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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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News Briefs – April 22, 2016

Posted  April 22, 2016

New game offers Army training on sexual harassment, assault An interactive video game has been developed to train Army command teams on how to respond to accusations of sexual harassment and sexual assault. ELITE SHARP CTT was introduced at the beginning of April. Army members can download the game for free. The Leavenworth Times reported…

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Headlines – April 22, 2016

Posted  April 22, 2016

News Top general wants more soldiers in Europe – The general nominated to lead U.S. European Command said April 21 the Army should move another combat brigade to Europe to counter Russian aggression and also consider a range of military options that “keep everything on the table.”     Business Malaysia buys Thales drones for…

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Army experiments on providing ‘unlimited magazine’ to 2025 Soldiers

Posted  April 25, 2016

A swarm of experts from across the nation assembled for a two-week experiment at Fort Sill, Okla., trying out systems with the potential to provide service members with unlimited weapons capabilities.

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F-22 Raptors arrive in Romania

Posted  April 25, 2016

Two F-22 Raptors and one KC-135 Stratotanker arrived at Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base on April 22.

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Airbus delivers its first aircraft produced in United States

Posted  April 25, 2016

The first ever delivery of an aircraft from the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility took place today, April 25, in Mobile, Ala.

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