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NASA launches NOAA weather satellite aboard ULA rocket to improve forecasts

NASA has successfully launched for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration the first in a series of four highly advanced polar-orbiting satellites, equipped with next-generation technology and designed to improve the accuracy of U.S. weather forecasts out to seven days.

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Wilson to logistics Airmen: ‘Failing at logistics can bring down the mighty’

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson spoke about how logistics acquisitions contribute to the success of the Air Force at the 2017 Logistics Officers Association Symposium in Washington, D.C., Nov. 17, 2017.

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U.S. Air Force extends E-8C Joint STARS fleet support partnership with Northrop Grumman

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman a 12-month, $349.6 million contract for Total System Support Responsibility of the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System fleet.

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AFTC commander lauds community heroes

Speaking to an audience of about 300 veterans and family, plus military supporters and active service military, Col. Angela W. Suplisson shared a few thoughts on her concept of what constitutes a hero.

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For the first time, Army sensors can detect aircraft damage as it occurs

For the first time ever, a team of researchers successfully developed and tested networked acoustic emission sensors that can detect airframe damage on conceptual composite UH-60 Black Hawk rotorcraft.


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Iran says Boeing offers new aircraft during Tehran trip

Posted  April 13, 2016

Boeing offered Iranian airlines three models of new aircraft to replace the country’s aging fleet during the first visit by the Chicago-based manufacturer in decades, the Islamic Republic’s state-run news agency reported April 11. Boeing declined to discuss specifics from the negotiation with officials in Tehran, but the airplane builder undoubtedly wants a piece of…

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F-22s deploy to Europe to show support for allies

Posted  April 13, 2016

Air Force photograph by TSgt. Matthew Plew F-22 Raptors from the 95th Fighter Squadron land April 11, 2016, at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England. The aircraft’s arrival marks the second time the U.S. European Command has hosted a deployment of F-22s in its area of responsibility. F-22 Raptors, Airmen and associated equipment were deployed to…

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Bone fragments from WWII crash site returning from India

Posted  April 13, 2016

NEW DELHI–Tiny bone fragments carry a world of significance and perhaps closure for at least one American family who lost a loved one over the mountains of India in World War II. During a solemn ceremony April 13, U.S. military members paid final respects to what they believe may be the remains of one to…

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AF names candidate bases, criteria for choosing next F-35A sites

Posted  April 13, 2016

Air Force officials announced April 12 that Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz.; Homestead Air Reserve Base, Fla.; Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas; and Whiteman AFB, Mo., are candidate bases for the first Reserve-led F-35A Lightning II location. The preferred and reasonable alternatives are expected to be selected in the fall and…

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Boeing completes satellite for NASA TDRS constellation ahead of contract schedule

Posted  April 13, 2016

Boeing has completed, and delivered to storage, the last in a series of satellites for NASA’s Tracking and Data Relay Satellite constellation.

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