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Northrop Grumman photograph Space

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.

af-C17 Defense

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.

nasa-industry Space & Technology

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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Wilson, Goldfein emphasize need for fiscal 2018 budget

Posted  November 13, 2017

The Air Force must have a higher and more stable budget to provide security for the nation, said Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein during the State of the Air Force address Nov. 9, 2017, at the Pentagon.

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NATO officials discuss Afghan Plus-Up, Russian threats

Posted  November 13, 2017

Army photograph by Spec. Jacob Krone Army Gen. John W. Nicholson, NATO Resolute Support commander, greets Afghan Special Operations Command School of Excellence leaders before receiving an overview of the commando class final tactical exercise and a platoon-level raid demonstration at Camp Command, Kabul, Afghanistan, Oct. 21, 2017. NATO allies and their partner forces have…

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NASA ISS cargo launches aboard Orbital ATK mission

Posted  November 13, 2017

NASA photograph by Bill Ingalls Orbital ATK’s eighth contracted cargo delivery flight to the station successfully launched at 7:19 a.m., EST, on an Antares rocket from Pad 0A at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia Nov. 12. The International Space Station will receive about 7,400 pounds of cargo, including new science and technology investigations, following…

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Norway celebrates arrival of first three F-35 aircraft

Posted  November 13, 2017

Norwegian government, military and industry leaders celebrated the arrival of Norway’s first three F-35A Lighting II aircraft in a ceremony Nov. 10 at Ørland Air Base. “We mark the start of a new era for the Norwegian Armed Forces,” said Norway’s Minister of Defence Frank Bakke-Jensen. “The new combat aircraft will be a key factor…

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Modernization turnaround worth the effort, says acting secretary

Posted  November 13, 2017

Vast readiness improvements are a challenge worth taking because if they succeed, Soldiers on the ground will reap the benefits, said acting Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy.

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