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  1. Lightning strikes first

    04.29 / 02:24 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    Air Force photograph by Kyle Larson Left to right: Staff Sgt. Bobby Ambrose, Senior Airman Elijah Robinson and Staff Sgt. Jason Bucholtz prepare to load a GBU-31 bomb on an F-35 Lightning II April 3, 2017, during the 412th Maintenance Group’s First Quarter Weapons Load Competition at Hangar 1600. The Lightning Team of the…
  2. Better communication with industry key to improving contracting, says ACC commander

    04.29 / 02:24 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    Army photograph by Staff Sgt. Elizabeth Tarr War fighters are best supported by giving them what they need to fight in a timely manner, said Maj. Gen. James E. Simpson, commander of Army Contracting Command. He spoke April 26, 2017, at The Association of the United States Army’s Institute of Land Warfare Hot Topic:…
  3. Successful dual firing marks major milestone on Meteor program for Eurofighter Typhoon

    04.29 / 02:24 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    Successful development testing of Meteor missiles from Typhoon aircraft has been completed, leading to an Operational evaluation with the UK Royal Air Force later this year.   A Eurofighter Typhoon has successfully completed a simultaneous firing of two MBDA Meteor Beyond Visual Range air-to-air missiles as part of a major program of work to …
  4. Crew safely recovered after helo crash near Guam

    04.29 / 02:24 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    Navy photograph by PO2 Kevin V. Cunningham Official U.S. Navy file photo of an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter. The entire crew, including two pilots and one aircrewman, were safely recovered by USS Dewey (DDG 105) after their MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter crashed in waters near Guam April 26. The incident occurred as the MH-60R…
  5. Fifth-generation fighters arrive in Bulgaria

    04.29 / 02:24 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Roidan Carlson Two Air Force F-35A Lightning IIs from the 388th Fighter Squadron and three F-15C Eagles from the 493rd Fighter Squadron fly in formation during a training sortie over the United Kingdom, April 27, 2017. The F-35As first arrived at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, April 15,…
  6. SM-6 test displays range, versatility

    04.29 / 01:15 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    PACIFIC MISSILE RANGE FACILITY, Hawaii–The Navy successfully executed four flight tests of the surface-to-air Standard Missile-6 Block I (SM-6 Blk I) off the Hawaiian coast April 6-13. These tests marked the next step toward the SM-6 Blk I’s achievement of Full Operational Capability. In addition, these are the first tests with the latest SM-6…
  7. Lockheed Martin’s modernized TACMS missile aces fifth consecutive flight test

    04.29 / 01:15 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    Lockheed Martin’s modernized Tactical Missile System (TACMS) missile completed its fifth consecutive successful flight in a test at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. The TACMS missile used in this test, launched from a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) launcher, was cold-conditioned, and flew approximately 85 kilometers to the target. The test further…