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Kilopower: What’s next?

When astronauts someday venture to the Moon, Mars and other destinations, one of the first and most important resources they will need is power.

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AFRL, small business develop game-based, virtual fighter aircraft maintenance training

A Massachusetts-based company is building a virtual aircraft maintenance trainer for the Air Force that would allow for larger class sizes and troubleshooting scenarios that are difficult to present in a traditional live setting.

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NASA picks up where it left off in 2017, tests RS-25 flight controller

NASA engineers picked up this year where they left off in 2017, conducting a certification test of another RS-25 engine flight controller on Jan. 16, 2018, on the A-1 Test Stand at Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Miss.

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Continuing Resolutions create uncertainty in Defense Department

For the last nine years, DOD has been subject to continuing resolutions instead of having budgets, and the department needs stability and predictability to spend resources wisely and get service members the equipment and training they deserve.

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Gerald R. Willis Defense

B-52s return to Pacific for routine Continuous Bomber Presence mission

Six B-52H Stratofortress bombers and approximately 300 Airmen from Barksdale Air Force Base, La., are deploying to Andersen AFB, Guam, in support of U.S. Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence mission.


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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Gerald R. Willis
Defense

B-52s return to Pacific for routine Continuous Bomber Presence mission

Posted  January 17, 2018

Six B-52H Stratofortress bombers and approximately 300 Airmen from Barksdale Air Force Base, La., are deploying to Andersen AFB, Guam, in support of U.S. Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence mission.

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Events

Luke Days moves to March 17-18, welcomes U.S. Navy Blue Angels

Posted  January 17, 2018

  The 56th Fighter Wing at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., has moved Luke Days to March 17-18, 2018, in order to ensure the public a more robust and dynamic experience. The event is free and open to the public. The upcoming air show marks Luke’s 77th year of operation since its founding in 1941….

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Defense

Thinkers strategize in DOD’s Innovation Corps boot camp

Posted  January 17, 2018

Forty innovative thinkers from the four military services gathered in Washington, D.C., last week for a class where they tested out new methods to solve problems in the Defense Department.

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Business

Boeing, Adient launch new company to design, build airplane seats

Posted  January 17, 2018

Boeing and Adient announced Jan. 16 the formation of Adient Aerospace, a joint venture that will develop, manufacture and sell a portfolio of seating products to airlines and aircraft leasing companies. The seats will be available for installation on new airplanes and as retrofit configurations for aircraft produced by Boeing and other commercial airplane manufacturers….

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Technology

DOD, FDA partner to develop medical products for war fighters

Posted  January 17, 2018

The Defense Department and Food and Drug Administration launched a joint pilot program to prioritize efficiently developing safe and effective medical products to save the lives of U.S. war fighters, officials of the agencies announced Jan. 16 in a media teleconference.

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