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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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Events for May 2016

Posted  May 4, 2016

May 6-7 — 2nd EARSeL SIG LU/LC and NASA LCLUC Joint Workshop, Prague, Czech Republic May 6-13 — International Virtual Observatory Alliance Interoperability Meeting, Cape Town, South Africa May 9 — Lecture: Titan Cloud Modeling, Ithaca, N.Y. May 9-11 — XMM-Newton 2016 Science Workshop: The Next Decade, Madrid, Spain May 9-11 — Scientific Ballooning Technologies…

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Keep on rockin’ – Little Rock AFB receives additional C-130J

Posted  May 4, 2016

Lockheed Martin photograph by Damien A. Guarnieri. A U.S. Air Force crew ferried a C-130J Super Hercules aircraft from the Lockheed Martin facility in Marietta, Ga., April 29, 2016. This aircraft is assigned to the 61st Airlift Squadron at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. The 61st, which has operated C-130s since 1956, is part…

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Total force Airmen complete Icelandic Air Surveillance mission

Posted  May 4, 2016

It seems like April flew by... much like the U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagle fighter aircraft did throughout the skies of Iceland.

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Raytheon ramps up deliveries of small unmanned air systems

Posted  May 4, 2016

Responding to growing war fighter demand, Raytheon has increased deliveries of its small unmanned aircraft systems. The company has also formed a new UAS directorate within the Advanced Missile Systems product line in Tucson, Ariz., that combines expertise in small UAS airframe and integration, with mission payload, command and control, and technology from across the…

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SMC creates remote sensing data lab

Posted  May 4, 2016

The Space and Missile Systems Center Remote Sensing Directorate is opening a new data utilization laboratory in Boulder, Colo. The lab will provide an innovation environment to develop and demonstrate applications that can maximize utilization of remote sensing data to support joint warfighter operations in the field.  The lab will offer academia, industry and other…

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