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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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Northrop Grumman, RAF demonstrate enhanced airborne communications interoperability

Posted  February 17, 2017

Northrop Grumman and Britain’s Royal Air Force have successfully completed a communications interoperability trial involving both F-35B Lightning II and Typhoon FGR4 aircraft, via an Airborne Gateway developed by Northrop Grumman. The two-week trial, named Babel Fish III, funded by the Ministry of Defence (MOD), was recently conducted in airspace above the upper Mojave Desert,…

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Subscale glider could assist in weather studies, prediction

Posted  February 17, 2017

More accurate, immediate and economical information on severe weather phenomenon like hurricanes could one day be available thanks to the Weather Hazard Alert and Awareness Technology Radiation Radiosonde (WHAATRR) Glider.

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Child care delays, unemployed spouses still major concerns, Dailey tells Congress

Posted  February 17, 2017

Army photograph by Sean Kimmons Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel Dailey speaks about the Army’s child care backlog while he testifies in front of the Senate Armed Forces Committee’s personnel subcommittee on Capitol Hill Feb. 14, 2017. Access to quality child care is an essential benefit for service members with children, especially for those…

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General Schaefer updates community at Antelope Valley Board of Trade

Posted  February 17, 2017

Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, commander of the 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., felt right at home speaking to guests and members during an Antelope Valley Board of Trade luncheon at the Hellenic Center, where he briefed the latest and greatest updates on the Edwards Air Force Base mission.

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After failed union vote, Boeing hails Trump visit to plant

Posted  February 17, 2017

Boeing workers’ overwhelming anti-union vote at the aviation giant’s 787 Dreamliner plant in South Carolina is a big victory for Southern politicians and business leaders who have lured manufacturing jobs to the region on the promise of keeping unions out. It’s also a win for the company that will host President Donald Trump at its…

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