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Lockheed Martin completes 300th electro-optical targeting system for F-35

Lockheed Martin recently completed its 300th Electro-Optical Targeting System (EOTS) for the F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter. 

SECAF Defense

SECAF outlines Air Force priorities during speech

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson discussed the state of the Air Force during the Air Force Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference Sept. 18, 2017.

CSAF Defense

Goldfein delivers Air Force update

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein provided an update to his three focus areas during his remarks at the Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Md., Sept. 19, 2017.

army-equipment1 Defense

Army to prioritize top equipment programs in service-wide review

Over the next several months, some 820 equipment programs -- including combat vehicles, aircraft, and even gear worn or carried by Soldiers -- are expected to be rank ordered by their importance to the Army's war fighting mission, as a way to determine if the Army is spending its limited resources in the best ways possible.

LM-laser Business

Upgraded laser outguns threat in half the time

A Lockheed Martin prototype laser weapon system proved that an advanced system of sensors, software and specialized optics can deliver decisive lethality against unmanned aerial vehicle threats.


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Veterans

Licking their wounds: Trained dogs assist, comfort wounded Airmen

Posted  November 16, 2016

Constant back pain from an injury suffered years ago in combat still troubles Staff Sgt. Ryan Garrison. It wakes him up at night when his medication wears off. It triggers his depression and anxiety, leading to angry outbursts.

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Business

Northrop Grumman smart node pod provides airborne gateway

Posted  November 16, 2016

Northrop Grumman demonstrated how its Smart Node Pod improves battlefield communications and information sharing across a wide variety of networks and mission threads during Bold Quest, a coalition capability demonstration and assessment event sponsored twice yearly by the Joint Staff at the Department of Defense. Bold Quest 16.2 was conducted in the Savannah area from…

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Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Malcolm Mayfield
Veterans

Veterans honored at Cambridge American Cemetery

Posted  November 16, 2016

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Malcolm Mayfield Col. Evan Pettus, 48th Fighter Wing commander, receives a wreath at the Cambridge American Cemetery in Cambridge, England, Nov. 11, 2016. Distinguished visitors and veterans were invited to participate in the ceremony by placing wreathes along the Tablets of the Missing. U.S. service members and civilians gathered…

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News

Headlines – November 14, 2016

Posted  November 14, 2016

News Army Special Forces soldiers killed in Jordan were working for the CIA – The three Army Special Forces soldiers killed at a Jordanian military base this month were working for a CIA program to train moderate Syrian fighters when they were shot at a checkpoint under still-unclear circumstances, U.S. officials said.     Business…

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News Briefs – November 14, 2016

Posted  November 14, 2016

Construction of USS Arizona memorial on UA campus underway Construction of a privately funded memorial honoring the U.S. service members who died aboard the USS Arizona during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor is underway on the University of Arizona campus in Tucson. KGUN-TV reports that officials say the project should be completed in time…

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