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DOD aims to save $1.9 billion through HQ restructuring

The Defense Department is restructuring its headquarters staffs as it looks to save $1.9 billion in a 25 percent reduction of costs.

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‘Ghost Brigade’ soldiers prepare for future conflicts

Since 1981, military personnel have come and gone through the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., to prepare for missions around the world.

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Standard Missile-3 flight test validates engineering upgrade

Raytheon and the Missile Defense Agency completed a successful flight test of an improved Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IB third stage rocket motor.

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Eglin units save big with F-35 innovations

Since the introduction of the F-35A Lightning II, airmen at Eglin Air Force Base’s (Fla.) 33rd Fighter Wing have saved the Air Force close to $84,000 and more than 720 hours of shipping delays by locally manufacturing parts and tools.

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Barksdale unit first to train with latest B-52 upgrade

In a world of military budget constraints and tough acquisition choices, boosting the efficiency of current assets is a no-brainer.


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News Briefs – May 23, 2016

Posted  May 23, 2016

Israeli defense minister steps down Israel’s defense minister officially stepped down May 22, capping a tumultuous week of politics that is expected to replace the former military chief with an inexperienced hard-liner in the sensitive post. Moshe Yaalon’s departure cleared the way for Avigdor Lieberman, one of Israel’s most polarizing politicians, to take over as…

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Lockheed Martin delivers NASA’s OSIRIS-Rex spacecraft to launch site

Posted  May 23, 2016

NASA's asteroid sampling spacecraft, OSIRIS-REx, took an across-country journey of about 1,600 miles before it launches on its 509 million mile journey to the asteroid Bennu.

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Business

Raytheon begins delivery of railgun pulse power containers

Posted  May 23, 2016

Raytheon has begun deliveries of pulse power containers in support of the U.S. Navy's Railgun program.

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Defense

Original stator replaced at AEDC Propulsion Wind Tunnel Facility

Posted  May 23, 2016

The Propulsion Wind Tunnel facility at AEDC is known for its four powerful motors and having the world's most horsepower on a horizontal shaft for its compressors.

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Business

Boeing, Vietjet finalize Vietnam’s largest ever commercial airplane purchase

Posted  May 23, 2016

VietJet Aviation Joint Stock Company and Boeing have finalized an order for 100 737 MAX 200 airplanes, the largest ever single commercial airplane purchase in Vietnam aviation.

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