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Sierra Nevada Corporation joins Lockheed Martin Skunk Works® JSTARS recap team

Lockheed Martin announced June 20 that Sierra Nevada Corporation has joined the Skunk Works® JSTARS Recapitalization (Recap) team, which currently includes Bombardier and Raytheon, bringing greater value to the partnership, and the team's ability to deliver a premier solution to the U.S. Air Force.

Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Ryan Crane Defense

Airpower on display at Paris Air Show

U.S. aircraft and Department of Defense personnel are on display at the Paris Air Show in Le Bourget, France, June 19-25.

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Spirit AeroSystems joins NASA Advanced Composites Consortium

Spirit AeroSystems announced June 21 it has accepted an invitation to join NASA's Advanced Composites Consortium (ACC) as a Tier-1 member.

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Prototypes rapidly deliver cyber capabilities

Serving as "test drives" for possible Army systems of the future, prototypes are playing an increasingly vital role as a natural bridge between emerging technologies and more mature solutions that are part of official programs of record.

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Luke AFB to resume F-35 flights after hypoxia investigation

Luke Air Force Base in Airzona will resume flights of F-35 fighter jets Wednesday after experts and engineers investigated a series of events in which pilots reported symptoms of oxygen deprivation, base officials said June 19.


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Marine Corps photograph by Cpl. Devan Barnett
Defense

Flags unfurl during opening ceremony Saber Strike 17

Posted  June 9, 2017

Marine Corps photograph by Cpl. Devan Barnett Soldiers of the Norwegian Armed Forces drive through training areas surrounding Camp Adazi, Latvia, during preparation for Exercise Saber Strike 17, June 2, 2017. Exercise Saber Strike 17 is an annual combined-joint exercise conducted at various locations throughout the Baltic region and Poland. The combined training prepares NATO…

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Space

Three DIY CubeSats score rides on NASA’s first flight of Orion, Space Launch System

Posted  June 9, 2017

NASA photograph by Dominic Hart Three teams earned a $20,000 prize check and a slot to launch their CubeSat on Exploration Mission-1, the first integrated flight of NASA’s Space Launch System. NASA’s Associate Administrator of the Space Technology Mission Directorate, Steve Jurczyk, Benjamin Fried of team CU-E3, Kyle Doyle of team Cislunar Explorers, Wesley Faler…

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Outgoing 461st FLTS commander selected for astronaut training

Posted  June 9, 2017

Lt. Col. Raja Chari, commander of the 461st Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., has been selected by NASA to join the 2017 Astronaut Candidate Class. He will report for duty this August.

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Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder
Defense

BALTOPS 2017 Kicks Off

Posted  June 9, 2017

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder Airman 1st Class Andrew Winkler, left, 100th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, and Staff Sgt. Eric Stevenson, right, 100th AMXS, inspect a KC-135R Stratotanker during BALTOPS exercise at Powidz Air Base, Poland, June 6, 2017. The U.S. Air Force is supporting the exercise with approximately 900 Airmen, eight F-16s…

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Schaefer stresses perseverance, passion to local middle schoolers

Posted  June 9, 2017

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, addresses eighth-graders at a promotion ceremony for Fulton and Alsbury Academy of Arts and Engineering students in Lancaster, Calif., June 5, 2017. Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., had the unique honor of…

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