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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

Annual acquisition conference a success

Posted  June 24, 2017

Hundreds of acquisition and industry professionals gathered at the Air Force Institute of Technology at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, June 13-14, for two action-packed days of demonstrations and presentations from some of the greatest and brightest minds in acquisition, technology, intelligence and sustainment. 

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PTSD treatment confronts the trauma behind the disorder

Posted  June 24, 2017

Post-traumatic stress disorder is considered one of the “signature wounds” of the current conflicts in the Middle East. But many people may not know that there are highly effective treatments for this invisible wound being deployed at Air Force hospitals and clinics today. It’s normal to feel stressed and anxious after a traumatic event. For…

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Defense

ISO 9001 certification approved for the AEDC Test Operations and Sustainment contractor

Posted  June 24, 2017

Personnel with the Arnold Engineering Development Complex Test Operations and Sustainment, or TOS, contractor at Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn., are credited with accomplishing ISO 9001 certification. The contractor, National Aerospace Solutions, LLC, was certified ISO 9001 compliant after an audit performed by independent registrar Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance, or LRQA, May 16-18, 2017. The…

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Defense

AFITC 2017 slated for August, registration open

Posted  June 24, 2017

Registration is now open for the 2017 Air Force Information Technology and Cyberpower Conference, Aug. 28-30, 2017, at Montgomery’s Renaissance Hotel and Spa at the Convention Center in Montgomery, Ala.

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Space

Astronaut Rick Mastracchio departs NASA

Posted  June 24, 2017

Veteran NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio has retired from NASA; his last day with the agency was June 16. “Rick is a classmate and a friend and he has done great work for NASA, both in space and on the ground,” said Chief Astronaut Pat Forrester, who was selected as an astronaut in the same class…

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