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CSAF describes future of conflict

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein addressed the future of the Total Force, operations in space and the importance of a multi-domain, networked approach to warfare during an Air Force Association breakfast at the Mitchel Institute in Washington, D.C., July 26, 2017.

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Cleared for takeoff: Area designated for personal sUAS use

Whether you call them drones, quadcopters or the official government term – small unmanned aircraft system – there’s now a place at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., for hobbyists to fly their personal sUASs.

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Boeing team completes KC-46 tanker electromagnetic testing

A Boeing-led team, including U.S. Air Force and Naval Air Systems Command representatives, recently completed KC-46 tanker electromagnetic testing.

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Army launches holistic health and fitness initiative

The Army has more obese Soldiers than ever before, and to address the problem, senior Army leaders discussed a holistic approach that includes vegan options at dining facilities and box breakfasts at fitness centers.

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Lockheed Martin delivers first HIMARS vehicle produced 100 percent in Camden, Ark.

Lockheed Martin has delivered the first High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) launcher in which both the chassis and launcher components were manufactured at its facility in Camden, Ark.


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AF declares the F-35A ‘combat ready’

Posted  August 3, 2016

The F-35A Lightning II fifth-generation fighter aircraft was declared ‘combat ready’ by Gen. Hawk Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command, Aug 2.

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News Briefs – August 3, 2016

Posted  August 3, 2016

China holds live-fire navy drills in East China Sea China’s navy has fired dozens of missiles and torpedoes during exercises in the East China Sea that come amid heightened maritime tensions in the region, underscoring Beijing’s determination to back up its sovereignty claims with force if needed. The live-fire drills that began Aug. 1 follow…

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Headlines – August 3, 2016

Posted  August 3, 2016

News Navy F/A-18 Hornet crashes during training in Nevada – An F/A-18C pilot is safe and being treated at an area hospital after ejecting from his Hornet during a training flight near Naval Air Station Fallon, Nev., Aug. 2.   North Korea has fired a ballistic missile into sea near Japan – A medium-range ballistic…

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Posted  August 5, 2016

U.S. Air Force Amn. Pablo I. Meza graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward…

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Air Force’s next SBIRS satellite ships to Cape Canaveral for launch

Posted  August 5, 2016

Lockheed Martin photograph The SBIRS GEO Flight 3 satellite undergoes final preparations at Lockheed Martin. To prepare for its launch, the satellite went through rigorous testing procedures, including thermal vacuum testing at the extreme hot and cold temperatures it will encounter in space. The U.S. Air Force and Lockheed Martin delivered the next Space Based…

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