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NAWCWD teams complete second Innovation Challenge, offer war fighter solutions

Two Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division teams, Urban Reconnaissance and Situational Awareness (URSA) at Point Mugu, Calif., and Swarm View at China Lake, Calif., wrapped up their projects for the Naval Air Systems Command’s second annual Innovation Challenge on Oct. 12.

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GA-ASI’s type-certifiable Predator B takes flight

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems announced Nov. 28 that its Type-Certifiable Predator ® B (TCPB) variant completed its first flight test at the company’s Gray Butte Flight Operations Facility near Palmdale, Calif., on Nov. 17.

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Army explores 3-D printing’s future applications for Soldiers, force

A Soldier heads back to camp, grabs a power bar and unloads his gear. The power bar, which was "printed" minutes earlier, contains all the nutrients his body currently needs, according to sensors that are embedded in his uniform.

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Final phase of C-17 drag reduction testing underway

When it comes to aviation fuel, the C-17 Globemaster III utilization rate makes it stand out as the largest consumer in the U.S. Air Force. This is why a team at the 418th Flight Test Squadron, Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., has been working for the past year on the Air Force Research Laboratory’s C-17 Drag Reduction Program.

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U.S. Navy releases logo for 75th anniversary of World War II

The Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC) released a logo to kick off its commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the U.S. Navy's experiences in World War II, officials announced Nov. 29.


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Navy casualty in Syria

Posted  November 28, 2016

Navy photograph Senior Chief Scott Dayton. A sailor assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) Two based in Virginia Beach, Va., died Nov. 24 after wounds sustained in an improvised explosive device blast in northern Syria. Senior Chief Petty Officer Scott Cooper Dayton was serving with Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve. “We offer…

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Celebrating Thanksgiving aboard ISS

Posted  November 28, 2016

NASA photograph The six Expedition 50 crew members celebrate Thanksgiving in space, Nov. 24, 2016, with rehydrated turkey, stuffing, potatoes and vegetables.

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Candy Bomber rededicates Frankfurt’s Berlin Airlift Memorial

Posted  November 28, 2016

Dozens of German and American citizens indulged their collective sweet tooth for freedom with thanksgiving and reflection during the reopening ceremony of the Berlin Airlift Memorial at Frankfurt International Airport Nov. 21, 2016.

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Plans underway for the release of more Army mobile apps

Posted  November 28, 2016

The Army is picking up the pace to make more training mobile applications available for Soldiers' smartphones and computer tablets.

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Lockheed Martin transforms training, logistics business

Posted  November 28, 2016

Lockheed Martin has announced a refocusing of their Training and Logistics Solutions business at Nov. 28 Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. Lockheed Martin is leveraging core components of the most advanced and proven solutions across its training and logistics portfolio to drive scalable capabilities to…

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