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Air Force selects UTC Aerospace Systems DB-110 for multi-nation foreign military sales acquisition

UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp., announced Feb. 21 that it has been awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with an initial ceiling of $22.9 million from the U.S. Air Force for the DB-110 Airborne Reconnaissance System.

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NASA wants ideas from university teams for future human space missions

Teams at U.S. colleges and universities have an opportunity to potentially help NASA with innovative design ideas to meet the challenges of space exploration.

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Lockheed Martin completes assembly on Arabsat’s newest communications satellite

A new, high-capacity communications satellite that will deliver TV, internet and mobile phone services to the Middle East, Africa and Europe is one step closer to launch.

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First Sikorsky combat rescue helicopter enters final assembly

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, is beginning final assembly of the first HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter, which will bring unprecedented capability enhancements to the U.S. Air Force rescue mission.

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Vice chief testifies how Army is addressing threats through modernization, other capabilities

The last time a Soldier was killed by enemy aircraft on the battlefield was in 1953, during the Korean War, said Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. James C. McConville.


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Air Force

Around the Air Force: Feb. 7

Posted  February 9, 2018

On this look around the Air Force, U.S. Air Forces Central Command & Combined Joint Task Force established a coalition aviation advisory and training team, Airmen and aircraft from Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Georgia, arrive in Portugal for Real Thaw 18, and a modernized move.mil website launched.

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Headlines – February 7, 2018

Posted  February 7, 2018

News U.S. bombing expands to Afghan province near Chinese border – U.S. Forces-Afghanistan has begun launching precision airstrikes in Northern Afghanistan in an effort to degrade the Taliban’s revenue streams, training facilities and support networks.   Will U.S. trade its new sub-launched cruise missile for Russian arms treaty compliance? – Under the recently released Nuclear…

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News Briefs – February 7, 2018

Posted  February 7, 2018

Japanese combat helicopter crashes in southern Japan Japanese troops on Feb. 6 found a body believed to be of the pilot of a military helicopter that crashed nose down, killing the co-pilot and burning down two houses and ripping the top floor off one of them. One resident of the house was injured slightly. The…

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Defense

CH-53K demonstrates vehicle lift

Posted  February 7, 2018

CH-53K King Stallion successfully lifted (and set down) a Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) during a demonstration, Jan. 18, 2018, at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md. 

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Business

Lockheed Martin’s JASSM®-ER declared operational on F-15E Strike Eagle

Posted  February 7, 2018

Lockheed Martin's Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) – Extended Range (ER) achieved full operational capability on the F-15E Strike Eagle, flown by the U.S. and allied nations' air forces.

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