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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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A 95th Birthday for D-Day ‘Screaming Eagles’ paratrooper

Get to 95, and pretty soon you are looking at a century. So, it was nearly a century ago, Feb. 3, 1923, that Henry Ochsner entered the world.

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Black History: Month Civil rights pioneer proved her mettle in World War II

Millie Dunn Veasey, now 100 years old, said her life changed in ways she never could have imagined when she joined the Army. That an African-American woman enlisted during World War II was the most unlikely of events, she said, recounting her childhood leading up to that moment. "We weren't heroes; we just did what needed to be done."

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Army aviators testing next generation air-to-ground missile

Aviation testers here are deep into testing the latest Army aviation missile, known as the Joint Air-to-Ground Missile. The complex JAGM test was a collaborative team effort.


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BAE Systems to design next-generation space, missile defense technologies for U.S. Army

Posted  April 12, 2017

BAE Systems has been chosen for a position on a new eight-year, $3 billion indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract to continue supporting the U.S. Army’s Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command.

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Defense

MQ-8C Fire Scout completes first test period aboard LCS

Posted  April 12, 2017

The Navy’s MQ-8C Fire Scout returned from USS Montgomery (LCS-8) April 11, 2017, after completing initial testing aboard a littoral combat ship.

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Lockheed Martin proposes way forward for multi-domain operations

Posted  April 12, 2017

The air, space and cyber domains are increasingly challenged by threats. To help address current and future threats, Lockheed Martin will host a three day war game exercise at its Center for Innovation or “The Lighthouse” in Suffolk, Virginia to show how cross domain command and control can be enhanced by operationally integrating air, space…

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Space

NASA Television to air launch of NASA Astronaut Jack Fischer, crewmate

Posted  April 12, 2017

NASA astronaut Jack Fischer is poised for a journey of exploration and research on the International Space Station.

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Lockheed Martin eyes military exoskeleton market

Posted  April 12, 2017

Eyeing a new generation of industrial and military exoskeletons, Lockheed Martin has licensed the bionic augmentation technology Dermoskeleton™ from B-Temia, Inc.

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