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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.

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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.

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U.S. Air Force extends E-8C Joint STARS fleet support partnership with Northrop Grumman

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman a 12-month, $349.6 million contract for Total System Support Responsibility of the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System fleet.

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AFTC commander lauds community heroes

Speaking to an audience of about 300 veterans and family, plus military supporters and active service military, Col. Angela W. Suplisson shared a few thoughts on her concept of what constitutes a hero.

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For the first time, Army sensors can detect aircraft damage as it occurs

For the first time ever, a team of researchers successfully developed and tested networked acoustic emission sensors that can detect airframe damage on conceptual composite UH-60 Black Hawk rotorcraft.


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Boeing opens collaborative autonomous systems lab in Missouri

Posted  July 1, 2016

Boeing June 30 opened a new research laboratory to test hardware and software that will make a new generation of autonomous air, sea and land vehicles work together more effectively as a team or unit. The lab will serve as the company’s leading location for collaborative autonomous technology development with academic institutions and research partners,…

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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted  July 1, 2016

Spending time with the Aerotech crew this weekend at their production retreat to plan for the future I was inspired by all the great ladies that make the publication what it is today -- a success!

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News Briefs – July 1, 2016

Posted  July 1, 2016

Russian defense minister promises response to NATO’s buildup Russia’s defense minister says the military will respond in kind to NATO’s buildup near Russian borders. Sergei Shoigu said June 29 the deployment of additional NATO units and weapons in Eastern Europe “has undermined strategic stability.” He voiced concern that NATO’s activities near Russia’s borders could expand…

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Headlines – July 1, 2016

Posted  July 1, 2016

Business UK defense industry seeks ‘bold’ government backing after Brexit vote – The UK needs to quickly signal it will support the aerospace, defense and other industries and not wait for the completion of negotiations with the European Union to act, according to the chief executive of ADS, Inc., the country’s leading trade body in…

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Contract Briefs

Posted  July 6, 2016

Army   Kinley Construction Co., Arlington, Texas, (W9128F-16-D-0021); Cape Environmental Management Inc., Norcross, Ga., (W9128F-16-D-0022); Weston Solutions Inc., West Chester, Penn., (W9128F-16-D-0023); Gilbane Federal, Calif., (W9128F-16-D-0024); CB&I Federal Services LLC, Alexandria, Va., (W9128F-16-D-0025); KNK-Cape JV1 LLC, Orlando, Fla., (W9128F-16-D-0026); Structural Associates Inc., East Syracuse, N.Y., (W9128F-16-D-0027); Reliable Contracting Group LLC, Louisville, Ky., (W9128F-16-D-0028); Silver Mountain…

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