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In an important program milestone enabling U.S. Marines Corps Initial Operational Capability certification, the Lockheed Martin F-35B recently completed required wet runway and crosswind testing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.
Engineers at Picatinny Arsenal are researching a way to develop a new type of tracer round that not only would perform its function during the day as well as night, but also improve shooter accuracy and keep soldiers safer by reducing their visual signature.
The NASA Armstrong Employee Exchange Council has presented its 2014 Joseph R. Vensel Memorial Scholarship Award to Katherine Lott.
NASA has selected proposals for two new instruments that will observe changes in global vegetation from the International Space Station. The sensors will give scientists new ways to see how forests and ecosystems are affected by changes in climate or land use change.
The Air Force’s ability to continue developing a fifth generation fighter aircraft fleet ready to meet the challenges of future warfare, hinges in large part, on a steady influx of capable and trained F-22 Raptor pilots.
The rocket that will launch humans farther into space than ever before passed a major NASA review July 25.
Boeing has delivered a 747-8 Freighter to Narita-based Nippon Cargo Airlines, marking the Japanese debut for the 747-8. The new airplane is NCAâ€™s first 747-8 Freighter on order with Boeing.
The U.S. Army and Raytheon has completed a warhead test for the new Accelerated Improved Interceptor Initiative. Once fielded, AI3 is intended to provide a new level of war fighter protection by destroying incoming rockets, artillery and mortars. The ground-based system will leverage proven technologies from many of Raytheon’s programs, including the Sidewinder air-to-air missile…
For several days this month, Greenland's surface ice cover melted over a larger area than at any time in more than 30 years of satellite...
Boeing posted a surprise improvement in second-quarter net income July 25 as demand for passenger jets thrived and its defense business held its own. The maker of 737 aircraft and F-18 fighter jets also raised its earnings forecast for the year, suggesting demand for new planes could insulate it from the sluggish global economic environment….
Japan’s prime minister says he will not allow any flights of the U.S. military’s latest transport aircraft in this country until its safety after two recent crashes has been confirmed. Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda told Parliament July 24 that no flights would take place until investigations into the April and June crashes were completed and…
NASA's Mars Odyssey spacecraft has successfully adjusted its orbital location to be in a better position to provide prompt confirmation of the August landing of the Curiosity rover.
General Dynamics said July 24 its second-quarter net income fell 3 percent, and the defense contractor cut its 2012 profit prediction due to contract delays in its IT business. The entire defense industry is under a cloud because of the potential for big military spending cuts in January. The cuts, which will be automatic unless…