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Northrop Grumman selected to compete for multiple Army training contracts

The U.S. Army has selected Northrop Grumman for its Mission Training Complex Capabilities Support contract.

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Hill’s F-35A and airmen mastering first Pacific deployment

More than 300 men and women of the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, and 12 F-35As are conducting business for the next six months on the subtropical Japanese island of Okinawa during a deployment known as a Theater Security Package.

Army photograph by Master Sgt. Brian Hamilton Veterans

Army’s Past Conflicts Repatriation Branch ensures no Soldier left behind

"I remember that day when they announced in our high school that Blootie Turner had died, the whole place got real quiet. Blootie was a great football player and a better person. He was the most popular kid in school."

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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.

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Rusty Frank Defense

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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Events for May 2016

Posted  May 4, 2016

May 6-7 — 2nd EARSeL SIG LU/LC and NASA LCLUC Joint Workshop, Prague, Czech Republic May 6-13 — International Virtual Observatory Alliance Interoperability Meeting, Cape Town, South Africa May 9 — Lecture: Titan Cloud Modeling, Ithaca, N.Y. May 9-11 — XMM-Newton 2016 Science Workshop: The Next Decade, Madrid, Spain May 9-11 — Scientific Ballooning Technologies…

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Keep on rockin’ – Little Rock AFB receives additional C-130J

Posted  May 4, 2016

Lockheed Martin photograph by Damien A. Guarnieri. A U.S. Air Force crew ferried a C-130J Super Hercules aircraft from the Lockheed Martin facility in Marietta, Ga., April 29, 2016. This aircraft is assigned to the 61st Airlift Squadron at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. The 61st, which has operated C-130s since 1956, is part…

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Air Force photograph by MSgt. Kevin Nichols
Defense

Total force Airmen complete Icelandic Air Surveillance mission

Posted  May 4, 2016

It seems like April flew by... much like the U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagle fighter aircraft did throughout the skies of Iceland.

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Business

Raytheon ramps up deliveries of small unmanned air systems

Posted  May 4, 2016

Responding to growing war fighter demand, Raytheon has increased deliveries of its small unmanned aircraft systems. The company has also formed a new UAS directorate within the Advanced Missile Systems product line in Tucson, Ariz., that combines expertise in small UAS airframe and integration, with mission payload, command and control, and technology from across the…

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SMC creates remote sensing data lab

Posted  May 4, 2016

The Space and Missile Systems Center Remote Sensing Directorate is opening a new data utilization laboratory in Boulder, Colo. The lab will provide an innovation environment to develop and demonstrate applications that can maximize utilization of remote sensing data to support joint warfighter operations in the field.  The lab will offer academia, industry and other…

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