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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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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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Lockheed Martin, Tata announce F-16 India partnership

Posted  June 19, 2017

Lockheed Martin photograph Sukaran Singh, CEO of Tata Advanced Systems Limited, (seated left) and George Standridge, vice president of Strategy and Business Development, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, sign a letter of intent to produce the F-16 Block 70 in India. Standing are Mr. Ratean Tata, Chairman Emeritus, Tata Sons, and Orlando Carvalho, executive vice president of…

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Admiral praises USS Fitzgerald’s crew, announces investigations

Posted  June 19, 2017

The response of the crew of the severely damaged USS Fitzgerald “was swift and effective, and I want to point out -- as we stand by the ship -- how proud I am of them,” Navy Vice Adm. Joseph P. Aucoin, commander of the U.S. 7th Fleet, said June 18 at a press conference in front of the stricken ship that’s now moored in Yokosuka, Japan.

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U.S. showcases F-35 Lighting II aircraft at Paris Air Show

Posted  June 19, 2017

U.S. military equipment and personnel will take part in this year’s International Paris Air Show, which started June 19 and runs through June 25 in Le Bourget, France, according to a U.S. European Command news release.

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Headlines – June 16, 2017

Posted  June 16, 2017

News The $13 billion aircraft carrier that has trouble with planes – The newest and costliest U.S. aircraft carrier, praised by President Donald Trump and delivered to the Navy on May 31 with fanfare, has been dogged by trouble with fundamentals: launching jets from its deck and catching them when they land.   Qatar, U.S….

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News Briefs – June 16, 2017

Posted  June 16, 2017

Missing USS Shiloh sailor found alive The USS Shiloh (CG 67) sailor missing since June 8, has been found alive aboard the ship. Gas Turbine Systems Technician (Mechanical) 3rd Class Peter Mims was found June 15, and will be transferred to the USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) for a medical evaluation. Following that evaluation a…

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