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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.

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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.

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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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Defense

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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BAE Systems rolls out first Amphibious Combat Vehicle 1.1 to U.S. Marine Corps

Posted  December 14, 2016

BAE Systems rolled out the first of 16 Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) 1.1 prototypes to the U.S. Marine Corps in a ceremony Dec. 13 at the company’s York, Penn., facility. BAE Systems’ ACV 1.1 offering is a fully amphibious, ship-launchable and ship-recoverable 8×8 wheeled combat vehicle. “BAE Systems has a long-standing legacy of supporting the…

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Defense

33rd FW wheels up at Checkered Flag

Posted  December 14, 2016

The Eglin Air Force Base’s 33rd Fighter Wing deployed six F-35A Lightning II and 95 personnel to Checkered Flag 17-1 at Tyndall AFB, Fla., Dec. 5- 19.

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Northrop Grumman demonstrates live distributed connectivity between RAAF simulators, U.S.-based test lab

Posted  December 14, 2016

Northrop Grumman photograph Northrop Grumman has demonstrated live distributed connectivity between Royal Australian Air Force simulators and a U.S.-based test lab. Northrop Grumman Australia, a subsidiary of Northrop Grumman, successfully provided a proof-of-concept demonstrating the value of a distributed network environment between two Royal Australian Air Force simulators and a Northrop Grumman test lab providing…

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Defense

Army crowdsources ideas for innovation

Posted  December 14, 2016

In October, the Army launched Army Ideas for Innovation, or AI2, a digital crowdsourcing program that solicits ideas for how the Army can become more innovative. Any member of the Department of Defense community with a CAC card can participate. AI2 is located at https://www.milsuite.mil/book/community/spaces/ai2. “AI2 provides a platform for unleashing the creativity of the…

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