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Thursday Apr 17 | Edhat

Potential Bomb in Solvang, Residents Evacuated

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Bomb Squad and Vandenberg Air Force Base's Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team are investigating a potentially explosive military ordnance that was reported at approximately 3:30 p.m.in the 1600 block of Copenhagen Drive located in Solvang's business district near residences.

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Related Topix: Solvang, CA, Santa Barbara County, CA, US Military, US Air Force

Thursday Apr 17 | ABC News

Possible Explosive Prompts Evacuations in Calif.

Hundreds of homes and businesses in the Central California town of Solvang have been evacuated following discovery of a potentially explosive device.

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Related Topix: Solvang, CA, Santa Barbara County, CA, US Military, US Air Force

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Wrecking crews demolish iconic 'Blue Cube'

In a stealthy operation sometime either Tuesday evening or Wednesday morning -- crews wouldn't say exactly when -- workers started smashing the slabs of the former Onizuka Air Force Station's "Blue Cube" in a fitting end to a secretive Cold War icon that tracked Soviet satellites for decades.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Onizuka Air Force Station, Sunnyvale, CA, Science / Technology, Space, Challenge, CA

National Journal

U.S. Sticks to Plan for Interoperable Nuclear Warheads, Despite Criticism

An unarmed Minuteman II intercontinental ballistic missile test-launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US Navy, US News

American Legion Magazine

California post recruits new members from Vandenberg AFB

The American Legion's Honor and Remembrance web page is interested in stories about your service, your family's military connections, how your post honors veterans and more.

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Related Topix: Vandenberg AFB, CA, Orcutt, CA, US Military, US Air Force

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Aerotech News And Review

U.S. Air Force selects Cubic for Moroccan P5 air combat training system

Cubic Defense Systems, a subsidiary of Cubic Corporation announced April 11 it has been awarded a contract valued at more than $5 million from the U.S. Air Force to supply its P5 Combat Training System to the Moroccan Air Force.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US Navy, US Marine Corps

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Noozhawk

Coast-to-Coast Charity Ride Honors Friend's Legacy, Benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters

Just a few months ago, Ken LeMoult learned that his best friend, John Dodge, had died suddenly from an undiagnosed cardiac condition.

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Related Topix: Life, Charity , Santa Barbara, CA, Santa Barbara County, CA, US Military, US Air Force

CBS News

Atlas 5 rocket blasts off into space with spy satellite

A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket carrying a classified National Reconnaissance Office spy satellite roared to life and climbed away from Cape Canaveral Thursday, a spectacular public start for a clandestine mission.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, US Military, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, US Air Force

New Times SLO

Split decision: Despite vocal protests, a new ICE processing facility is coming to the Central Coast

Embattled Vandenberg Air Force Base protestor Dennis Apel showed up at the March 27 Santa Maria City Council meeting to voice his disapproval of having an Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility in town.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Santa Maria, CA, Santa Barbara, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Freshnews

$71 Million System Simulation And Development Directorate Award To...

Southern Research Institute's Engineering Division is part of a Torch Technologies proposed team that was recently awarded a contract with a potential value of $71 million to support Redstone Arsenal's Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center's System Simulation and Development Directorate .

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Related Topix: US Military, Redstone Arsenal, US Army, Redstone Arsenal, AL, Huntsville, AL, US Air Force

KTVN Reno

US will cut deployed nuke missile force by 50

The U.S. will keep its current force of 450 land-based nuclear missiles but remove 50 from their launch silos as part of a plan to bring the U.S. into compliance with a 2011 U.S.-Russia arms control treaty, the Pentagon said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Montana Government, Montana, US Military, Malmstrom Air Force Base, US Air Force, US Navy, US News

Universe Today

The USAF's Super-Secret X-37B Approaches a Milestone

A secretive mission will pass a quiet milestone at the end of this month when the U.S. Air Force's unmanned spaceplane the X-37B surpasses 500 days in space.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Cape Canaveral, FL, World News, China

Alabama Live

Endurance record in the books, Air Force's secret space plane continues its mystery mission

The X-37B sits on the Vandenberg Air Force Base runway during post-landing operations Dec. 3, 2010.

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Related Topix: US Military, Schriever Air Force Base, US Air Force, Science / Technology, Space

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Examiner.com

Air Force to finish rocket engine review by May

The U.S. Air Force is studying how its ability to launch satellites into space could be affected if its supply of Russian-built rocket engines is cut off, according to a top service official.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Richard Durbin, Democrat

Fri Apr 04, 2014

National Journal

Pentagon Close to Selecting Specific Nuclear Cuts Under New START Limits

An unarmed Minuteman 2 intercontinental ballistic missile launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., in this undated photo.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

Aerotech News And Review

Air Force leaders insist new tanker is key to airpower

The top three acquisition priorities for the Air Force are the KC-46A aerial tanker, the F-35A Joint Strike Fighter and the Long Range Strike Bomber, officials told members of Congress during a hearing of House Armed Services Committee's subcommittee on seapower and projections forces, April 2. "On any given day, the Air Force's mobility aircraft ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

Sys-Con Media

Media Accreditation Now Open for Launch of OCO-2 Earth Science Mission

U.S. Air Force policy requires that international media apply for accreditation at least 30 days before the launch.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Science / Technology, Space

Universe Today

Two Rocket Launches Yesterday Provided Double The Space Fun

And we have liftoff - two times over! Launch fans got a double treat yesterday when two space missions successfully left Earth.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Weather

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Noozhawk

BizHawk: Armada Wine & Beer Merchant Finds Niche Serving Up Drinks

Tap Thai moves to upper State Street, Radius announces sale of Vandenberg Garden Apartments and Heeluxe competes for new equipment Armada Wine & Beer Merchant owners Jaime Heer, left, and Tucker Huget say they've found a nice niche in a neighborhood of State Street that has lots of food options but fewer beverage-only options.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Santa Barbara, CA, US Military, US Air Force, San Francisco, CA, Lompoc, CA

Fox News

$518M military weather satellite set to launch

The Defense Meteorological Satellite Program Flight 19 satellite will provide the military with visible and infrared cloud pictures, and will collect data on precipitation, surface temperatures, soil moisture and space weather.

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Related Topix: Weather, US Military, US Air Force, East Windsor, NJ, Windsor, NJ

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