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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.

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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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U.S. Air Force extends E-8C Joint STARS fleet support partnership with Northrop Grumman

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman a 12-month, $349.6 million contract for Total System Support Responsibility of the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System fleet.

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AFTC commander lauds community heroes

Speaking to an audience of about 300 veterans and family, plus military supporters and active service military, Col. Angela W. Suplisson shared a few thoughts on her concept of what constitutes a hero.

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For the first time, Army sensors can detect aircraft damage as it occurs

For the first time ever, a team of researchers successfully developed and tested networked acoustic emission sensors that can detect airframe damage on conceptual composite UH-60 Black Hawk rotorcraft.

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MQ-8C Fire Scout completes first test period aboard LCS

Posted  April 12, 2017

The Navy’s MQ-8C Fire Scout returned from USS Montgomery (LCS-8) April 11, 2017, after completing initial testing aboard a littoral combat ship.

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Lockheed Martin proposes way forward for multi-domain operations

Posted  April 12, 2017

The air, space and cyber domains are increasingly challenged by threats. To help address current and future threats, Lockheed Martin will host a three day war game exercise at its Center for Innovation or “The Lighthouse” in Suffolk, Virginia to show how cross domain command and control can be enhanced by operationally integrating air, space…

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NASA Television to air launch of NASA Astronaut Jack Fischer, crewmate

Posted  April 12, 2017

NASA astronaut Jack Fischer is poised for a journey of exploration and research on the International Space Station.

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Lockheed Martin eyes military exoskeleton market

Posted  April 12, 2017

Eyeing a new generation of industrial and military exoskeletons, Lockheed Martin has licensed the bionic augmentation technology Dermoskeleton™ from B-Temia, Inc.

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Rake fabricated at AEDC Model, Machine Shop to be used for flow calibration at NFAC

Posted  April 12, 2017

Air Force photograph by Rick Goodfriend The rake hardware that will be used this summer in the Phase II Flow Calibration of the 40-by-80 foot test section at the AEDC National Full-Scale Aerodynamics Complex at the Ames Research Facility, Calif., was fabricated at the AEDC Model and Machine Shop. The rake hardware that will be…

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