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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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One year later: Torque 62 remembered

Posted  October 5, 2016

Air Force photograph by Capt. Korey Fratini BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan — Master Sgt. Johnathon Maurer, 455th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron first sergeant, reads off the names of those airmen lost during the mishap of Torque 62, Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Oct. 2, 2016. Among those remembered were Senior Airmen Kcey Ruiz and Nathan Sartain, assigned to…

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Raytheon, Logos collaborate on advanced multi-intelligence sensors

Posted  October 5, 2016

Raytheon and Logos Technologies are partnering to provide advanced multi-intelligence, or multi-INT, sensor systems to address challenging intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, or ISR, requirements. 

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Eglin F-35s arrive for flyover

Posted  October 5, 2016

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Dennis Hoffman Avionic technicians and crew chiefs perform a post-operation servicing to an F-35A Lightning II assigned to the 58th Fighter Squadron at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., while on the flightline at Peterson AFB, Colo., Sept. 30, 2016. Four F-35s landed at Peterson AFB to execute a…

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Around the Air Force: Oct. 4

Posted  October 5, 2016

On this look around the Air Force, senior leaders release a memorandum for diversity initiatives, assignments to Turkey become unaccompanied tours and the Air Force raises awareness for cybersecurity.

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Veterans

Remains of fighter pilot hero return home after 10 years

Posted  October 5, 2016

This week, nearly 10 years after he was killed in combat operations in Iraq, U.S. forces brought home the remains of F-16 pilot Maj. Troy Gilbert, who died saving the lives of U.S. service members and coalition allies.  

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