May 23, 2019

F-35 Joins Philippines’ Training Exercise for 1st Time

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The military exercise in the Philippines, Balikatan, has begun with US and Australian troops participating. For the first time, F-35B Lightning IIs join the training in Southeast Asia.

Spacewalk This Month Will Make History

The first-ever, all-female spacewalk will take place later this month. Astronauts Anne McClain and Christina Koch will exit the International Space Station on March 29. On a local note: McClain is a graduate of the US Test Pilot School at NAS Patuxent River.

Manned/Unmanned Aircraft Collaboration Begun

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An Air Force Navy collaboration on the next-gen, manned/unmanned fighter aircraft is underway.