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Northrop Grumman photograph Space

Space telescope’s two halves powered for first time in one building

Northrop Grumman has successfully powered up the two main parts of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, a significant event in the test and integration phase of the program.

Air Force photograph by Alex R. Lloyd Defense

Pacer Classic III mods give T-38 new life

What do you do with airplanes that were built in the early 1960s and are planned to be flying well past their 70th birthday? You give them a structural makeover that will provide the strength and longevity to go the distance.

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Global partners work together to streamline C-17 operations

Personnel from the 305th Air Mobility Wing, U.S. Air Force leaders and Boeing representatives hosted the C-17 Globemaster III Enterprise Home Station Check Lean Event at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., June 18.

Air Force illustration by Master Sgt. William Vance Health & Safety

A peak behind the curtain: PTSD barriers and stigmas

Effective treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder is possible, but many Airmen falsely think seeking medical help for PTSD will hurt their career and will not help them get better.

nasa-industry Space & Technology

NASA will seek partnership with U.S. industry to develop first gateway element

As part of the agency’s Exploration Campaign, NASA’s Gateway will become the orbital outpost for robotic and human exploration operations in deep space. Built with commercial and international partners, the Gateway will support exploration on and near the Moon, and beyond, including Mars.


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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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