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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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Defense

Military units: How each service is organized

Posted  May 17, 2017

If you’re in the military, it’s a pretty safe bet that you know how your service branch is organized. But each service is different, and if you work in a joint-service atmosphere, it might help you to know each branch’s chain of command. Or you might just be a civilian who wants to know what…

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Headlines – May 15, 2017

Posted  May 15, 2017

News Satellite image shows Chinese deployment of new aircraft to South China Sea – China has deployed its latest airborne early warning and control aircraft to an air base on the fringes of the disputed South China Sea, according to exclusive satellite imagery obtained by Defense News.   North Korea test-fires what could be new…

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News Briefs – May 15, 2017

Posted  May 15, 2017

Remains of Vermont soldier killed in Korean War returned The remains of a 20-year-old soldier killed in the Korean War in 1951 have been returned to Vermont and were being laid to rest in a cemetery next to his family. Army Cpl. George A. Perreault, of Burlington, was reported missing in action on Feb. 13,…

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Boeing assembly of Air Force T-X in St. Louis to support 1,800 jobs

Posted  May 15, 2017

Boeing’s decision to assemble its T-X Air Force training jet at its St. Louis facility is expected to support approximately 1,800 jobs in the region.

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Defense

Commanders expect contractors to deliver capability, say leaders

Posted  May 15, 2017

When a commander needs a capability, there's an expectation that the contractor hired to provide that capability "is going to come trained to be able to execute that mission and step up immediately, just like it's a tank company or some other entity that can hit the ground running," said Jay T. Carr.

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