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Lockheed Martin delivers first HIMARS vehicle produced 100 percent in Camden, Ark.

Lockheed Martin has delivered the first High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) launcher in which both the chassis and launcher components were manufactured at its facility in Camden, Ark.

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On the modern battlefield, ordinary Soldiers must also prepare to be frontline medics

When Lt. Gen. Sean B. MacFarland left Afghanistan in 2013, he said he remembers troops there had an expectation that medevac helicopters would evacuate the wounded within the so-called "golden hour"

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Navy’s new launch system eliminates concerns with latest testing

The Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System team completed testing at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, early this summer, validating a software fix that will ensure safe launches.

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NASA Television coverage set for next ISS crew launch

Three new crew members for the International Space Station are scheduled to launch on July 28.

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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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AETC loads, releases first live bombs from F-35A

Posted  January 25, 2017

The 33rd Fighter Wing loaded and released the Air Education and Training Command’s first live bombs from an F-35A at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., Jan. 17, 2017.

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Lockheed tops fourth quarter forecasts

Posted  January 25, 2017

Lockheed Martin on Jan. 24 reported fourth-quarter earnings of $988 million. On a per-share basis, the Bethesda, Md.,-based company said it had net income of $3.35. Earnings, adjusted to account for discontinued operations, came to $3.25 per share. The results beat Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research…

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Turbans, beards, dreadlocks now permissible for some Soldiers

Posted  January 25, 2017

Female Soldiers may now wear dreadlocks and male Soldiers whose religious faith requires beards and turbans may now seek permanent accommodation.

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Airmen, F-16s train in Souda Bay

Posted  January 25, 2017

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Krystal Ardrey A 555th Fighter Squadron F-16 Fighting Falcon departs from Aviano Air Base, Italy on Jan. 21, 2016 to support a flying training deployment in Souda Bay, Greece. Fourteen F-16s, one KC-135 Stratotanker from the Arizona Air National Guard’s 161st Air Refueling Wing, and 280 Airmen deployed to…

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Boeing beats fourth quarter profit forecasts

Posted  January 25, 2017

Boeing on Jan. 25 reported fourth-quarter net income of $1.63 billion. On a per-share basis, the Chicago-based company said it had net income of $2.59. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, came to $2.47 per share. The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings…

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