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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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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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Defense

U.S., Estonia sign defense research agreement

Posted  June 24, 2016

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Europe and NATO Jim Townsend and Estonian Ambassador to the United States Eerik Marmei signed an agreement June 22, 2016, reinforcing cooperation in research, development, testing and evaluation activities between the Defense Department and the Estonian Defense Ministry. “The agreement facilitates collaborative efforts to enhance defense capabilities across a…

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AR1 testing underway at NASA’s Stennis Space Center

Posted  June 24, 2016

Aerojet Rocketdyne achieved full-power during a critical preburner test series at NASA’s Stennis Space Center earlier this month. The test series successfully verified key preburner injector design parameters for the company’s AR1 engine that is being designed to end use of Russian engines for national security space launches. Aerojet Rocketdyne is a subsidiary of Aerojet…

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772nd innovation team creates mobile, reconfigurable cockpit

Posted  June 24, 2016

There's an old saying, "Necessity is the mother of invention."

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News Briefs – June 24, 2016

Posted  June 24, 2016

Interview: NATO military chief says national forces key BYDGOSZCZ, Poland–NATO’s top military officer says the alliance’s upcoming summit should send a message to member states that the prime responsibility of defending their countries lies with their national troops. Gen. Petr Pavel, chairman of NATO’s Military Committee, said June 23 that the alliance has the “strength…

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Headlines – June 24, 2016

Posted  June 24, 2016

News After Brexit, what next for defense? – Britain plunged into the unknown last night when voters opted to take the country out of the European Union, leaving analysts and officials to wonder what the decision means for the defense sector.   Is the Cold War restarting in space? – Russia has made a submission…

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