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GE Aviation to upgrade UAE F-16E/F fighter jets data transfer system

Lockheed Martin recently awarded GE Aviation a multi-million-dollar contract to upgrade the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Air Force’s F-16 data transfer system, the US company said on March 22, 2018. 210 more words

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US Navy deploys mobile electromagnetic test and evaluation capability at Naval Base Guam

The US Naval Sea Systems Command’s Shipboard Electronic Systems Evaluation Facility (SESEF) program established a mobile electromagnetic (EM) test and evaluation capability at Naval Base Guam in February to support U.S. 365 more words

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Turkey Pushes Deeper Into Syria, but Risks Abound

Turkish soldiers gathered in Afrin, northwestern Syria, after seizing control of the city last weekend. Credit Omar Haj Kadour/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

KILIS, Turkey — After two months of uncertain fighting, Turkey appears suddenly to be riding high in its military campaign to take control of a larger piece of northern Syria. 1,319 more words

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The Colored Regulars In The United States Army DOC

The Project Gutenberg EBook of The Colored Regulars in the United States Army, by T. G. Steward This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with Buffalo Soldiers: The Colored Regulars in the United States Army (Dover Books on Africa-Americans) by T. 458 more words


Handicapping the Patriot League down the Stretch

The Patriot League is one of the most fun conferences to follow year in and year out. You’ve got Loyola, a national champion and perennial contender. 1,053 more words


Bill Hader on bringing his HBO hitman comedy 'Barry' to life — and his tips on 'bad' acting 

Bill Hader kills in more way than one in Barry, HBO’s eight-episode comedy about a Marine-turned-disillusioned hitman who heads to L.A. to snuff out an aspiring actor, only to wind up in a true career crisis as he finds new direction in an acting class run by a washed-up thespian played by Henry Winkler. 2,500 more words