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Next-generation binoculars contribute to battlefield survivability

Marines will have better situational awareness on missions in dark areas thanks to new night-vision goggles.

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Sounding rocket takes second look at sun

As the principal investigator for the Extreme Ultraviolet Variability Experiment, or EVE, instrument aboard NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, Tom Woods is all too familiar with the ways that exposure to the harsh space environment can lead to a spacecraft instrument’s degradation.

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Boeing, FedEx Express announce order for 24 medium, large freighters

Boeing and FedEx Express announced June 19 a new order for 12 767 Freighters and 12 777 Freighters as the world's largest air cargo carrier continues to invest in the industry's most capable freighters to better serve its customers.

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Army World War II veterans hold emotional final reunion

For years, veterans of the Army's 66th Infantry Division have reunited to reminisce about their time together fighting in World War II, to share stories of how their lives have changed since then, and to recall fond memories of those brothers they lost along the way.

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Aerotech News Digital Edition – June 15, 2018

Aerotech News and Review – Journal of Aerospace, Defense Industry and Veteran News, serving the Antelope Valley and Edwards AFB, CA – June 15, 2018 http://online.flipbuilder.com/vzwd/ggjb/ Welcome to the Aerotech News and Review Digital Edtion! We have SO MUCH GREAT READING in this week’s issue of Aerotech – starting with our cover story, the arrival…


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Headlines – August 16, 2017

Posted  August 16, 2017

News Iranian drone flies too close to U.S. forces for second time in a week – The latest incident took place in the early evening on Aug. 13, when a QOM-1 drone came within 1,000 feet of U.S. jets operating from the carrier Nimitz, Naval Forces Central Command officials said.   Air Force captain lands…

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News Briefs – August 16, 2017

Posted  August 16, 2017

Shipyard repays $9.2 million to U.S. government to settle overbilling One of the nation’s largest military shipyards is paying $9.2 million back to the federal government in an overbilling settlement. The U.S. Justice Department announced the settlement Aug. 26 with Huntington Ingalls Industries. The Newport News, Va., company operates the 10,000-employee Ingalls Shipbuilding in Mississippi….

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SpaceX launches experiments, ice cream to space station

Posted  August 16, 2017

A SpaceX capsule rocketed to the International Space Station Aug. 14, carrying tons of science research, plus ice cream.

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Raytheon’s Air & Missile Defense Radar stacks up second ballistic missile test success

Posted  August 16, 2017

Raytheon’s AN/SPY-6(V) Air and Missile Defense Radar successfully searched for, acquired and tracked a ballistic missile test target during its second live-target flight test at the U.S. Navy’s Pacific Missile Range Facility, Kauai, Hawaii. This test event featured a more complex, threat-representative ballistic missile target than prior tests, intended to challenge the detection and tracking…

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F-35As fly in weapons evaluation

Posted  August 16, 2017

Air Force photograph by Scott Wolff An F-35A Lightning II aircraft from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, drops a 2,000-pound GBU-31 bomb over the Utah Test and Training Range, Aug. 10. The F-35 flew Combat Hammer, an evaluation exercise which tests and validates the performance of crews, pilots, and their technology while deploying precision-guided munitions….

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