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PCU John F. Kennedy Crew Marks another Milestone, Flooding of Dry Dock

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) — Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) marked another milestone leading up to the christening of the second Ford-class aircraft carrier as Huntington Ingalls Industries-Newport News Shipbuilding (HII-NNS) flooded the ship’s dry dock Oct. 29. PCU John F. Kennedy has been under construction at its Newport News location since [...]

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USS Gerald R. Ford Completes Post—Shakedown Availability

WASHINGTON (NNS) — Program Executive Office (PEO) Aircraft Carriers announced the successful completion of the Post-Shakedown Availability/Selected Restricted Availability (PSA/SRA) for USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) Oct. 30 as the ship returned to its home port at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia. PSA completion marks a significant shipbuilding milestone for USS Gerald R. Ford, the [...]

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Secret Military Spaceplane Lands After Record-Breaking 780 Days in Orbit

The U.S. Air Force’s X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle. U.S. Air Force The deal with UFOs are that they’re “unidentified flying objects”—you know, as in objects that fly but can’t be identified. One possible explanation: These aerial mysteries, which are the subject of an infinite amount of conspiracy theories, are actually “top secret” U.S. Air Force test [...]

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Airmen train to transport infectious patients > US Air Force > Article Display

JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. (AFNS) — Members of the 43rd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron from Pope Army Airfield, North Carolina and 375th AES from Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, conducted a Transport Isolation System training exercise to maintain readiness at Joint Base Charleston October 21-24. The TIS is a device used to transport Ebola patients, either [...]

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University students help JSTARS innovate scheduling > US Air Force > Article Display

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. (AFNS) — Operators of the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System are teaming up with Mercer University’s computer science department in Macon, Georgia, to advance an antiquated software system. The goal is to make the multiple databases the unit uses for scheduling missions and flying operations seamless and to [...]

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The U.S. Army Is Developing a Better Bullet

The U.S. Army is on the verge of retiring the Vietnam-era 5.56-millimeter caliber bullet. The Army believes the older bullet has insufficient range, armor penetrating power. The new bullet and gun combination will shoot farther, penetrate thicker armor, and weigh less, likely involving new technologies to help the service reach its goals. The U.S. Army [...]

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The U.S. Army Wants New High-Tech Goggles With AR, VR, and Night Vision

The U.S. Army already fields tens of thousands of pairs of night vision goggles. The service is also pushing into using virtual reality for training. A single pair of goggles that could do night vision and virtual reality training would streamline things, ensuring the troops only needed one pair. The U.S. Army wants a single [...]

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US Army Set to Kick Off New Ad Campaign

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The U.S. Army recently introduced a new marketing campaign “What’s Your Warrior?” showcasing the breadth and depth of opportunities for today’s youths to achieve their goals in America’s largest military branch. The announcement was first made at the Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting and Exposition in Washington, D.C. With [...]

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Francis H. ‘Frank’ Eudailey Jr., 69, worked at the US Coast Guard Training Center Yorktown

Francis H. ‘Frank’ Eudailey Jr. Francis H. “Frank” Eudailey Jr., 69, of New Kent, made his way home Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, at VCU Critical Care Center, Richmond. Frank was born Jan. 19, 1950, in Chase City to Francis H Eudailey Sr. and Lillie (Jones) Sherrett. Frank was an amazing man who was not only [...]

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Coast Guard shows off $377M worth of seized cocaine, marijuana

About 28,000 pounds of cocaine and 11,000 pounds of marijuana worth a total of more than $377 million were seized by the US Coast Guard during 18 interdictions off the coasts of Mexico and Central and South America, officials said. “These drugs will not reach Main Street USA due to the efforts of the James [...]

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