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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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News Briefs – November 10, 2016

Posted  November 10, 2016

NATO official: Alliance seeks dialogue, deterrence on Crimea A top NATO official says the alliance wants to engage Russia in dialogue despite concern about Moscow’s military buildup in Crimea. NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller said Nov. 7 the alliance was “very concerned” that Russia has “clearly been refurbishing military capabilities” since it annexed the…

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Veterans

What Veterans Day means to me

Posted  November 10, 2016

I’d like to thank each Veteran for having served in some capacity in the military for the Greatest Nation in the history of the World. 

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Defense

305 make next cut for enlisted RPA pilot selection

Posted  November 10, 2016

Air Force officials have chosen 305 active-duty enlisted Airmen for the next phase of the Enlisted Remotely Piloted Aircraft Pilot Selection Board process as part of a deliberate approach to enhance the intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance mission. “We have an incredibly talented pool of enlisted Airmen, and we’re confident that this rigorous selection process will…

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Veterans

Air Force General receives France’s highest honor

Posted  November 10, 2016

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Pedro Mota Retired Gen. Seth McKee, World War II veteran, speaks after receiving France’s highest honor Oct. 5, 2016, in Scottsdale, Ariz. McKee was also celebrating his 100th Birthday. The oldest living American four-star general was awarded the National Order of The Legion of Honor in the rank…

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Lockheed Martin’s first modernized TACMS missile successfully engages target

Posted  November 10, 2016

Lockheed Martin photograph The modernized TACMS missile includes updated guidance electronics and added capability to defeat area targets. Lockheed Martin’s first modernized Tactical Missile System missile completed a successful first flight test at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. The missile was launched from a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) launcher at a target area…

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