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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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Boeing to design, build seven medium earth orbit satellites for SES

Posted  September 11, 2017

Boeing will design and build seven super-powered medium earth orbit satellites for SES, delivering efficient high-performance data communications services to users around the world.

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Headlines – September 8, 2017

Posted  September 8, 2017

News Explosion at Bagram Airfield injures multiple personnel – An explosion outside an entry control point at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan Sept. 6 has resulted in multiple casualties, U.S. Forces Afghanistan said.     Business Rafael to offer Spike missile in Eastern European vehicle tenders – With a number of Eastern European nations aiming to…

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News Briefs – September 8, 2017

Posted  September 8, 2017

U.S. says drone strike kills 3 al-Shabab extremists in Somalia A U.S. military drone strike has killed three members of the al-Shabab extremist group in Somalia, the U.S. Africa Command said Sept. 6. The airstrike was carried out the morning of Sept. 5 local time in the Bay region, about 75 kilometers (45 miles) west…

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Army to rapidly procure reusable shoulder-fired weapon system

Posted  September 8, 2017

Used on battlefields around the world since 1991, the M3 Multi-Role Anti-Armor Anti-Personnel Weapon System, or MAAWS, has seen several iterations.

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California Guard Heads Out to Fight Fires, Assist With Hurricane Irma

Posted  September 8, 2017

California National Guard photograph About 350 California National Guard soldiers train at Camp Roberts, California, led by about 50 experienced California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection firefighters. The soldiers were divided into 12 hand crews and were led through six stations where they practiced digging trenches, chopping logs and cutting fire lines with hand…

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