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Lockheed Martin delivers first HIMARS vehicle produced 100 percent in Camden, Ark.

Lockheed Martin has delivered the first High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) launcher in which both the chassis and launcher components were manufactured at its facility in Camden, Ark.

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On the modern battlefield, ordinary Soldiers must also prepare to be frontline medics

When Lt. Gen. Sean B. MacFarland left Afghanistan in 2013, he said he remembers troops there had an expectation that medevac helicopters would evacuate the wounded within the so-called "golden hour"

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Navy’s new launch system eliminates concerns with latest testing

The Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System team completed testing at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, early this summer, validating a software fix that will ensure safe launches.

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NASA Television coverage set for next ISS crew launch

Three new crew members for the International Space Station are scheduled to launch on July 28.

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Lockheed Martin F-35s surpass 100,000 flight hours

The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft fleet recently exceeded 100,000 flight hours while the F-35 Integrated Test Force teams are completing the remaining requirements in the program's System Development and Demonstration phase.  


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GA-ASI conducts first flight of Avenger Extended Range

Posted  November 14, 2016

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. announced Nov. 10 the successful first flight of its new Avenger® Extended Range aircraft, an extended range version of its multi-mission jet-powered Predator® C Avenger which has accumulated more than 13,000 flight hours to date.

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$12.9 billion, 4.5 acres: Navy’s next-generation aircraft carrier

Posted  November 14, 2016

http://interactives.ap.org/2016/uss-gerald-ford/ NEWPORT NEWS, Va.–The Navy refers to its newest aircraft carrier, the USS Gerald R. Ford, as “4.5 acres of sovereign U.S. territory.” The $12.9 billion warship — the first of the Navy’s next generation of aircraft carriers — is in the final stages of construction after cost overruns and a delay of more than…

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Veterans

Life after military service

Posted  November 14, 2016

According to a 2014 study by the Department of Veterans Affairs, there are over 19 million veterans throughout the United States and its territories.

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Defense

AFRL-led aircraft coating project awarded as top-100 innovative technology

Posted  November 14, 2016

An environmentally-safer aircraft primer project, led by the Air Force Research Lab’s Materials and Manufacturing Directorate and PPG, has been awarded as of the 100 most innovative technologies of 2016.

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Veterans

Tucson Veterans Day Parade 2016

Posted  November 14, 2016

Air Force photograph by Airman Nathan H. Barbour Col. Scott Campbell, 355th Fighter Wing commander, and his wife Col. Kim Campbell, 612th Theater Operations Group commander, arrive at the Tucson Veterans Day Parade in Tucson, Ariz., Nov. 11, 2016. Scott Campbell is responsible for one of the largest installations and flying operations in the Air…

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