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NASA announces QSF series to validate community response technique

An upcoming NASA supersonic research flight series will examine methodology and technology to be used in future community response testing with the agency’s Low-Boom Flight Demonstrator aircraft, or LBFD.

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First-of-kind P-8A ground test saves $11.2 million, reduces schedule

Seeking to improve “Speed to Fleet,” a team from across the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division test and evaluation community created, developed and successfully completed capabilities-based testing and evaluation in a Live, Virtual and Constructive environment for P-8A Poseidon mission systems.

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Air Force opens space training to allies, accelerates Space Acquisition

Citing the National Defense Strategy, Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson announced that beginning in 2019 the Air Force is opening its space training to allies during her keynote speech at the 34th Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colo.. April 17, 2018.

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Marines complete first F/A-18, APKWS operational flights

The Marine Corps’ F/A-18 squadrons recently flew with the Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System, a highly accurate 2.75 rocket that provides air-to-ground weapon support.

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Army looks to modernize safety doctrine

Sweeping changes to Army Safety doctrine, training, and ease of accident reporting are the U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center's top priorities, explained Brig. Gen David J. Francis as he addressed safety professionals from around the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Command recently.


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NASA parachute drop at Yuma Proving Ground aborted

Posted  July 11, 2016

Army photograph Many tests of the parachute system to be used aboard NASA’s Orion space capsule have taken place at Yuma Proving Ground in the past. This is what the test would have looked like had it not been aborted. Conducting an individual test can be an unbelievably complicated undertaking, particularly when dealing with an…

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Carter salutes Iraqi forces, announces 560 U.S. troops to deploy to Iraq

Posted  July 11, 2016

During his visit to Baghdad July 11, 2016, Defense Secretary Ash Carter met with Iraqi leaders, coalition commanders and U.S. troops and also announced that the United States, in close consultation with the Iraqi government, will deploy an additional 560 troops to Iraq to assist in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and…

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Lockheed Martin PAC-3 MSE interceptor destroys air-breathing target

Posted  July 11, 2016

Army photograph A Lockheed Martin PAC-3 MSE missile blasts out of its launcher en route to an airborne target intercept during a test at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. A Lockheed Martin PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement missile successfully intercepted a full-scale air breathing target at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., July 8, 2016, as part…

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Obama: U.S. commitment to European security is unwavering in pivotal time for NATO

Posted  July 11, 2016

As NATO faces an unprecedented range of security, humanitarian and political challenges, the alliance always can count on the United States, President Barack Obama said during a press conference July 9 on the final day of the NATO Summit in Warsaw, Poland.

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Transport of Saturn V rocket stage to Stennis a matter of real history

Posted  July 11, 2016

History both repeated and foreshadowed itself with transport of the S-IC-15 Saturn V rocket stage to NASA’s Stennis Space Center last month.

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