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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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Original stator replaced at AEDC Propulsion Wind Tunnel Facility

Posted  May 23, 2016

The Propulsion Wind Tunnel facility at AEDC is known for its four powerful motors and having the world's most horsepower on a horizontal shaft for its compressors.

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Raytheon begins delivery of railgun pulse power containers

Posted  May 23, 2016

Raytheon has begun deliveries of pulse power containers in support of the U.S. Navy's Railgun program.

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Lockheed Martin delivers NASA’s OSIRIS-Rex spacecraft to launch site

Posted  May 23, 2016

NASA's asteroid sampling spacecraft, OSIRIS-REx, took an across-country journey of about 1,600 miles before it launches on its 509 million mile journey to the asteroid Bennu.

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News Briefs – May 23, 2016

Posted  May 23, 2016

Israeli defense minister steps down Israel’s defense minister officially stepped down May 22, capping a tumultuous week of politics that is expected to replace the former military chief with an inexperienced hard-liner in the sensitive post. Moshe Yaalon’s departure cleared the way for Avigdor Lieberman, one of Israel’s most polarizing politicians, to take over as…

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Headlines – May 23, 2016

Posted  May 23, 2016

News In historic move, U.S. lifts arms sales embargo to Vietnam – The Obama administration announced May 23 that the United States would fully lift a longstanding U.S. arms sales embargo to Vietnam, a decision that reflects growing concerns about China’s military clout and illustrates the warming bilateral ties between the former enemies.    …

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