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Air cavalry, ‘sky soldiers’ test new air assault concept

As the setting sun marked the start of another spring evening at the training area in Hohenfels, Germany, the roar of helicopter turbine engines competed against the thrumming rhythm of rotor blades beating the air as 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division soldiers began their work.

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NASA engineers dream big with small spacecraft

Many of NASA's most iconic spacecraft towered over the engineers who built them: think Voyagers 1 and 2, Cassini or Galileo -- all large machines that could measure up to a school bus.

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Army secretary, senior NCO discuss retention, modernization

Quality trumps quantity when it comes to soldiers, Army Secretary Mark Esper told reporters in Washington, D.C., April 20. Esper and Sergeant Major of the Army Daniel Dailey briefed reporters on recruiting, retention and equipment during the Pentagon news gaggle.

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Cargo spaceship set for departure from ISS

After delivering more than 5,800 pounds of science investigations and cargo for NASA, a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is set to depart the International Space Station May 2.

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Luke F-16C emergency lands, pilot ejects

An F-16C assigned to the 56th Fighter Wing at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., diverted and attempted to land at Lake Havasu City Municipal Airport, Lake Havasu City, Ariz. at approximately 10:35 a.m., April 24 during a routine training flight. During landing the aircraft departed the prepared surface and the pilot ejected from the aircraft….

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Headlines – September 27, 2017

Posted  September 27, 2017

News Syrian war drags on, but Assad’s future looks as secure as ever – Although Syria’s bloody six-year war is far from over, one result is already becoming clear: President Bashar al-Assad looks as though he is here to stay.   Live-fire show of force by troops from China’s first overseas military base – Troops…

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News Briefs – September 27, 2017

Posted  September 27, 2017

U.S. Army looks for new ways to address misbehaving generals The Army is making moves to deal with an embarrassing number of misconduct and behavior problems among senior officers. This includes putting together a series of new mental health, counseling and career management programs to shape stronger, more ethical leaders. The programs stem from a…

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Erosion of U.S. military capabilities must be stopped, chairman tells senators

Posted  September 27, 2017

The erosion of American military capabilities is real and must be halted, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington, D.C., Sept.26.

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Virtual reality helps veterans prepare for new jobs

Posted  September 27, 2017

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory and its partners recently developed a new way for veterans to seek employment.

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Boeing delivers digital, analytics solutions to MTU Aero Engines

Posted  September 27, 2017

AMSTERDAM–Boeing, through its subsidiary AerData, Sept. 25 announced an agreement with MTU Aero Engines for AerData’s STREAM (Secure Technical Records for Electronic Asset Management) and EFPAC (Engine Fleet Planning And Costing) software. Using data analytics, the software allows MTU Aero Engines to effectively manage premium aircraft records and optimize maintenance planning to maximize budget and…

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