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Lockheed Martin completes assembly on Arabsat’s newest communications satellite

A new, high-capacity communications satellite that will deliver TV, internet and mobile phone services to the Middle East, Africa and Europe is one step closer to launch.

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First Sikorsky combat rescue helicopter enters final assembly

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, is beginning final assembly of the first HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter, which will bring unprecedented capability enhancements to the U.S. Air Force rescue mission.

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Vice chief testifies how Army is addressing threats through modernization, other capabilities

The last time a Soldier was killed by enemy aircraft on the battlefield was in 1953, during the Korean War, said Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. James C. McConville.

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A different look at history

Those of you who are students of history and enjoy the subject are the ones who will carry it forward to future generations.

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NASA’s lunar outpost will extend human presence in deep space

As NASA sets its sights on returning to the Moon, and preparing for Mars, the agency is developing new opportunities in lunar orbit to provide the foundation for human exploration deeper into the solar system.


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Help available for those living with PTSD

Posted  July 7, 2017

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds Organizations and veterans offered their services at the Antelope Valley College to help bring awareness to students living with PTSD. Tyler Morris, President of Vets Club at AVC, Army veteran Ken Felton of Mental Health America, Dennis Anderson of High Desert Medical Group, Jerry Lawrence and Jesse Robinson of Pro…

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Northrop Grumman awarded Transducer Array/Nose Shell Assembly production contract for MK 48 torpedo

Posted  July 7, 2017

The U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman a $9.6 million contract, with options up to $40.5 million, to produce the Transducer Array/Nose Shell Assembly of the MK 48 heavyweight torpedo. The MK 48 is the primary offensive weapon deployed from all U.S. Navy submarines.

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Global SuperTanker tested at Fox Field

Posted  July 7, 2017

A Boeing 747-400 Global SuperTanker is the first of a series of planes to use Gen. William J. Fox Airfield in Lancaster, Calif., as a testing point to measure the accuracy of fire retardant drops using a 200 foot-wide by 4,000 foot-long test grid.

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Lockheed Martin awarded contract for Phase 2 of the LRPF program

Posted  July 7, 2017

Lockheed Martin has received a $73.8 million contract from the U.S. Army for Phase 2 of the Long Range Precision Fires program. LRPF is the U.S. Army’s program envisioned to provide combatant commanders with next-generation, long-range precision fires with ranges up to 499 kilometers. The missile will be capable of striking time-sensitive and area targets…

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GAVEA hosts annual investor, ally meeting

Posted  July 7, 2017

The Greater Antelope Valley Economic Alliance held its annual Investor and Ally Meeting June 8 at the Mariah Country Inn in Mojave, Calif.

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