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CSAF describes future of conflict

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein addressed the future of the Total Force, operations in space and the importance of a multi-domain, networked approach to warfare during an Air Force Association breakfast at the Mitchel Institute in Washington, D.C., July 26, 2017.

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Cleared for takeoff: Area designated for personal sUAS use

Whether you call them drones, quadcopters or the official government term – small unmanned aircraft system – there’s now a place at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., for hobbyists to fly their personal sUASs.

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Boeing team completes KC-46 tanker electromagnetic testing

A Boeing-led team, including U.S. Air Force and Naval Air Systems Command representatives, recently completed KC-46 tanker electromagnetic testing.

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Army launches holistic health and fitness initiative

The Army has more obese Soldiers than ever before, and to address the problem, senior Army leaders discussed a holistic approach that includes vegan options at dining facilities and box breakfasts at fitness centers.

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Lockheed Martin delivers first HIMARS vehicle produced 100 percent in Camden, Ark.

Lockheed Martin has delivered the first High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) launcher in which both the chassis and launcher components were manufactured at its facility in Camden, Ark.


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Space

NASA successfully launches student experiments from Wallops

Posted  August 17, 2016

NASA successfully launched the RockSat-X education payload on a Terrier-Improved Malemute suborbital sounding rocket at 7:33:30 a.m., EDT, Aug. 17 from the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.  Participants included students from eight community colleges and universities from across the United States.  The payload carrying the experiments flew to an altitude of 95 miles.  Data was…

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U.S. Army declares Lockheed Martin’s PAC-3 MSE initial operational capability

Posted  August 17, 2016

The U.S. Army recently declared Initial Operational Capability for the Lockheed Martin PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement interceptor. “This is an extremely significant milestone in the maturity of our PAC-3 MSE interceptor, providing the warfighter with a more advanced hit-to-kill interceptor against the full spectrum of lower-tier threats,” said Scott Arnold, vice president of PAC-3 programs…

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Veterans

Laid to rest: Fighter pilot remains found 72 years later

Posted  August 17, 2016

Courtesy photograph The remains of U.S. Army Air Corps 1st Lt. Robert L. McIntosh were recently found after more than 72 years after his disappearance and were laid to rest in his hometown of Tipton, Indiana, Aug. 13, 2016. In 1944, the 27th Fighter Squadron P-38 Lightning pilot departed Foggia Airfield, Italy, on a strafing…

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Business

Lockheed Martin separates, combines IT and technical services businesses with Leidos

Posted  August 17, 2016

Lockheed Martin has completed the separation of its Information Systems & Global Solutions business segment and merged it with a subsidiary of Leidos Holdings, Inc. The transaction concludes Lockheed Martin’s portfolio reshaping strategy announced last year and was finalized through a tax-efficient Reverse Morris Trust transaction. The merger creates tangible value for both businesses. It…

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Colombians kick off Green Flag East in Louisiana

Posted  August 17, 2016

Forty-five Colombian Airmen and four Colombian Air Force A-29B Super Tucanos are operating from Barksdale Air Force Base, La., as part of Exercise Green Flag East Aug. 15-29.

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