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Lockheed Martin delivers first HIMARS vehicle produced 100 percent in Camden, Ark.

Lockheed Martin has delivered the first High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) launcher in which both the chassis and launcher components were manufactured at its facility in Camden, Ark.

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On the modern battlefield, ordinary Soldiers must also prepare to be frontline medics

When Lt. Gen. Sean B. MacFarland left Afghanistan in 2013, he said he remembers troops there had an expectation that medevac helicopters would evacuate the wounded within the so-called "golden hour"

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Navy’s new launch system eliminates concerns with latest testing

The Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System team completed testing at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, early this summer, validating a software fix that will ensure safe launches.

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NASA Television coverage set for next ISS crew launch

Three new crew members for the International Space Station are scheduled to launch on July 28.

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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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Civil Air Patrol celebrates its 75th anniversary

Posted  October 7, 2016

The Civil Air Patrol celebrates its 75th anniversary in December and members from the Edwards AFB Composite Squadron 84 held an open house Sept. 17 at William J. Fox Airfield to commemorate CAP history, support Wreaths Across America and recruit new members.

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Headlines – October 5, 2016

Posted  October 5, 2016

News Armed drone export standards sought by U.S., dozens of allies – The Obama administration is working with as many as 40 nations to develop principles for the export of armed drones — and unarmed versions configured to carry weapons — in recognition of the booming demand worldwide for pilotless aircraft.   Pentagon fronts bomb…

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News Briefs – October 5, 2016

Posted  October 5, 2016

U.S. service member killed by roadside bomb in Afghanistan The U.S. military says a U.S. commando has been killed in Afghanistan after being hit by a roadside bomb while on patrol with Afghan forces in a northeastern province bordering Pakistan. U.S. forces have been conducting counterterror operations with Afghan troops against Islamic State militants in…

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Last HC-130 leaves 58th SOW

Posted  October 5, 2016

Air Force photograph by Bud Cordova The last active-duty aircrew for the HC-130 P/N King poses for a photo at Kirtland before taking off to bring the plane to Patrick Air Reserve Base, Florida. Crew members are, from left, Maj. Christian Walley, Maj. Sean Bell, Lt. Col. Kit Flanders, Master Sgt. Bobby Martinez, Staff Sgt….

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Raytheon completes first AMRAAM-ER missile flight tests from NASAMS air defense system

Posted  October 5, 2016

Raytheon has successfully flight-tested the newest variant of the combat-proven AMRAAM® missile from the National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System, or NASAMS™, surface-based system.

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