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Tornado successor: Team Eurofighter presents offer to Germany

On the eve of the ILA Berlin Air Show 2018, Airbus and Eurofighter GmbH have submitted their offer to the German Ministry of Defence for a replacement of the Bundeswehr’s ageing Tornado combat aircraft, which was developed in the 1960s, and have established the Eurofighter as its ideal successor.

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Air cavalry, ‘sky soldiers’ test new air assault concept

As the setting sun marked the start of another spring evening at the training area in Hohenfels, Germany, the roar of helicopter turbine engines competed against the thrumming rhythm of rotor blades beating the air as 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division soldiers began their work.

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NASA engineers dream big with small spacecraft

Many of NASA's most iconic spacecraft towered over the engineers who built them: think Voyagers 1 and 2, Cassini or Galileo -- all large machines that could measure up to a school bus.

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Army secretary, senior NCO discuss retention, modernization

Quality trumps quantity when it comes to soldiers, Army Secretary Mark Esper told reporters in Washington, D.C., April 20. Esper and Sergeant Major of the Army Daniel Dailey briefed reporters on recruiting, retention and equipment during the Pentagon news gaggle.

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Cargo spaceship set for departure from ISS

After delivering more than 5,800 pounds of science investigations and cargo for NASA, a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is set to depart the International Space Station May 2.


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SpaceX orbits remote sensing spacecraft for Taiwan

Posted  September 1, 2017

Taiwan's Formosat-5 satellite has embarked on a five-year mission to demonstrate the small Asian country's indigenous space technology and remote sensing capabilities.

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Vets4Veterans fundraiser coming up

Posted  September 1, 2017

PALMDALE, Calif.–Motorcycles, hot rods, classic cars, food and music will be part of the eighth annual Vets4Veterans car show and poker run Sept. 17 at Poncitln Square. The car show will take place from noon to 4 p.m. at Avenue Q-9 and Ninth Street East. Prizes and trophies will be awarded in the show, which…

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Headlines – August 30, 2017

Posted  August 31, 2017

News North Korea fires missile over Japan in aggressive test – North Korea carried out one of its most provocative missile tests in recent years early Aug. 29, hurling a ballistic missile directly over Japan that prompted the government in Tokyo to warn residents in its path to take cover.   Search still underway for…

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News Briefs – August 30, 2017

Posted  August 31, 2017

Military confirms 3 soldiers dead In Aug. 15 crash in Hawaii Military officials have declared three soldiers dead after their Black Hawk helicopter crashed off Hawaii during a nighttime training mission earlier this month. The Armed Forces Medical Examiner says 1st Lt. Kathryn Bailey of North Carolina, Staff Sgt. Abigail Milam of Kentucky and Sgt….

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NASA’s next Mars mission to investigate interior of red planet

Posted  August 31, 2017

Preparation of NASA's next spacecraft to Mars, InSight, has ramped up this summer, on course for launch next May from Vandenberg Air Force Base in central California -- the first interplanetary launch in history from America's West Coast.

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