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AVBOT luncheon focuses on local educators

Posted December 6, 2017 by Diane Betzler

Antelope Valley business leaders and local government representatives attended November’s Antelope Valley Board of Trade’s business briefing luncheon to learn how local educators plan on battling the constant threat hackers pose to cyber security.

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Four Lockheed Martin facilities recognized with top security award

Posted July 12, 2017 by

The Defense Security Service recognized Lockheed Martin sites in Chelmsford, Mass.; Marietta, Ga.; Orlando, Fla.; and Palmdale, Calif., with the 2017 James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Security Achievement Award. The award is one of the most prestigious honors bestowed on industry contractors that are cleared to protect U.S. Department of Defense information. Out of approximately…

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This week in Edwards flight test history

Posted August 3, 2016 by

Air Force photograph Aug. 6, 1980 — A B-1 Lancer Combined Test Force crew completed an 11-hour sortie in B-1 No. 4. This was the longest nonstop flight ever logged by a B-1.

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NASA test flights to examine technology for improved efficiency on supersonic aircraft

Posted March 10, 2017 by

NASA is set to begin a series of supersonic flights that will examine efforts to improve the efficiency of future supersonic aircraft.

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Community participates in Wreaths Across America

Posted December 18, 2015 by Linda KC Reynolds

Veteran’s graves were decorated though out the Antelope Valley as the community participated in Wreaths Across America, a tradition that started in 1992 when Morrill Worcester's wreath company in Harrington, Maine, had a surplus at the end of the holiday season.

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SoCal Aerospace Days slated for March 20-24

Posted March 15, 2017 by

The Southern California Aerospace Council has launched the inaugural “Southern California Aerospace Days” meant to highlight the aerospace and defense industry’s vital economic impact on our regional economy. Throughout the week, the SCAC and its partners will feature networking receptions, elected official meet and greets, open houses, a startup “pitch” event, and resolutions by local…

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Flyovers: A uniquely American tradition

Posted February 2, 2018 by Bob Alvis

I stood in the middle of the street some years ago in Lancaster, as the local Veterans Day Parade was about to get underway and the power to get it rolling was in my right hand.

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NASA to test in-flight folding spanwise adaptive wing to enhance aircraft efficiency

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NASA is developing and validating a system that will allow part of an aircraft’s wing to fold in flight to increase efficiency through wing adaptation.

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Skunk Works’ Project Hunter enables total battlespace awareness at remote Northern Edge Exercise

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PALMDALE, Calif.—In support of the U.S. Air Force’s vision for seamless integration across its aircraft, ground and space systems, Lockheed Martin Skunk Works® participated in the Northern Edge military exercise to show how open systems architecture enables unprecedented battlespace awareness to reduce the data-to-decision timeline for the war fighter. Reducing the data-to-decision timeline is important…

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Four unlikely friends, a wedding, and no funeral

Posted July 10, 2017 by Dennis Anderson

It had to be hot in Baghdad on May 29, 2007, with summer temperatures rising into the 120s. It was hot in many other ways.

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