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All eyes to the sky in Operation Swift Response

All eyes went to the sky as 500 military paratroopers -- comprised of U.S., Canadian and Italian forces -- dropped from wave after wave of C-130 aircraft during Operation Swift Response, July 18, at the Bezmer Air Base in Bulgaria as part of Exercise Saber Guardian 17.

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Dream Chaser tests ongoing at Armstrong

Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser spacecraft continued testing at NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center, Edwards, Calif., July 17. The craft underwent ground tests designed to check braking performance, and guidance, navigation and control systems. As part of the test, the Dream Chaser was towed along the runway on its two main landing gear wheels and…

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Advanced navigation system developed through Air Force agreement

Under a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement, the Air Force Institute of Technology and the Locata Corporation delivered a highly accurate navigation system that performs in wide-area GPS jamming environments caused by electronic warfare.

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In Gulf of Mexico, NASA evaluates how crew will exit Orion

When astronauts return to Earth from destinations beyond the moon in NASA’s Orion spacecraft and splashdown in the Pacific Ocean, they’ll still need to safely get out of the spacecraft and back on dry land.

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Prototype exoskeleton suit would improve Soldiers’ physical, mental performance

Thanks to a new "suit" being developed by the DOD-funded Warrior Web program, future Soldiers will be able to march longer, carry heavier gear and improve mental sharpness.


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Aerospace education at Antelope Valley College

Posted  December 30, 2016

Courtesy photograph This fall, 18 students made history as the first cohort in the new Airframe Manufacturing Technology bachelor’s degree program. This one-of-a-kind program was specifically designed to meet aerospace industry needs for individuals who serve as first-line leads in the major processes of aircraft manufacturing, with a focus on manufacturing and industrial engineering. Antelope…

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The top 10 Army modernization efforts of 2016

Posted  December 30, 2016

Supporting the fight around the globe means providing Soldiers with the most advanced technology available. The Army must ride the wave of technology or risk being left behind.

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NASA Armstrong advanced aeronautics and science in 2016

Posted  December 30, 2016

Now in its 70th year of operation, NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., continues to advance the agency’s overall missions of aeronautics research, Earth and space science, and development of aerospace technology.

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Raytheon to offer U.S. Army lowest-risk, next-gen training

Posted  December 30, 2016

Raytheon has submitted its proposal for the U.S. Army’s next-generation, global training support program. The Raytheon project team consists of proven industry leaders CSRA, General Dynamics and Leidos, as well as 17 small, hub-zone, women, veteran and disabled-veteran-owned businesses. Today, Raytheon provides training in 127 countries and in 29 different languages. Raytheon is offering InSITE™,…

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Headlines – December 27, 2016

Posted  December 27, 2016

News China’s first aircraft carrier sails into South China Sea – China’s first aircraft carrier and five other warships passed by Taiwan and sailed into the contested South China Sea Dec. 26, Taiwan’s Defense Ministry said.   Russia focusing on pilot error or technical issues rather than terrorism in plane crash – The Russian investigation…

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