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52 F-35s Gather in Air Force’s Elephant Walk Demonstration

The U.S. Air Force held a long-planned "elephant walk" exercise with 52 F-35A aircraft from Hill Air Force Base to demonstrate power, Popular Mechanics reported Tuesday. The exercise used all combat-ready F-35A fighter bombers within the service branch's fleet, and may have incurred a total of $4.5M in operational expenses, the report noted.

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Air Force Squadron Procures Ground Transportation Simulator

The U.S. Air Force's 75th Logistics Readiness Squadron at Hill AF Base has bought a simulation platform designed to help military and civilian airmen practice operating multiple vehicles. USAF said Monday the $140K simulator features three 55-inch screens and over 150 driving scenarios for nearly 30 vehicles.

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David Patterson to be Nominated DoD Principal Deputy Undersecretary for Personnel, Readiness

President Donald Trump intends to nominate J. David Patterson, senior vice president of strategic business opportunities at SMA, to be principal deputy undersecretary for personnel and readiness at the Department of Defense, the White House announced Monday.

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Parsons Wins Position on $427M IDIQ GARDEM Contract for USAF; Kevin Moffatt Quoted

The U.S. Air Force (USAF) has awarded Parsons Corporation (NYSE:PSN) a position on a potential seven-year, $427 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract for Global Application Research, Development, Engineering, and Maintenance (GARDEM) for the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), the company announced on Tuesday.

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Air Force Taps Carnegie Mellon to Create Materials Science Research Center

Air Force Research Laboratory, Air Force Office of Scientific Research and Carnegie Mellon University have partnered to launch a center of excellence that focuses on materials sciences. CMU will host the center under a multi-million-dollar agreement with the U.S. Air Force in support of academic research and development, Wright-Patterson AF Base said Monday.

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