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Lockheed Martin completes 300th electro-optical targeting system for F-35

Lockheed Martin recently completed its 300th Electro-Optical Targeting System (EOTS) for the F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter. 

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SECAF outlines Air Force priorities during speech

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson discussed the state of the Air Force during the Air Force Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference Sept. 18, 2017.

CSAF Defense

Goldfein delivers Air Force update

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein provided an update to his three focus areas during his remarks at the Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Md., Sept. 19, 2017.

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Army to prioritize top equipment programs in service-wide review

Over the next several months, some 820 equipment programs -- including combat vehicles, aircraft, and even gear worn or carried by Soldiers -- are expected to be rank ordered by their importance to the Army's war fighting mission, as a way to determine if the Army is spending its limited resources in the best ways possible.

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Upgraded laser outguns threat in half the time

A Lockheed Martin prototype laser weapon system proved that an advanced system of sensors, software and specialized optics can deliver decisive lethality against unmanned aerial vehicle threats.


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AV Ninety-Nines raise money during annual poker run

Posted  April 15, 2016

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds Scott Liefeld taxies out in his home-built Pietenpol Air Camper and won third place in the Spot Landing competition during the Antelope Valley 99s 26th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Poker Run Flight. The Antelope Valley 99s chapter held its 26th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Poker Run Flight April 3 at…

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Marine Corps aircraft deploy to Turkey for Operation Inherent Resolve

Posted  April 15, 2016

EA-6B Prowler aircraft from Marine Corps Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 4 have deployed to Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, to support electronic attack requirements in Operation Inherent Resolve, the effort to counter the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. The deployment is planned to last through September, U.S. European Command officials said. The Prowler provides…

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U.S. Navy awards next generation jammer engineering, manufacturing development contract

Posted  April 15, 2016

EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–The U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon a $1 billion sole source contract for Engineering and Manufacturing Development for Increment 1 of the Next Generation Jammer, the advanced electronic attack technology that combines high-powered, agile, beam-jamming techniques with cutting-edge, solid-state electronics. Raytheon will deliver 15 Engineering Development Model pods for mission systems testing and…

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What is the value of developmental test?

Posted  April 15, 2016

Imagine the frustration of having a brand new rotary launcher, capable of carrying 16,000 lbs of smart bombs, and you discover that the dropped bombs potentially would not arm or explode on impact?

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Community participates in annual Cyber Quest, STEM showcase at Millen school

Posted  April 15, 2016

Polished and showing their best, 22 schools participated in the Cyber Quest and STEM Showcase at the David G. Millen Intermediate School, where students from the Palmdale School District got to share their knowledge with parents and the community.

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