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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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Lockheed Martin CEO discusses growth plans, international expansion

Posted  March 22, 2017

Lockheed Martin Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Marillyn A. Hewson shared an update on the corporation’s key programs and highlighted opportunities for continued business growth in the U.S. and abroad during the company’s annual Media Day event. Hewson also discussed the current business environment and the corporation’s role in strengthening national and economic security. “Elected leaders…

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Defense

7th SOS practices landings on USS Carter Hall

Posted  March 22, 2017

Navy photograph by JO1 Darren M. Moore A CV-22 Osprey assigned to Special Operations Command Europe approaches the flight deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) during deck landing qualifications. The ship is deployed with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group to support maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts…

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Trump signs NASA funding bill, ponders sending Congress to space

Posted  March 22, 2017

President Donald Trump signed legislation March 21 adding human exploration of Mars to NASA’s mission. Could sending Congress into space be next? Flanked at an Oval Office bill-signing ceremony by astronauts and lawmakers, Trump observed that being an astronaut is a “pretty tough job.” He said he wasn’t sure he’d want it and, among lawmakers…

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Aircraft protection will be priority if sequestration continues, says G-8

Posted  March 22, 2017

If sequestration continues in fiscal year 2018, active protection systems for Army aircraft will remain a top priority, said the Army's chief resource officer.

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Bataan Death March survivor honors brothers-in-arms

Posted  March 22, 2017

Army photograph by Staff Sgt. Ken Scar Retired U.S. Army Col. Ben Skardon, 99, a survivor of the Bataan Death March, walks in the annual Bataan Memorial Death March at White Sands Missile Range, accompanied by green-to-gold New Mexico State University Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadet Ryan Bradley (left) and Spc. Michael Cole of…

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