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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.

Army photograph by Master Sgt. Brian Hamilton Veterans

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.

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Rusty Frank Defense

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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Defense

Better communication with industry key to improving contracting, says ACC commander

Posted  April 28, 2017

War fighters are best supported by giving them what they need to fight in a timely manner, said Maj. Gen. James E. Simpson.

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Business

Successful dual firing marks major milestone on Meteor program for Eurofighter Typhoon

Posted  April 28, 2017

Successful development testing of Meteor missiles from Typhoon aircraft has been completed, leading to an Operational evaluation with the UK Royal Air Force later this year.   A Eurofighter Typhoon has successfully completed a simultaneous firing of two MBDA Meteor Beyond Visual Range air-to-air missiles as part of a major program of work to integrate…

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News

Crew safely recovered after helo crash near Guam

Posted  April 28, 2017

Navy photograph by PO2 Kevin V. Cunningham Official U.S. Navy file photo of an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter. The entire crew, including two pilots and one aircrewman, were safely recovered by USS Dewey (DDG 105) after their MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter crashed in waters near Guam April 26. The incident occurred as the MH-60R helicopter…

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Defense

Fifth-generation fighters arrive in Bulgaria

Posted  April 28, 2017

Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Roidan Carlson Two Air Force F-35A Lightning IIs from the 388th Fighter Squadron and three F-15C Eagles from the 493rd Fighter Squadron fly in formation during a training sortie over the United Kingdom, April 27, 2017. The F-35As first arrived at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, April 15, 2017,…

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New hypoxia trainer saves time, money and lives

Posted  April 28, 2017

Pilots and aircrew members at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., may be able to breathe easier knowing they don’t have to go to another base anymore for required hypoxia training.

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