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July 20, 1969: One giant leap for mankind

July 1969. It's a little over eight years since the flights of Gagarin and Shepard, followed quickly by President Kennedy's challenge to put a man on the moon before the decade is out.

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Living in deep space

Refurbishing a shuttle-era cargo container used to transfer cargo to the International Space Station, Lockheed Martin is prototyping a deep space habitat for NASA at Kennedy Space Center.

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Command and Control: The key to winning wars

Four F-22 Raptors fly in and secure the airspace, behind them two F-16 Vipers ready their payload and prepare to drop bombs on an enemy target.

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Arizona ANG firefighters support blaze battle

Arizona’s wildfire season has been a tough one this year with more than a dozen fires raging throughout the state.

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All eyes to the sky in Operation Swift Response

All eyes went to the sky as 500 military paratroopers -- comprised of U.S., Canadian and Italian forces -- dropped from wave after wave of C-130 aircraft during Operation Swift Response, July 18, at the Bezmer Air Base in Bulgaria as part of Exercise Saber Guardian 17.


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Defense

Cyber Command deputy details formation of Cyber Mission Force

Posted  June 24, 2016

The deputy commander of U.S. Cyber Command detailed the command’s efforts to build capabilities and capacity in the Cyber Mission Force during his testimony before the House Armed Services Committee June 22, 2016.

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AR1 testing underway at NASA’s Stennis Space Center

Posted  June 24, 2016

Aerojet Rocketdyne achieved full-power during a critical preburner test series at NASA’s Stennis Space Center earlier this month. The test series successfully verified key preburner injector design parameters for the company’s AR1 engine that is being designed to end use of Russian engines for national security space launches. Aerojet Rocketdyne is a subsidiary of Aerojet…

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772nd innovation team creates mobile, reconfigurable cockpit

Posted  June 24, 2016

There's an old saying, "Necessity is the mother of invention."

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News Briefs – June 24, 2016

Posted  June 24, 2016

Interview: NATO military chief says national forces key BYDGOSZCZ, Poland–NATO’s top military officer says the alliance’s upcoming summit should send a message to member states that the prime responsibility of defending their countries lies with their national troops. Gen. Petr Pavel, chairman of NATO’s Military Committee, said June 23 that the alliance has the “strength…

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Headlines – June 24, 2016

Posted  June 24, 2016

News After Brexit, what next for defense? – Britain plunged into the unknown last night when voters opted to take the country out of the European Union, leaving analysts and officials to wonder what the decision means for the defense sector.   Is the Cold War restarting in space? – Russia has made a submission…

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