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NASA announces QSF series to validate community response technique

An upcoming NASA supersonic research flight series will examine methodology and technology to be used in future community response testing with the agency’s Low-Boom Flight Demonstrator aircraft, or LBFD.

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First-of-kind P-8A ground test saves $11.2 million, reduces schedule

Seeking to improve “Speed to Fleet,” a team from across the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division test and evaluation community created, developed and successfully completed capabilities-based testing and evaluation in a Live, Virtual and Constructive environment for P-8A Poseidon mission systems.

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Air Force opens space training to allies, accelerates Space Acquisition

Citing the National Defense Strategy, Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson announced that beginning in 2019 the Air Force is opening its space training to allies during her keynote speech at the 34th Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colo.. April 17, 2018.

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Marines complete first F/A-18, APKWS operational flights

The Marine Corps’ F/A-18 squadrons recently flew with the Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System, a highly accurate 2.75 rocket that provides air-to-ground weapon support.

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Army looks to modernize safety doctrine

Sweeping changes to Army Safety doctrine, training, and ease of accident reporting are the U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center's top priorities, explained Brig. Gen David J. Francis as he addressed safety professionals from around the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Command recently.


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Headlines – June 2, 2017

Posted  June 2, 2017

News Vinson, Reagan carrier strike groups mass near North Korea – The Carl Vinson and Ronald Reagan carrier strike groups steamed along side by side Thursday near North Korea in the biggest show of U.S. naval force since the regime stepped up its missile program.     Business Textron appoints former secretary of the Air…

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News Briefs – June 2, 2017

Posted  June 2, 2017

Russia envoy says Moscow will respond to NATO buildup Russia’s envoy to NATO says Moscow is concerned by the alliance’s military deployment in the Baltic States and Poland and will respond to the buildup. Ambassador Alexander Grushko said June 1 that “NATO is building a new military security situation that we cannot ignore, that we…

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Lancaster Cemetery Memorial day 2017

Posted  June 2, 2017

Monday as we gathered for another Memorial Day remembrance at the oldest established cemetery in the Antelope Valley, I could not help but think of the generations who stood at these same grounds and reflected back on the lives lost in service to our country.

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Lockheed Martin’s Indago UAS achieves first beyond visual line of sight inspection in North America

Posted  June 2, 2017

Lockheed Martin, in partnership with Canadian UAVs, completed the first beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) pipeline and well assets inspection using the Lockheed Martin Indago 2.

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U.S. Airmen strengthen regional partnerships at ACE 17

Posted  June 2, 2017

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Abby L. Finkel A 493rd Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief from Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, guides an F-15C Eagle onto the taxiway at Rovaniemi Air Base, Finland, May 26, in support of Arctic Challenge 2017. Through exercises like ACE 17, the U.S., allies and partner nations are…

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