Featured Headlines

bob4 Local

A Shark in the desert

It’s pretty common around our desert home to see people come to a stop, bend their necks and look skyward as the sounds of aircraft herald their approach overhead.

dfrc-scientist1 Local

Bowers inspires students to be their best

Al Bowers, who is the chief scientist at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California, loves to hear about the successes of people he has mentored. For decades he has been a strong supporter of education and seeding young minds.

dfrc-wifi2 Local

Wi-Fi in space, spacecraft technologies launched on Blue Origin rocket

A company vying to be the first internet service provider in space as well as a NASA monitoring system for testing technologies on suborbital vehicles were both carried into space when Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket successfully launched April 29.

Marine Corps photograph Business

Sikorsky begins CH-53 King Stallion deliveries to Marine Corps

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, delivered the first CH-53 King Stallion helicopter to the U.S. Marine Corps May 16. The aircraft is the first of an expected 200 helicopters for the Marine Corps' fleet.

Aerotech News Digital Edition - May 18, 2018 News

Aerotech News Digital Edition – May 18, 2018

Welcome to the Aerotech News and Review digital edition! We have some great feature stories prepared for your reading enjoyment in this week’s issue. Check out our cover story on the Dream Chaser space plane, which recently wrapped up ground and flight testing conducted by NASA Armstrong at Edwards AFB.


All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Randahl J. Jenson
Defense

U.S. bomber mission underway in European theatre

Posted  June 2, 2017

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Randahl J. Jenson A B-52H Stratofortresses from Barksdale Air Force Base, La., lands on the runway at RAF Fairford, U.K., June 1, 2017. Bomber missions in the European theatre enable crews to maintain a high state of readiness and proficiency, and validate the Air Force’s always-ready global strike…

Full Story »

Business

U.S. Air Force awards Lockheed Martin $413 million for JASSM®-ER production

Posted  June 2, 2017

PRNewswire Lockheed Martin has received a $413.8 million contract from the U.S. Air Force for Lot 15 production of the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM)-Extended Range (ER) version. The Lot 15 contract includes 360 JASSM-ER missiles, data, tooling and test equipment. These 360 missiles bring JASSM-ER missiles under contract to 910, and to more than 3,000…

Full Story »

Photograph by Diane Betzler
Local

Community comes together to honor Memorial Day

Posted  June 2, 2017

Photograph by Diane Betzler Folks from all over the Antelope Valley attended Memorial Day services May 29 at the Desert Lawn Memorial Park in Palmdale. PALMDALE, Calif.—The Antelope Valley Service Organization Association and the City of Palmdale Recreation & Culture joined this Memorial Day in hosting a tribute to America’s military men and women who…

Full Story »

uss-Ford
Defense

Future USS Gerald R. Ford delivered to Navy

Posted  June 2, 2017

The Navy accepted delivery of the future USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) aircraft carrier in Newport News, Va., May 31, 2017. Delivery followed the ship’s successful completion of acceptance trials May 26. “Congratulations to everyone who has helped bring CVN 78 to this historic milestone,” said Rear Adm. Brian Antonio, program executive officer for…

Full Story »

Photograph courtesy of AV Senior Center
Local

Elder vets recognized for their service at AV Senior Center

Posted  June 2, 2017

Photograph courtesy of AV Senior Center Vietnam War Navy Veteran Phil Roberts, who volunteers with the AV Veterans Community Action Coalition, recognizes Marine Corps veteran Theodore Melendrez, in a ceremony held at the Antelope Valley Senior Center in Lancaster, Calif. LANCASTER, Calif. – Dozens of very senior veterans of all eras of service and wars…

Full Story »