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NAWCWD manned for unmanned systems

Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division scientists, engineers, technicians and operators are involved in all levels of Unmanned Systems research, development, acquisition, testing and evaluation.

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NASA employees go ‘above and beyond’

Three NASA employees recently received the Exception Engineering Achievement Medal at Armstrong NASA Research Center, Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Educating future workers

The Palmdale Aerospace Academy recently hosted the Antelope Valley Board of Trade business luncheon for September and the featured guest speaker was Christos Valiotis, physics professor at the Antelope Valley College.

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NASA’s Orion spacecraft, rocket move closer to first flight

NASA’s new Orion spacecraft and the Delta IV Heavy rocket that will carry it into space are at their penultimate stops in Florida on their path to a December flight test.

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TACP-M ties it all together

Embedded deep within an Army maneuver unit lies an airman.


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JRTC takes on cyber, hybrid, conventional threats

Posted  September 26, 2014

When the 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), descended from the night sky into the Joint Readiness Training Center at For Polk, La., last month, it not only marked the first large-scale joint forced entry air assault in more than 11 years, it also signaled a larger shift in how the Army executes training missions.

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Upgraded P-3 Orion delivered ahead of schedule

Posted  September 26, 2014

Lockheed Martin photograph by John Rossino Lockheed Martin delivered a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) P-3 Orion aircraft 34 days ahead of schedule Sept. 23 from its facilities in Greenville, S.C. This is the 10th of 14 aircraft in the program to receive Mid-Life Upgrade (MLU) modifications and phased depot maintenance. The aircraft received…

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AEDC’s accelerated mission test provides savings for the U.S. Air Force

Posted  September 26, 2014

Project engineers at Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) have led a significant effort in accelerating mission testing that will ultimately result in a large payoff for the Air Force.

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U.S. Navy anti-ship missile displays capability during military exercise

Posted  September 26, 2014

Navy photograph The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63) fires a Harpoon missile during a sinking exercise as part of Valiant Shield 2014. The U.S Navy successfully fired multiple Harpoon missiles as part of the joint military exercise, Valiant Shield, demonstrating its effectiveness against modern day threats. A total of six Harpoon missiles,…

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Sikorsky S-92Æ helicopter marks decade of trusted service, performance

Posted  September 26, 2014

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced Sept. 26 that September marks the 10-year anniversary of delivery of the first production S-92Æ helicopter. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. “On behalf of Sikorsky, I would like to congratulate and thank all of our customers, suppliers and employees upon reaching this milestone,” said Carey Bond, president,…

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Boeing, China Eastern Airlines celebrate delivery of airline’s first 777-300ER

Posted  September 26, 2014

  Boeing and China Eastern Airlines Sept. 24 celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first 777-300ER. The new airplane is the first of 20 777-300ERs China Eastern has on order. “We are delighted to introduce our first 777-300ER in China Eastern’s new look in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the 777-300ER program,” said Liu…

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Small UAS returns from first operational deployment

Posted  September 26, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UpGJ8I3idUI&feature=player_embedded U.S. Marine Corps photograph Blackjack Unmanned Aircraft System catches the wire during a landing. In†this†video below,†a Marine from Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron (VMU) 2 recovers a Blackjack unmanned aircraft system in Afghanistan. This small UAS returned from its first early operational deployment Sept. 10 after flying nearly 1,000 hours in 119 days in theatre….

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Hill AFB in midst of robust F-35 preparation

Posted  September 26, 2014

Aggressive renovation and modification is in full swing at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, in preparation for the military's newest multi-role fighter aircraft.

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Northrop Grumman SABR completes design reviews, prepares for delivery

Posted  September 26, 2014

Demonstrating the maturity of its active electronically scanned array radar technologies, Northrop Grumman has successfully concluded all engineering and manufacturing development design reviews for the AN/APG-83 Scalable Agile Beam Radar in just 12 months. Northrop Grumman’s AN/APG-83 SABR is a direct replacement for legacy F-16 radars and includes fifth-generation radar capabilities, the largest synthetic aperture…

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NASA telescopes find clear skies, water vapor on exoplanet

Posted  September 26, 2014

Astronomers using data from three of NASA’s space telescopes – Hubble, Spitzer and Kepler – have discovered clear skies and steamy water vapor on a gaseous planet outside our solar system. The planet is about the size of Neptune, making it the smallest planet from which molecules of any kind have been detected. “This discovery…

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