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Airbus photograph by Andreas Zeitler Business

Tornado successor: Team Eurofighter presents offer to Germany

On the eve of the ILA Berlin Air Show 2018, Airbus and Eurofighter GmbH have submitted their offer to the German Ministry of Defence for a replacement of the Bundeswehr’s ageing Tornado combat aircraft, which was developed in the 1960s, and have established the Eurofighter as its ideal successor.

Army photograph by Sgt. Gregory T. Summers Defense

Air cavalry, ‘sky soldiers’ test new air assault concept

As the setting sun marked the start of another spring evening at the training area in Hohenfels, Germany, the roar of helicopter turbine engines competed against the thrumming rhythm of rotor blades beating the air as 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division soldiers began their work.

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NASA engineers dream big with small spacecraft

Many of NASA's most iconic spacecraft towered over the engineers who built them: think Voyagers 1 and 2, Cassini or Galileo -- all large machines that could measure up to a school bus.

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Army secretary, senior NCO discuss retention, modernization

Quality trumps quantity when it comes to soldiers, Army Secretary Mark Esper told reporters in Washington, D.C., April 20. Esper and Sergeant Major of the Army Daniel Dailey briefed reporters on recruiting, retention and equipment during the Pentagon news gaggle.

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Cargo spaceship set for departure from ISS

After delivering more than 5,800 pounds of science investigations and cargo for NASA, a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is set to depart the International Space Station May 2.


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Business

Lockheed Martin to build advanced sonar systems as Navy’s heavyweight torpedo returns to production

Posted  May 25, 2016

Lockheed Martin photograph Lockheed Martin will provide fully integrated guidance and control sections to increase the inventory of MK 48 Mod 7 torpedoes. The MK 48 torpedo is used by all classes of submarines as their anti-submarine warfare (ASW) and anti-surface warfare (ASuW) weapon. Lockheed Martin will provide the U.S. Navy the latest advancements in…

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Defense

Carter commissions Yale’s first ROTC class in four decades

Posted  May 25, 2016

DOD photograph by Air Forece SMSgt. Adrian Cadiz Defense Secretary Ash Carter administers the oath of office to Air Force and Naval ROTC students during a commissioning ceremony at Yale University in New Haven, Conn., May 23, 2016. Defense Secretary Ash Carter returned to his alma mater May 23 to commission the first graduates of…

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Business

Lockheed Martin recognizes big achievements of small business suppliers

Posted  May 25, 2016

Lockheed Martin recently recognized 19 small business suppliers, out of thousands from across the nation, who have made extraordinary contributions to the Missiles and Fire Control business area’s products and services. For more than 20 years, Lockheed Martin has annually celebrated small business suppliers providing quality goods and services, and outstanding support. “Lockheed Martin relies…

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Army photograph by SFC Sean A. Foley
Defense

Barksdale B-52s drop bombs in exercise with Jordanian forces

Posted  May 25, 2016

Army photograph by SFC Sean A. Foley A B-52 Stratofortress receives an escort from two Royal Jordanian Air Force F-16 fighter aircraft at the start of a combined arms live-fire exercise near Al Zarqa, Jordan, during the culminating event of exercise Eager Lion on May 24, 2016. Eager Lion is a bilateral military exercise with…

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Business

Air China introduces its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

Posted  May 25, 2016

Boeing and Air China officially unveiled the airline's first 787-9 Dreamliner to the public at a grand ceremony in Beijing May 25.

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