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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.

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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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Acquisition community: The Army can’t wait for ‘perfect solutions’

Posted  March 3, 2017

To get Soldiers the latest equipment they need now, say Army acquisition professionals, the Army must accept that it can't have perfection right up front.

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Test wing commander says Air Force is ‘fired up’

Posted  March 3, 2017

Brig. Gen. Carl E. Schaefer, commander of the 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., spoke to a full house at the Antelope Valley Board of Trade’s 45th Annual Business Outlook Conference Feb 24, and told the audience the U.S. Air Force is “fired” up about its future. The theme for this year’s…

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Monitoring system could allow multiple experiments to be flown together

Posted  March 3, 2017

A recent flight on a commercial rocket tested an environmental monitoring experiment that may allow for multiple technologies on the same vehicle while checking for possible interference from electrical and magnetic sources.

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Half-Marathon, 5K/10K Run set to cut AV veteran homelessness

Posted  March 3, 2017

Antelope Valley Vets 4 Veterans is preparing for the 2nd Annual Operation Restart Half-Marathon and 5K/10K Run/Walk and All Patriot Mile to support veterans programs that help prevent homelessness in the veteran community. The half-marathon, 5K/10K run/walk is set for 6-11 a.m. April 1 at the Antelope Valley Mall. Registration and start line is in…

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Lockheed Martin introduces Paragon™ Direct Attack Munition

Posted  March 3, 2017

Lockheed Martin has announced that its Dual Mode Plus laser-guided bomb will be branded Paragon. The Paragon direct attack munition is an affordable, effective alternative to current dual-mode weapons. “The new brand Paragon exemplifies a model of excellence, and reflects the system’s performance and capability,” said Joe Serra, Precision Guided Systems director at Lockheed Martin…

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