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Space superiority remains vital to national security

Air Force photograph by SSgt. Carlin Leslie Gen. William Shelton reviews his notes before testifying April 3, 2014, in front of the House Armed Services Committee subcommittee on strategic forces, in Washington, D.C. Shelton is the Air Force Space Command commander, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. Gen. William Shelton, the†commander of†Air Force Space Command, highlighted…

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Fourth AEHF protected communications satellite begins integration months ahead of schedule

The fourth Advanced Extremely High Frequency satellite produced by Lockheed Martin is taking shape after early deliveries of its payload and propulsion core. AEHF-4, expected to launch in 2017, will enable the constellation to reach full operational capability.

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Northrop Grumman ships payload module two months early for AEHF satellite

Northrop Grumman Corporation continued its record of shipping Advanced Extremely High Frequency satellite payload modules ahead of schedule when the fourth arrived Feb. 11, nearly two months early, at Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Sunnyvale, Calif., AEHF system prime contractor.

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Increased space, cyber threats top concerns for AF Space Command

Gen. William L. Shelton, Commander of Air Force Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., addresses Air Force Association Members during the Pacific Air and Space Symposium in Los Angeles, Calif., Nov. 21, 2013. Shelton discussed the importance of space and cyberspace operations and the foundational capability they provide to our nation and joint military…

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Lockheed Martin GPS III successfully communicates With GPS constellation

Lockheed Martin photograph Lockheed Martin’s GPS III Non-Flight Satellite Testbed, a full-sized, functional GPS III satellite prototype, now at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., recently communicated via cross-links with Air Force flight-like hardware simulators for the GPS IIR, GPS IIR-M, and GPS IIF satellites, which make up the bulk of the current GPS satellite…


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Airmen invited to share their stories with recruits

Posted  August 2, 2012

Each year, thousands of men and women join the U.S. Air Force. Now, those airmen have the opportunity to tell their stories in their own videos known as “Airmen Stories.” The videos will give potential Air Force...

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Proud to be an American airman

Posted  August 2, 2012

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz met with media July 24 in the Pentagon to share his thoughts about his nearly 40 years of military service in the Air Force and four years as the Air Force’s senior...

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Boeing completes major join of India’s first C-17 airlifter

Posted  August 2, 2012

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Boeing integrated the forward, center and aft fuselages and the wing assembly of India’s first C-17 Globemaster III during the airlifter’s “major join” ceremony July 31 in Long Beach, Calif...

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Northrop Grumman joins Hosted Payloads Alliance to further help address global security needs

Posted  August 20, 2012

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. – Northrop Grumman has become a member of the Hosted Payloads Alliance, joining the wide variety of companies that support an increasing role for defense and commercial contractors in helping government agencies find timely and cost-effective ways of acquiring space assets and services. The alliance was formed in 2011 to increase awareness…

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Parking garage officially opens

Posted  August 31, 2012

Lt. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, Space and Missile Systems Center commander at Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif.,receives help cutting the ribbon to open Los Angeles Air Force Base's new parking garage.

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Northrop Grumman delivers a truckload of supplies to El Segundo schools

Posted  August 31, 2012

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – Further reinforcing its deep commitment to a community it’s called home for more than three decades, Northrop Grumman delivered a truck full of surplus office supplies to the El Segundo Unified School District on Aug. 15. Hundreds of local students, teachers and administrators will receive such items as staplers, binders, desktop…

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Air Force awards Lockheed Martin initial contract for next set of missile warning satellites

Posted  October 26, 2012

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin an $82 million contract to begin initial work on the fifth and sixth geosynchronous satellites in the Space Based Infrared System missile warning constellation. Featuring a mix of GEO satellites, hosted payloads in highly elliptical earth orbit, and associated ground hardware and software, the SBIRS program delivers…

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National Disability Employment Awareness Month kicks off

Posted  October 26, 2012

National Disability Employment Awareness Month kicks off with a reading of the presidential proclamation and cake cutting ceremony at the Los Angeles Base Exchange Oct. 1. Left to right: Valerie Robinson, Corey Webber, Capt. Meo McGrath, Nina Smith, Myra Ford, Linda Vanifh, Augustin Velez and Tommy McInnis.  

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SMC hosts Industry Days

Posted  October 26, 2012

Dr. Wanda Austin, Aerospace Corporation president and CEO, moderates an industry panel discussion about meeting new challenges at SMC Industry Days, Oct. 3. Other panel members include Craig Cooning, Boeing Space and Intelligence Systems; Rick Ambrose, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co.; Stan Dubyn, Millennium Space Systems; and Tom Wilson, ATK Space Division.     Maj….

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National Cyber Security Awareness Month: What is cyber security?

Posted  October 26, 2012

Ok, so it’s National Cyber Security Awareness Month, so what? It’s also (among other observances) Native American Heritage Month, Lung Cancer Awareness Month and National Pomegranate Month in the United States. Antioxidants aside, those other two are hugely important and leave me wondering, “What does cyber security even mean and why does it matter?” I’ve…

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