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Next-generation binoculars contribute to battlefield survivability

Marines will have better situational awareness on missions in dark areas thanks to new night-vision goggles.

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Sounding rocket takes second look at sun

As the principal investigator for the Extreme Ultraviolet Variability Experiment, or EVE, instrument aboard NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, Tom Woods is all too familiar with the ways that exposure to the harsh space environment can lead to a spacecraft instrument’s degradation.

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Boeing, FedEx Express announce order for 24 medium, large freighters

Boeing and FedEx Express announced June 19 a new order for 12 767 Freighters and 12 777 Freighters as the world's largest air cargo carrier continues to invest in the industry's most capable freighters to better serve its customers.

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Army World War II veterans hold emotional final reunion

For years, veterans of the Army's 66th Infantry Division have reunited to reminisce about their time together fighting in World War II, to share stories of how their lives have changed since then, and to recall fond memories of those brothers they lost along the way.

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Aerotech News Digital Edition – June 15, 2018

Aerotech News and Review – Journal of Aerospace, Defense Industry and Veteran News, serving the Antelope Valley and Edwards AFB, CA – June 15, 2018 http://online.flipbuilder.com/vzwd/ggjb/ Welcome to the Aerotech News and Review Digital Edtion! We have SO MUCH GREAT READING in this week’s issue of Aerotech – starting with our cover story, the arrival…


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News Briefs – October 25, 2017

Posted  October 25, 2017

Qatar opens new military office in D.C., showing U.S. close ties The government of Qatar is opening a new military office in Washington, D.C., as it works to show close security ties to the United States. Qatar’s defense ministry inaugurated the military attaché office Oc.t 23 in the Georgetown neighborhood, a few blocks from Qatar’s…

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Defense

F-35A Lightning II scheduled for first operational deployment to Indo-Asia-Pacific

Posted  October 25, 2017

Approximately 300 Airmen and 12 F-35A Lightning IIs from the 34th Fighter Squadron at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, are set to deploy to Kadena Air Base, Japan for a six month rotation.

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Business

Sikorsky conducts CRH training systems critical design review

Posted  October 25, 2017

Sikorsky illustration The Combat Rescue Helicopter, designed by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, will perform critical combat search and rescue and personnel recovery operations for all U.S. military services. Lockheed Martin announced Oct. 25 the successful conduct of the Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH) Program Training Systems Critical Design Review. This event prepares the CRH program…

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Commander of first flight of space shuttle Challenger dies

Posted  October 25, 2017

Paul Weitz, a retired NASA astronaut who commanded the first flight of the space shuttle Challenger and also piloted the Skylab in the early 1970s, has died. He was 85.

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Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Brandi Hansen
Defense

40th flies with Formidable Shield

Posted  October 25, 2017

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Brandi Hansen Senior Airman Clinton Begnoche, from the 510th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, Aviano Air Force Base, Italy, marshals out Lt. Col. John Caldwell, a test pilot from the 85th Test and Evaluation Squadron, during a local area orientation flight. Aircrew from the 40th Flight Test Squadron at Eglin Air…

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