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Northrop Grumman selected to compete for multiple Army training contracts

The U.S. Army has selected Northrop Grumman for its Mission Training Complex Capabilities Support contract.

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Hill’s F-35A and airmen mastering first Pacific deployment

More than 300 men and women of the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, and 12 F-35As are conducting business for the next six months on the subtropical Japanese island of Okinawa during a deployment known as a Theater Security Package.

Army photograph by Master Sgt. Brian Hamilton Veterans

Army’s Past Conflicts Repatriation Branch ensures no Soldier left behind

"I remember that day when they announced in our high school that Blootie Turner had died, the whole place got real quiet. Blootie was a great football player and a better person. He was the most popular kid in school."

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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.

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Rusty Frank Defense

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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Business

UTC Aerospace Systems to deliver new wheels and brakes to U.S. Air Force for 475 F-15 aircraft

Posted  July 11, 2016

UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp., will deliver new wheels and brakes to the U.S. Air Force for 475 of its F-15 aircraft, with the first deliveries scheduled to begin in August. The wheels and brakes feature the latest in technology and industry-leading innovation. The new carbon brakes will provide four times…

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Business

Boeing, Mahindra Defence Systems open C-17 training center for Indian Air Force

Posted  July 11, 2016

Boeing and Mahindra Defence Systems July 8 formally opened a center in Gurgaon to provide C-17 training services to the Indian Air Force.

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Business

F-35 program announces phase II cost reduction initiatives

Posted  July 11, 2016

The Department of Defense announced two initiatives with industry to reduce F-35 Lightning II production and sustainment costs July 11. The first is a two-year extension of the “Blueprint for Affordability for Production” program announced in 2014, and the second is the creation of a similar concept to reduce the operation and sustainment costs of…

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Defense

Ogden ALC delivers 12th F-35A

Posted  July 11, 2016

The Ogden Air Logistics Complex in Ogden, Utah, recently completed modifications on the 12th F-35A Lightning II for the Air Force's active-duty 388th Fighter Wing and Reserve 419th Fighter Wing.

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News

News Briefs – July 11, 2016

Posted  July 11, 2016

Iranian fighter jet crashes, pilots survive Iranian state TV says an air force Sukhoi-24 has crashed while on patrol near the southern city of Shiraz, and that the two pilots ejected and survived. The July 10 report did not say what caused the fighter jet crash, but said an investigation is underway. Iran signed a…

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