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  1. Headlines – January 23, 2017

    01.24 / 00:42 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    News U.S. airstrikes kill ‘several dozen’ Islamic State fighters in Libya – American warplanes unleashed a massive attack Jan. 18 on at least two Islamic State training camps in Libya, killing an estimated 80 militants who fled the group’s crumbling stronghold there, U.S officials said.   U.S. Senate confirms Mattis for defense secretary –…
  2. U. S. Navy awards Raytheon $235 million for Standard Missile-6 production

    01.24 / 00:05 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company $235 million for Standard Missile-6 all-up round production missiles and spares. Raytheon will begin delivery in 2018. The missiles will be deployed on Aegis cruisers and destroyers to support U.S. Navy fleet operations. The award funds the fourth year of full-rate production for the multi-mission missile, which recently…
  3. News Briefs – January 20, 2017

    01.21 / 03:25 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    Israel expands missile defense system with new interceptor Israel says it has expanded a missile defense system with the addition of longer range, more precise interception capabilities. Israel’s Defense Ministry said Jan. 18 it has included the Arrow-3 interceptor into its existing Arrow Weapon System defense shield. The ministry says the addition of Arrow-3…
  4. Edwards test pilot first to reach 1,000 flight hours in Joint Strike Fighter

    01.21 / 02:49 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    Lockheed Martin photograph by Tom Reynolds Robert Wallace (left), Lockheed Martin Flight Operations senior manager, presents David “Doc” Nelson a special flight suit patch for being the first to achieve 1,000 flight hours in the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Jan. 6, 2017. Lockheed Martin test pilot David “Doc” Nelson became the first pilot to ach…
  5. Air show volunteers are backbone of success

    01.21 / 02:13 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds More than 250 volunteers are needed to make the 2017 LA County Air Show a success. According to air show organizers, Civil Air Patrol and Sea Cadets are among the most dedicated and hard-working volunteers. The 2017 show is March 25-26 at the Gen. William J. Fox Airfield in…
  6. The appeals process: Appeals and claims are as different as apples and oranges

    01.21 / 02:12 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    When I represented Veterans at the Board of Veterans’ Appeals, my clients usually had a lot of questions about the appeals process and the differences between a claim and an appeal. Even in my current position as a public affairs specialist for the Veterans Benefits Administration, I continue to get asked the same questions, s…
  7. Task Force provides inauguration coordination

    01.21 / 01:00 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    Joint Task Force National Capital Region is responsible for coordinating all military ceremonial support on behalf of the Presidential Inaugural Committee and the Joint Congressional Committee on Inauguration…
  8. Airman of the year takes to the sky for incentive flight

    01.21 / 00:59 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    Air Force photograph by Christopher Higgins Staff Sgt. Raquel Caramanno adjusts her flight helmet while Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, watches before taking of in an F-16 Fighting Falcon Jan. 12, 2017. Schaefer took Caramanno on an incentive flight as an award for being named one of the U.S. Air Force’s…
  9. News Briefs – January 18, 2017

    01.19 / 00:30 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    China says 2,500 wartime Japanese chemical weapons destroyed China’s military said Jan. 17 that more than 2,500 abandoned Japanese wartime chemical weapons collected from northern China, including Beijing and the port city of Tianjin, have been destroyed in a four-year disposal process. Japan and China have been working together on the biggest chemical weapon…
  10. NATO aims to transform military capacity, official says

    01.18 / 23:53 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    DOD photograph by Army Sgt. James K. McCann Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks with Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach, the United Kingdom’s chief of defense, before a meeting of the NATO Military Committee alliance at the alliance’s headquarters in Brussels, Jan. 17, 2017. Throughout its his…
  11. Blackjack soars over Southern Maryland

    01.18 / 23:16 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    Navy photograph An RQ-21A Blackjack takes off from Patuxent River Naval Air Station Webster Outlying Field, Md., for the first time in December 2016. The RQ-21A Blackjack Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) flew for the first time from Patuxent River Naval Air Station Webster Outlying Field, Md., in December. Before flying at Webster Field, the…
  12. News Briefs – January 13, 2017

    01.14 / 04:10 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    Libyan military chief visits Russian aircraft carrier A Libyan military chief has visited a Russian aircraft carrier off the coast of the troubled North African country. The Russian Defense Ministry says Field Marshal Khalifa Hifter visited the Admiral Kuznetsov carrier Jan. 11. The carrier and accompanying ships are coming home from a mission off…
  13. Headlines – January 13, 2017

    01.14 / 04:09 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    News Trump again hints at F-35, F-18 competition – President-elect Donald Trump used the opening remarks of his first press conference of the year to reiterate a desire to drive costs down on the F-35 joint strike fighter, a move which could involve competing it against the F/A-18 Super Hornet.     Business Airbus…
  14. U.S. Navy’s AN/AES-1 airborne laser mine detection system achieves IOC

    01.14 / 03:34 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    Northrop Grumman photograph ALMDS provides rapid wide-area reconnaissance and assessment of mine threats in sea lanes, littoral zones, confined straits, choke points and amphibious areas of operations. The U.S. Navy’s AN/AES-1 Airborne Laser Mine Detection System, designed and manufactured by Northrop Grumman, has achieved Initial Operational Capability. ALMDS provides rapid wide-area reconnaissance and assessment o…
  15. NASA research is key to future of air transportation

    01.14 / 03:33 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    NASA photograph Shin speaks to attendees of the Chairman’s Luncheon for the Transportation Research Board, which represents transportation on land, sea or air. In the future, aircraft will consume half as much fuel compared to today, generate one-fourth the emissions they do now, fly so quietly that airport neighbors won’t hear annoying noise and fly…
  16. Los Angeles County Air Show scholarship program deadline extended

    01.14 / 02:19 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    The Los Angeles County Air Show presented by Lockheed Martin has extended the STEM Scholarship Program Application deadline to Feb. 5, 2017. A minimum of three students will be recognized and rewarded scholarships in the amount of $2,500 each. To be eligible for the Los Angeles County Air Show STEM Scholarship, applicants must be…
  17. Headlines – January 11, 2017

    01.12 / 06:52 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    News U.S. troops will be needed in Iraq after Mosul falls, Pentagon chief says – The United States could leave a residual military force in Iraq after the Islamic State is pushed out of its last stronghold there, Defense Secretary Ash Carter indicated Jan. 10, saying militants loyal to the terror group will continue…
  18. Last look before lift-off: SBIRS GEO Flight 3 encapsulated for launch

    01.12 / 05:40 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    The U.S. Air Force’s next Space Based Infrared System Geosynchronous Earth Orbit satellite, built by Lockheed Martin, was encapsulated on Jan. 7 at Cape Canaveral, Fla., where it will launch on Jan. 19 aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. Encapsulation refers to the sealing of the satellite in a protective launch vehicle…
  19. ‘60 Minutes’ showcases work at China Lake

    01.12 / 05:39 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    http://www.cbsnews.com/news/60-minutes-capturing-the-perdix-drone-swarm/ CBS News national security correspondent David Martin and a 10-person production crew spent six days filming test events and interviews at Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division China Lake last October; the “60 Minutes” segment aired on Jan. 8. The story that brought Martin and two-time Emmy winning CBS producer Mary Walsh to the…
  20. Headlines – January 9, 2017

    01.10 / 01:02 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    News U.S. Marines are sending a task force back to Afghanistan’s Helmand province – The U.S. Marines will deploy a 300-person task force to southwestern Afghanistan this spring to help local security forces beat back Taliban gains in the restive Helmand province.     Business Global airborne ISR market to grow, says report –…