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Tornado successor: Team Eurofighter presents offer to Germany

On the eve of the ILA Berlin Air Show 2018, Airbus and Eurofighter GmbH have submitted their offer to the German Ministry of Defence for a replacement of the Bundeswehr’s ageing Tornado combat aircraft, which was developed in the 1960s, and have established the Eurofighter as its ideal successor.

Army photograph by Sgt. Gregory T. Summers Defense

Air cavalry, ‘sky soldiers’ test new air assault concept

As the setting sun marked the start of another spring evening at the training area in Hohenfels, Germany, the roar of helicopter turbine engines competed against the thrumming rhythm of rotor blades beating the air as 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division soldiers began their work.

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NASA engineers dream big with small spacecraft

Many of NASA's most iconic spacecraft towered over the engineers who built them: think Voyagers 1 and 2, Cassini or Galileo -- all large machines that could measure up to a school bus.

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Army secretary, senior NCO discuss retention, modernization

Quality trumps quantity when it comes to soldiers, Army Secretary Mark Esper told reporters in Washington, D.C., April 20. Esper and Sergeant Major of the Army Daniel Dailey briefed reporters on recruiting, retention and equipment during the Pentagon news gaggle.

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Cargo spaceship set for departure from ISS

After delivering more than 5,800 pounds of science investigations and cargo for NASA, a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is set to depart the International Space Station May 2.


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Business

Sikorsky presents Winged-S Rescue Award to Bristow S-92® helicopter crew

Posted  September 13, 2017

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, Sept. 12 presented Bristow Helicopters Limited with the Sikorsky Winged-S Rescue Award in recognition of a recent life-saving mission in the North Atlantic.

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Defense

Seymour Johnson awarded KC-46A Pegasus

Posted  September 13, 2017

Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., is officially designated as the next destination for the Boeing KC-46A Pegasus Aerial Refueling Tanker.

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Skunk Works’ Project Hunter enables total battlespace awareness at remote Northern Edge Exercise

Posted  September 13, 2017

PALMDALE, Calif.—In support of the U.S. Air Force’s vision for seamless integration across its aircraft, ground and space systems, Lockheed Martin Skunk Works® participated in the Northern Edge military exercise to show how open systems architecture enables unprecedented battlespace awareness to reduce the data-to-decision timeline for the war fighter. Reducing the data-to-decision timeline is important…

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Defense

Quads for Squads: Marine Corps infantry receive small quadcopters

Posted  September 13, 2017

The Marine Corps has started equipping infantry units with small unmanned aircraft systems quadcopters to bring greater situational awareness to troops on the ground.

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Business

Northrop Grumman awarded $57.7 million for full-rate JCREW production

Posted  September 13, 2017

The U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman a $57.7 million contract for full-rate production of the Joint Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare Increment One Build One Systems. The contract, awarded by the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command, includes options which if exercised would bring the total value to $505 million. Northrop Grumman will…

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