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Mattis Urges Congressional Support for Additional $30 billion for defense

The $30 billion in requested additional defense funding for fiscal year 2017 would be used to strengthen the military and protect the nation against emerging global security challenges, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Capitol Hill March 22.

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First Light: Lockheed Martin-built SBIRS satellite successfully transmitting images

From its final orbit location 22,000 miles above the equator, the third Lockheed Martin-built Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) satellite recently sent its first images back down to Earth, a milestone known as "first light."  

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Navy modernizes Tomahawk Weapons Control System

After more than a decade in service, the Navy recently delivered an upgraded Tactical Tomahawk Weapons Control System to the fleet.

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So others may dream

At what point in time did you realize your calling in life? Can you pinpoint a specific moment when you decided the goal you would dedicate yourself to?

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Aircraft protection will be priority if sequestration continues, says G-8

If sequestration continues in fiscal year 2018, active protection systems for Army aircraft will remain a top priority, said the Army's chief resource officer.

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First to Fight: Marines land in Vietnam

Posted  March 8, 2017

On March 8, 1965, 3,500 Marines were the first U.S. combat troops to land in Vietnam. This presence confirmed the United States’ involvement in the Vietnam War.

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Headlines – March 6, 2017

Posted  March 6, 2017

News North Korea fires several ballistic missiles: Seoul military – North Korea March 6 fired several ballistic missiles into the East Sea in an apparent protest against the ongoing joint military drills between South Korea and the United States, Seoul’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said.     Business Harris Corp. to provide UAE with battle…

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News Briefs – March 6, 2017

Posted  March 6, 2017

1,800 Boeing union workers accept buyouts Union officials say more than 1,800 union members will leave Boeing under a buyout plan offered last month in a continuing company job-cutting effort. The Seattle Times reports the Machinists union says 1,500 of its members applied for a buyout and were approved to leave the company. The engineering…

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Northrop Grumman completes delivery of fifth AEHF protected communications payload

Posted  March 6, 2017

Northrop Grumman has successfully delivered the fifth payload for the Advanced Extremely High Frequency program to prime contractor Lockheed Martin.

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Army developing laser-guided, precision mortar

Posted  March 6, 2017

The Army has closed its initial solicitation phase for designs to create a next generation precision mortar that will allow Soldiers to put their rounds on target with extreme accuracy.

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