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Next-generation binoculars contribute to battlefield survivability

Marines will have better situational awareness on missions in dark areas thanks to new night-vision goggles.

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Sounding rocket takes second look at sun

As the principal investigator for the Extreme Ultraviolet Variability Experiment, or EVE, instrument aboard NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, Tom Woods is all too familiar with the ways that exposure to the harsh space environment can lead to a spacecraft instrument’s degradation.

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Boeing, FedEx Express announce order for 24 medium, large freighters

Boeing and FedEx Express announced June 19 a new order for 12 767 Freighters and 12 777 Freighters as the world's largest air cargo carrier continues to invest in the industry's most capable freighters to better serve its customers.

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Army World War II veterans hold emotional final reunion

For years, veterans of the Army's 66th Infantry Division have reunited to reminisce about their time together fighting in World War II, to share stories of how their lives have changed since then, and to recall fond memories of those brothers they lost along the way.

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Aerotech News Digital Edition – June 15, 2018

Aerotech News and Review – Journal of Aerospace, Defense Industry and Veteran News, serving the Antelope Valley and Edwards AFB, CA – June 15, 2018 http://online.flipbuilder.com/vzwd/ggjb/ Welcome to the Aerotech News and Review Digital Edtion! We have SO MUCH GREAT READING in this week’s issue of Aerotech – starting with our cover story, the arrival…


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Raytheon-Lockheed gets $10M lightweight launcher contract

Posted  July 31, 2017

TUCSON, Ariz.–A Raytheon-Lockheed team has been awarded a $10 million Army contract for work on a lightweight launcher in an attempt to upgrade the Javelin missile system. The Raytheon/Lockheed Martin Javelin Joint Venture, based at Raytheon Missile Systems in Tucson, Ariz., will work through September 2019 on reducing the weight of the Javelin Command Launch…

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433rd WPS integrates with new 6th WPS F-35s

Posted  July 31, 2017

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Daryn Murphy An F-22 Raptor fighter jets, assigned to the 433rd Weapons Squadron, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, banks and flies over the Nevada Test and Training Range July 10, 2017. The United States Air Force Weapons School teaches graduate-level instructor courses that provide the world’s most advanced…

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Veterans

Cold War hero laid to rest

Posted  July 31, 2017

Air Force photograph by Andy Morataya Service members render full honors for retired Col. Freeman Bruce Olmstead’s funeral at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va. July 27, 2017. Olmstead, an Air Force veteran and prisoner of war survivor, passed away Oct. 14, 2016. His final journey began with the beat of a drum. The sky was clear. A…

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Headlines – July 28, 2017

Posted  July 28, 2017

News Marine Corps KC-130Ts grounded until further notice – The Marine Corps has grounded its fleet of KC-130Ts “out of an abundance of caution” following the events of the deadly crash earlier this month, the service has confirmed to Defense News.   Trump says transgender troops can’t serve in the military – Transgender individuals could…

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News Briefs – July 28, 2017

Posted  July 28, 2017

Northrop Grumman beats second quarter forecasts Northrop Grumman on July 26 reported second-quarter net income of $552 million. The Falls Church, Va.,-based company said it had profit of $3.15 per share. The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $2.84 per share….

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