Featured Headlines

NG-army Business

Northrop Grumman selected to compete for multiple Army training contracts

The U.S. Army has selected Northrop Grumman for its Mission Training Complex Capabilities Support contract.

Air Force photograph Defense

Hill’s F-35A and airmen mastering first Pacific deployment

More than 300 men and women of the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, and 12 F-35As are conducting business for the next six months on the subtropical Japanese island of Okinawa during a deployment known as a Theater Security Package.

Army photograph by Master Sgt. Brian Hamilton Veterans

Army’s Past Conflicts Repatriation Branch ensures no Soldier left behind

"I remember that day when they announced in our high school that Blootie Turner had died, the whole place got real quiet. Blootie was a great football player and a better person. He was the most popular kid in school."

NASA photograph Space

NASA launches NOAA weather satellite aboard ULA rocket to improve forecasts

NASA has successfully launched for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration the first in a series of four highly advanced polar-orbiting satellites, equipped with next-generation technology and designed to improve the accuracy of U.S. weather forecasts out to seven days.

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Rusty Frank Defense

Wilson to logistics Airmen: ‘Failing at logistics can bring down the mighty’

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson spoke about how logistics acquisitions contribute to the success of the Air Force at the 2017 Logistics Officers Association Symposium in Washington, D.C., Nov. 17, 2017.

All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.



High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted  February 3, 2017

The young man looking in the bombsite of his B-24 was focused on his job as his plane was being battered about by enemy fire.

Full Story »


Boeing, U.S. Air Force extend partnership so sustain GPS constellations

Posted  February 3, 2017

EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–Boeing and the U.S. Air Force recently signed a Global Positioning System sustainment agreement that will ensure the navigation capabilities relied upon by millions of military and commercial users remain robust for years to come. Under the agreement, Boeing will support GPS IIA and IIF satellites currently on orbit for the next five…

Full Story »

Near Space Corporation photograph

Drone flight tests FAA’s technologies for spacecraft re-entry

Posted  February 3, 2017

A drone released from a high-altitude balloon carried a payload to evaluate how the equipment could help the FAA detect and track commercial spacecraft entering the National Air Space, NAS, as it descends from space.

Full Story »

Navy photograph

NAWCWD’s ongoing Spike efforts pay off in successful fire

Posted  February 3, 2017

Navy photograph Footage taken aboard Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake shows the impact of a Spike missile on an Outlaw unmanned aerial vehicle during a Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division demonstration in December 2016. From its first guided shot just over a decade ago to a 2015 folding fin demonstration, the homegrown Spike…

Full Story »

NASA photograph

NASA, Armstrong great places to work

Posted  February 3, 2017

NASA was selected as the best place to work for the fifth straight year in a survey of federal government employees.

Full Story »