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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.

Army photograph by Master Sgt. Brian Hamilton Veterans

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.

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Rusty Frank Defense

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. Navy awards BAE Systems $368 million contract to support weapons systems on submarines

Posted  December 14, 2016

The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a five-year contract worth up to $368 million to provide systems engineering and support services to the Navy’s Strategic Systems Programs office. SSP oversees the Strategic Weapons System and Attack Weapons System on board current U.S. Ohio and UK Vanguard class submarines, as well as on future Ohio…

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Veterans

New Fisher House debuts at VA Long Beach

Posted  December 14, 2016

Photograph courtesy of the VA Long Beach Healthcare System Brig. Gen. Mark Baird, vice commander of the Space and Missile Systems Center at Los Angeles Air Force Base in El Segundo, Calif., seated with Lana Toenjes, VA Long Beach Fisher House manager, and Drew Hatcher of the Masco Corporation Foundation, listens to remarks by Fisher…

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Boeing begins digital flight deck upgrades to NATO fleet

Posted  December 14, 2016

Boeing Dec. 13 delivered to NATO the first of fourteen E-3A Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft with cockpit upgrades that improve mission-readiness, decrease customer costs and reaffirm Boeing’s overall commitment to the fleet.

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Army to test new armored vehicles as it updates older platforms

Posted  December 14, 2016

Courtesy photograph The first Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle, or AMPV, is scheduled to be handed over to the Army Dec. 15, 2016, for testing. The first armored multipurpose Vehicle, or AMPV, is scheduled to be handed over to the Army Dec. 15 for testing. The AMPV demonstrator will roll out of the BAE Systems plant in…

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Defense

Seymour Johnson’s Strike Eagle undergo radar upgrade

Posted  December 14, 2016

The F-15E Strike Eagle aircraft is a dual-role fighter designed to perform air-to-air and air-to-ground missions. With 30 years under its belt, the F-15E is receiving a Radar Modernization Program; its first major upgrade of its radar system in more than 20 years.

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