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May 8, 1942: In the Battle of the Coral Sea, the USS Lexington became the first U.S. aircraft carrier to be sunk during World...

Skyborg ACS has successful first flight

The Skyborg leadership team conducted a two-hours and 10 minute flight test April 29, 2021, of the Skyborg autonomy core system aboard a Kratos...

DOD observes Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have helped shape the history of the United States, and many of their lives have been dramatically influenced by...

Defense official says hypersonics vital to modernization strategy, battlefield dominance

Hypersonic systems are among the highest priorities in the Defense Department's modernization strategy to ensure continued U.S. battlefield dominance, said the principal director for...

U.S. sends medical supplies to India to help in COVID-19 fight

A lot of progress has been made against COVID-19, but it's still a global pandemic. As part of a whole-of-government effort to slow and eventually...

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April 30, 1966: Air Force Flight Test Center test pilot Col. Joseph F. Cotton saved XB-70 Valkyrie #2 from destruction following an in-flight emergency...

Tactical Air Control Party officer becomes F-16 pilot

A convoy of Afghan Humvees makes its way down narrow roads in urban Afghanistan while escorting an Afghan Army Corps commander in the summer...

B-52s arrive in Qatar in support of Afghanistan drawdown

Two U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress aircraft from the 5th Bomb Wing, Minot Air Force Base, N.D., arrived at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar,...
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Army study looks at how exoskeleton tech adapts to Soldiers

Army researchers are answering tough questions as part of a new study that focuses on how technology adapts to human behavior. In the past,...
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Army-funded research paves way for improved lasers, communications

New photonics research paves the way for improved lasers, high-speed computing and optical communications for the Army. Photonics has the potential to transform all manners...