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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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Defense

B-52 integrates, trains with French allies

Posted  April 22, 2016

Courtesy photograph A U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress strategic bomber from Minot Air Force Base, N.D., and a French air force Rafale fighter jet fly over France, April 20, 2016. The B-52 also conducted a flight over the Lafayette Escadrille Memorial in Marnes-la-Coquette, France, during a ceremony honoring the 268 Americans who joined the French…

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China’s Xi moves to take more direct command over military

Posted  April 22, 2016

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, April 9, 2014. Hagel met with Xi to discuss mutual state and defense issues. BEIJING–Chinese President Xi Jinping has assumed a more direct role over the country’s powerful armed forces as head of its increasingly…

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Defense

AF Global Strike Command practices constant vigilance

Posted  April 22, 2016

Air Force photograph by A1C J.T. Armstrong B-52H Stratofortresses taxi on the runway during exercise Constant Vigilance at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., April 17, 2016. Air Force Global Strike Command conducts training operations and exercises on a regular basis to ensure U.S. forces are ready to perform nuclear deterrence operations and long-range strike missions…

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Northrop Grumman to showcase innovative solutions for Army aviation’s future

Posted  April 22, 2016

Northrop Grumman will highlight a full range of solutions aimed at providing best-value enhancements and game-changing capabilities during the Army Aviation Association of America Mission Solutions Summit. The event will be held April 28-30 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Northrop Grumman’s booth 938 will spotlight tailored enhancements that help preserve command, control,…

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Defense

Divers highlight interoperability in finding, neutralizing mines

Posted  April 22, 2016

Divers from five nations are training together to identify and neutralize mines and other threats in order to ensure the waterways in the Middle East remain safe for commercial shipping.

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