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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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Headlines – January 25, 2017

Posted  January 25, 2017

News Federal hiring freeze could cause problems for managers, veterans – President Donald Trump’s new federal hiring freeze could cause major problems for not only managers at the Departments of Veterans Affairs and Defense but also thousands of former service members hoping to land government posts.     Business Lockheed CEO: F-35A price to drop…

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News Briefs – January 25, 2017

Posted  January 25, 2017

Two Poles injured in crash with U.S. Army truck A U.S. Army truck has collided with a private van in southwestern Poland, hospitalizing two Poles. It is the third recent accident involving a U.S. Army vehicle in Poland where American troops are being deployed as a deterrent force toward a belligerent Russia. Spokesman for Poland’s…

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KC-135 MOD program closes out year with magic number: Block 45

Posted  January 25, 2017

The KC-135 Block 45 upgrade program reached a milestone by closing out 2016 with the 45th aircraft in the modification line here.

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Boeing’s second ABS all-electric propulsion satellite enters service

Posted  January 25, 2017

A Boeing satellite built for ABS entered into commercial service, providing enhanced satellite services including direct-to-home television services Jan. 21 to customers in Africa, the Middle East and North Africa, Russia, South Asia and South East Asia. This satellite, ABS-2A, joins ABS-3A as Boeing’s second all-electric propulsion 702 satellite for ABS. Boeing is the first…

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F-35: Luke maintainers integrate with Lockheed Martin

Posted  January 25, 2017

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman James Hensley Chad Thomson, 62nd Aircraft Maintenance Unit Lockheed Martin crew chief, stands by to marshal an F-35 Lightning II Jan. 24, 2017, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The 62nd AMU is in the process of integrating Airmen into its maintenance operations. Airmen from the 62nd Aircraft Maintenance…

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