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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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Contract Briefs

Posted  June 27, 2016

Navy   Lockheed Martin Mission Systems & Sensors, Moorestown, N.J., is being awarded a $357,018,057 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Advanced Electronic Guidance and Instrumentation System (AEGIS) in-service combat systems engineering; computer program maintenance: annual inspection and regular overhaul execution support: in-country support: staging: replacement of legacy cathode ray tube character readout devices for Japan: logistics depot…

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News Briefs – June 27, 2016

Posted  June 27, 2016

Roswell newspaper to host 2-day event on 1947 incident ROSWELL, N.M.–A 1947 incident in Roswell that the military attributed to a weather balloon is the focus of a two-day event. The Roswell Daily Record has been covering the mystery since the beginning and will host its first gathering of experts from July 1-2. Publisher Barbara…

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Headlines – June 27, 2016

Posted  June 27, 2016

News Legal loophole allows companies to fire military reservists who go to war – Kevin Ziober was a lieutenant in the Navy Reserve in 2012 when he received deployment orders to Afghanistan. On his last day of work before leaving, dozens of co-workers gathered for a sendoff. There was a cake and balloons. And then,…

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Contract Briefs

Posted  June 29, 2016

Defense Logistics Agency   Zoll Medical Corp., Chelmsford, Mass., has been awarded a maximum $400,000,000 fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment contract for monitors used to check vital signs. This was a competitive acquisition with three responses received. This is a one-year base contract with five one-year option periods. The maximum dollar amount is for the life of…

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Montana’s last Doolittle Raider honored

Posted  June 29, 2016

Seventy-four years after the historic Doolittle Tokyo Raid, former SSgt. David J. Thatcher, one of two remaining Doolittle Raiders, was laid to rest June 27 in Missoula, Mont.

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