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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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NATO aims to transform military capacity, official says

Posted  January 18, 2017

Throughout its history, NATO has always changed and adapted to new threats, new doctrines and new realities, the commander of the alliance’s Allied Command Transformation told reporters in Brussels Jan. 17.

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Northrop Grumman partners with Lufthansa Technik on Australian KC-30A support program

Posted  January 18, 2017

Northrop Grumman Integrated Defence Services, a fully-owned Australian subsidiary of Northrop Grumman, has signed an agreement with Lufthansa Technik AG for the provision of services in support of the Royal Australian Air Force’s fleet of KC-30A Multi-Role Tanker Transport aircraft. Northrop Grumman IDS is the prime contractor for MRTT Through-Life Support. “This agreement between Northrop…

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Navy training aircraft involved in mishap at NASA Meredian

Posted  January 18, 2017

Naval Air Station Meridian, Miss., reported a T-45C Goshawk jet aircraft assigned to Training Squadron (VT) 9, crashed Jan. 17 at approximately 1:53 p.m. while conducting a training flight. The incident occurred off the east runway onboard the installation. The student and instructor pilot were able to eject safely near the airfield. NAS first responders…

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New munitions replace cluster bomb rounds that pose danger to civilians

Posted  January 18, 2017

Officials hope a new artillery warhead that will replace a cluster-bomb round could help eliminate unwanted casualties in the future.

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Raytheon completes qualification testing of GPS Launch, Checkout System

Posted  January 18, 2017

Raytheon reached another milestone in developing the U.S. Air Force Global Positioning System Next-Generation Operational Control System, known as GPS OCX, with the completion of the Factory Qualification Test of the Launch and Checkout System. GPS OCX will unleash dramatically increased performance and security of the GPS system that benefits millions of people worldwide. Raytheon…

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