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CSAF describes future of conflict

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein addressed the future of the Total Force, operations in space and the importance of a multi-domain, networked approach to warfare during an Air Force Association breakfast at the Mitchel Institute in Washington, D.C., July 26, 2017.

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Cleared for takeoff: Area designated for personal sUAS use

Whether you call them drones, quadcopters or the official government term – small unmanned aircraft system – there’s now a place at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., for hobbyists to fly their personal sUASs.

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Boeing team completes KC-46 tanker electromagnetic testing

A Boeing-led team, including U.S. Air Force and Naval Air Systems Command representatives, recently completed KC-46 tanker electromagnetic testing.

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Army launches holistic health and fitness initiative

The Army has more obese Soldiers than ever before, and to address the problem, senior Army leaders discussed a holistic approach that includes vegan options at dining facilities and box breakfasts at fitness centers.

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Lockheed Martin delivers first HIMARS vehicle produced 100 percent in Camden, Ark.

Lockheed Martin has delivered the first High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) launcher in which both the chassis and launcher components were manufactured at its facility in Camden, Ark.


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Defense

B-52 integrates, trains with French allies

Posted  April 22, 2016

Courtesy photograph A U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress strategic bomber from Minot Air Force Base, N.D., and a French air force Rafale fighter jet fly over France, April 20, 2016. The B-52 also conducted a flight over the Lafayette Escadrille Memorial in Marnes-la-Coquette, France, during a ceremony honoring the 268 Americans who joined the French…

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China’s Xi moves to take more direct command over military

Posted  April 22, 2016

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, April 9, 2014. Hagel met with Xi to discuss mutual state and defense issues. BEIJING–Chinese President Xi Jinping has assumed a more direct role over the country’s powerful armed forces as head of its increasingly…

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Defense

AF Global Strike Command practices constant vigilance

Posted  April 22, 2016

Air Force photograph by A1C J.T. Armstrong B-52H Stratofortresses taxi on the runway during exercise Constant Vigilance at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., April 17, 2016. Air Force Global Strike Command conducts training operations and exercises on a regular basis to ensure U.S. forces are ready to perform nuclear deterrence operations and long-range strike missions…

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Northrop Grumman to showcase innovative solutions for Army aviation’s future

Posted  April 22, 2016

Northrop Grumman will highlight a full range of solutions aimed at providing best-value enhancements and game-changing capabilities during the Army Aviation Association of America Mission Solutions Summit. The event will be held April 28-30 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Northrop Grumman’s booth 938 will spotlight tailored enhancements that help preserve command, control,…

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Defense

Divers highlight interoperability in finding, neutralizing mines

Posted  April 22, 2016

Divers from five nations are training together to identify and neutralize mines and other threats in order to ensure the waterways in the Middle East remain safe for commercial shipping.

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