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Gathering of Eagles marks F-22 first flight anniversary

The Flight Test Historical Foundation will be hosting the Gathering of Eagles event Oct. 21. The event will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the F-22 aircraft’s first flight which took place Oct. 7, 1997.

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The Air Force of Edwards — with feathers!

Yes, it was one thing to be moonlighting to make an extra buck and yes, being raised in the desert meant that wildlife has always been an attraction for those of us that understood the danger. Deep down inside, it was a fascination with these creatures that sparked our passion.

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SECAF talks space during POC conference

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson addressed the importance of the Air Force’s space mission during the 2017 Potomac Officers Club Space Innovations, Programs and Policies Summit in Washington, D.C., Oct. 18, 2017.

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New Installation Readiness board to examine, prioritize installation readiness

The acting secretary of the Army recently authorized formation of an Installation Readiness Board of Directors that will examine and prioritize installation readiness programs and funding, said J. Randall Robinson.

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AFMC commander presents TPS with AF-level award

It takes a lot of hard work and a total team effort to send dozens of new flight test pilots and engineers into the world.


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Boeing HorizonX invests in unmanned systems technology leader Near Earth Autonomy

Posted  October 20, 2017

Boeing announced its investment in Near Earth Autonomy, a Pittsburgh, Penn.,-based company focused on developing a portfolio of technologies that enable safe and reliable autonomous flight. In addition to the investment, Boeing and Near Earth Autonomy also announced a partnership to explore future products and applications for emerging markets such as urban mobility. “This partnership…

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Defense

New Installation Readiness board to examine, prioritize installation readiness

Posted  October 20, 2017

The acting secretary of the Army recently authorized formation of an Installation Readiness Board of Directors that will examine and prioritize installation readiness programs and funding, said J. Randall Robinson.

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GA-ASI signs MOU with Huneed Technologies

Posted  October 20, 2017

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Huneed Technologies Co. Ltd. establishing potential areas of future collaboration. GA-ASI is the leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft systems. Huneed is a Korean developer and manufacturer of airborne systems, defense communication systems, and commercial IT systems. GA-ASI and Huneed are looking to identify…

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CSAF highlights Airmen’s role in nuclear mission

Posted  October 20, 2017

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein discussed the important role Barksdale Air Force Base Airmen perform in executing the nuclear deterrence and assurance mission during an all-call at the Weapons Load Training hangar, Oct. 17, 2017, at Barksdale Air Force Base, La.

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California Airmen provide communication support to wildfire evacuees

Posted  October 20, 2017

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Hideyoshi Izume A Mobile Emergency Operations Center from the California Air National Guard’s 163rd Attack Wing at March Air Reserve Base, Calif., is set up at Napa Valley College in Napa, Calif., to provide communications support to victims of the Northern California fires Oct. 11, 2017. The MEOC provided…

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