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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 to build advanced sonar systems as Navy’s heavyweight torpedo returns to production

Posted  May 25, 2016

Lockheed Martin photograph Lockheed Martin will provide fully integrated guidance and control sections to increase the inventory of MK 48 Mod 7 torpedoes. The MK 48 torpedo is used by all classes of submarines as their anti-submarine warfare (ASW) and anti-surface warfare (ASuW) weapon. Lockheed Martin will provide the U.S. Navy the latest advancements in…

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Defense

Carter commissions Yale’s first ROTC class in four decades

Posted  May 25, 2016

DOD photograph by Air Forece SMSgt. Adrian Cadiz Defense Secretary Ash Carter administers the oath of office to Air Force and Naval ROTC students during a commissioning ceremony at Yale University in New Haven, Conn., May 23, 2016. Defense Secretary Ash Carter returned to his alma mater May 23 to commission the first graduates of…

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Lockheed Martin recognizes big achievements of small business suppliers

Posted  May 25, 2016

Lockheed Martin recently recognized 19 small business suppliers, out of thousands from across the nation, who have made extraordinary contributions to the Missiles and Fire Control business area’s products and services. For more than 20 years, Lockheed Martin has annually celebrated small business suppliers providing quality goods and services, and outstanding support. “Lockheed Martin relies…

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Defense

Barksdale B-52s drop bombs in exercise with Jordanian forces

Posted  May 25, 2016

Army photograph by SFC Sean A. Foley A B-52 Stratofortress receives an escort from two Royal Jordanian Air Force F-16 fighter aircraft at the start of a combined arms live-fire exercise near Al Zarqa, Jordan, during the culminating event of exercise Eager Lion on May 24, 2016. Eager Lion is a bilateral military exercise with…

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Air China introduces its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

Posted  May 25, 2016

Boeing and Air China officially unveiled the airline's first 787-9 Dreamliner to the public at a grand ceremony in Beijing May 25.

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