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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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Headlines – August 7, 2017

Posted  August 7, 2017

News Bodies of 2 paratroopers killed in Afghanistan return to U.S. – The bodies of two soldiers killed by a car bomb in Afghanistan have been returned. Supporters raised tens of thousands of dollars for their families.   Russia, not the U.S., is now calling the shots in the Middle East – Russia’s deputy foreign…

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News Briefs – August 7, 2017

Posted  August 7, 2017

Bodies of two paratroopers killed in Afghanistan return to US The bodies of two soldiers killed by a car bomb in Afghanistan have been returned to the United States. Supporters raised tens of thousands of dollars for their families. The Fayetteville Observer reports that the men’s bodies were returned Aug. 4 to Dover Air Force…

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Lockheed Martin invests $350 million in state-of-the-art satellite production facility

Posted  August 7, 2017

Preliminary construction is underway on a new, $350 million Lockheed Martin facility that will produce next-generation satellites. The new facility, located on the company’s Waterton Canyon campus near Denver, is the latest step in an ongoing transformation, infused with innovation to provide future missions at reduced cost and cycle time. The new Gateway Center, slated…

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Lockheed vice president lauds F-35 workforce

Posted  August 7, 2017

Jeff Babione, Lockheed Martin F-35 executive vice president and general manager, visited the Joint Strike Fighter Integrated Test Force at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., July 20, 2017, and hosted an all hands event in one of the ITF’s hangars.

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Lockheed Martin unveils next gen missile defense sensor technology

Posted  August 7, 2017

Lockheed Martin will unveil its next generation air and missile defense radar demonstrator at the annual Space & Missile Defense Symposium this week in Huntsville, Ala. The active electronically scanned array (AESA) Radar for Engagement and Surveillance (ARES) is a representative full-scale prototype of the technology to support a modern, 360-degree capable sensor that the…

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