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Stratolaunch Aircraft hits another milestone with completion of first phase of engine testing

Stratolaunch Systems Corporation completed the first phase of engine testing for its Stratolaunch aircraft at its facility at the Mojave Air and Space Port in California.

Air Force photograph by Rick Goodfriend Defense

AEDC J-5 Rocket Motor Test Facility undergoing complete renovation

As part of the Hypersonic Test and Evaluation Investment Program, a team of AEDC engineers is heading up the Hypersonic Test Capability Improvement project which will totally transform the former J-5 Large Rocket Motor Test Facility at Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn.

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HIAD heat shield material feels burn during arc jet testing

NASA heat shield material that could one day be used on an inflatable aeroshell during atmospheric entry on Mars recently underwent testing at Boeing’s Large Core Arc Tunnel in St. Louis, Mo.

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Peter Thompson Defense

Air Force supplements F-35 at sea

The Air Force’s 33rd Maintenance Squadron at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., provided training and support to F-35C Lightning II operations aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln from Aug. 30 to Sept. 7, 2017.

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Chad Trujillo Defense

Female pioneers discuss overcoming barriers

Day two of the Air Force Association Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference kicked off with several panel breakouts, to include one titled Breaking the Gender Barrier.


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412th MXG recognizes 2016 maintenance pros of the year

Posted  February 10, 2017

Air Force photograph by Joseph Gocong Left to right:: Col. Stephen Grotjohn, 412th Maintenance Group commander, presents the 2016 Weapons Load Crew of the Year Award to Senior Airman Billy Webb and Senior Airman Michael Meyer along with wing weapons manager, Chief Master Sgt. Andrew Carling Feb. 6, 2017, in Hangar 1600. The 412th Maintenance…

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Top performers honored at 412th TW Annual Awards

Posted  February 10, 2017

Air Force photograph by Joseph Gocong The Saber Cordon is ready for award nominees to pass under at the beginning of the 412th Test Wing Annual Awards Banquet in Hangar 1600 Feb. 3, 2017. The 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., hosted its annual awards banquet at Hangar 1600 Feb. 3, 2017,…

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Dorm 2424 reopened after renovations, modern upgrades

Posted  February 10, 2017

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit A ribbon cutting was held Feb. 8, 2017, to signify the completion of Dormitory 2424 after extensive renovations and upgrades. The official ribbon cutting of the newly renovated Dormitory 2424 took place Feb. 8, 2017, at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., to signify the completion of its major renovation….

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Headlines – February 8, 2017

Posted  February 8, 2017

News Yemen withdraws permission for U.S. anti-terror ground missions – Angry at the civilian casualties incurred last month in the first commando raid authorized by President Trump, Yemen has withdrawn permission for the United States to run Special Operations ground missions against suspected terrorist groups in the country, according to American officials.     Business…

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News Briefs – February 8, 2017

Posted  February 8, 2017

Army to allow completion of Dakota Access oil pipeline The Army has notified Congress that it will allow the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline to cross under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota, completing the four-state project to move North Dakota oil to Illinois. The Justice Department filed court documents Feb. 7 including letters…

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