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US to deploy new intelligence drone in Afghanistan: Report

US to deploy new intelligence drone in Afghanistan: Report

The US military plans to to deploy a new intelligence drone in Afghanistan, which military experts say will allow US troops to monitor much larger operational theaters than before, The Washington Post reported Sunday. The newspaper said the airborne surveillance […]


Virtual inprocessing simplifies civilian PCS

Virtual inprocessing simplifies civilian PCS

RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas: Revisions in the civilian permanent-change-of-station orders process at the Air Force Personnel Center are intended to save time and money, and reduce errors for hiring officials, relocating employees and personnelists, officials said. The new civilian […]


ROBOTx adds helping hands to pharmacy

ROBOTx adds helping hands to pharmacy

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan: The pharmacy staff here recently added a new member to their crew — a robot designed to count medication for prescriptions. The PharmASSIST ROBOTx stores the counted medications until electronic prescriptions are received from doctors. Then, […]


Runway repair team keeps airlift moving

Runway repair team keeps airlift moving

Senior Airman Jacob Cleer wrestles his 30-pound jackhammer into place and begins pounding the pavement on one of two landing strips at an air base here. Chunks of concrete fly into the air as the steel-tipped chisel digs into the […]


Roll-Out of First Two Italian Air Force T-346A Trainers

Roll-Out of First Two Italian Air Force T-346A Trainers

Italy: Alenia Aermacchi, a Finmeccanica company controlled by Alenia Aeronautica, unveiled today the first two M-346 advanced trainers from the first batch of six aircraft for the Italian Air Force. The roll-out took place at the Alenia Aermacchi factory at […]


Israeli Air Force Opens New Eitan UAV Squadron

Israeli Air Force Opens New Eitan UAV Squadron

The Eitan Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Squadron opening ceremony took place on the Tel-Nof IAF Base yesterday, December 20th 2010. The Eitan UAV was developed by the IAF and Israel’s Homeland Security Industry, and was officially integrated by the IAF […]


New technology could save base millions

New technology could save base millions

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga.: Engineers here could soon be using an emerging technology to help clean the environment and save the Air Force money. Officials with the Robins Air Force Base Energy Office are conducting feasibility studies on the […]


Air Force Complete Testing of First-Of-Its Kind Missile Warning Satellite

Air Force Complete Testing of First-Of-Its Kind Missile Warning Satellite

First SBIRS Geosynchronous Satellite Progresses Toward Launch The U.S. Air Force/Lockheed Martin led Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) team has successfully completed the Final Integrated System Test (FIST) of the first geosynchronous (GEO-1) satellite, a major program milestone that verifies […]


Identifying friendly forces to become easier for AWACS

Identifying friendly forces to become easier for AWACS

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE: Engineers with the Electronic Systems Center here have achieved the next step in bringing an improved Identification Friend or Foe, or IFF, system capability to E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft. Currently, AWACS provides […]


 
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