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Space telescope’s two halves powered for first time in one building

Northrop Grumman has successfully powered up the two main parts of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, a significant event in the test and integration phase of the program.

Air Force photograph by Alex R. Lloyd Defense

Pacer Classic III mods give T-38 new life

What do you do with airplanes that were built in the early 1960s and are planned to be flying well past their 70th birthday? You give them a structural makeover that will provide the strength and longevity to go the distance.

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Global partners work together to streamline C-17 operations

Personnel from the 305th Air Mobility Wing, U.S. Air Force leaders and Boeing representatives hosted the C-17 Globemaster III Enterprise Home Station Check Lean Event at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., June 18.

Air Force illustration by Master Sgt. William Vance Health & Safety

A peak behind the curtain: PTSD barriers and stigmas

Effective treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder is possible, but many Airmen falsely think seeking medical help for PTSD will hurt their career and will not help them get better.

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NASA will seek partnership with U.S. industry to develop first gateway element

As part of the agency’s Exploration Campaign, NASA’s Gateway will become the orbital outpost for robotic and human exploration operations in deep space. Built with commercial and international partners, the Gateway will support exploration on and near the Moon, and beyond, including Mars.


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Defense

Prototypes rapidly deliver cyber capabilities

Posted  June 21, 2017

Serving as "test drives" for possible Army systems of the future, prototypes are playing an increasingly vital role as a natural bridge between emerging technologies and more mature solutions that are part of official programs of record.

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Business

Newest SM-6 interceptor aces final land-based test, moves to at-sea testing

Posted  June 21, 2017

During its final land-based test at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., Raytheon’s advanced Standard Missile-6 Block IA engaged and destroyed a subsonic target from the USS Desert Ship, a test site in southern New Mexico. The SM-6 Block IA will now enter the at-sea testing phase, bringing it closer to low-rate initial production later this…

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Luke AFB to resume F-35 flights after hypoxia investigation

Posted  June 21, 2017

Luke Air Force Base in Airzona will resume flights of F-35 fighter jets Wednesday after experts and engineers investigated a series of events in which pilots reported symptoms of oxygen deprivation, base officials said June 19.

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Business

Lockheed Martin receives contract for Sniper ATP, LANTIRN sustainment

Posted  June 21, 2017

Lockheed Martin has received an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) Foreign Military Sales contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide sustainment support for Sniper® Advanced Targeting Pods (ATP) and LANTIRN Navigation Pods. Under the ID/IQ contract, FMS customers will place orders for repairs and returns, on-call technical support, depot activities and other sustainment efforts. Work…

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Newest Soldiers bring years of experience to Army

Posted  June 21, 2017

Army photograph by Stephen Standifird Pfc. Michael Williams, Company A, 2nd Battalion, 10th Infantry Regiment, low crawls under a barbed-wire obstacle at the confidence course as part of a six-week Basic Combat Training cycle for prior-service Soldiers. Williams, who served in the U.S. Navy from 2008 to 2014, is one of 32 prior-service Soldiers conducting…

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