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Robotic arm tool poised to save costly inspection time

A common problem for aircraft maintainers may soon be a thing of the past, thanks to an Air Force Research Laboratory advanced inspection robotics research effort.

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Lockheed Martin’s modernized TACMS missiles successful in two new flight tests

Lockheed Martin's modernized Tactical Missile System (TACMS) missile continued its streak of successful flight tests with two recent flights at White Sands Missile Range, N.M.

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Red Tail legacy comes full circle

Airmen assigned to the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing take great pride in the heritage created for them by the Tuskegee Airmen. Today a key piece of the wing’s history has once again returned to its flightline.

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SpaceX launches rocket from NASA’s historic moon pad

A SpaceX rocket soared from NASA's long-idled moonshot pad Feb. 19, sending up space station supplies from the exact spot where astronauts embarked on the lunar landings nearly a half-century ago.

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Boeing delivers Korean Air’s First 787-9 Dreamliner

Boeing and Korean Air Feb. 22 celebrated the delivery of the airline's first 787-9 Dreamliner.


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Proudly Served: A column about veterans, family, and karaoke

Posted  February 17, 2017

After 40 years in the news business, I put in the hours to turn the page and shift into a new line of endeavor. Consider after 40 years, that maybe it was time to try something new. After leaving the Antelope Valley Press after a 16-year hitch as editor, I trained at USC’s program for…

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F-35 Program Makes Significant, Solid Progress, Official Says

Posted  February 17, 2017

Production of the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter is on a good trajectory and is a necessary aircraft in the military’s arsenal to battle high-end threats, service leaders told a House Armed Service Committee panel Feb. 16.

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April’s Capstone marks end of two-year inspection cycle

Posted  February 17, 2017

MICT may sound like something you buy at a fast-food chain, and terms like TIGIRS, IGEMS and Capstone may lead some people to think of an action adventure video game or movie. The acronyms, in reality, are some of the tools used to evaluate wing-level effectiveness across the Air Force. They stand for Management Internal…

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Command Sgt. Maj. Davenport cites ‘revolutionary changes’ for NCOs

Posted  February 17, 2017

Army photograph by Master Sgt. Crista Mary Mack Command Sgt. Maj. David Davenport, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command command sergeant major, shared some innovative changes to the U.S. Army’s noncommissioned officers career paths via TRADOC at a town hall in Wiesbaden, Germany. “What we are really facing right now is a moment in our…

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Emerging Technologies CTF conducts its first test

Posted  February 17, 2017

The newly-formed Emerging Technologies Combined Test Force completed its first test high above Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Feb. 13, 2017.

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