader who, with his balance of corporate and military experience, brings an outstanding record of executive achievement to AIA,” said AIA chairman, president and CEO of GE Aviation,…

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U.S., India sign 10-year defense framework agreement

Posted  June 5, 2015

In India, Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Indian Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar signed a 10-year defense framework agreement June 3, highlighting the growth of defense cooperation between the two countries. Carter is on a 10-day trip focused on the U.S. rebalance to the Asia-Pacific region. The agreement signed in India yesterday is an outgrowth of…

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Neilstock delivers to community

Posted  June 5, 2015

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds Neil “Bullfrogg” Werner and Liz Faulkner, deliver diapers to Anjeanine Brown and Steve Baker of Grace Resource Center. Neilstock collected diapers for the Grace Resource Center and dog food for Coy Wolf Sanctuary during the 11th annual “Neilstock- Music and Art Festival” at Lancaster Harley Davidson.   Music, art, Harleys…

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Japan, Philippines to talk about transfer of military goods

Posted  June 5, 2015

Japan and the Philippines agreed June 4 to start talks on transferring Japanese military hardware and technology to the Southeast Asian country trying to upgrade its defenses. Tokyo eased restrictions on exports of military equipment and technology last year as part of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s push to expand Japan’s military role abroad. Under a…

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USS George Washington operations

Posted  June 5, 2015

Aviation Machinist’s Mate 3rd Class Ryan Draper, from Palmdale, Calif., inspects an F/A-18 afterburner in the jet shop aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). George Washington and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, are on patrol in the 7th Fleet area of responsibility supporting security and stability in…

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TransWorld Aero opens shop in Antelope Valley

Posted  June 5, 2015

Michael Morgan was leaping from trees, roof tops and whatever else he could climb onto since the age of nine so when his mom fashioned a bedsheet with a few handles and told him to use it the next time he jumps from a rooftop, he was ecstatic.

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U.S., India move forward on joint military research projects

Posted  June 5, 2015

After several years of bureaucratic delays, the U.S. and India are moving ahead with two joint research projects for the military that officials hope will set the stage for greater defense cooperation in the years ahead. Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Indian Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar signed a defense agreement June 4, as part of…

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Marine Corps Company K graduation

Posted  June 5, 2015

Marine Corps photograph by Lance Cpl. Bethanie Sahms U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. Matthew B. Eckmann (center), of Platoon 3225, Company K, 3d Recruit Training Battalion (RTBN), poses for a photograph with his Senior Drill Instructor Sgt. Joseph B. Stoker (left), of Platoon 3225, Company K, 3d RTBN, and his recruiter Sgt. Christopher Corona (right), Recruiting…

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NATO’s first alliance ground surveillance aircraft unveiled

Posted  June 5, 2015

Expanding NATO's joint intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capability, Northrop Grumman and its industry partners together with NATO leaders unveiled the first NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance aircraft to an audience of customers, distinguished guests, employees and community leaders.

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