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Stratolaunch Aircraft hits another milestone with completion of first phase of engine testing

Stratolaunch Systems Corporation completed the first phase of engine testing for its Stratolaunch aircraft at its facility at the Mojave Air and Space Port in California.

Air Force photograph by Rick Goodfriend Defense

AEDC J-5 Rocket Motor Test Facility undergoing complete renovation

As part of the Hypersonic Test and Evaluation Investment Program, a team of AEDC engineers is heading up the Hypersonic Test Capability Improvement project which will totally transform the former J-5 Large Rocket Motor Test Facility at Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn.

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HIAD heat shield material feels burn during arc jet testing

NASA heat shield material that could one day be used on an inflatable aeroshell during atmospheric entry on Mars recently underwent testing at Boeing’s Large Core Arc Tunnel in St. Louis, Mo.

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Peter Thompson Defense

Air Force supplements F-35 at sea

The Air Force’s 33rd Maintenance Squadron at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., provided training and support to F-35C Lightning II operations aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln from Aug. 30 to Sept. 7, 2017.

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Chad Trujillo Defense

Female pioneers discuss overcoming barriers

Day two of the Air Force Association Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference kicked off with several panel breakouts, to include one titled Breaking the Gender Barrier.


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Business

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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Business

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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Air Force photograph by 2nd Lt. Annabel Monroe
Veterans

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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