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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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U.S. Air Force extends E-8C Joint STARS fleet support partnership with Northrop Grumman

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman a 12-month, $349.6 million contract for Total System Support Responsibility of the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System fleet.

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AFTC commander lauds community heroes

Speaking to an audience of about 300 veterans and family, plus military supporters and active service military, Col. Angela W. Suplisson shared a few thoughts on her concept of what constitutes a hero.

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For the first time, Army sensors can detect aircraft damage as it occurs

For the first time ever, a team of researchers successfully developed and tested networked acoustic emission sensors that can detect airframe damage on conceptual composite UH-60 Black Hawk rotorcraft.


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News Briefs – August 5, 2016

Posted  August 5, 2016

Critics say Navy fuel tanks threaten crucial Hawaii aquifer The U.S. Navy has 20 large underground fuel tanks that sit on top of one of Honolulu’s most important aquifers. Some residents and local water utility officials want the Navy to move the World War II-era tanks somewhere else, especially after one tank leaked tens of…

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Headlines – August 5, 2016

Posted  August 5, 2016

News In rare Pentagon visit, Obama says ISIS is ‘inevitably going to be defeated’ – President Obama made a rare visit to the Pentagon Aug. 4 and said the two-year-old fight against the Islamic State will inexorably lead to victory.     Business Back to the future: Company looks to sell hoverboards to military –…

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Exercise Rim of the Pacific 2016 concludes

Posted  August 8, 2016

Navy photograph by PO1 Ace Rheaume Amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) steams in close formation as one of 40 ships and submarines representing 13 international partner nations during Rim of the Pacific 2016. Twenty-six nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft, and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC from…

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Defense

Army’s only combined division demonstrates ‘fight tonight’ capabilities for Army secretary

Posted  August 8, 2016

Soldiers from the 2nd Infantry Division/Republic of Korea - U.S. combined division and its rotational elements highlighted the critical roles they play in strengthening the ROK-U.S. alliance, countering emerging threats and ensuring stability in the region, during Secretary of the Army Eric Fanning's visit to Camp Casey, Aug. 3.

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Lockheed Martin’s new munition successful in recent flight tests

Posted  August 8, 2016

Lockheed Martin’s new Dual Mode Plus laser guided bomb successfully completed two recent flight tests at the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division in China Lake, Calif.

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