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Engineer honored for contributions to precision strike systems

Advanced Hypersonic Weapon work caps Sandia Labs honoree’s career  ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The chief engineer of Conventional Prompt Global Strike programs at Sandia National Laboratories has been honored with a national award for his outstanding contributions to precision strike systems. Gary Polansky, an engineer in Sandia’s Flight Systems department, won the 2013 Precision Strike Association […]

Sandia airborne pods seek to trace nuclear bomb’s origins

Modular units crossing “Valley of Death” for Air Force use ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — If a nuclear device were to unexpectedly detonate anywhere on Earth, the ensuing effort to find out who made the weapon probably would be led by aircraft rapidly collecting airborne radioactive particles for  analysis. Relatively inexpensive unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) — equipped […]