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Presidential helicopter replacement program achieves milestone

Lockheed Martin announced July 25, 2016, the successful execution of the VH-92A Presidential Helicopter Replacement Program Critical Design Review, signaling the program is ready to proceed to assembly, test and evaluation.

Navy photograph by Lt. Bryce Hadley Defense

Navy conducts first LCS Harpoon missile test at RIMPAC

Littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) successfully executed the first live-fire over-the-horizon missile test using a Harpoon Block IC missile, July 19, during the Navy's Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise.

Air Force photograph by TSgt. David Salanitri Defense

U-2 returns to Red Flag

The 9th Reconnaissance Wing is taking part in Red Flag 16-3, which is nothing new, as the wing regularly supports Red Flags.

NASA photograph by Lauren Hughes Local

Kids learn about mom, dad’s work at NASA Armstrong

Izadel “Izzy” Rosas sits in the cockpit of the F/A-18, grabs a hold of the control stick and smiles.

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SSL to provide robotic arms to DARPA for satellite servicing

Space Systems Loral, a leading provider of innovative satellites and spacecraft systems, today announced it has received $20.7 million from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to design and build robotic arm flight hardware for the first phase of the agency's Robotic Servicing of Geosynchronous Satellites program.


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Business

Boeing Forecasts Nearly 1.5 Million Pilots and Technicians Needed by 2035

Posted  July 25, 2016

Boeing released its 2016 Pilot and Technician Outlook July 25 at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh and projects a demand for nearly 1.5 million pilots and technicians over the next 20 years. In its seventh year, the outlook is a respected industry study which forecasts the 20 year demand for crews to support the world’s growing commercial…

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Business

Hellenic Navy, Lockheed Martin, HAI launch Greece’s P-3B Orion modernization, upgrade program

Posted  July 25, 2016

The Hellenic Navy, Lockheed Martin and Hellenic Aerospace Industry hosted a ceremony July 25 at HAI’s facilities here to recognize the official launch of the Hellenic Navy P-3B maritime patrol aircraft modernization and upgrade program. On July 13, the first of two Hellenic Navy P-3B Orions were successfully transferred from Elefsis Air Base to HAI’s…

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News

Headlines – July 22, 2016

Posted  July 22, 2016

News Pentagon revises law of war manual after criticism of press treatment – The Pentagon July 22 updated its law of war manual after a previous version came under fire for appearing to allow commanders to treat journalists as belligerents or spies.     Business Fallon: Brexit offers opportunities for defense innovation – The United…

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News Briefs – July 22, 2016

Posted  July 22, 2016

UK authorities investigate attempted abduction of serviceman UK authorities say they are searching for two people in the attempted abduction of a serviceman at a Royal Air Force base in eastern England. Police said July 21 that two men, one of whom had a knife, approached the serviceman while he was jogging. One of the…

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Navy photograph by PO3 Bobby Baldock
Defense

USS Eisenhower conducts first OIR missions from Arabian Gulf

Posted  July 22, 2016

Navy photograph by PO3 Bobby Baldock An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Sidewinders of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 86 prepares to launch from the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) in support of air strikes from the Arabian Gulf. Dwight D. Eisenhower and its carrier strike group are deployed in support of…

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