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Triton has first cross-country flight from Palmdale

Northrop Grumman photograph The MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft System takes off from Northrop Grummanís Palmdale, Calif., facility Sept. 17 for its first cross-country flight to Naval Air Station Patuxent, River, Md. PALMDALE, Calif. – The Northrop Grumman-built Unmanned MQ-4C Triton (SDD-1) left its desert testing grounds Sept. 17 and flew to Naval Air Station Patuxent…

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Future of NATO: Adapting to a new security environment

NATO’s supreme allied commander introduced new initiatives geared toward re-embracing its mission of collective defense.

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AFRL commander describes Air Force’s technology vision

Air Force photograph by Scott M. Ash Maj. Gen. Thomas Masiello takes a question from an audience member after discussing Air Force Research Laboratory breakthrough technologies during the 2014 Air Force Association’s Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition, Sept. 16, 2014, in Washington D.C. Masiello is the commander of Air Force Research Laboratory. The…

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Lockheed Martin successfully mates NOAA GOES-R satellite modules

Lockheed Martin photograph Lockheed Martin successfully mated together the large system and propulsion modules of the first GOES-R series weather satellite at the companyís Space Systems facilities near Denver, Colo. A team of technicians and engineers at Lockheed Martin has successfully mated together the large system and propulsion modules of the first GOES-R series weather…

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NASA Mars spacecraft ready for Sept. 21 orbit insertion

NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution spacecraft is nearing its scheduled Sept. 21 insertion into Martian orbit after completing a 10-month interplanetary journey of 442 million miles.


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Tech

Tablet PC to replace paper for Network Integration Evaluation

Posted  May 3, 2012

The U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command is beginning to replace paper with digital data collection options in preparation for the next Network Integration Evaluation at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., this May. NIE’s are large-scale evaluation events designed to mature the...

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Obama has two narratives on Afghanistan

Posted  May 3, 2012

In President Barack Obama’s twin narratives, the United States is both leaving Afghanistan and staying there. The different messages are meant for different audiences, one at home and one away. As Obama’s brief, symbolic visit to Afghanistan May 2 made clear, the more important audience is American voters fed up with a war that will…

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Navy to christen USNS Cesar Chavez

Posted  May 3, 2012

The Navy will christen and launch the dry cargo/ammunition ship the USNS Cesar Chavez, May 5, 2012, during a 7:30 p.m., PDT, ceremony at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego. The ship is named to honor prominent civil rights activist Cesar Chavez, who served in the Navy during World War II. Juan M….

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Aerotech NewsRadio – May 10, 2012

Posted  May 3, 2012

Featured guest: Cathy Hansen, a founding member of the Mojave Transportation Museum and serves as the treasurer for the foundation. Cathy also coordinates Plane Crazy Saturday, a monthly event at the Mojave Air and Space Port.

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Aerotech NewsRadio – May 3, 2012

Posted  May 3, 2012

Featured Guest: Allen "Al" Hoffman, Chairman of AVBOT Aerospace, Defense Industry and Base Support Committee. Mr. Hoffman shared the details from his recent trip to Washington, DC where members of AVBOT's delegation discussed hot topics with the FAA and California dignitaries.

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Obama thanks service members in Afghanistan

Posted  May 2, 2012

During his surprise trip to Afghanistan May 2, President Barack Obama found some time – between signing a strategic agreement with Afghan President Hamid Karzai and delivering a speech to be broadcast back...

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Iran: U.S. stealth fighter deployment to UAE harmful

Posted  May 2, 2012

Iran’s defense minister said April 30 that the deployment of American military stealth fighter jets to the United Arab Emirates will damage regional security, the semiofficial ISNA news agency reported. Gen. Ahmad Vahidi’s comments were the first official reaction to media reports of the recent deployment by the U.S. military of F-22 Raptors to the…

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Speckles, completes the last UAV flight in Iraq

Posted  May 2, 2012

A 38-pound unmanned aerial vehicle with a 10- foot wing span takes center stage as being the last UAV to take off and land in Iraq. Dubbed Speckles, the unmanned aerial vehicle system was a collaboration of...

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Business

Boeing designs advanced technology winglet for 737 MAX

Posted  May 2, 2012

Boeing today May 2 a new winglet design concept for the 737 MAX. The new Advanced Technology winglet will provide MAX customers with up to an additional 1.5 percent fuel-burn improvement, depending on range...

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Pratt & Whitney delivers 50th F135 engine for JSF

Posted  May 2, 2012

Pratt & Whitney has successfully delivered the 50th production F135 engine – powering Lockheed Martin’s fifth-generation F-35 Lightning II – to the U.S. Department of Defense. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. The 50th engine is scheduled to be installed in a F-35C Carrier Variant for the United States Navy. The F-35C aircraft…

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