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Lt. Gen. Marshall Webb: Air Force to Declare AC-130J Gunship Initial Operating Capability Soon

Lt. Gen. Marshall Webb, commander of the Air Force Special Operations Command, has said the U.S. Air Force expects to achieve initial operating capability for the Lockheed Martin-built AC-130J Ghostrider gunship this month, DoD Buzz reported Wednesday. Webb told reporters Tuesday at the annual Air Force Association conference that he expects …

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USAF Opens Air Defense Facility in Israel

The U.S. Air Force has inaugurated its first permanent facility inside the Israeli Air Force’s Mashabim Air Base in Negev desert, Times of Israel reported Tuesday. Brig. Gen. Tzvika Haimovitch, chief of Israel’s aerial defense command, said the establishment of U.S. air base will help increase defense partnership between the two countries. …

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Robert Behler to be Nominated DoD Operational Test & Evaluation Director

President Donald Trump intends to nominate Robert Behler, chief operating officer and deputy director of the Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute, as director of operational test and evaluation at the Defense Department. Behler has led SEI’s software engineering and security initiatives that aimed to help address national cyber challenges, the …

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US Military Deploys Aircraft to Provide Humanitarian Aid in Houston, Texas

The U.S. military has deployed dozens of aircraft to support humanitarian missions and help people in areas around Houston, Texas that have been affected by Hurricane Harvey, DoD Buzz reported Wednesday. The U.S. Air Force and Navy dispatched a P-8 Poseidon maritime, patrol and reconnaissance aircraft and E-3 Sentry airborne warning and control …

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