FLIR Systems, Inc. has announced that it has been awarded a contract by the French Defense Procurement Agency.
Davis-Monthan US Air Force Base gains recognition for achievements
The Office of the Secretary of Defense has named Davis-Monthan Air Force Base the top base in the Air Force for the second time in six years. The base won the 2018 Commander-in-Chief's Installation Excellence Award, which recognizes the outstanding and innovative efforts of the service members who operate and maintain US military installations.
Davis-Monthan last won the award in 2012. Installations from across the Air Force competed for the award based on how well they achieve departmental objectives in several areas of installation management, including mission support, energy conservation, quality of life and unit morale, environmental stewardship, real property management, safety, health and security, communications and public relations.
"This trophy recognizes 11,000 (Davis-Monthan) Airmen who think, innovate and execute at an extraordinary level every day," said Col. Scott Campbell, 355th Fighter Wing commander. Davis-Monthan AFB is comprised of 34 unique mission partners that support four combatant commanders worldwide. Some of these operations include close-air support, combat search and rescue, airborne electronic combat, weather operations, and aircraft storage and regeneration.
“It wasn’t the chiefs and commanders who won this award, it was the Airmen,” Campbell said. “This is all thanks to them.”
US Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Frankie D. Moore
Eastnor Castle in Ledbury, UK, has announced that its Charity of the Year 2019 will be the Midlands Air Ambulance.
Devon Air Ambulance has announced that, with immediate effect, its emergency service will fly until 02:00 hrs every day of the week.
The Norwegian Accident Investigation Board identified a combination of human and organisation faults as factors in the November 2017 incident
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