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Space telescope’s two halves powered for first time in one building

Northrop Grumman has successfully powered up the two main parts of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, a significant event in the test and integration phase of the program.

Air Force photograph by Alex R. Lloyd Defense

Pacer Classic III mods give T-38 new life

What do you do with airplanes that were built in the early 1960s and are planned to be flying well past their 70th birthday? You give them a structural makeover that will provide the strength and longevity to go the distance.

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Global partners work together to streamline C-17 operations

Personnel from the 305th Air Mobility Wing, U.S. Air Force leaders and Boeing representatives hosted the C-17 Globemaster III Enterprise Home Station Check Lean Event at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., June 18.

Air Force illustration by Master Sgt. William Vance Health & Safety

A peak behind the curtain: PTSD barriers and stigmas

Effective treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder is possible, but many Airmen falsely think seeking medical help for PTSD will hurt their career and will not help them get better.

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NASA will seek partnership with U.S. industry to develop first gateway element

As part of the agency’s Exploration Campaign, NASA’s Gateway will become the orbital outpost for robotic and human exploration operations in deep space. Built with commercial and international partners, the Gateway will support exploration on and near the Moon, and beyond, including Mars.


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Business

Lockheed Martin F-35A icy runway testing for Norwegian drag chute underway in Alaska

Posted  November 27, 2017

Maj. Jonathan “Spades” Gilber, U.S. Air Force F-35 test pilot, demonstrates the handling qualities of Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Lightning II during icy runway ground testing at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The testing is part of the certification process for the Norwegian drag chute and continues over the next several weeks. Maj. Eskil Amdal, test…

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Defense

Ironhorse Brigade tests its mettle at the National Training Center

Posted  November 27, 2017

In late November, fierce winds stir up sand storms across the Mojave Desert and obscure the sharp mountain ridges that jut above the horizon.

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Business

Lockheed Martin receives nearly $200 million of C-130 training contracts

Posted  November 27, 2017

Lockheed Martin recently received six contracts, with awards totaling $198.4 million, to improve training for C-130 airmen and operators around the world.

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Local

Honorary Commanders get glimpse of electronic warfare

Posted  November 27, 2017

A group of community leaders and their guests visited Edwards Air Force Base in California recently to get a feel for the mission of the 412th Electronic Warfare Group Nov. 17, 2017.

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Around the Air Force: Nov. 24

Posted  November 27, 2017

On this look around the Air Force, Chief Master Sgt. Amy Giaquinto becomes the first woman to serve as the top enlisted adviser to the adjutant general of New York, Air Force F-35As are in Japan for the first time and the Air Force’s Personnel Center is accepting applications for the Nurse Enlisted and Direct…

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