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Northrop Grumman, U.S. Army successfully demonstrate multi-domain, joint air, missile defense

The Northrop Grumman-developed Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System, the foundation of the U.S. Army IAMD, has successfully demonstrated extraordinary capabilities for improving joint force operational effectiveness.

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Hill AFB F-35A maintainers passing the Pacific TSP test

Five weeks into the first F-35A Pacific Theater Security Package deployment, the 34th Aircraft Maintenance Unit team is at full stride.

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New space policy directive calls for human expansion across solar system

The president, Dec. 11, signed at the White House Space Policy Directive 1, a change in national space policy that provides for a U.S.-led, integrated program with private sector partners for a human return to the Moon, followed by missions to Mars and beyond.

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Lockheed Martin awarded $22 million for Paveway II Plus Laser-Guided Bombs

Lockheed Martin received a $22.8 million contract from the U.S. Air Force on behalf of the U.S. Navy to produce Paveway II Plus Laser Guided Bomb (LGB) kits.

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US Army Futures Command to reform modernization, says secretary of the Army

The new U.S. Army Futures Command with its eight cross-functional teams, or CFTs, will provide the unity of effort and command needed to reduce the requirements development process from 60 months down to around 12, said Secretary of the Army Dr. Mark T. Esper yesterday.


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Events

LA County Air Show set for March 24-25

Posted  December 6, 2017

Air Show to honor Skunk Works 75th anniversary The Los Angeles County Air Show (LACAS) organizers along with Presenting Sponsor, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, have announced that the Los Angeles County Air Show returns to General William J. Fox Airfield on March 24 and 25, 2018. This year’s theme — “First, Fastest and Farthest —…

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Thunderbirds announce 2018/2019 schedule

Posted  December 6, 2017

The Thunderbirds have the privilege and responsibility to perform for people all around the world, displaying the pride, precision and professionalism of American Airmen. In every hour-long demonstration, the team combines years of training and experience with an attitude of excellence to showcase what the Air Force is all about. The sharply choreographed, drill-style ground…

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Blue Angels announce 2018 air show schedule changes, release 2019 schedule

Posted  December 6, 2017

Navy photograph by PO3 Michael Lopez F/A-18C Hornets assigned to the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, perform an aerial demonstration during the Naval Air Station Jacksonville (Fla.) Air Show. The show celebrated the Blue Angles’ heritage, which traces back to 1946 at the squadron’s birthplace of NAS Jacksonville. The show also featured…

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Business

Northrop Grumman signs Mentor Protégé agreement with S&K Electronics

Posted  December 6, 2017

Northrop Grumman photograph From left:  Steven Michaels, Northrop Grumman; David Sikora, U.S. Air Force; Larry Hall, S&K Electronics; and Sandra Boham, S&K College display the signed mentor protégé partnership certificates. Northrop Grumman has signed a U.S. Department of Defense mentor protégé agreement with S&K Electronics, a Small Disadvantaged and HUBZone Business chartered and owned by…

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Coffee4Vets

Posted  December 6, 2017

Photograph by Dennis Anderson Dec. 5, at Coffee4vets at Crazy Otto’s Restaurant on Avenue I in Lancaster, Christine Ward — veterans field deputy for Congress Rep. Steve Knight — announced procedures for veterans obtaining a Veterans ID card. The new card does not qualify veterans for VA health care benefits, but it can be used…

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