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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.

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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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U.S. Air Force extends E-8C Joint STARS fleet support partnership with Northrop Grumman

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman a 12-month, $349.6 million contract for Total System Support Responsibility of the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System fleet.

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AFTC commander lauds community heroes

Speaking to an audience of about 300 veterans and family, plus military supporters and active service military, Col. Angela W. Suplisson shared a few thoughts on her concept of what constitutes a hero.

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For the first time, Army sensors can detect aircraft damage as it occurs

For the first time ever, a team of researchers successfully developed and tested networked acoustic emission sensors that can detect airframe damage on conceptual composite UH-60 Black Hawk rotorcraft.


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Headlines – December 14, 2016

Posted  December 14, 2016

News Marine Osprey crashes near Okinawa, crew members rescued – An MV-22B Osprey crashed in shallow water off Okinawa, Japan, Dec. 13, the latest in a series of Marine aviation mishaps.   Boeing Defense headquarters moving to D.C. – Leadership of Boeing’s Defense, Space & Security unit will be leaving St. Louis, Mo., for the…

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News Briefs – December 14, 2016

Posted  December 14, 2016

Romania to beef up military spending due to Russia Romania’s defense minister says his country will be strengthening its defenses after being faced with Russia’s growing military presence in the Black Sea. Minister Mihnea Motoc told The Associated Press Dec. 13 that the NATO member will start spending 2 percent of its gross domestic product…

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Crew members rescued after Osprey lands in shallow water off Okinawa

Posted  December 14, 2016

Marine Corps photograph by Cpl. Jorge A. Rosales A Marine Corps MV-22B Osprey takes flight after a static display presented by Marines of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit to South Korean marines and sailors at Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, Nov. 30, 2016. An Osprey with five crew members aboard landed in shallow water off the…

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U.S. defense secretary in Israel as country gets F-35 jets

Posted  December 14, 2016

The vanguard of Israel's new fleet of F-35 fighter jets roared onto the Nevatim air base Dec. 12, ushering in a new era for Israeli air power and sharpening its military edge in a volatile Mideast.

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Strike Eagle still soars after 30 years

Posted  December 14, 2016

The U.S. Air Force considers the F-15E Strike Eagle to be one of the most proficient multi-role, air-to-air and air-to-ground strike fighters active today since its maiden flight Dec. 11, 1986.

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