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AEDC J-5 Rocket Motor Test Facility undergoing complete renovation

As part of the Hypersonic Test and Evaluation Investment Program, a team of AEDC engineers is heading up the Hypersonic Test Capability Improvement project which will totally transform the former J-5 Large Rocket Motor Test Facility at Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn.

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HIAD heat shield material feels burn during arc jet testing

NASA heat shield material that could one day be used on an inflatable aeroshell during atmospheric entry on Mars recently underwent testing at Boeing’s Large Core Arc Tunnel in St. Louis, Mo.

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Peter Thompson Defense

Air Force supplements F-35 at sea

The Air Force’s 33rd Maintenance Squadron at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., provided training and support to F-35C Lightning II operations aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln from Aug. 30 to Sept. 7, 2017.

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Chad Trujillo Defense

Air Force female pioneers discuss overcoming barriers

Day two of the Air Force Association Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference kicked off with several panel breakouts, to include one titled Breaking the Gender Barrier.

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Lockheed Martin completes 300th electro-optical targeting system for F-35

Lockheed Martin recently completed its 300th Electro-Optical Targeting System (EOTS) for the F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter. 


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Navy’s most advanced warship, USS Zumwalt commissions in Baltimore

Posted  October 17, 2016

The Navy's newest and most technologically advanced warship, USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) was commissioned into active service Oct. 15, at North Locust Point in Baltimore.

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Sikorsky delivers 1000th H-60M Black Hawk to U.S. Army

Posted  October 17, 2016

Sikorsky, A Lockheed Martin Company, delivered the 1,000th H-60M Black Hawk helicopter to the U.S. Army in an Oct. 13 ceremony held in Stratford, Conn. The event was attended by distinguished guests from the U.S. Army, government officials, the Defense Contracting Management Agency, industry suppliers, and Lockheed Martin employees. Speakers included Brig. Gen. Robert L….

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AAG traps first fly-in

Posted  October 17, 2016

Advanced Arresting Gear completes a first-of-its-kind recovery of an F/A-18E Super Hornet at the Runway Arrested Landing Site in Lakehurst, N.J., Oct. 13.

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Northrop Grumman unveils new digital, two-axis rate sensor in miniature, low-cost package

Posted  October 17, 2016

Northrop Grumman has delivered the first production unit of its new LRS-2003 two-axis rate sensor. The first application of the LRS-2003 will be to stabilize a mast-mounted sensor suite for a ground vehicle. Derived from the successful LRS-200X family of rate sensors, the LRS-2003 is the smallest two-axis rate sensor in Northrop Grumman’s portfolio and…

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Around the Air Force: Oct. 14

Posted  October 17, 2016

On this look around the Air Force the Air Force Research Laboratory has developed a new flexible lithium-ion battery, Airmen bring humanitarian aid to Hurricane Matthew victims in Haiti and the Air Force is looking to develop new anti-icing technology

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