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DOD aims to save $1.9 billion through HQ restructuring

The Defense Department is restructuring its headquarters staffs as it looks to save $1.9 billion in a 25 percent reduction of costs.

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‘Ghost Brigade’ soldiers prepare for future conflicts

Since 1981, military personnel have come and gone through the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., to prepare for missions around the world.

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Standard Missile-3 flight test validates engineering upgrade

Raytheon and the Missile Defense Agency completed a successful flight test of an improved Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IB third stage rocket motor.

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Eglin units save big with F-35 innovations

Since the introduction of the F-35A Lightning II, airmen at Eglin Air Force Base’s (Fla.) 33rd Fighter Wing have saved the Air Force close to $84,000 and more than 720 hours of shipping delays by locally manufacturing parts and tools.

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Barksdale unit first to train with latest B-52 upgrade

In a world of military budget constraints and tough acquisition choices, boosting the efficiency of current assets is a no-brainer.


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Defense

Carter: Maintaining military superiority requires work, funding, technology, people

Posted  May 25, 2016

DOD photograph by Stephanie Dreyer Defense Secretary Ash Carter addresses service members at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Conn., May 24, 2016. Carter commended them for their work and asked them to help in attracting and retaining their successors. Protecting the nation and much of the world is a U.S. duty because of…

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Veterans

Many Vietnam vets say they support lifting of arms embargo

Posted  May 25, 2016

The way Terry Neilen sees it, lifting the ban on U.S. arms sales to Vietnam makes sense in the face of China’s growing influence in the region. Fellow Vietnam veteran Ned Foote said Americans long ago forgave Germany and Japan for World War II, so there’s no reason not to do the same with Vietnam….

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Defense

Barksdale unit first to train with latest B-52 upgrade

Posted  May 25, 2016

In a world of military budget constraints and tough acquisition choices, boosting the efficiency of current assets is a no-brainer.

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Business

Space telescope reaches major milestone in path to launch

Posted  May 25, 2016

Northrop Grumman's delivery of the fully integrated Optical Telescope Element for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope marks another major milestone toward the October 2018 launch of the largest telescope ever built for space.

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Business

Air China introduces its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

Posted  May 25, 2016

Boeing and Air China officially unveiled the airline's first 787-9 Dreamliner to the public at a grand ceremony in Beijing May 25.

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