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Next-generation binoculars contribute to battlefield survivability

Marines will have better situational awareness on missions in dark areas thanks to new night-vision goggles.

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Sounding rocket takes second look at sun

As the principal investigator for the Extreme Ultraviolet Variability Experiment, or EVE, instrument aboard NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, Tom Woods is all too familiar with the ways that exposure to the harsh space environment can lead to a spacecraft instrument’s degradation.

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Boeing, FedEx Express announce order for 24 medium, large freighters

Boeing and FedEx Express announced June 19 a new order for 12 767 Freighters and 12 777 Freighters as the world's largest air cargo carrier continues to invest in the industry's most capable freighters to better serve its customers.

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Army World War II veterans hold emotional final reunion

For years, veterans of the Army's 66th Infantry Division have reunited to reminisce about their time together fighting in World War II, to share stories of how their lives have changed since then, and to recall fond memories of those brothers they lost along the way.

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Aerotech News Digital Edition – June 15, 2018

Aerotech News and Review – Journal of Aerospace, Defense Industry and Veteran News, serving the Antelope Valley and Edwards AFB, CA – June 15, 2018 http://online.flipbuilder.com/vzwd/ggjb/ Welcome to the Aerotech News and Review Digital Edtion! We have SO MUCH GREAT READING in this week’s issue of Aerotech – starting with our cover story, the arrival…


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Veterans

Col. George Day advanced to the rank of brigadier general

Posted  June 13, 2018

Courtesy photograph George Everett “Bud” Day was a U.S. Air Force colonel and command pilot who served during the Vietnam War. He is often cited as being the most decorated U.S. service member since Gen. Douglas MacArthur, having received some seventy decorations, a majority for actions in combat. Day was posthumously advanced to the rank…

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Lockheed Martin to continue maintaining MK48 torpedoes

Posted  June 13, 2018

The Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Lockheed Martin a five-year follow-on contract option worth approximately $65 million to continue supporting the Navy’s intermediate-level maintenance activities for MK48 torpedoes at the Pearl Harbor Heavyweight Torpedo Intermediate Maintenance Activity. Lockheed Martin has provided specialized maintenance for the MK48 torpedoes since 2007. “Lockheed Martin is appreciative and…

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Headlines – June 11, 2018

Posted  June 11, 2018

News Pentagon ramps up civilian hiring; other agencies get cut – Despite direction from the White House for federal agencies to trim their payrolls, the Pentagon is going in the opposite direction — hiring more civilian employees to support burgeoning investments in cyber, intelligence, engineering, shipbuilding and logistics.     Business Nexter armored vehicle could…

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News Briefs – June 11, 2018

Posted  June 11, 2018

U.S. soldier killed in Somalia identified The U.S. soldier killed June 8 in an attack by extremists in Somalia has been identified as Staff Sgt. Alexander W. Conrad, 26, of Chandler, Ariz., the Pentagon said June 9. Conrad died from injuries sustained from what it called enemy indirect fire, the Pentagon said. Conrad was assigned…

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Defense

Air Force grounds B-1B Lancer fleet after emergency landing

Posted  June 11, 2018

U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command has grounded its B-1B Lancer fleet after one of the bombers made an emergency landing in Texas. Gen. Robin Rand ordered the safety stand-down June 7. The Air Force says a safety investigation after the May 1 emergency landing found a problem with ejection seat components that caused the…

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