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Airbus photograph by Andreas Zeitler Business

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.

Army photograph by Sgt. Gregory T. Summers Defense

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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DOD photograph by EJ Hersom
Veterans

Resilient wounded warrior aims for Invictus Games gold

Posted  May 4, 2016

DOD photograph by EJ Hersom Medically retired Army Staff Sgt. Timothy Payne competes in seated discus during the Army Trials at Fort Bliss, Texas, April 1, 2015. Payne is slated to compete at the 2016 Invictus Games held May 8-12 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla….

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Business

Boeing, TAAG Angola Airlines celebrate delivery of carrier’s 777-300ER

Posted  May 4, 2016

Boeing and TAAG Angola Airlines, the national airline of Angola, have celebrated the delivery of the airline's newest 777-300ER (Extended Range).

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World News

Ash Carter accuses Russia of ‘nuclear saber-rattling’

Posted  May 4, 2016

STUTTGART, Germany–Defense Secretary Ash Carter used a U.S. military changing-of-the-guard ceremony May 3 to blast Russian aggression in Europe, saying Moscow is “going backward in time” with warlike actions that compel a U.S. military buildup on NATO’s eastern flank. “We do not seek a cold — let alone a hot — war with Russia,” Carter…

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Business

Northrop Grumman Foundation 2016 Fab School Labs contest now open for submissions

Posted  May 4, 2016

The Northrop Grumman Foundation is welcoming submissions now through June 17, 2016 for the second year of its Fab School Labs online contest. The school lab makeover contest provides public middle schools with an opportunity to make their ideal state-of-the-art science lab a reality with grants of up to $100,000 each. The Northrop Grumman Foundation…

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Local

Mojave Fly-in displays more than planes

Posted  May 4, 2016

Planes, brains and automobiles where all part of the 5th Annual Mojave Experimental Fly-in event at the Mojave Air and Space Port, where pilots and flight enthusiasts gathered from around the country to display their aircraft, break world records and learn from other builders.

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