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Tornado successor: Team Eurofighter presents offer to Germany

On the eve of the ILA Berlin Air Show 2018, Airbus and Eurofighter GmbH have submitted their offer to the German Ministry of Defence for a replacement of the Bundeswehr’s ageing Tornado combat aircraft, which was developed in the 1960s, and have established the Eurofighter as its ideal successor.

Army photograph by Sgt. Gregory T. Summers Defense

Air cavalry, ‘sky soldiers’ test new air assault concept

As the setting sun marked the start of another spring evening at the training area in Hohenfels, Germany, the roar of helicopter turbine engines competed against the thrumming rhythm of rotor blades beating the air as 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division soldiers began their work.

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NASA engineers dream big with small spacecraft

Many of NASA's most iconic spacecraft towered over the engineers who built them: think Voyagers 1 and 2, Cassini or Galileo -- all large machines that could measure up to a school bus.

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Army secretary, senior NCO discuss retention, modernization

Quality trumps quantity when it comes to soldiers, Army Secretary Mark Esper told reporters in Washington, D.C., April 20. Esper and Sergeant Major of the Army Daniel Dailey briefed reporters on recruiting, retention and equipment during the Pentagon news gaggle.

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Cargo spaceship set for departure from ISS

After delivering more than 5,800 pounds of science investigations and cargo for NASA, a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is set to depart the International Space Station May 2.


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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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Business

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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