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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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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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Boeing opens collaborative autonomous systems lab in Missouri

Posted  July 1, 2016

Boeing June 30 opened a new research laboratory to test hardware and software that will make a new generation of autonomous air, sea and land vehicles work together more effectively as a team or unit. The lab will serve as the company’s leading location for collaborative autonomous technology development with academic institutions and research partners,…

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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted  July 1, 2016

Spending time with the Aerotech crew this weekend at their production retreat to plan for the future I was inspired by all the great ladies that make the publication what it is today -- a success!

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News Briefs – July 1, 2016

Posted  July 1, 2016

Russian defense minister promises response to NATO’s buildup Russia’s defense minister says the military will respond in kind to NATO’s buildup near Russian borders. Sergei Shoigu said June 29 the deployment of additional NATO units and weapons in Eastern Europe “has undermined strategic stability.” He voiced concern that NATO’s activities near Russia’s borders could expand…

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Headlines – July 1, 2016

Posted  July 1, 2016

Business UK defense industry seeks ‘bold’ government backing after Brexit vote – The UK needs to quickly signal it will support the aerospace, defense and other industries and not wait for the completion of negotiations with the European Union to act, according to the chief executive of ADS, Inc., the country’s leading trade body in…

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Contract Briefs

Posted  July 6, 2016

Army   Kinley Construction Co., Arlington, Texas, (W9128F-16-D-0021); Cape Environmental Management Inc., Norcross, Ga., (W9128F-16-D-0022); Weston Solutions Inc., West Chester, Penn., (W9128F-16-D-0023); Gilbane Federal, Calif., (W9128F-16-D-0024); CB&I Federal Services LLC, Alexandria, Va., (W9128F-16-D-0025); KNK-Cape JV1 LLC, Orlando, Fla., (W9128F-16-D-0026); Structural Associates Inc., East Syracuse, N.Y., (W9128F-16-D-0027); Reliable Contracting Group LLC, Louisville, Ky., (W9128F-16-D-0028); Silver Mountain…

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