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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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Defense

Air coalition discusses capability, recent strikes

Posted  July 14, 2016

https://static.dvidshub.net/media/video/1607/DOD_103464157/DOD_103464157-1024×576-1769k.mp4 Air Force pilots discuss precision air coalition capability and recent strikes against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists to diminish enemy resources. The 20-nation air component, part of a 66 country Operation Inherent Resolve coalition, demonstrated its precision, capability and commitment to denying the enemy safe haven while degrading ISIL’s ability to…

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Business

Raytheon missile fired more than 30 times from the Joint Strike Fighter Modern AMRAAM

Posted  July 14, 2016

More than 30 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles have been fired from all three variants of the Joint Strike Fighter since testing began in 2013. AMRAAM® is the only air-to-air missile that is currently cleared to fly on the F-35.   “AMRAAM is the most capable air-to-air weapon ever produced,” said Mike Jarrett, Raytheon Air…

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Boeing photograph by Paul Weatherman
Defense

Pegasus refuels Globemaster

Posted  July 14, 2016

The KC-46A Pegasus connected in flight with an F-16 Fighting Falcon on July 8 and a C-17 Globemaster III on July 12, 2016.

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Business

Aviall enters expanded parts agreement for J85 engine

Posted  July 14, 2016

Aviall was recently awarded an indefinite-quantity contract modification from the Defense Logistics Agency to supply additional spare parts for the GE Aviation J85 engine. Aviall is a wholly owned subsidiary Boeing. With the addition of this modification, Aviall now provides more than 200 spare parts for GE’s J85 engine in support of its long-term contract…

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DOD photograph by PO1 Tim D. Godbee
Defense

Carter discusses three major U.S. decisions regarding Afghanistan

Posted  July 14, 2016

Defense Secretary Ash Carter discussed three major decisions that the United States has made regarding Afghanistan during a news conference July 12, 2016, in the Afghan capital of Kabul.

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