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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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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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Lockheed Martin offers ultrarealistic simulation for training, virtual reality with Prepar3D® v4

Posted  May 31, 2017

Pilots, instructors, and enthusiasts can dive into immersive training as Lockheed Martin released Prepar3D® v4. Prepar3D (pronounced “Prepared”) is Lockheed Martin’s flagship simulation and training software solution that offers the most versatile, immersive and engaging training experiences for the next generation.  “Training meets reality with Lockheed Martin’s Prepar3D® simulation software, and v4 provides unprecedented realism,” said…

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KC-46 Pegasus undergoes testing in Benefield Anechoic Facility

Posted  May 31, 2017

A KC-46A Pegasus has entered the Benefield Anechoic Facility at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., for the first time.

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Pentagon declares success for key test of missile defense

Posted  May 31, 2017

The Pentagon scored an important success May 30 in a test of its oft-criticized missile defense program, destroying a mock warhead over the Pacific Ocean with an interceptor that is key to protecting U.S. territory from a North Korean attack.

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Northrop Grumman plans for new growth at Mississippi facility

Posted  May 31, 2017

Northrop Grumman, which recently extended its lease in Moss Point, Miss., will bring new high-tech manufacturing jobs to the region. In April 2004, Northrop Grumman broke ground in Moss Point with site construction beginning in 2005. In April 2006, Northrop Grumman contributed to aerospace industry growth in south Mississippi when the ribbon was cut on…

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Rocket Lab successfully makes it to space

Posted  May 31, 2017

Rocket Lab, an American-New Zealand aerospace company, broke new ground May 25 when its Electron rocket reached space at 16:23 New Zealand Time.

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