Author Archive
 

Army photograph by SFC Walter E. van Ochten
0
comments
Defense

Exercise Rapid Trident 2015 begins in Ukraine

Posted July 22, 2015 by

The "Warriors" of Exercise Rapid Trident 2015 began their multi-national exercise at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center with an opening ceremony here, July 20.

Full Story »

NASA photograph
0
comments
Space

NASA satellite camera provides ‘EPIC’ view of Earth

Posted July 22, 2015 by

A NASA camera on the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite has returned its first view of the entire sunlit side of Earth from one million miles away.

Full Story »

 
0
comments
Business

AEHF low cost terminal completes information assurance CDR

Posted July 22, 2015 by

REDONDO BEACH, Calif.–A Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin and TeleCommunication Systems team has completed the Critical Design Review for the information assurance elements of the Low Cost Terminal. Completion of the CDR clears the way for the team to build hardware and software for the information assurance element or end cryptographic unit. LCT is an initiative…

Full Story »

Air Force photo by Gina Randall
0
comments
Veterans

Optimism helped Vietnam vet survive as POW

Posted July 22, 2015 by Karen Abeyasekere

When 2nd Lt. John "Spike" Nasmyth climbed into his F-4 Phantom II on Sept. 4, 1966, to fly a combat mission over Vietnam, he never foresaw that he'd be blown out of the sky by a surface-to-air missile.

Full Story »

 
0
comments
In the news...

Headlines July 20, 2015

Posted July 20, 2015 by

News: Lockheed to buy United Tech’s Sikorsky for over $8 billion – source – Lockheed Martin, the largest U.S. weapons maker, has agreed to buy United Technologies Corp’s Sikorsky Aircraft unit, the maker of Black Hawk helicopters, for over $8 billion, a source familiar with the negotiations said July 19.   Business: Super Tucano, Embraer soaring…

Full Story »

ULA photograph
0
comments
Defense

GPS IIF-10 successfully launched from Cape Canaveral

Posted July 20, 2015 by

The Air Force and its mission partners successfully launched the tenth Boeing-built Global Positioning System IIF satellite aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V launch vehicle from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., at 11:36 a.m., EDT.

Full Story »

Air Force photograph
0
comments
Defense

Major savings occur as part of AEDC wind tunnel improvement program

Posted July 20, 2015 by

Replacing the test article control system and Data Acquisition System feedthrough assemblies used at the 16-foot transonic wind tunnel is saving Arnold Engineering Development Complex more than $1 million this year.

Full Story »

NASA/JHUAPL/SWRI photograph
0
comments
Space

NASA’s New Horizons discovers frozen plains in heart of Pluto’s ‘heart’

Posted July 20, 2015 by

In the latest data from NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft, a new close-up image of Pluto reveals a vast, craterless plain that appears to be no more than 100 million years old, and is possibly still being shaped by geologic processes.

Full Story »

 
0
comments
Business

Boeing to recognize charge for KC-46 tanker program

Posted July 20, 2015 by

Boeing Company announced July 17 it will recognize a charge on the KC-46 aerial refueling tanker program when it announces second-quarter 2015 results on July 22. The after-tax charge of $536 million ($0.77 per share) reflects higher estimated engineering and manufacturing costs to complete development, certification and initial production of the tanker aircraft, while holding…

Full Story »

navair-denmark
0
comments
Business

Denmark’s first MH-60R helicopters prepare for delivery

Posted July 20, 2015 by

Navy photograph   Denmark is one step closer to becoming the second international customer to have the U.S. Navy’s MH-60R Seahawk helicopter in its inventory. The first two aircraft arrived at Lockheed Martin’s Owego, N.Y., facility for digital cockpit and integrated mission systems and sensors installation July 9 and are anticipated to be delivered to the…

Full Story »