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Luke creates first F-35 undergraduate pilot syllabus

It was an historic moment as the first class of undergraduate pilots began training through the newly written F-35 Lightning II syllabus Dec. 5 in the F-35 Academic Training Center at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz.

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Chief of Naval Operations tours China Lake

Adm. John Richardson, who was appointed the chief of naval operations in late 2015, made his first visit to Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division China Lake, Calif., Dec. 4-5, getting an up-close look at ongoing and developing technologies coming out of the command.

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Latest SBIRS ground system gets green light from U.S. Air Force

Lockheed Martin's newly upgraded Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) ground system received sign-off from the U.S. Air Force, enhancing the constellation's ability to deliver infrared data that is critical to early missile warning and defense.

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Peace, reconciliation emphasized at annual Blackened Canteen ceremony

On a warm June evening in 1945, in the skies over Shizuoka, Japan, two U.S. Army Air Force B-29s from 314th Bomb Wing collided during a planned bombing raid, killing all 23 American crewmen on board.

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On the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor, remembering the tragedy

In the decades that followed World War II, the attack on Pearl Harbor had faded somewhat in the American public's memory.


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Lockheed Martin receives $67 million sensor spares contract

Posted  December 7, 2016

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin a $67.3 million contract to provide spares for the Royal Saudi Air Force’s F-15 sensor suite. Under the contract, Lockheed Martin will produce LANTIRN Extended Range (ER) navigation pod spares, Infrared Search and Track (IRST) system spares and Sniper® Advanced Targeting Pod (ATP) spares. Work will be…

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Chief of Naval Operations tours China Lake

Posted  December 7, 2016

Adm. John Richardson, who was appointed the chief of naval operations in late 2015, made his first visit to Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division China Lake, Calif., Dec. 4-5, getting an up-close look at ongoing and developing technologies coming out of the command.

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Boeing to acquire Liquid Robotics, enhancing autonomous seabed-to-space information services

Posted  December 7, 2016

Liquid Robotics photograph Boeing and Liquid Robotics have collaborated on extensive integration on the Sensor Hosting Autonomous Remote Craft (SHARC®), a version of the Wave Glider®, since 2014. The SHARC, integrated with Boeing’s advanced sensors, connects intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities ranging from satellites to manned and unmanned aircraft to sub-surface crafts. Boeing has entered…

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Sunset memorial held for USS Utah sailors

Posted  December 7, 2016

Navy photograph by PO2 Brian M. Wilbur USS Utah survivor Gilbert Meyer (second from far right) stands aboard the USS Utah Memorial during a sunset service on Ford Island. Navy Region Hawaii hosted the event to remember those who served aboard the Florida-class battleship and to honor the 58 crew members still entombed aboard the…

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Latest SBIRS ground system gets green light from U.S. Air Force

Posted  December 7, 2016

Lockheed Martin's newly upgraded Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) ground system received sign-off from the U.S. Air Force, enhancing the constellation's ability to deliver infrared data that is critical to early missile warning and defense.

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