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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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A different look at history

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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Retiree Appreciation Day 2017 greets 313 guests

Posted  May 12, 2017

Air Force photograph by Christopher Ball Retired Staff Sgt. Thomas White gets his blood pressure checked by Senior Airman Linwood Fields, 412th Medical Group Aerospace Medical technician. White served with the U.S. Air Force from 1954 to 1974 in supply and logistics. Edwards AFB held its annual Retiree Appreciation Day May 6, 2017. More than…

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First contract under Booster Propulsion Technology Maturation BAA complete

Posted  May 12, 2017

The first of 10 contracts awarded under the Booster Propulsion Technology Maturation Broad Agency Announcement was recently completed. Moog Inc. successfully completed a “Non-Destructive Evaluation, Standards, and Testing” project, March 13. The company met all program objectives and completed all deliverables on time and on budget during the 15-month period of performance. The Space and…

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Police Week honors fallen officers, defenders

Posted  May 12, 2017

National Police Week is a time when we honor those police officers who have sacrificed their lives in service to their communities.

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National Native American Veterans Memorial to be erected in D.C.

Posted  May 12, 2017

A memorial to Native American veterans will be erected on the outside grounds of the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian at the Mall.

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Contract Briefs

Posted  May 12, 2017

Army   General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., Poway, Calif., was awarded a $221,577,527 modification (P00102) to contract W58RGZ-13-C-0109 for hardware acquisition for the extended range Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft system, to include 20 extended range aircraft; 20 satellite communications (SATCOM) air data terminals; six universal ground control stations; one mobile ground control station; nine universal…

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