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Wargaming America to bring history alive with virtual ship battles aboard USS Iowa

Posted June 22, 2012 by Staff

The USS Iowa battleship made its final voyage to its new home in the Port of Los Angeles last week and Wargaming America has been hard at work creating virtual battle scenarios for future USS Iowa visitors...

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First SBIRS satellite exceeding performance expectations after one year on orbit

Posted June 8, 2012 by

The first Lockheed Martin-built Space Based Infrared System geosynchronous satellite, launched May 7, 2012, is exceeding performance expectations and is on schedule to achieve operational...

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USS Iowa sits at anchor

Posted June 8, 2012 by Staff

The USS Iowa sits at anchor off Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach, Calif. The battleship is being prepared for berthing in San Pedro, Calif., as a floating museum.

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SMC vice commander speaks at Muscle Beach Memorial Day

Posted June 8, 2012 by by Alicia Garges

Bodybuilders and the military came together to celebrate Memorial Day on Venice’s Muscle Beach in an uniquely Southern California way during the Annual Muscle Beach Classic, May 28. This year’s military...

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A.F. drill team performs at Disneyland during Armed Forces weekend

Posted June 8, 2012 by by Capt. Angelic Dolan

The U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team participated in the Torrance Armed Forces Day Celebration weekend May 18-20 and concluded their stay in Southern California by going to Disneyland. Thousands of...

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Northrop Grumman awards $10,000 engineering scholarships

Posted June 8, 2012 by Staff

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. – Northrop Grumman has announced the winners of its fifth annual Engineering Scholars program for graduating high school seniors in the greater Woodland Hills community planning...

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Boeing delivers Royal Air Force’s 8th C-17

Posted May 25, 2012 by

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Boeing delivered the United Kingdom’s eighth C-17 Globemaster III to the Royal Air Force May 18 during a ceremony at the company’s final assembly facility in Long Beach. “I’m honored...

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SMC commander named AIAA fellow

Posted May 25, 2012 by Staff

Space and Missile Systems Center Commander Lt. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski receives a certificate from American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics President Brian Dailey inducting the general as a...

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Lockheed Martin orbits 100th, 101st commercial geo satellites with successful launch

Posted May 25, 2012 by Staff

The 100th and 101st Lockheed Martin commercial geostationary communication satellites have been successfully placed in orbit ...

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Historic battleship becoming Naval museum in Southern California

Posted May 25, 2012 by by Eric Risberg

Firing its 16-inch guns in the Arabian Sea, the USS Iowa shuddered. As the sky turned orange, a blast of heat from the massive guns washed over the battleship. This was the Iowa of the late 1980s, at the end of...

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