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Local

Virgin Galactic helps NASA mature space tech

Posted March 1, 2019 by

When Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo lifted off from the Mojave Air and Space Port Feb. 22, it carried aloft four NASA-supported technologies for testing.

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Defense

F-35A maintainers, special ops team for forward refueling

Posted March 1, 2019 by

America’s most advanced aircraft integrated with a variant of one of its oldest and truest air frames this week to provide more combat flexibility to the Air Force.

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Business

Sikorsky HH-60W combat rescue helicopters prepare for flight test

Posted March 1, 2019 by

Two fully assembled HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopters, built by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, are preparing for their maiden flights, which will occur before mid-year at the Sikorsky West Palm Beach site in Florida.

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Defense

F-35C achieves initial operational capability

Posted March 1, 2019 by

The commander, Naval Air Forces and the U.S. Marine Corps Deputy Commandant for Aviation jointly announced that the aircraft carrier variant of the Joint Strike Fighter, the F-35C Lightning II, met all requirements and achieved Initial Operational Capability.

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Veterans

Tuskegee Airman posthumously honored after decades MIA

Posted March 1, 2019 by Staff Sgt. Shawn Morris

As Black History Month draws to a close, so does the mystery of U.S. Army Air Forces Capt. Lawrence E. Dickson, a Tuskegee Airman declared missing in action after his plane crashed in Europe in December 1944.

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Business

Northrop Grumman delivers 500th center fuselage for F-35 Lightning II

Posted March 1, 2019 by

Northrop Grumman has completed the 500th center fuselage for the F-35 Lightning II – ahead of schedule.

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Local

San Andreas might move, business in AV still stands on solid ground

Posted March 1, 2019 by Alisha Semchuck

Forty-plus tables of business people and elected officials packed the spacious meeting facility in the H.W. Hunter Pavilion at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds on Feb. 22, for the annual Business Outlook Conference organized by the Antelope Valley Board of Trade.

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Local

Annual veterans’ art show opens at Antelope Valley College

Posted March 1, 2019 by Linda KC Reynolds

Antelope Valley College hosted its Annual Veterans and Goldstar families Art Show Feb. 20-March 1, with displays by artists Rich Sim, Nay Schuder, Phil Roberts and Nancy Walker.

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Business

Boeing, Vietjet announce order for 100 737 MAX airplanes

Posted March 1, 2019 by

Boeing and Vietjet confirmed Feb. 27 that the innovative and growing Vietnamese carrier has purchased 100 additional 737 MAX airplanes, taking their MAX order book to 200 jets.

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Defense

Stratcom commander: Modernizing nuclear triad critical to defense

Posted February 27, 2019 by David Vergun

The nuclear triad, which is composed of submarine-launched ballistic missiles, intercontinental ballistic missiles and bombers, “is the most important element of our national defense, and we have to make sure that we’re always ready to respond to any threat,” the commander of U.S. Strategic Command said Feb. 26.

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