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All eyes to the sky in Operation Swift Response

All eyes went to the sky as 500 military paratroopers -- comprised of U.S., Canadian and Italian forces -- dropped from wave after wave of C-130 aircraft during Operation Swift Response, July 18, at the Bezmer Air Base in Bulgaria as part of Exercise Saber Guardian 17.

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Dream Chaser tests ongoing at Armstrong

Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser spacecraft continued testing at NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center, Edwards, Calif., July 17. The craft underwent ground tests designed to check braking performance, and guidance, navigation and control systems. As part of the test, the Dream Chaser was towed along the runway on its two main landing gear wheels and…

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Advanced navigation system developed through Air Force agreement

Under a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement, the Air Force Institute of Technology and the Locata Corporation delivered a highly accurate navigation system that performs in wide-area GPS jamming environments caused by electronic warfare.

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In Gulf of Mexico, NASA evaluates how crew will exit Orion

When astronauts return to Earth from destinations beyond the moon in NASA’s Orion spacecraft and splashdown in the Pacific Ocean, they’ll still need to safely get out of the spacecraft and back on dry land.

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Prototype exoskeleton suit would improve Soldiers’ physical, mental performance

Thanks to a new "suit" being developed by the DOD-funded Warrior Web program, future Soldiers will be able to march longer, carry heavier gear and improve mental sharpness.


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Defense

AFRL-led aircraft coating project awarded as top-100 innovative technology

Posted  November 14, 2016

An environmentally-safer aircraft primer project, led by the Air Force Research Lab’s Materials and Manufacturing Directorate and PPG, has been awarded as of the 100 most innovative technologies of 2016.

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Veterans

Tucson Veterans Day Parade 2016

Posted  November 14, 2016

Air Force photograph by Airman Nathan H. Barbour Col. Scott Campbell, 355th Fighter Wing commander, and his wife Col. Kim Campbell, 612th Theater Operations Group commander, arrive at the Tucson Veterans Day Parade in Tucson, Ariz., Nov. 11, 2016. Scott Campbell is responsible for one of the largest installations and flying operations in the Air…

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Business

Northrop Grumman Australia welcomes F-35 MRO&U work

Posted  November 14, 2016

CANBERRA, Australia – Nov. 11, 2016 – Northrop Grumman Australia, a fully owned Australian subsidiary of Northrop Grumman, welcomes the announcement of the assignment of a significant amount of maintenance, repair, overhaul and upgrade work for the multinational F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program to the Australian defense industry. Under this assignment announcement, Northrop Grumman Australia…

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Veterans

Army veterans recall their service in Korea and Vietnam

Posted  November 14, 2016

Courtesy photograph Retired Chief Warrant Officer 2 William J. Opferman poses during basic training at Fort Dix, New Jersey, in 1948. RETIRED CHIEF WARRANT OFFICER 2 WILLIAM J. OPFERMAN KOREA AND VIETNAM I was in the occupation force in Japan. As soon as the war broke out in 1950, we went to Korea. We had…

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News

Headlines – November 10, 2016

Posted  November 10, 2016

News Donald Trump wins presidential election in a shocking upset – Donald Trump has won the presidency in a shocking political upset, backing his prediction that an underground movement and a series of victories in key states would catch pollsters and pundits by surprise.     Business After State Dept. blocks the sale, Philippines cancels…

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