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Northrop Grumman Nabs $354 Million Contract To Add To Global Hawk Fleet Of Air Force

Northrop Grumman Nabs $354 Million Contract To Add To Global Hawk Fleet Of Air Force

By Val Powell 18 hours ago

Aiming to add to their fleet of RQ-4 Global Hawks, the US Air Force has awarded a $354 million contract to Northrop Grumman Corporation, which manufactures the aircraft. The contract requires Northrop Grumman to make an additional three aircraft to …

Malmstrom Air Force Base Fails Security Test Malmstrom Air Force Base Fails Security Test

No one wants to eat at a restaurant that has received a failing grade from the health inspector, or one that has received any lower than an A-, and that’s pushing it for some. Now, imagine that failed restaurant could …

Drone Crashes Near Florida Highway Drone Crashes Near Florida Highway

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A U.S. Air Force drone crashed shortly after takeoff in the Florida panhandle near Tyndall Air Force Base today, forcing the closure of U.S. highway 98. The cause of the crash is not yet known, but authorities say that the …

US F-15 Fighter Plane Crashes in Japan US F-15 Fighter Plane Crashes in Japan

According to multiple publications, a United States Air Force F-15 operating out of Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan has crashed. The report, generated by the Associated Press, also indicates the pilot ejected and survived the incident: A U.S. Air …

Maine B-52 Crash Remembered by Survivor, Rescuer Maine B-52 Crash Remembered by Survivor, Rescuer

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On January 24, 1963, a U.S. Air Force B-52 bomber training flight carrying a crew of nine crashed into Elephant Mountain in Maine. There were only two survivors of the crash, the pilot, Lt. Col. Dan Bulli, and the navigator, …

Brazilian Jet Fighters' Sonic Boom Destroys Windows Brazilian Jet Fighters' Sonic Boom Destroys Windows

Every year in Brazil they celebrate something called Praça dos Três Poderes in their capital city. It is an exchanging of the national flag that happens out in front of the Supreme Federal Court building. The awesomely beautiful building has …

F-22 Raptor's Problems May Be Narrowed Down F-22 Raptor's Problems May Be Narrowed Down
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The Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor is the pinnacle of airborne technology right now. The plane can fly higher, go faster, use less fuel, and be more invisible than nearly every other plane thats out there. How dominate is the F-22 …

Department of Defense Releases 30 Year Aviation Plan Department of Defense Releases 30 Year Aviation Plan

The department of defense released their 30 year plan for the entire fleet of aircraft currently available to the Department of the Air Force (DoF), Department of the Navy (DoN-includes the Navy and Marines), and the Department of the Army …

AIr Force Gives $9 Million Award For 18,000 IPads AIr Force Gives $9 Million Award For 18,000 IPads
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In one of the military’s largest orders of computer tablets, the United States Air Force awarded Apple a $9.36 million contract to buy 18,000 Apple IPad 2s. The award was given to Executive Technology Inc., a computer services company based …

Air Force Sends Emails To Wrong Address
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The U.S. Air Force has been mistakenly sending emails meant for its base in Mildenhall, England to a local tourism Web site with a similar address.

Gary Sinnott launched a Web site in the mid 1990s, www.mildenhall.com to promote his hometown. He soon began receiving emails from members of the U.S. Air Force who were trying to send messages to people at the base located in the town. The email address for those stationed there was mildenhall.af.mil.

Air Force To Cut Access To Some Blogs

The Air Force is restricting access to a wide range of blogs its troops will be able to read.

The Air Force Network Operations Center (AFNOC) said," AFNOC has imposed bans on all sites with ‘blog’ in their URLs, thus cutting off any sites hosted by Blogspot. Other blogs, and sites in general, are blocked based on content reviews performed at the base, command and AFNOC level."

Air Force Expert Accepts Google Earth Threat

If there’s any one “type” of person you can count on to be practical, it’s a military man (or woman).  And while Lt. Gen. David A. Deptula of the U.S. Air Force has admitted that some mapping software has created “huge” security problems, he also acknowledged that there’s not much anyone can do about it.