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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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Arotech Power Systems Division wins USMC contract for hybrid mobile power systems

Posted  April 20, 2016

Arotech Corporation announced April 20 that its U.S. Power Systems Division, UEC Electronics, has recently received a $2.6 million contract from the Marine Corps to design, develop and deliver four MEHPS systems.  MEHPS portable solutions combine battery technology with existing generator and solar solutions to power forward deployed units. The MEHPS product harnesses solar power…

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Defense

Spruance, Decatur join Momsen on Pacific surface action group deployment

Posted  April 20, 2016

Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Spruance (DDG 111) and USS Decatur (DDG 73), with embarked Destroyer Squadron 31 staff, departed their homeport of San Diego, April 19.

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Business

First Lockheed Martin LM-100J reaches production milestones

Posted  April 20, 2016

The first Lockheed Martin LM-100J commercial freighter aircraft has reached major production assembly milestones at Aeronautics sites located at Marietta, Ga.; Meridian, Miss.; and Clarksburg, W.Va.

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Defense

Air Force, small business partner develop a ‘big data’ bridge between past and future designs

Posted  April 20, 2016

The mission of the United States Air Force is "to fly, fight and win in air, space and cyberspace."

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News Briefs – April 20, 2016

Posted  April 20, 2016

General says it’s cheaper for American forces to be in Korea The four-star Army general picked to lead American forces in Korea says it’s less expensive to keep U.S. troops stationed in South Korea than in the United States. In testimony April 19, Gen. Vincent Brooks tallied up the financial load South Korea carries in…

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