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Air Force proposes to base F-35s at Tyndall AFB

Following the damage to Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., caused by Hurricane Michael, the Air Force is recommending that Congress use supplemental funding for rebuilding the base to prepare to receive the F-35 Lighenting II fighter at the north Florida installation.

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Australia F-35s leave in historic launch

The Royal Australian Air Force launched two F-35A Lightning II’s Dec. 3, starting the multi-day journey to a historic arrival in Australia.

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Aerotech News Digital Edition – December 7, 2018

Aerotech News and Review – Journal of Aerospace, Defense Industry and Veteran News, serving the Antelope Valley and Edwards AFB, CA – Digital Edition, December 7, 2018 Some exciting milestones and great “people pieces” are ready for you, in this week’s edition of Aerotech News and Review. Click on the link below for a digital…

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‘I’ve been shot at in a lot of countries’

After Vietnam War service as a Seabee (Naval Construction Battalions), and Army duty as a paratrooper and Green Beret, it would have been a good time to call it a day for Master Sgt. Robert Mahoney. Then, the Iraq War happened. His wife issued an order, the kind that lets even a Green Beret master sergeant know who is in charge.

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X-56A suppresses flutter with two controllers

The X-56A team has suppressed flutter, which is a potentially destructive oscillation, with a modern and a classical controller for the first time at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California.

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Northrop Grumman Australia to deliver next-gen satellite communications

Posted  July 10, 2017

The Australian Defence Force has selected Northrop Grumman to provide systems that will expand Australia’s ability to fully realize its investment in the most advanced U.S. military satellites and increase communications coverage, capacity and connectivity for Australian troops and commanders worldwide. The ADF’s Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group awarded the $223 million (Australian) contract to…

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Boeing names Mark Cherry VP of Phantom Works Technology Group

Posted  October 18, 2017

Aerospace industry and U.S. Air Force veteran Mark Cherry is joining Boeing as leader of the Phantom Works advanced technology organization within the company’s Defense, Space & Security business unit. Cherry succeeds Darryl Davis, who led Phantom Works for 10 years. Davis has moved into a company-wide program management role reporting to Greg Smith, chief…

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Northrop Grumman’s G/ATOR successfully completes initial integration testing

Posted  February 24, 2017

Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Marine Corps successfully completed an initial integration event in November 2016 for the AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task-Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) system.

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F-35: Luke maintainers integrate with Lockheed Martin

Posted  January 25, 2017

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman James Hensley Chad Thomson, 62nd Aircraft Maintenance Unit Lockheed Martin crew chief, stands by to marshal an F-35 Lightning II Jan. 24, 2017, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The 62nd AMU is in the process of integrating Airmen into its maintenance operations. Airmen from the 62nd Aircraft Maintenance…

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Boeing, Xiamen Airlines announce order for 10 Next-Generation 737s

Posted  April 27, 2016

Boeing and Xiamen Airlines, China’s only all-Boeing carrier, have finalized an order for 10 Next-Generation 737-800s. The order, valued at $960 million at list prices, will be posted on Boeing’s Orders & Deliveries website once all contingencies are cleared.  “The 737-800 is the best-selling version of the highly successful Next-Generation 737 family,” said Ihssane Mounir,…

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