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Air Force selects UTC Aerospace Systems DB-110 for multi-nation foreign military sales acquisition

UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp., announced Feb. 21 that it has been awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with an initial ceiling of $22.9 million from the U.S. Air Force for the DB-110 Airborne Reconnaissance System.

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NASA wants ideas from university teams for future human space missions

Teams at U.S. colleges and universities have an opportunity to potentially help NASA with innovative design ideas to meet the challenges of space exploration.

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Lockheed Martin completes assembly on Arabsat’s newest communications satellite

A new, high-capacity communications satellite that will deliver TV, internet and mobile phone services to the Middle East, Africa and Europe is one step closer to launch.

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First Sikorsky combat rescue helicopter enters final assembly

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, is beginning final assembly of the first HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter, which will bring unprecedented capability enhancements to the U.S. Air Force rescue mission.

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Vice chief testifies how Army is addressing threats through modernization, other capabilities

The last time a Soldier was killed by enemy aircraft on the battlefield was in 1953, during the Korean War, said Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. James C. McConville.


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AFRL ENSPIRE program strikes resounding chord with students

Posted  April 21, 2017

Air Force photograph by Kyle Larson 1st Lt. Harvey Hurst, Air Force Research Laboratory Rocket Propulsion Division program manager, speaks to a crowd at Lancaster High School March 23, 2017. An Air Force Research Laboratory Rocket Propulsion Division program to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics projects with local high schools struck a resounding chord…

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ISS Cargo launches aboard Orbital ATK resupply mission

Posted  April 21, 2017

NASA photograph Orbital ATK’s seventh cargo delivery flight to the International Space Station launched at 11:11 a.m., EDT, April 18, 2017, on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The International Space Station will be capable of dozens of new scientific investigations…

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Locals in action

Posted  April 21, 2017

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Navy photograph by Seaman Zach Sleeper Airman Eddy Ramirez, from Palmdale, Calif., hauls a fuel hose on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike). Ike and its carrier strike group are underway conducting a sustainment exercise in support of the Optimized Fleet Response Plan….

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Contract Briefs

Posted  April 21, 2017

Army   Booz Allen Hamilton, McLean, Va., (W91QF4-17-D-0001); Cubic Global Defense, San Diego, Calif., (W91QF4-17-D-0002); General Dynamics Information Technology, Fairfax, Va., (W91QF4-17-D-0003); Logistics and Technology Services, Huntsville, Ala., (W91QF4-17-D-0004); Beshenich Muir and Associates, Leavenworth, Kansas (W91QF4-17-D-0005); nFocus Solutions (SWMG), Phoenix, Ariz., (W91QF4-17-D-0006 ); Training Technologies and Support, Leavenworth, Kansas (W91QF4-17-D-0007); Trideum, Huntsville, Ala., (W91QF4-17-D-0008); Yorktown…

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Officers’ Spouses Club hands out scholarships

Posted  April 21, 2017

The Edwards Officers’ Spouses Club held their annual scholarship dinner and award ceremony April 12, 2017, at Stripes Lounge in the Oasis Community Center. Eight local high school students were recognized and presented scholarships that will help pay for some of their college expenses. The EOSC provided scholarships to seven of the students while the…

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