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Northrop Grumman products from across country support ULA Delta IV launch of WGS-10 spacecraft

Northrop Grumman provided a wide array of innovative technologies for the successful March 15 launch and deployment of the 10th Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS-10) on a United Launch Alliance Delta IV rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

Local

High Desert Hangar Stories: Lockheed remembers one of its own – Part One

We will never see another conflict like the one we had in World War II, because life and technology have moved forward since that time. Looking back at the way things were yesterday, it’s hard to imagine the everyday life of Americans during that incredibly trying time.

Defense

SECAF, CSAF outline service’s priorities, aspirations to Senate subcommittee

Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson told senators March 13 that the service’s $165 billion budget for fiscal year 2020 is designed to make the force larger, more ready and modern while also positioning it to better confront changing threats in space and globally.

Sports

NASA astronauts arrive safely at space station

Three crew members have arrived safely at the International Space Station, following a successful launch and docking of their Soyuz MS-12 spacecraft March 14.

Technology

From seawater to jet fuel: NAWCWD teams up with ONR Global for biosynthetic research

“There are plenty of examples how biology has made superior materials,” says Dr. Patrick Rose, science director for Synthetic Biology at the Office of Naval Research Global. “Synthetic biology is a technology platform that allows scientists to apply engineering principles to re-engineer biological processes and make desired products from such amazing natural features.”


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Space

NASA astronaut Nick Hague set for new station mission after abort

Posted  March 8, 2019

NASA photographs NASA astronauts Nick Hague and Christina Hammock Koch and Alexey Ovchinin of the Russian space agency Roscosmos are scheduled to launch March 14, 2019, from the Baikonour Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan for a mission to the International Space Station as members of Expeditions 59 and 60. NASA astronaut Nick Hague, who was forced to…

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Defense

Send more boats, EUCOM commander tells Senate

Posted  March 8, 2019

More maritime power, including surface vessels and anti-submarine capability, are needed in Europe to counter threats there, the commander of U.S. European Command told the Senate Armed Services Committee at a hearing in Washington, D.C., March 5. “As you know … we’re looking at an evolving and modernizing Russian fleet,” Army Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti…

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Defense

XQ-58A Valkyrie demonstrator completes inaugural flight

Posted  March 8, 2019

The XQ-58A Valkyrie demonstrator, a long-range, high subsonic unmanned air vehicle completed its inaugural flight March 5, 2019 at Yuma Proving Grounds, Ariz.

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News

Headlines – March 6, 2019

Posted  March 6, 2019

News Top U.S. general in Europe: Don’t give Turkey F-35 if they buy Russian system – The top uniformed officer in NATO and the head of American forces in Europe said March 5 that if Turkey goes through with its decision to buy a Russian air defense system, he would recommend the Pentagon refuse to…

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News Briefs – March 6, 2019

Posted  March 6, 2019

Marine jets collide, land safely at Southern California base WENTYNINE PALMS, Calif.–A U.S. military official says two Marine fighter jets collided in midair, but both pilots managed to land safely at a Southern California training base last month. First Lt. Frederick D. Walker said March 5 that no injuries were reported in the collision of…

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