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Stratolaunch Aircraft hits another milestone with completion of first phase of engine testing

Stratolaunch Systems Corporation completed the first phase of engine testing for its Stratolaunch aircraft at its facility at the Mojave Air and Space Port in California.

Air Force photograph by Rick Goodfriend Defense

AEDC J-5 Rocket Motor Test Facility undergoing complete renovation

As part of the Hypersonic Test and Evaluation Investment Program, a team of AEDC engineers is heading up the Hypersonic Test Capability Improvement project which will totally transform the former J-5 Large Rocket Motor Test Facility at Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn.

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HIAD heat shield material feels burn during arc jet testing

NASA heat shield material that could one day be used on an inflatable aeroshell during atmospheric entry on Mars recently underwent testing at Boeing’s Large Core Arc Tunnel in St. Louis, Mo.

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Peter Thompson Defense

Air Force supplements F-35 at sea

The Air Force’s 33rd Maintenance Squadron at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., provided training and support to F-35C Lightning II operations aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln from Aug. 30 to Sept. 7, 2017.

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Chad Trujillo Defense

Female pioneers discuss overcoming barriers

Day two of the Air Force Association Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference kicked off with several panel breakouts, to include one titled Breaking the Gender Barrier.

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Last HC-130 leaves 58th SOW

Posted  October 5, 2016

Air Force photograph by Bud Cordova The last active-duty aircrew for the HC-130 P/N King poses for a photo at Kirtland before taking off to bring the plane to Patrick Air Reserve Base, Florida. Crew members are, from left, Maj. Christian Walley, Maj. Sean Bell, Lt. Col. Kit Flanders, Master Sgt. Bobby Martinez, Staff Sgt….

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Raytheon completes first AMRAAM-ER missile flight tests from NASAMS air defense system

Posted  October 5, 2016

Raytheon has successfully flight-tested the newest variant of the combat-proven AMRAAM® missile from the National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System, or NASAMS™, surface-based system.

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New laser-guided rocket capability tested

Posted  October 5, 2016

Team Eglin [Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.,] answered the warfighter’s call to rapidly test, integrate and deploy a high precision, low collateral weapon for immediate use in theater – in just six months.

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One year later: Torque 62 remembered

Posted  October 5, 2016

Air Force photograph by Capt. Korey Fratini BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan — Master Sgt. Johnathon Maurer, 455th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron first sergeant, reads off the names of those airmen lost during the mishap of Torque 62, Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Oct. 2, 2016. Among those remembered were Senior Airmen Kcey Ruiz and Nathan Sartain, assigned to…

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Raytheon, Logos collaborate on advanced multi-intelligence sensors

Posted  October 5, 2016

Raytheon and Logos Technologies are partnering to provide advanced multi-intelligence, or multi-INT, sensor systems to address challenging intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, or ISR, requirements. 

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