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Luke F-16C emergency lands, pilot ejects

An F-16C assigned to the 56th Fighter Wing at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., diverted and attempted to land at Lake Havasu City Municipal Airport, Lake Havasu City, Ariz. at approximately 10:35 a.m., April 24 during a routine training flight. During landing the aircraft departed the prepared surface and the pilot ejected from the aircraft….

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Trump’s divisive pick to run NASA wins narrow confirmation

NASA's latest nail-biting drama was far from orbit as the Senate narrowly confirmed President Donald Trump's choice of a tea party congressman to run the space agency in an unprecedented party-line vote.

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Remembering the F-117 Nighthawk

It’s been 10 years since the F-117 Nighthawk retired, an aircraft so secret Nevada folklore labeled it a UFO.

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Aerotech News and Review April 20, 2018 Digital Edition

Aerotech News and Review – Journal of Aerospace, Defense Industry, and Veteran News, serving the Antelope Valley and Edwards AFB, CA Aerotech News and Review Digital Edition It’s been a busy couple of weeks in Aerospace Valley, and we have a full issue of news and features for you. The military and veteran community marked…

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Toward the Unknown: Edwards AFB meets Hollywood

Up late the other night and looking at late night viewing options on the small screen, I saw that the movie Toward the Unknown was on offer at midnight on TCM. “What the heck,” I thought — sleep is overrated and I needed a fix of good old American aviation movie making!

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Missing Persons Branch aids family of Vietnam-era pilot, many others

Posted  May 3, 2017

Air Force photograph On April 7, 1966, Air Force Capt. Robert Barnett was the pilot of a B-57B Canberra on a strike mission over Laos when his aircraft was hit by hostile ground fire and crashed. Barnett was declared killed in action. His remains were recently recovered and the Texas native was laid to rest…

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Contract briefs

Posted  May 3, 2017

U.S. Transportation Command   American President Lines Ltd., Scottsdale, Ariz., is being awarded a $59,588,000 maximum ceiling modification (P00008) exercising the first option period to previously awarded contract HTC711-15-D-R048 for commercial multimodal transportation.  The modification brings the total cumulative face value of the contract to $205,278,000 from $145,690,000.  This contract provides for international commercial multimodal…

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Headlines – May 1, 2017

Posted  May 1, 2017

News U.S. service member killed near Mosul, Iraq – A U.S. service member was killed in an explosive device blast outside of Mosul, Iraq, April 29, according to a release from Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve.   Pentagon puts civilian deaths in strikes on ISIS way lower than outside groups – At least 352…

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News Briefs – May 1, 2017

Posted  May 1, 2017

Pentagon: blast kills US service member outside Mosul A U.S. service member in Iraq was killed April 29 by an explosive device outside Mosul, according to a statement released by the Pentagon. The Pentagon said the service member died from wounds sustained in an “explosive device blast,” stating further information would be released as appropriate….

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It’s time to move past incremental modernization in aviation, says major general

Posted  May 1, 2017

The Army must move past incremental modernization to existing systems and make the leap forward to new capabilities if it wants to maintain overmatch against adversaries, said Maj. Gen. Robert Marion.

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