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Deputy Defense Secretary praises innovation after Raytheon, Boeing visits

Defense Department recommendations in the president’s fiscal year 2018 budget heavily emphasize increased munitions acquisitions, Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work said Dec. 4.

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Newly redesigned TF33 engine tested at Arnold AFB

Testing of the TF33 Pratt and Whitney engine is being conducted at Arnold Engineering Development Center to verify and validate newly redesigned components of the engine.

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First Japanese F-35A arrives at Luke

The F-35 program hit another milestone Nov. 28 with the arrival of the first foreign military sales F-35 at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz.

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Spinoff 2017 shows how NASA technology makes a difference on Earth

NASA has released its Spinoff 2017 publication, which takes a close look at 50 different companies that are using NASA technology -- innovations developed by NASA, with NASA funding, or under a contract with the agency --in products that we all benefit from.

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Sailors honor fallen Pearl Harbor heroes

During a wreath-laying ceremony at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl in Honolulu Dec. 2, USS Arizona survivors were joined by their families, service members and civilians to honor their fallen shipmates lost during the Pearl Harbor attack.

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Advanced structural health monitoring technology for weapon systems is one goal of new AFRL agreement

Posted  November 22, 2016

A new agreement between the Air Force and academia will help advance critical technologies, such as those used to reliably monitor structures of the next-generation munitions airframes and other weapons systems. The Air Force Research Laboratory Munitions Directorate recently signed an educational partnership agreement with Iowa State University of Science and Technology. The 28-month agreement…

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Headlines – November 18, 2016

Posted  November 18, 2016

News One month in, Iraq still faces grueling urban combat in Mosul – Layers of hastily erected barricades built from rubble and twisted metal trace Mosul’s eastern front line where Iraqi forces and Islamic State group fighters are facing off in the dense neighborhoods and narrow alleyways of the country’s second largest city.    …

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News Briefs – November 18, 2016

Posted  November 18, 2016

U.S. disputes Jordan’s claim that Americans caused shooting The U.S. Embassy in Jordan on Nov. 17 disputed Amman’s claim that U.S. trainers sparked a deadly shooting incident at a Jordanian military base this month by disobeying orders from Jordanian soldiers. The shooting killed three Americans. The three slain Americans were assigned to the 5th Special…

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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted  November 18, 2016

As past president and director of the P-38 National Association, I’ve had the opportunity to meet incredible people and hear incredible stories.

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New crew launches to space station to continue scientific research

Posted  November 18, 2016

Three crew members representing the United States, Russia and France are on their way to the International Space Station after launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 3:20 p.m., EST, Nov. 17.

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