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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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Headlines – June 21, 2017

Posted  June 21, 2017

News U.S. forces shoot down another Iranian drone in Syria – U.S. forces shot down an Iranian drone in southern Syria June 20, the second such air-to-air encounter this month as opposing forces converge around a key American training garrison near the border with Jordan and Iraq.   Australia suspends air missions over Syria amid…

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News Briefs – June 21, 2017

Posted  June 21, 2017

U.S. says it shot down Iranian-made drone in Syria The U.S. military says it shot down what it called an Iranian-made, armed drone in southern Syria. A defense official says the drone was approaching a military camp near the Syria-Jordan border. That is where U.S. forces have been training and advising local Syrian Arabs for…

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Sierra Nevada Corporation joins Lockheed Martin Skunk Works® JSTARS recap team

Posted  June 21, 2017

Lockheed Martin announced June 20 that Sierra Nevada Corporation has joined the Skunk Works® JSTARS Recapitalization (Recap) team, which currently includes Bombardier and Raytheon, bringing greater value to the partnership, and the team's ability to deliver a premier solution to the U.S. Air Force.

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Airpower on display at Paris Air Show

Posted  June 21, 2017

U.S. aircraft and Department of Defense personnel are on display at the Paris Air Show in Le Bourget, France, June 19-25.

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Spirit AeroSystems joins NASA Advanced Composites Consortium

Posted  June 21, 2017

Spirit AeroSystems announced June 21 it has accepted an invitation to join NASA's Advanced Composites Consortium (ACC) as a Tier-1 member.

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