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Defense

Lockheed Martin delivers first HC-130J Combat King II to NY Air National Guard

Lockheed Martin has delivered the first of four HC-130J Combat King II aircraft today to representatives from the New York Air National Guard’s 106th Rescue Wing. This HC-130J will be operated by the 102nd Rescue Squadron at Francis S. Grabreski Air National Guard Base, N.Y.

Business

Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 DEFIANT™ helicopter achieves first flight

The Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 DEFIANT™ helicopter achieved first flight March 21 at Sikorsky's West Palm Beach, Fla., site.

Defense

F-35A crew swap provides flexibility for training, combat

Maintainers and pilots in the 388th Fighter Wing at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, recently completed the first operational rapid crew swap exercise with the F-35A Lightning II.

Business

Northrop Grumman to support cyber, electronic warfare capabilities for Army forces

The U.S. Army has selected Northrop Grumman as one of multiple companies competing for task orders issued under R4, an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract with a ceiling of $982 million.

Space

NASA’s Mars 2020 Rover is put to the test

In a little more than seven minutes in the early afternoon of Feb. 18, 2021, NASA's Mars 2020 rover will execute about 27,000 actions and calculations as it speeds through the hazardous transition from the edge of space to Mars' Jezero Crater.


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Space

NASA’s ‘Spaceport of the Future’ reaches another milestone

Posted  March 30, 2016

NASA has completed a major milestone on its journey to Mars and is ready to begin another phase of work on its spaceport of the future, where the next generation of astronauts will launch to Mars and other deep-space destinations. The agency recently wrapped up a comprehensive and successful review of plans for the facilities…

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Business

Boeing launches proven, affordable MH-139 in U.S. Air Force helicopter competition

Posted  March 3, 2017

Boeing March 2 unveiled its MH-139 helicopter in the competition to replace the U.S. Air Force’s UH-1N “Huey” fleet, which currently protects intercontinental ballistic missiles and transports U.S. government and security forces. Boeing’s response to the Air Force, revealed at the Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium, is based on the market-leading Leonardo Helicopters AW139,…

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Events

LA County Air Show set for March 24-25

Posted  December 6, 2017

Air Show to honor Skunk Works 75th anniversary The Los Angeles County Air Show (LACAS) organizers along with Presenting Sponsor, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, have announced that the Los Angeles County Air Show returns to General William J. Fox Airfield on March 24 and 25, 2018. This year’s theme — “First, Fastest and Farthest —…

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Business

Team Freedom lays keel on nations 23rd Littoral Combat Ship

Posted  August 15, 2018

MARINETTE, Wis., Aug. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Lockheed Martin-led industry team officially laid the keel for the U.S. Navy’s 23rd Littoral Combat Ship, the future USS Cooperstown, in a ceremony held at Fincantieri Marinette Marine in Marinette, Wisc., Aug. 14. Ellen R. Tillapaugh, Mayor of the Village of Cooperstown, N.Y., completed the time-honored tradition and…

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Defense

CH-53K demonstrates vehicle lift

Posted  February 7, 2018

CH-53K King Stallion successfully lifted (and set down) a Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) during a demonstration, Jan. 18, 2018, at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md. 

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