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Presidential helicopter replacement program achieves milestone

Lockheed Martin announced July 25, 2016, the successful execution of the VH-92A Presidential Helicopter Replacement Program Critical Design Review, signaling the program is ready to proceed to assembly, test and evaluation.

Navy photograph by Lt. Bryce Hadley Defense

Navy conducts first LCS Harpoon missile test at RIMPAC

Littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) successfully executed the first live-fire over-the-horizon missile test using a Harpoon Block IC missile, July 19, during the Navy's Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise.

Air Force photograph by TSgt. David Salanitri Defense

U-2 returns to Red Flag

The 9th Reconnaissance Wing is taking part in Red Flag 16-3, which is nothing new, as the wing regularly supports Red Flags.

NASA photograph by Lauren Hughes Local

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.


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Air Force photograph by A1C Kevin Tannenbaum
Defense

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

Posted  July 22, 2016

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.

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NASA photograph by Ken Ulbrich
Local

NASA Armstrong previews worldwide atmospheric mission

Posted  July 22, 2016

NASA photograph by Ken Ulbrich Media observe as ground crews tow NASA’s DC-8 airborne laboratory into its Palmdale, Calif., hangar. NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center at Edwards, Calif., hosted media representatives July 7, giving them an overview of the upcoming Atmospheric Tomography (ATom) airborne science mission that will use the center’s DC-8 airplane. ATom Deputy…

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Air Force photograph by SrA. Hailey Haux
Defense

Goldfein hosts first town hall with CMSAF

Posted  July 22, 2016

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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