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Sierra Nevada Corporation joins Lockheed Martin Skunk Works® JSTARS recap team

Lockheed Martin announced June 20 that Sierra Nevada Corporation has joined the Skunk Works® JSTARS Recapitalization (Recap) team, which currently includes Bombardier and Raytheon, bringing greater value to the partnership, and the team's ability to deliver a premier solution to the U.S. Air Force.

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Airpower on display at Paris Air Show

U.S. aircraft and Department of Defense personnel are on display at the Paris Air Show in Le Bourget, France, June 19-25.

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Spirit AeroSystems joins NASA Advanced Composites Consortium

Spirit AeroSystems announced June 21 it has accepted an invitation to join NASA's Advanced Composites Consortium (ACC) as a Tier-1 member.

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Prototypes rapidly deliver cyber capabilities

Serving as "test drives" for possible Army systems of the future, prototypes are playing an increasingly vital role as a natural bridge between emerging technologies and more mature solutions that are part of official programs of record.

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Luke AFB to resume F-35 flights after hypoxia investigation

Luke Air Force Base in Airzona will resume flights of F-35 fighter jets Wednesday after experts and engineers investigated a series of events in which pilots reported symptoms of oxygen deprivation, base officials said June 19.


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Defense

Soldiers, communities around the world celebrate the Army’s 242nd birthday

Posted  June 16, 2017

Army photograph by Staff Sgt. Chris McCullough U.S. Army Pacific held a Family-Soldier Fun Run/Walk on June 12 at Historic Palm Circle, Fort Shafter, Hawaii, to celebrate the Army’s 242nd birthday. The two-mile run consisted of Army units and Family members stationed on Oahu. Army installations around the world are celebrating the Army’s 242nd birthday…

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31st TES to celebrate 100 years of existence

Posted  June 16, 2017

The Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., community is invited to attend a special all-hands event at Hangar 1600 on June 23. The 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron is holding its centennial celebration. Festivities will run from noon to 4 p.m. The gala will feature food, static displays and historical items, squadron representatives said. The 31st…

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Space & Technology

Plants to feed this, other worlds

Posted  June 16, 2017

NASA photograph NASA astronaut Steve Swanson harvests red romaine lettuce on the space station, the first fresh produce grown and eaten in space. The Veggie project, which is ongoing, uses Florikan’s controlled-release fertilizer to nourish the growing plants. Astronaut ice cream may be an exotic treat for kids, but for real space explorers, a fresh,…

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‘Voice’ winner launching AF tour

Posted  June 16, 2017

Photograph courtesy of Meredity Truax Soul-country singer/songwriter Sundance Head launches his tour of 10 U.S. Air Force installations on June 30. He will perform at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., July 4. Sundance Head, winner of NBC’s “The Voice” season 11, is ready and eager to bring his original soul country music to Air Force…

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Veterans

Bronze star presented to family of first OSI fallen hero

Posted  June 16, 2017

Air Force photograph by Michael Hastings Col. Kirk B. Stabler, the Air Force Office of Special Investigations commander, presents fallen Special Agent Lee Hitchcock’s Bronze Star Medal to his brother, Craig Hitchcock, during the OSI headquarters inaugural Celebration of Life Remembrance Ceremony May 22, 2017, at Quantico, Va. The Headquarters, Air Force Office of Special…

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