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Northrop Grumman selected to compete for multiple Army training contracts

The U.S. Army has selected Northrop Grumman for its Mission Training Complex Capabilities Support contract.

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Hill’s F-35A and airmen mastering first Pacific deployment

More than 300 men and women of the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, and 12 F-35As are conducting business for the next six months on the subtropical Japanese island of Okinawa during a deployment known as a Theater Security Package.

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Army’s Past Conflicts Repatriation Branch ensures no Soldier left behind

"I remember that day when they announced in our high school that Blootie Turner had died, the whole place got real quiet. Blootie was a great football player and a better person. He was the most popular kid in school."

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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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Business

Lockheed Martin demonstrates autonomous systems that advance unmanned technology on land, air, sea

Posted  May 10, 2017

Lockheed Martin photograph Lockheed Martin’s Squad Mission Support System (SMSS™) solves capability gaps by lightening the warfighter’s load, serving as a power management resource, and providing a versatile utility platform for various Mission Equipment Packages. Lockheed Martin showcased its innovations in autonomy for reporters May 9 at its Missiles and Fire Control facility in Grand…

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Space

NASA delivers detectors for ESA’s Euclid spacecraft

Posted  May 10, 2017

Three detector systems for the Euclid mission, led by ESA (European Space Agency), have been delivered to Europe for the spacecraft's near-infrared instrument.

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Defense

USS Abraham Lincoln underway for sea trials

Posted  May 10, 2017

Navy photograph by PO3 Matt Herbst The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) departs Newport News, Va., under its own power for the first time after successfully completing its mid-life refueling and complex overhaul. Abraham Lincoln will spend several days conducting sea trials, which will test many of the ship’s key systems and…

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Space

NASA receives proposals for future solar system mission

Posted  May 10, 2017

NASA has received and is reviewing 12 proposals for future unmanned solar system exploration. The proposed missions of discovery – submitted under NASA’s New Frontiers program – will undergo scientific and technical review over the next seven months. The goal is to select a mission for flight in about two years, with launch in the…

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Veterans

Former Vietnam POW speaks to Team Kirtland about courage, commitment

Posted  May 10, 2017

Air Force photograph Retired colonel and former Vietnam prisoner of war Lee Ellis speaks at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., members May 2-3, 2017, at the Base Theater. Ellis spoke about the importance of character, courage, commitment in leaders. Character, courage, and commitment were three key teaching points of the presentations given to members of…

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