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A team from the 82nd Aerial Targets Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida supported F-22 developmental tests of air-to-air missiles against an aerial target April 18 at the Utah Test and Training Range outside Hill Air Force Base, Utah. The Raptors, assigned to the 411th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards AFB, launched inert AIM-9 and AIM-120 missiles against multiple BQM-167A sub-scale aerial targets like the one pictured above as part of a major capability upgrade. (Courtesy Photo) Raptors take out aerial targets in milestone missile tests
F-22 Raptors from the 411th Flight Test Squadron completed developmental tests of air-to-air missiles against an aerial target April 18 at the Utah Test and Training Range as part of a major capability upgrade. The Raptors launched inert AIM-9 and AIM-120 missiles against multiple BQM-167A sub-scale aerial targets, marking a significant effort
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2017
Current state of early warning radar upgrades depicts various mission sets for the five solid-state early warning radars arrayed throughout the globe. A series of updates beginning in the late 1990s and culminating in 2020 adds the missile defense mission and brings all five sites to a common hardware and software configuration. (U.S. Air Force graphic) $40 million upgrade for Thule radar unifies missile shield sites
The Air Force awarded Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems a $40 million contract to modify the Upgraded Early Warning Radar station on Thule Air Base, Greenland, in December 2016. Processor and software modifications reduce the amount of equipment required to operate the radar, which reduces energy consumption and sustainment costs over the long-term. The Air Force plans to complete all current modifications by 2020.
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2017
Master Sgt. Shane Zugai, 96th Security Forces Squadron, watches the building’s entrance during an active shooter exercise at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., April 11.  The goal of the exercise was to evaluate people’s knowledge and response at the active shooter location and select lockdown locations.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.) Responders include new life-saving tactics to shooter protocols
Fire and security forces incorporate new tactics into active shooter.
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An MC-130H Combat Talon II and crew briefly visited the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group from Hurlburt Field, Fla., opening its doors to 309th AMARG workers currently refurbishing C-130 outer wing sets for the MC-130H and AC-130 sustainment program at Robins AFB, Ga. (U.S. Air Force photo) 309th AMARG applauded for valuable AFSOC support
U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Gregory Ferguson, the Air National Guard Assistant to the Commander, United States Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC), along with an MC-130H Talon II aircraft and its crew, recently visited the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group (AMARG) to recognize and pay tribute to the group’s contribution to the AFSOC mission.
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Col. Scott Cain, 412th Operations Group commander, tries out the new hypoxia trainer at the Aircrew Flight Equipment building April 20. The Reduced Oxygen Breathing Device will allow Edwards pilots and aircrew members to complete required training on recognizing their own unique symptoms of hypoxia and how to recover from it. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kyle Larson) New hypoxia trainer saves time, money and lives
Edwards pilots and aircrew members may be able to breathe easier knowing they don’t have to go to another base anymore for required hypoxia training. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held here April 20 to introduce a new Reduced Oxygen Breathing Device and Hypoxia Familiarization Trainer as part of the aircrew flight equipment. The new system takes
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2017
Fred Manasse, a Holocaust survivor, is flanked by his brother, Gus, and his father, Alfred, in Brussels December 1, 1939. Fred and his brother survived, but his father was killed in the Auschwitz concentration camp. Manasse relayed his experiences as part of the Holocaust Days of Remembrance at Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, April 24, 2017. (Photo courtesy of Fred Manasse) Holocaust survivor recalls flight from Nazis
HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. -- Fred Manasse fled Nazi Germany across five European countries and over the Pyrenees Mountains as a child and shared his experiences during Holocaust Remembrance Day here Monday. Manasse spoke about his Jewish family’s persecution and the murder of his father, sister and several other family members. Today, the
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AEDC workers inspect tiles in the Propulsion Wind Tunnel 16-foot Supersonic Tunnel in 2014. (U.S. Air Force photo/Rick Goodfriend) Mission Ready – Today and Tomorrow: PWT staff testing national assets for 60 years
April 2017 marks 60 years that AEDC teammates have operated the AEDC Propulsion Wind Tunnel, a one-of-a-kind test facility where the nation’s defense systems have benefited from test capabilities critical to development.The first test run in 1957 in the 16-foot Transonic Tunnel, or 16T, was documented by Phil Tarver, then an AEDC staff
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A Boeing 747 VC-25A sits on the flightline April 19 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The aircraft is one of two VC-25As assigned to the Presidential Airlift Group, 89th Airlift Wing at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland. The VC-25A is commonly known as "Air Force One," although that radio call sign is reserved and used exclusively when the President of the U.S. is aboard any U.S. Air Force aircraft. This aircraft was completing a maintenance cycle and is undergoing an operational test regimen before being certified to return to Presidential service. (U.S. Air Force photos/Ilka Cole) Presidential aircraft touch down
Presidential aircraft lands here during a maintenance cycle.
0 4/20
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A GBU-12 Paveway II guided bomb engages a computer-driven small pickup truck during a test at Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake, California. The inert bomb was dropped from an Edwards F-35C. (Image courtesy of Lockheed Martin) F-35C targeting system guides weapon to moving target
The F-35 Integrated Test Force recently performed another first-of-its-kind test when the aircraft released a laser-guided bomb against a moving target.   An F-35C being tested here released specially built GBU-12 Paveway II guided bomb over a controlled range at Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake in the California desert, successfully engaging a
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1st Lt. Harvey Hurst, Air Force Research Laboratory Rocket Propulsion Division program manager, speaks to a crowd at Lancaster High School March 23. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kyle Larson) AFRL ENSPIRE program strikes resounding chord with students
An Air Force Research Laboratory Rocket Propulsion Division program to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics projects with local high schools struck a resounding chord with one school, inspiring an effort to explore the science of producing synthesized electronic music.   Lancaster High School has teamed with AFRL’s Engineering &
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