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Landmark projects will span three sites through partnership with Navy and Air Force CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. and PENSACOLA, Fla., Jan.
Deserving Young Patriots Will Win $10,000 SAN ANTONIO, Jan.
The U.S. Air Force and Northrop Grumman are designing the next generation of long range strike bomber. The question is: Will it still need a pilot?
Most Powerful Atlas V Launched from California VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., Dec.
SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif., Dec. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Air Force Material Command (AMC) recently awarded IMPRES Technology Solutions, Inc.
HERNDON, Va., Nov. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) recently supported the successful flight testing of the U.S.
LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE, EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Nov.
FORT BELVOIR, Va., Nov.
Upgrades will complete transition of Air Force Block 1 LITENING pods to the most advanced configuration ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., Nov.
LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE, EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Nov. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.
The General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper, once known as the Predator B, is an unmanned aerial vehicle or UAV that was created by the General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) for the United States Air Force. Air Force members refer to the MQ-9 and other UAVs, also known as drones, as Remotely Piloted Vehicles/Aircraft (RPV/RPA) because humans can control them, but they are capable of autonomous flight as well. This hunter-killer drone is the first of its kind that can be used for long-endurance...
Rex Walheim is a United States Air Force officer and a NASA astronaut. He was born Rex Joseph Walheim on October 10, 1962 in Redwood City, California. He graduated from San Carlos High School in 1980 and went on to receive a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley in 1984. Upon his graduation, he was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Air Force. The following April, he was assigned to work as a missile warning operations crew...
Mark Lee is a former NASA astronaut and USAF Colonel. He was born Mark Charles Lee on August 14, 1952 in Viroqua, Wisconsin. He is an Eagle Scout and a graduate from the Class of 1970 at Viroqua High School. He attended the United States Air Force Academy and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering in 1974. He then trained at Laughlin Air Force Base in Texas and at Luke Air Force Base in Arizona in preparation for his assignment at Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan, where he...
Thomas Jones is a former United States astronaut. He was born Thomas David Jones on January 22, 1955 in Baltimore, Maryland and participated in Eagle Scouts as a child. He graduated from Kenwood High School in 1973 and went on to attend the United States Air Force Academy, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in basic sciences in 1977. After completing as a Distinguished Graduate of the Academy, Jones served as an Air Force officer on active duty for 6 years. He then flew strategic...
Gregory Johnson is a NASA astronaut and a former colonel in the United States Air Force. He was born Gregory Harold "Box" Johnson on May 12, 1962 in South Ruislip, Middlesex, United Kingdom. Throughout his childhood, he became an Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America.. He graduated from Park Hills High School in Fairborn, Ohio in 1980 and went on to attend the United States Air Force Academy, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautical engineering in 1984. He was...
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