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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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U.S. Air Force bombers integrate with Royal Australian Air Force JTACS

U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers based at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, conducted two separate integration training missions with Royal Australian Air Force Joint Terminal Attack Controllers as part of Exercise Talisman Saber 17 at Shoalwater Field Training Area, Australia, July 17 and 19, 2017.

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July 20, 1969: One giant leap for mankind

July 1969. It's a little over eight years since the flights of Gagarin and Shepard, followed quickly by President Kennedy's challenge to put a man on the moon before the decade is out.

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Living in deep space

Refurbishing a shuttle-era cargo container used to transfer cargo to the International Space Station, Lockheed Martin is prototyping a deep space habitat for NASA at Kennedy Space Center.

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Command and Control: The key to winning wars

Four F-22 Raptors fly in and secure the airspace, behind them two F-16 Vipers ready their payload and prepare to drop bombs on an enemy target.


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Lockheed Martin conducts first underwater UAV launch from unmanned underwater vehicle

Posted  September 28, 2016

Lockheed Martin image Lockheed Martin successfully launched Vector Hawk (left), a small, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), on command from the Marlin MK2 autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV, at right) during a cross-domain command and control event hosted by the U.S. Navy. In a testament to the versatility and adaptability that its unmanned systems bring to complex…

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SMC, ULA enter into CRADA to certify Vulcan launch vehicle

Posted  September 28, 2016

The Space and Missile Systems Center at Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with United Launch Alliance as part of the company’s effort to certify its new Vulcan launch vehicle for National Security Space missions.

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Carter: Nuke force changes are ‘bearing fruit’

Posted  September 28, 2016

Defense Secretary Ash Carter, who inherited a tangled web of problems in the Air Force nuclear missile corps when he took over the Pentagon in 2015, says he sees reason to believe that a push for improvement is beginning to show results.

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GA-ASI demonstrates advanced communications capability

Posted  September 28, 2016

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc., announced Sept. 27 that its Network Centric Communications Pod successfully demonstrated the ability to provide a robust communications data link between Unmanned Aircraft System and U.S. Marine Corps ground and air forces during an exercise held at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., in July. GAASI is…

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Lockheed Martin to deliver new simulation-based F-16 training environment to Jordan

Posted  September 28, 2016

Lockheed Martin will deliver a new simulation-based F-16 training environment for the Royal Jordanian Air Force under a contract valued at nearly $40 million. The family of training systems includes a comprehensive suite of full mission trainers and combat tactics trainers that can be networked together, aligning technologies to deliver advanced training while meeting affordability…

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