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July 20, 1969: One giant leap for mankind

July 1969. It's a little over eight years since the flights of Gagarin and Shepard, followed quickly by President Kennedy's challenge to put a man on the moon before the decade is out.

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Living in deep space

Refurbishing a shuttle-era cargo container used to transfer cargo to the International Space Station, Lockheed Martin is prototyping a deep space habitat for NASA at Kennedy Space Center.

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Command and Control: The key to winning wars

Four F-22 Raptors fly in and secure the airspace, behind them two F-16 Vipers ready their payload and prepare to drop bombs on an enemy target.

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Arizona ANG firefighters support blaze battle

Arizona’s wildfire season has been a tough one this year with more than a dozen fires raging throughout the state.

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All eyes to the sky in Operation Swift Response

All eyes went to the sky as 500 military paratroopers -- comprised of U.S., Canadian and Italian forces -- dropped from wave after wave of C-130 aircraft during Operation Swift Response, July 18, at the Bezmer Air Base in Bulgaria as part of Exercise Saber Guardian 17.


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News Briefs – September 21, 2016

Posted  September 21, 2016

Blaze at California Air Force base grows to 16 square miles Crews are working to surround a wildfire at a central California Air Force base that forced the postponement of a weekend satellite launch. KSBY-TV reports Sept. 20 that the blaze at Vandenberg Air Force Base expanded to the south as it grew to more…

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Carlisle: F-35A is fusion warfare key component

Posted  September 21, 2016

During a panel session at the Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Md., Sept. 20, F-35A Lightning II senior leadership discussed the future of the multi-role aircraft.

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Northrop Grumman delivers First AQS-24B mine hunting sonar upgrades to U.S. Navy

Posted  September 21, 2016

Northrop Grumman photograph Northrop Grumman has delivered the first of three lots of mine hunting sonar upgrade kits to the U.S. Navy’s Naval Surface Warfare Center, Panama City Division in Florida. Northrop Grumman Corporation has delivered the first of three lots of mine hunting sonar upgrade kits to the U.S. Navy’s Naval Surface Warfare Center,…

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Goldfein: Airpower crucial for joint warfighter

Posted  September 21, 2016

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Dave Goldfein outlined his top three focus areas -- revitalizing squadrons, strengthening joint leaders and teams, and advancing command and control -- during his Air Force Update address at the Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Md., Sept. 20.

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U-2s flight routine before crash, killing pilot

Posted  September 21, 2016

A U-2 spy plane’s flight path was routine before something went wrong and the high-flying aircraft slammed into a mountain range in Northern California, the military said. The two pilots ejected, leaving one dead and another injured. The U.S. Air Force is investigating what caused the plane, assigned to the 1st Reconnaissance Squadron, to go…

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