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Lockheed Martin F-35s surpass 100,000 flight hours

The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft fleet recently exceeded 100,000 flight hours while the F-35 Integrated Test Force teams are completing the remaining requirements in the program's System Development and Demonstration phase.  

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U.S. Air Force bombers integrate with Royal Australian Air Force JTACS

U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers based at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, conducted two separate integration training missions with Royal Australian Air Force Joint Terminal Attack Controllers as part of Exercise Talisman Saber 17 at Shoalwater Field Training Area, Australia, July 17 and 19, 2017.

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July 20, 1969: One giant leap for mankind

July 1969. It's a little over eight years since the flights of Gagarin and Shepard, followed quickly by President Kennedy's challenge to put a man on the moon before the decade is out.

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Living in deep space

Refurbishing a shuttle-era cargo container used to transfer cargo to the International Space Station, Lockheed Martin is prototyping a deep space habitat for NASA at Kennedy Space Center.

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Command and Control: The key to winning wars

Four F-22 Raptors fly in and secure the airspace, behind them two F-16 Vipers ready their payload and prepare to drop bombs on an enemy target.


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Boeing delivers 500th 787 Dreamliner

Posted  December 27, 2016

The week before Christmas, Boeing delivered the 500th 787 Dreamliner, a 787-8 to Avianca, marking another milestone in the program’s history. “Achieving 500 deliveries — the fastest to 500 for twin aisles — is a great accomplishment, made possible by the hard work and dedication of our employees and global suppliers,” said Mark Jenks, vice…

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Headlines – December 19, 2016

Posted  December 19, 2016

News China says it will give drone back, but Trump says ‘keep it’ – China says its military seized a U.S. Navy unmanned underwater glider in the South China Sea, but that it will give it back. President-elect Donald Trump, however, says the Chinese government should be told “we don’t want the drone they stole…

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Holiday Greetings

Posted  December 19, 2016

GS12E Jennifer Faux wishes her friends and family in Lancaster, Calif., a happy holidays.   Senior Airman Ross Gruenberg from the 91st Missile Maintenance Group greets his family and friends from Lancaster, Calif., and Atwater, Ohio.   Spec. Luis Moran sends a holiday greeting to friends and family in Palmdale, Calif.   Debi Bacor with…

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E-2D Advanced Hawkeye with new refueling capability completes first flight

Posted  December 19, 2016

Northrop Grumman has successfully completed the first flight of an E-2D Advanced Hawkeye equipped with aerial refueling.

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50-year old Minuteman motor passes static fire test

Posted  December 19, 2016

As part of its mission of storing and maintaining decommissioned solid Intercontinental Ballistic Missile stages, the Space and Missile Systems Center’s Rocket System Launch Program, located at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., routinely conducts robust aging surveillance efforts including conducting static fire tests.

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