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  • Kratos XQ-58A Valkyrie

    The XQ-58A Valkyrie is the first example of a new class of high performance unmanned aircraft that can be rapidly built and used in large numbers, and will work in teams with manned aircraft. The XQ-58A on display flew the first flight tests for this aircraft type.To respond to rising costs for

  • Kettering Hall

    The Kettering Hall is located near the entrance to the WWII Gallery. This hall is used to display temporary exhibits or traveling exhibits.Kettering Hall currently features two custom-built cars commissioned by the Air Force Recruiting Service in 2009 for its Project Supercar recruiting campaign

  • Kaiser Wilhelm II Cigarette Case

    Note: This item is currently in storage. The front exterior of this metal cigarette case displays a photo of Kaiser Wilhelm II, who was the last King of Prussia. He reigned from 1888 to 1918. His great-uncle was Frederick Wilhelm IV, who in 1842 designed the pickelhaube, which became the helmet worn

  • Kodak Autographic Camera

    Note: This item is currently in storage.This is one of five items that provide a special peek into the footlocker of a World War I American soldier. 1st Lt. Carroll DeWitt McClung was a pilot with the 28th Aero Squadron, 3rd Pursuit Group. He was trained as a pilot in the Nieuport aircraft and then

  • Kerosene Lamp

    Note: This item is currently in storage.This kerosene lamp was used during World War I by Sgt. 1st Class A.B. Curran of the 103rd Aero Squadron, American Expeditionary Force, Air Service. This lamp was manufactured to burn mineral spirits but could also burn kerosene. Curran used kerosene to fuel

  • Kerosene Lamp

    Note: This item is currently in storage.This kerosene lamp was used during World War I by Sgt. 1st Class A.B. Curran of the 103rd Aero Squadron, American Expeditionary Force, Air Service. This lamp was manufactured to burn mineral spirits but could also burn kerosene. Curran used kerosene to fuel

  • King George V Letter to American Troops

    Note: This item is currently in storage.By the time the United States joined the effort in 1917, Great Britain had been at war with the Central Powers since August, 1914. The bulk of Gen. John "Black Jack" Pershing's American Expeditionary Forces began arriving at the Western Front in the spring of

  • K-3 Bomb Lift Truck

    Note: This item is currently in storage.The K-3 bomb lift truck was designed for use with the Convair B-36 bomber. Because of the bomber's mammoth size, the B-36's top bomb shackles were more than 17 feet from the ground. Hand-cranked hoist and cable loading of the large bombs was too hazardous, so

  • Kawasaki Model KL 250

    The Kawasaki Model KL 250 was acquired by the U.S. Air Force to meet challenging requirements for off-road ground mobility by Air Force Special Operations personnel. Utilized by Air Force Combat Controllers, for example, it allows for rapid movements of personnel over rough terrain in order to meet

  • Keeping the Bear at Bay

    The Convair B-36 Peacemaker served as the U.S. Air Force's primary strategic nuclear bomber in the 1950s. Although the aircraft never dropped a bomb in combat, its range and nuclear weapons capability made it a powerful deterrent to communist aggression.In 1941 when Britain's survival appeared

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