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Northrop Grumman photograph Space

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.

af-C17 Defense

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.

nasa-industry Space & Technology

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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Lockheed Martin, Tata announce F-16 India partnership

Posted  June 19, 2017

Lockheed Martin photograph Sukaran Singh, CEO of Tata Advanced Systems Limited, (seated left) and George Standridge, vice president of Strategy and Business Development, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, sign a letter of intent to produce the F-16 Block 70 in India. Standing are Mr. Ratean Tata, Chairman Emeritus, Tata Sons, and Orlando Carvalho, executive vice president of…

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Admiral praises USS Fitzgerald’s crew, announces investigations

Posted  June 19, 2017

The response of the crew of the severely damaged USS Fitzgerald “was swift and effective, and I want to point out -- as we stand by the ship -- how proud I am of them,” Navy Vice Adm. Joseph P. Aucoin, commander of the U.S. 7th Fleet, said June 18 at a press conference in front of the stricken ship that’s now moored in Yokosuka, Japan.

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Air Force photograph by R. Nial Bradshaw

U.S. showcases F-35 Lighting II aircraft at Paris Air Show

Posted  June 19, 2017

U.S. military equipment and personnel will take part in this year’s International Paris Air Show, which started June 19 and runs through June 25 in Le Bourget, France, according to a U.S. European Command news release.

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Headlines – June 16, 2017

Posted  June 16, 2017

News The $13 billion aircraft carrier that has trouble with planes – The newest and costliest U.S. aircraft carrier, praised by President Donald Trump and delivered to the Navy on May 31 with fanfare, has been dogged by trouble with fundamentals: launching jets from its deck and catching them when they land.   Qatar, U.S….

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News Briefs – June 16, 2017

Posted  June 16, 2017

Missing USS Shiloh sailor found alive The USS Shiloh (CG 67) sailor missing since June 8, has been found alive aboard the ship. Gas Turbine Systems Technician (Mechanical) 3rd Class Peter Mims was found June 15, and will be transferred to the USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) for a medical evaluation. Following that evaluation a…

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