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Army partners with Air Force’s THOR for base defense

Kirtland Air Force Base, NM (KKOB) –In an effort to counter the increasing threat posed by enemy drones and other airborne threats, the U.S. Army is making an investment in Directed Energy prototype technology, with the Tactical High Power Operational Responder, or THOR, system, developed at the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Directed Energy Directorate at…MORE

Court-Martial trial at Kirtland

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB)–A court-martial trial will begin Monday at Kirtland Air Force Base in Albuquerque. Airman First Class Calvin Cooper is charged with involuntary manslaughter, negligent homicide and reckless driving in the death of Angelica Baca in March of 2019. Police say Cooper was driving at a high rate of speed when he struck and…MORE

No Space Command for Albuquerque

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB)–Albuquerque has lost out to Huntsville, Alabama in the competition to become headquarters for the U.S. Space Command. Kirtland Air Force Base had been named one of six finalists for the job in November. Senator Martin Heinrich tells the Albuquerque Journal he’s disappointed with how the process played out, and that it appears…MORE

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