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DARPA funds brain-stimulation research to speed learning

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is working with seven U.S. universities and elements of the Air Force and Army on research that seeks to stimulate the brain in a non-invasive way to speed up learning.

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Lightning strikes first

The Lightning Team of the 461st Aircraft Maintenance Unit at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., took the First Quarter Weapons Load Competition title, which was held April 3, 2017, at Hangar 1600.

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Better communication with industry key to improving contracting, says ACC commander

War fighters are best supported by giving them what they need to fight in a timely manner, said Maj. Gen. James E. Simpson.

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New hypoxia trainer saves time, money and lives

Pilots and aircrew members at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., may be able to breathe easier knowing they don’t have to go to another base anymore for required hypoxia training.

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Lockheed Martin delivers new capabilities for F-35 logistics system

Lockheed Martin's next iteration of the F-35s Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS) has been approved for installation at U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy F-35 sites.


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Successful dual firing marks major milestone on Meteor program for Eurofighter Typhoon

Posted  April 28, 2017

Successful development testing of Meteor missiles from Typhoon aircraft has been completed, leading to an Operational evaluation with the UK Royal Air Force later this year.   A Eurofighter Typhoon has successfully completed a simultaneous firing of two MBDA Meteor Beyond Visual Range air-to-air missiles as part of a major program of work to integrate…

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Crew safely recovered after helo crash near Guam

Posted  April 28, 2017

Navy photograph by PO2 Kevin V. Cunningham Official U.S. Navy file photo of an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter. The entire crew, including two pilots and one aircrewman, were safely recovered by USS Dewey (DDG 105) after their MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter crashed in waters near Guam April 26. The incident occurred as the MH-60R helicopter…

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Defense

Fifth-generation fighters arrive in Bulgaria

Posted  April 28, 2017

Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Roidan Carlson Two Air Force F-35A Lightning IIs from the 388th Fighter Squadron and three F-15C Eagles from the 493rd Fighter Squadron fly in formation during a training sortie over the United Kingdom, April 27, 2017. The F-35As first arrived at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, April 15, 2017,…

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New hypoxia trainer saves time, money and lives

Posted  April 28, 2017

Pilots and aircrew members at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., may be able to breathe easier knowing they don’t have to go to another base anymore for required hypoxia training.

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Defense

USS Jackson successfully completes missile test

Posted  April 28, 2017

Navy photograph by Lt. Miranda V. Williams The littoral combat ship USS Jackson (LCS 6) sits pierside in San Diego. USS Jackson is an Independence variant LCS and the third vessel of the trimaran design. Jackson was christened on March 22, 2014 and commissioned on December 5, 2015 in Gulfport, Miss. Littoral combat ship (LCS)…

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