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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. 

SECAF Defense

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.

LM-laser Business

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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News Briefs – February 27, 2017

Posted  February 27, 2017

Iran begins navy drill off Strait of Hormuz as U.S. warily observes Iran’s navy began an annual drill Feb. 26 near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, its first major exercise since the inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump, state television reported. The TV report quoted navy chief Adm. Habibollah Sayyari as saying the two-day maneuver…

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Space

NASA kicks off study to add crew to first flight of Orion, SLS

Posted  February 27, 2017

NASA is assessing the feasibility of adding a crew to the first integrated flight of the agency’s Space Launch System rocket and Orion spacecraft, Exploration Mission-1.

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Business

Raytheon demonstrates first ever geolocation capability for radar warning receiver Single-ship

Posted  February 27, 2017

Raytheon demonstrated, in a recent flight test, single-ship geolocation capability for the ALR-69A(V), a first for any radar warning receiver. The AN/ALR-69A(V) — the world’s first all-digital radar warning receiver — enhances aircrew survivability, providing “sensors forward” situational awareness at lower costs than competing systems through simple software modifications. “Adding single-ship geolocation capability to a…

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Defense

Air Force prepares for all MQ-9 force

Posted  February 27, 2017

For the past 21 years the Air Force has flown the remotely piloted MQ-1 Predator in combat, and for the last 10, the MQ-9 Reaper.

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Veterans

VA offering up to $8 million in grants for adaptive-sports programs that aid disabled veterans

Posted  February 27, 2017

The Department of Veterans Affairs is providing up to $8 million in grants to fund adaptive-sports programs that offer activities for disabled Veterans and members of the armed forces who have disabilities, the VA announced Feb. 22. The application period for the fiscal 2018 Adaptive Sports Grant began Feb. 21, 2017, and will close at…

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