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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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U.S. Air Force bombers integrate with Royal Australian Air Force JTACS

U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers based at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, conducted two separate integration training missions with Royal Australian Air Force Joint Terminal Attack Controllers as part of Exercise Talisman Saber 17 at Shoalwater Field Training Area, Australia, July 17 and 19, 2017.

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July 20, 1969: One giant leap for mankind

July 1969. It's a little over eight years since the flights of Gagarin and Shepard, followed quickly by President Kennedy's challenge to put a man on the moon before the decade is out.

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Living in deep space

Refurbishing a shuttle-era cargo container used to transfer cargo to the International Space Station, Lockheed Martin is prototyping a deep space habitat for NASA at Kennedy Space Center.

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Command and Control: The key to winning wars

Four F-22 Raptors fly in and secure the airspace, behind them two F-16 Vipers ready their payload and prepare to drop bombs on an enemy target.


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Headlines – October 10, 2016

Posted  October 10, 2016

News Trump, Clinton debate the use of U.S. troops in Syria, Iraq – Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump contradicted his running mate during Sunday’s debate, promising keep U.S. ground troops out of the civil war in Syria.   U.S. military says two service members wounded in Afghanistan – They were “conducting a normal security patrol”…

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News Briefs – October 10, 2016

Posted  October 10, 2016

Afghan army helicopter crashes in north Afghanistan; 8 dead Eight Afghan soldiers were killed early Oct. 9 morning when a military helicopter crashed in northern Baghlan province, officials said. Afghan Defense Ministry spokesman Dawlat Waziri said that five crew members and three army soldiers were killed in the crash. The crash took place in Dand…

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General Dynamics receives $101 million U.S. Navy award for Ohio replacement submarine development

Posted  October 10, 2016

The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $101.3 million contract modification to continue development of the Common Missile Compartment for the Navy’s Ohio Replacement submarine and the United Kingdom’s Successor-class ballistic-missile submarine. The modification is for the procurement of 22 missile tubes to support the manufacturing of the Common Missile Compartment. Electric…

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Army, GM unveil new tactical hydrogen vehicle

Posted  October 10, 2016

The Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center and General Motors unveiled an energy-efficient tactical vehicle here that could one day save lives on the battlefield.

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Raytheon developing next-generation human/machine interface for armored ground vehicles

Posted  October 10, 2016

Raytheon is developing new technology to provide comprehensive situational awareness to troops inside windowless armored vehicles, as part of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Ground X-Vehicle Technologies (GXV-T) program. The goal of GXV-T is to improve the mobility and survivability of armored vehicles without adding more armor and weight. DARPA is funding advanced technology…

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