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NASA announces QSF series to validate community response technique

An upcoming NASA supersonic research flight series will examine methodology and technology to be used in future community response testing with the agency’s Low-Boom Flight Demonstrator aircraft, or LBFD.

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First-of-kind P-8A ground test saves $11.2 million, reduces schedule

Seeking to improve “Speed to Fleet,” a team from across the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division test and evaluation community created, developed and successfully completed capabilities-based testing and evaluation in a Live, Virtual and Constructive environment for P-8A Poseidon mission systems.

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Air Force opens space training to allies, accelerates Space Acquisition

Citing the National Defense Strategy, Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson announced that beginning in 2019 the Air Force is opening its space training to allies during her keynote speech at the 34th Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colo.. April 17, 2018.

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Marines complete first F/A-18, APKWS operational flights

The Marine Corps’ F/A-18 squadrons recently flew with the Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System, a highly accurate 2.75 rocket that provides air-to-ground weapon support.

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Army looks to modernize safety doctrine

Sweeping changes to Army Safety doctrine, training, and ease of accident reporting are the U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center's top priorities, explained Brig. Gen David J. Francis as he addressed safety professionals from around the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Command recently.


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Army acquires new test dummies for vehicle safety

Posted  August 18, 2017

Keeping Soldiers safe is a top priority for vehicle engineers. Army researchers partnered with industry and academia to develop the next generation crash test dummy. Together they designed a new device that will save lives. The standard device used for testing occupant safety was developed by the automotive industry in the 1970s — commonly referred…

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NASA Armstrong interns soar at agency-wide networking event

Posted  August 18, 2017

Interns from NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center in California launched a rocket, toured space flight facilities and gained inspiration from an astronaut candidate at a NASA-wide intern networking event July 14 and 15 at Johnson Space Center in Houston.

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Mobility Guardian draws to an end

Posted  August 18, 2017

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Clayton Cupit A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 349th Air Refueling Squadron, McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. while flying over Yakima, Wash., Aug. 3, 2017. More than 3,000 Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and international partners converged on the state of…

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Marine returns Japanese WWII flag to original family

Posted  August 18, 2017

Marine Corps photograph Tatsuya Yasue, left, receives a flag from World War II veteran Marvin Strombo at Higashishirakawa Village, Gifu Prefecture, Japan, Aug. 15, 2017. Tatsuya, along with other members of the family have waited over 70 years for the return of the brother they lost during the war. The ceremony provided both families with…

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Local boatswain at work

Posted  August 18, 2017

USS John C. Stennis Navy photograph by PO2 Luke Moyer BREMERTON, Wash.–Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Ryan Blackwell, from Cary, Illinois, and Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) Airman Anthony Napolis, from Tehachapi, Calif., finish donning self contained breathing apparatuses in USS John C. Stennis’ (CVN 74) hangar bay during a general quarters drill. John C….

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