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DOD aims to save $1.9 billion through HQ restructuring

The Defense Department is restructuring its headquarters staffs as it looks to save $1.9 billion in a 25 percent reduction of costs.

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‘Ghost Brigade’ soldiers prepare for future conflicts

Since 1981, military personnel have come and gone through the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., to prepare for missions around the world.

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Standard Missile-3 flight test validates engineering upgrade

Raytheon and the Missile Defense Agency completed a successful flight test of an improved Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IB third stage rocket motor.

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Eglin units save big with F-35 innovations

Since the introduction of the F-35A Lightning II, airmen at Eglin Air Force Base’s (Fla.) 33rd Fighter Wing have saved the Air Force close to $84,000 and more than 720 hours of shipping delays by locally manufacturing parts and tools.

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Barksdale unit first to train with latest B-52 upgrade

In a world of military budget constraints and tough acquisition choices, boosting the efficiency of current assets is a no-brainer.


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Boeing, U.S. Air Force adjust KC-46 tanker schedule

Posted  May 27, 2016

The U.S. Air Force is moving its formal production decision on the KC-46 tanker program—known as Milestone C—from June 2016 to August 2016 to allow additional time to implement the solution to a refueling boom loads issue identified during flight testing earlier this year. The Air Force also released an updated projection from Boeing for…

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Kendall: F-35 program shows continuing progress in all aspects

Posted  May 27, 2016

Air Force photograph by A1C Joshua D. King An F-35A Lightning II takes off from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, March 14, 2014. The F-35 Lightning II program is on track and demonstrating “continuing progress in all aspects,” Frank Kendall, undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, said May 24. Kendall spoke during a…

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Lockheed Martin to continue LRASM integration, test program

Posted  May 27, 2016

Lockheed Martin ) has received a $321.8 million sole-source contract from the U.S. Navy for the continuation of the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) integration and test phase.   The integration and test contract funds continuation of LRASM flight testing and integration onto the U.S. Air Force B-1B and the U.S. Navy F/A-18E/F aircraft. LRASM…

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Defense

‘Ghost Brigade’ soldiers prepare for future conflicts

Posted  May 27, 2016

Since 1981, military personnel have come and gone through the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., to prepare for missions around the world.

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Standard Missile-3 flight test validates engineering upgrade

Posted  May 27, 2016

Raytheon and the Missile Defense Agency completed a successful flight test of an improved Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IB third stage rocket motor.

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