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NASA announces QSF series to validate community response technique

An upcoming NASA supersonic research flight series will examine methodology and technology to be used in future community response testing with the agency’s Low-Boom Flight Demonstrator aircraft, or LBFD.

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First-of-kind P-8A ground test saves $11.2 million, reduces schedule

Seeking to improve “Speed to Fleet,” a team from across the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division test and evaluation community created, developed and successfully completed capabilities-based testing and evaluation in a Live, Virtual and Constructive environment for P-8A Poseidon mission systems.

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Air Force opens space training to allies, accelerates Space Acquisition

Citing the National Defense Strategy, Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson announced that beginning in 2019 the Air Force is opening its space training to allies during her keynote speech at the 34th Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colo.. April 17, 2018.

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Marines complete first F/A-18, APKWS operational flights

The Marine Corps’ F/A-18 squadrons recently flew with the Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System, a highly accurate 2.75 rocket that provides air-to-ground weapon support.

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Army looks to modernize safety doctrine

Sweeping changes to Army Safety doctrine, training, and ease of accident reporting are the U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center's top priorities, explained Brig. Gen David J. Francis as he addressed safety professionals from around the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Command recently.


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Headlines – September 11, 2017

Posted  September 11, 2017

News Air Force pilot killed during training near Nellis Air Force Base – A pilot was killed in a crash during a training flight at the Nevada Test and Training Range Tuesday, officials at Nellis Air Force Base said in a release Sept. 8.   Iron Dome poised for first US-based intercept test in SHORAD…

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News Briefs – September 11, 2017

Posted  September 11, 2017

Air Force pilot fatally injured in crash on Nevada range A U.S. Air Force pilot has died of injuries suffered in an aircraft crash at a training range about 100 miles northwest of Nellis Air Force Base in southern Nevada, base officials said. A brief statement released Sept. 8 by Nellis officials said the crash…

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U.S. cargo ship set to depart from ISS

Posted  September 11, 2017

After delivering more than 6,400 pounds of cargo, a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft will depart the International Space Station Sept. 17.

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Northrop Grumman to provide radio frequency generation technology for U.S. Navy’s NEWEG program

Posted  September 11, 2017

Northrop Grumman is providing advanced radio frequency signal generation technology to the U.S. Navy as part of the Next-Generation Electronic Warfare Environment Generator program. Under the terms of the contract awarded by the U.S. Navy, Northrop Grumman’s Amherst Systems business unit will supply its advanced Radio Frequency Generation Technology for the NEWEG program, which will…

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USS Lincoln tests F-35C Lightning II at seas

Posted  September 11, 2017

The Nimitz-Class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) became one of the few ships in the fleet to trap and launch the F-35C Lightning II, Sept. 3.

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