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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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Business

Northrop Grumman swards scholarship funds to winning teams of CyberPatriot IX

Posted  April 10, 2017

Northrop Grumman awarded $50,000 in scholarships last week to high school students on the winning teams of the CyberPatriot IX National Finals Competition. Winners were announced during the CyberPatriot IX Awards Banquet, April 5, at the Hyatt Regency, Baltimore Inner Harbor, in Baltimore, Md., following an intensive daylong competition, April 4. The Northrop Grumman Foundation…

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NASA Astronaut Shane Kimbrough, ISS crewmates return to Earth

Posted  April 10, 2017

Expedition 50 Commander Shane Kimbrough of NASA is among three crew members from the International Space Station who returned to Earth April 10, after 173 days in space, landing in Kazakhstan at approximately 7:20 a.m.

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U.S. Air Force, Lockheed Martin demonstrate manned/unmanned teaming

Posted  April 10, 2017

PALMDALE, Calif.–Lockheed Martin Skunk Works®, the Air Force Research Laboratory, U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School and Calspan Corporation have successfully demonstrated manned/unmanned teaming to improve combat efficiency and effectiveness for the war fighter. “This demonstration is an important milestone in AFRL’s maturation of technologies needed to integrate manned and unmanned aircraft in a strike…

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Around the Air Force: April 10

Posted  April 10, 2017

On this look around the Air Force, a team of communication specialists travel to Kodiak Island, Alaska, to provide communication assistance and Air Force Global Strike Command stands up a nuclear command, control and communications center.

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Headlines – April 7, 2017

Posted  April 7, 2017

News Military brass warn Congress of budget gridlock’s impact – The U.S. military’s top brass warned lawmakers April 5 it will mean lost lives, halted training and sidelined equipment if Congress punts on spending legislation for this year and forces the military to operate for the next five months under fiscal 2016 levels.   Navy…

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