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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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Defense

A-10s land on highway in Estonia

Posted  August 8, 2016

Courtesy photograph by Adres Putting Eight United States Air Force Reserve Command A-10s assigned to the 442nd Fighter Wing, Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, conducted highway landings on the Jägala-Käravete Highway in Northern Estonia, Aug 1, 2016. Eight successful landings and take-offs from the highway not only displays the U.S. Air Force’s tactical capabilities, it…

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Defense

Vinson completes V-22 fleet battle experiment

Posted  August 8, 2016

Aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) completed a Fleet Battle Experiment (FBE) for the future Navy variant CMV-22B Osprey. Commander, Naval Air Forces conducted the FBE, July 22 through Aug. 4.

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Lockheed Martin finalizes contract for NASA Lunar Imaging CubeSat

Posted  August 8, 2016

For being our familiar anchor in the night sky, the moon still holds mysteries for scientists.

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Defense

Future helicopter engine: less weight, more power

Posted  August 8, 2016

After more than eight years of designing and testing, the Army's aviation priority takes a step toward becoming a reality.

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News Briefs – August 8, 2016

Posted  August 8, 2016

Pilot’s remains to return to Indiana 72 years after crash The remains of a fighter pilot from central Indiana whose aircraft disappeared more than 72 years ago have been identified and will be returned to his family for burial with full military honors. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency said Aug. 5 that remains of Army…

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