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Stratcom: Integrating space with other warfare domains key to deterrence

Deterring and waging war successfully depends on integrating all domains of warfare, including the space domain, the deputy commander of U.S. Strategic Command said during a space security conference in Washington, D.C., March 22, 2017.

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Small quadcopter test is first on active Air Force taxiway

An unusual aircraft went through its motions on the Edwards Air Force Base flightline March 16 when a small quadcopter equipped with a camera took to the sky to perform a visual inspection of a B-52 Stratofortress.

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AFTC commander visits new F-22 facilities

Maj. Gen. David Harris, Air Force Test Center commander, dropped by the 411th Flight Test Squadron March 16, 2017, as part of his monthly visits with different units on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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U.S. Air Force trains alongside Japanese. South Korean counterparts

An Air Force B-1B Lancer conducted a bilateral mission in the vicinity of Japan yesterday with Japan Air Self Defense Force F-15J Eagles, followed by a bilateral mission with South Korean Air Force F-15K Slam Eagles and F-16 Fighting Falcons carried out in South Korean airspace.

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Army hoping $200 million in bonuses will attract more recruits

Army Recruiting Command's mission is seeing the "largest within-year mission increase ever," said Brig. Gen. Donna W. Martin, USAREC's deputy commander.


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Defense

Carter to Implement 3 Recommendations from Defense Innovation Board

Posted  October 31, 2016

Earlier this month Defense Secretary Ash Carter’s new Defense Innovation Board recommended to the department several novel practices for improving innovation at the Pentagon, and today he announced that he would implement three of them.

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News

Headlines – August 15, 2016

Posted  August 15, 2016

News SpaceX does it again – California-based SpaceX’s eighth launch this year carried a Japanese satellite into orbit.     Business KC-46 tanker cleared for production – The KC-46A Pegasus tanker has been cleared for production, a major step forward for the Boeing-led design.   Tata Power SED emerges as lowest bidder to build sonar…

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People and Places

Boeing names Hyslop Chief Technology Officer

Posted  July 18, 2016

Boeing July 18 named Greg Hyslop its chief technology officer, replacing John Tracy, a 35-year company veteran who served as CTO since 2006 and announced his retirement earlier this year.  In March, Hyslop, 57, was named senior vice president, Engineering, Test & Technology, assuming responsibility for the development and implementation of the company’s enterprise technology…

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Events

NASA Armstrong director to address Outlook Conference

Posted  January 8, 2016

David D. McBride, director of NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center at Edwards, will present an update on aerospace research at the 44th annual Antelope Valley Business Outlook Conference at the AV Fairgrounds in Lancaster, Feb. 26.

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Business

Boeing, Airbus offer rosy outlooks for aircraft demand

Posted  July 14, 2016

Boeing and Airbus offered upbeat forecasts July 11 for the aircraft market over the next 20 years, trying to tamp down worries that a long boom in plane-making could be ending. The world’s top plane makers see demand driven by a growth in travel, especially in Asia, leading to a doubling of the world’s aircraft…

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