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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

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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