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Deputy Defense Secretary praises innovation after Raytheon, Boeing visits

Defense Department recommendations in the president’s fiscal year 2018 budget heavily emphasize increased munitions acquisitions, Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work said Dec. 4.

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Newly redesigned TF33 engine tested at Arnold AFB

Testing of the TF33 Pratt and Whitney engine is being conducted at Arnold Engineering Development Center to verify and validate newly redesigned components of the engine.

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First Japanese F-35A arrives at Luke

The F-35 program hit another milestone Nov. 28 with the arrival of the first foreign military sales F-35 at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz.

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Spinoff 2017 shows how NASA technology makes a difference on Earth

NASA has released its Spinoff 2017 publication, which takes a close look at 50 different companies that are using NASA technology -- innovations developed by NASA, with NASA funding, or under a contract with the agency --in products that we all benefit from.

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Sailors honor fallen Pearl Harbor heroes

During a wreath-laying ceremony at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl in Honolulu Dec. 2, USS Arizona survivors were joined by their families, service members and civilians to honor their fallen shipmates lost during the Pearl Harbor attack.

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Northrop Grumman to provide EC systems for RNLAS

Posted  December 5, 2016

Northrop Grumman photograph Currently operational in the United States and 11 other countries, the Northrop Grumman AN/ALQ-131 pod is one of the most successful ECM systems ever built. Northrop Grumman has been awarded a contract by the Royal Netherlands Air Force to upgrade the AN/ALQ-131 electronic countermeasure pods for its F-16 aircraft fleet. The upgrade…

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Pearl Harbor remembered

Posted  December 5, 2016
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Headlines – December 2, 2016

Posted  December 2, 2016

News California guardsmen and other troops won’t be required to repay bonuses – House and Senate negotiators have agreed not to require thousands of California National Guard troops to repay enlistment bonuses a decade after they signed up to serve in Iraq and Afghanistan.     Business BAE Systems, DRS Technologies to develop crew-served weapon…

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News Briefs – December 2, 2016

Posted  December 2, 2016

EU unveils defense action plan amid Trump criticism The European Union unveiled plans Nov. 30 to promote defense cooperation and wiser military spending as U.S. President-elect Donald Trump warns NATO’s European allies to start paying their fair share. The European Commission said the multibillion-euro plan would fund research into areas like encrypted software or robotics…

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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted  December 2, 2016

Santa Ana winds blow mostly in autumn and winter, but can also arise at other times of the year.

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