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Lockheed Martin F-35s surpass 100,000 flight hours

The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft fleet recently exceeded 100,000 flight hours while the F-35 Integrated Test Force teams are completing the remaining requirements in the program's System Development and Demonstration phase.  

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U.S. Air Force bombers integrate with Royal Australian Air Force JTACS

U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers based at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, conducted two separate integration training missions with Royal Australian Air Force Joint Terminal Attack Controllers as part of Exercise Talisman Saber 17 at Shoalwater Field Training Area, Australia, July 17 and 19, 2017.

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July 20, 1969: One giant leap for mankind

July 1969. It's a little over eight years since the flights of Gagarin and Shepard, followed quickly by President Kennedy's challenge to put a man on the moon before the decade is out.

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Living in deep space

Refurbishing a shuttle-era cargo container used to transfer cargo to the International Space Station, Lockheed Martin is prototyping a deep space habitat for NASA at Kennedy Space Center.

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Command and Control: The key to winning wars

Four F-22 Raptors fly in and secure the airspace, behind them two F-16 Vipers ready their payload and prepare to drop bombs on an enemy target.


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Poseidon agreement strengthens U.S., U.K. maritime aviation cooperation

Posted  January 27, 2017

Navy photograph The British Royal Air Force is purchasing nine Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft to be based in RAF Lossiemouth, Scotland. Pictured here, a P-8A Poseidon aircraft departs Boeing Field in Seattle, heading to Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Fla., Nov. 20, 2014. The aircraft joined other Poseidon aircraft as part of the War…

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Pioneer of tactical airlift visits MacDill AFB

Posted  January 27, 2017

It’s World War II and Nazi Germany occupies France, an Allied nation. Somewhere in the moonlit French countryside, a modified B-24 Liberator flies overhead. Painted matte black, and stripped of unnecessary equipment, this B-24 is flying a secret mission.

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Northrop Grumman tops street fourth quarter forecasts

Posted  January 27, 2017

Northrop Grumman on Jan. 26 reported fourth-quarter net income of $525 million. The Falls Church, Va.,-based company said it had net income of $2.96 per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, came to $2.66 per share. The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for…

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What’s in your pillowcase? Red Cross talks emergency preparedness with fourth-graders

Posted  January 27, 2017

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit American Red Cross volunteers Cecilia Olivas (center) and Simone Delaflor Evangelista talk to fourth graders at Irving L. Branch Elementary Jan. 19, 2017, about the Red Cross’ Pillowcase Project. The project encourages third-fifth-graders to learn about emergency preparedness. The Edwards Office of Emergency Management, 812th Civil Engineering Squadron, invited…

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Soldiers teach western medical practices to Djiboutian caretakers

Posted  January 27, 2017

Army photograph by Staff Sgt. Gregory Williams Sgt. Sarah DeArcy, a civil affairs team medic with C Company, 411th Civil Affairs Battalion, coaches SOS Village d’Enfants in Tadjoura caretakers on how to perform the abdominal thrust technique during a first aid discussion group on Jan. 3, 2017. The discussion group covered various medical topics and…

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