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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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General Dynamics awarded contract for Navy’s fifth expeditionary mobile base

Posted  June 3, 2016

General Dynamics NASSCO, a subsidiary of General Dynamics, was awarded a $106 million contract by the U.S. Navy to procure long lead time material and engineering support for the Expeditionary Mobile Base 5 (ESB-5), formerly known as the Mobile Landing Platform Afloat Forward Staging Base program. In 2011, the Navy awarded NASSCO with a contract…

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Forum offers resources for female vets

Posted  June 3, 2016

State Senator Sharon Runner and Congressman Steve Knight joined forces to host a Women Veteran’s Forum May 21 at the Lancaster Public Library. Assemblyman Tom Lackey joined representatives from Runner and Knight’s field offices in introducing local and Los Angeles-based veterans service providers to those in attendance.

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Defense

Soldiers, airmen synchronize capabilities

Posted  June 3, 2016

Soldiers and Airmen came together to build confidence and proficiency during Hustler Trough III by engaging targets with integrated and synchronized mortars, artillery, infantry and joint fire.

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Air Force announces Operation Colony Glacier casualty recovery

Posted  June 3, 2016

The Air Force announced June 3 the name of a service member who has been recovered from a C-124 Globemaster II that was lost Nov. 22, 1952. A1C Delroy Cody has been recovered and will be returned to his family for burial with full military honors. The C-124 aircraft crashed while en route to Elmendorf Air…

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Mojave honors fallen

Posted  June 3, 2016

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds Gold Star Mom Hilaria Hannon, receives a bouquet of flowers from family friend Tony Barragan during a Memorial Day Ceremony at the Mojave Cemetery. Hannon’s son, Marine Pfc. Fernando Hannon, 19, was killed in an explosion in Al Anbar Province in Iraq in 2004 while serving as a rifleman with the 1st…

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