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July 20, 1969: One giant leap for mankind

July 1969. It's a little over eight years since the flights of Gagarin and Shepard, followed quickly by President Kennedy's challenge to put a man on the moon before the decade is out.

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Living in deep space

Refurbishing a shuttle-era cargo container used to transfer cargo to the International Space Station, Lockheed Martin is prototyping a deep space habitat for NASA at Kennedy Space Center.

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Command and Control: The key to winning wars

Four F-22 Raptors fly in and secure the airspace, behind them two F-16 Vipers ready their payload and prepare to drop bombs on an enemy target.

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Arizona ANG firefighters support blaze battle

Arizona’s wildfire season has been a tough one this year with more than a dozen fires raging throughout the state.

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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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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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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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Defense

US, UK, South Korean air forces conduct strategic exercise

Posted  November 10, 2016

The Royal Air Force operated its largest deployment of equipment and personnel to the Korean Peninsula since the 1950s during Invincible Shield, a combined interoperability exchange, which is taking place Nov. 1-10, 2016.

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