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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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Freefalling from the Edge of Space

Posted  April 7, 2017

What is it like to freefall through the airless void more than 100,000 feet above the Earth?

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T-45C operational pause implemented

Posted  April 7, 2017

Navy photograph by PO2 Bryan Mai Pilots perform pre-flight procedures in T-45C Goshawks from Training Air Wing One (TRAWING) 1 on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). George Washington, homeported in Norfolk, is underway in the Atlantic Ocean. The Navy implemented a three-day operational pause for its T-45C fleet…

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Three seniors awarded $2,500 LACAS scholarship

Posted  April 7, 2017

Three outstanding local seniors will be awarded a $2,500 scholarship upon graduating high school, courtesy of the Los Angeles County Air Show. The recipients who are pursuing higher education in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math are: Emma Neal of Lancaster High School, who is an athlete, pianist and former NASA Armstrong Flight…

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Boeing selects Plano, Texas, site for Global Services HQ

Posted  April 7, 2017

Boeing has selected a site in Plano, Texas, for the headquarters of its new Global Services business unit, which will be operational in July. Boeing Global Services headquarters will be located in the Legacy West mixed- use development in West Plano. Global Services President and CEO Stan Deal, several of his leadership team members and…

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Air combat in Vietnam: The privilege of serving

Posted  April 7, 2017

One minute you were soaring in the wild blue above the fields of North Vietnam and environs of Hanoi “at about Mach 1.3,” and the next instant your aircraft was on fire and disintegrating around you.

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