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Space telescope’s two halves powered for first time in one building

Northrop Grumman has successfully powered up the two main parts of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, a significant event in the test and integration phase of the program.

Air Force photograph by Alex R. Lloyd Defense

Pacer Classic III mods give T-38 new life

What do you do with airplanes that were built in the early 1960s and are planned to be flying well past their 70th birthday? You give them a structural makeover that will provide the strength and longevity to go the distance.

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Global partners work together to streamline C-17 operations

Personnel from the 305th Air Mobility Wing, U.S. Air Force leaders and Boeing representatives hosted the C-17 Globemaster III Enterprise Home Station Check Lean Event at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., June 18.

Air Force illustration by Master Sgt. William Vance Health & Safety

A peak behind the curtain: PTSD barriers and stigmas

Effective treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder is possible, but many Airmen falsely think seeking medical help for PTSD will hurt their career and will not help them get better.

nasa-industry Space & Technology

NASA will seek partnership with U.S. industry to develop first gateway element

As part of the agency’s Exploration Campaign, NASA’s Gateway will become the orbital outpost for robotic and human exploration operations in deep space. Built with commercial and international partners, the Gateway will support exploration on and near the Moon, and beyond, including Mars.


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Headlines – August 14, 2017

Posted  August 14, 2017

News Two U.S. troops killed, 5 injured in northern Iraq – Two U.S. service members were killed and five others were injured Aug. 13 while conducting combat operations in northern Iraq, officials with Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve said in a statement.   U.S. fighter jet crash lands at Bahrain International Airport – A…

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News Briefs – August 14, 2017

Posted  August 14, 2017

U.S. military says 2 American soldiers killed in Iraq Two American soldiers have been killed while conducting combat operations in Iraq, the U.S. military said Aug. 13, adding that “initial reports indicate the incident was not due to enemy contact.” Five other soldiers were wounded, it said in a statement, without providing further details. It…

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Business

U.S. Army awards Lockheed Martin $161 million contract for ATACMS missiles

Posted  August 14, 2017

Lockheed Martin has received a $161 million production contract for the Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) missile for the U.S. Army. The missiles will be produced at Lockheed Martin’s Precision Fires Production Center of Excellence in Camden, Ark.  The contract calls for the production of 150 ATACMS missiles as part of the ATACMS Service Life…

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Northrop Grumman showcases maritime battlespace capabilities at Advanced Naval Technology Exercise

Posted  August 14, 2017

Northrop Grumman and other industry leaders will partner to demonstrate advanced autonomous technologies in a multi-domain contested maritime environment during this year’s Advanced Naval Technology Exercise at Naval Surface Warfare Center in Panama City, Fla., Aug. 14-18. The demonstration will showcase Northrop Grumman’s advanced mission management and control system aligned with the Navy Common Control…

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Headlines – August 11, 2017

Posted  August 11, 2017

News Navy fighter aircraft crashes near Key West – A Navy F-5N Tiger II tactical fighter aircraft from Fighter Composite Squadron 111 crashed into the ocean about 20 nautical miles southeast of Naval Air Station Key West Aug. 9, according to a press release from Naval Air Force Reserve Public Affairs.     Business Turkey…

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