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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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Defense

Seventh annual Naval Engagement Activity begins in Da Nang

Posted  September 30, 2016

The U.S. Navy and the Vietnam People's navy kicked off the 7th annual Naval Engagement Activity Vietnam with a welcome ceremony at Tien Sa Port in Da Nang, Sept. 28.

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News

Headlines – September 28, 2016

Posted  September 28, 2016

News Marine Corps may replace ‘The Few, The Proud’ as its recruiting slogan – The Marine Corps has always been an elite fighting force, but it may have outgrown its current recruiting slogan, “The Few. The Proud. The Marines.”     Business DARPA picks BAE’s smart handheld EW sensor – BAE Systems has been awarded…

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News

News Briefs – September 28, 2016

Posted  September 28, 2016

EU presses ahead with military plans, UK opposes any EU army European Union nations pressed ahead Sept. 27 with plans to boost military cooperation as Britain vowed to oppose the creation of an EU army or headquarters. With Britain leaving the EU, France and Germany have been spearheading moves to boost Europe’s capacity to run…

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Business

Lockheed Martin conducts first underwater UAV launch from unmanned underwater vehicle

Posted  September 28, 2016

Lockheed Martin image Lockheed Martin successfully launched Vector Hawk (left), a small, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), on command from the Marlin MK2 autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV, at right) during a cross-domain command and control event hosted by the U.S. Navy. In a testament to the versatility and adaptability that its unmanned systems bring to complex…

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Space

SMC, ULA enter into CRADA to certify Vulcan launch vehicle

Posted  September 28, 2016

The Space and Missile Systems Center at Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with United Launch Alliance as part of the company’s effort to certify its new Vulcan launch vehicle for National Security Space missions.

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