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Lockheed Martin F-35s surpass 100,000 flight hours

The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft fleet recently exceeded 100,000 flight hours while the F-35 Integrated Test Force teams are completing the remaining requirements in the program's System Development and Demonstration phase.  

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U.S. Air Force bombers integrate with Royal Australian Air Force JTACS

U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers based at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, conducted two separate integration training missions with Royal Australian Air Force Joint Terminal Attack Controllers as part of Exercise Talisman Saber 17 at Shoalwater Field Training Area, Australia, July 17 and 19, 2017.

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July 20, 1969: One giant leap for mankind

July 1969. It's a little over eight years since the flights of Gagarin and Shepard, followed quickly by President Kennedy's challenge to put a man on the moon before the decade is out.

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Living in deep space

Refurbishing a shuttle-era cargo container used to transfer cargo to the International Space Station, Lockheed Martin is prototyping a deep space habitat for NASA at Kennedy Space Center.

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Command and Control: The key to winning wars

Four F-22 Raptors fly in and secure the airspace, behind them two F-16 Vipers ready their payload and prepare to drop bombs on an enemy target.


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Air Force successfully launches GSSAP 3/4 – AFSPC-6 from Cape Canaveral AFS

Posted  August 22, 2016

The U.S. Air Force and its mission partners successfully launched the third and fourth Orbital ATK built Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program satellites aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta IV launch vehicle from Space Launch Complex 37, Cape Canaveral AFS, Fla., at 12:52 a.m., EDT.

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Boeing delivers AH-64E Apache training system to South Korea

Posted  August 22, 2016

Boeing photograph Boeing’s Longbow Crew Trainer is the only full-flight simulator accredited for training Apache attack helicopter aircrews. It can be used near military deployments or as a classroom-based immersive training environment. The training system will prepare Republic of Korea pilots to operate new AH-64E Apache helicopters being delivered this year. Boeing has delivered to…

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BLUE: World class

Posted  August 22, 2016

This episode features Airmen with multiple goals – to serve their country and to compete in the Olympic Games. Thanks to the Air Force World Class Athlete Program, elite athletes can do both – they can serve as active-duty Airmen without giving up their dreams of representing the United States at the Olympics.

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Hubble investigates stellar shrapnel

Posted  August 22, 2016

NASA image Several thousand years ago, a star some 160,000 light-years away from us exploded, scattering stellar shrapnel across the sky. The aftermath of this energetic detonation is shown here in this striking image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope’s Wide Field Camera 3. The exploding star was a white dwarf located in the Large…

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Antelope Valley veteran of World War II recalls D-Day jump

Posted  August 22, 2016

Soon after the D-Day invasion of June 6, 1944, to liberate a suffering humanity in Europe from the iron boot of Nazi tyranny, the parents of Private First Class John L. Humphrey received that notification that any service family dreads, that their young son was declared Missing in Action.

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