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Kids learn about mom, dad’s work at NASA Armstrong

Izadel “Izzy” Rosas sits in the cockpit of the F/A-18, grabs a hold of the control stick and smiles.

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SSL to provide robotic arms to DARPA for satellite servicing

Space Systems Loral, a leading provider of innovative satellites and spacecraft systems, today announced it has received $20.7 million from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to design and build robotic arm flight hardware for the first phase of the agency's Robotic Servicing of Geosynchronous Satellites program.

Air Force photograph by SrA. Victor J. Caputo Defense

Airmen practice rescuing downed pilots in Pacific Thunder 16-2

A-10 Thunderbolt IIs make low passes over mountaintops, providing cover fire for two HH-60 Pave Hawks carrying Air Force rescue teams as they all coordinate to find downed pilots behind enemy lines.

Air Force photograph by A1C Kevin Tannenbaum Defense

First-ever Marine F-35B takes part in Red Flag 16-3

For the first time, the U.S. Marine Corps will be participating with their F-35B during the three-week Red Flag 16-3 exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

Air Force photograph by SrA. Hailey Haux Defense

Goldfein hosts first town hall with CMSAF

https://www.facebook.com/USairforce/videos/10154956439134989/ The Air Force’s top officer and enlisted leader hosted a town hall forum in the Boyd Auditorium at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., July 20, 2016. During the 70-minute forum, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody answered several questions from…


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Headlines – July 20, 2016

Posted  July 20, 2016

News Pentagon assembles allied nations to plot out next stage of Islamic State fight – Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter will gather defense ministers from allied nations this week to plan what officials hope will be the decisive stage in the campaign against the Islamic State, even as political upheaval and terrorist attacks strain the…

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News Briefs – July 20, 2016

Posted  July 20, 2016

Asylum hearing for 8 Turkish military who fled to Greece Eight Turkish military personnel who flew to Greece aboard a helicopter during an attempted coup in Turkey are appearing before immigration authorities for interviews on their applications for asylum. The eight were being interviewed July 19 near the northeastern city of Alexandroupolis. One of their…

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Growlers soar with B-1Bs around Ellsworth AFB

Posted  July 20, 2016

Navy EA-18G Growlers have joined B-1B Lancers during the past several weeks in the skies around Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., for electronic attack training.

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Airbus recognizes three UTC Aerospace Systems’ business units for top performance

Posted  July 20, 2016

UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp., was recently honored by Airbus with three awards as part of Airbus’s 2015 Supply Chain and Quality Improvement Program. The annual program recognizes top suppliers for excellence and sustainable performance on serial production. UTC Aerospace Systems’ Actuation & Propeller Systems and Interiors businesses received Best Performer…

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F-15’s new advanced high-speed mission computer makes first flight

Posted  July 20, 2016

Air Force photograph An F-15E Strike Eagle lands at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., July 8, 2016, after a mission in which Boeing’s F-15 mission systems recorded its first flight with the Advanced Display Core Processor II. The advanced mission computer, based on commercial technology, provides multi-core processing capabilities propelling the F-15 to the forefront…

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