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Air Force selects UTC Aerospace Systems DB-110 for multi-nation foreign military sales acquisition

UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp., announced Feb. 21 that it has been awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with an initial ceiling of $22.9 million from the U.S. Air Force for the DB-110 Airborne Reconnaissance System.

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NASA wants ideas from university teams for future human space missions

Teams at U.S. colleges and universities have an opportunity to potentially help NASA with innovative design ideas to meet the challenges of space exploration.

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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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Defense

Improving Army readiness for the 21st century

Posted  July 8, 2016

When Lt. Gen. Robert T. Dail retired seven years ago, he was one of the most senior military logisticians in the Department of Defense.

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Air Force

Around the Air Force: July 6

Posted  July 8, 2016

In this look around the Air Force, an F-35A Lightning II makes a trans-Atlantic flight, an Airman runs 694 miles for post-traumatic stress disorder awareness, and the Minnesota Air National Guard deploys to South Korea.

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Canada awards C-130J Super Hercules fleet support contract to Lockheed Martin

Posted  July 8, 2016

Lockheed Martin has been awarded a five-year contract extension worth approximately $504.3 million by the government of Canada to provide In Service Support for the Royal Canadian Air Force’s fleet of 17 C-130J Super Hercules aircraft, known in Canada as the CC-130J. Lockheed Martin has supported the RCAF CC-130J fleet since 2007 and this most…

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Nominations for first Air Force enlisted RPA pilots being accepted

Posted  July 8, 2016

The Air Force is accepting nominations to fill its first class of enlisted remotely piloted aircraft pilots as part of a deliberate approach to enhance the Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance mission. The first enlisted RPA pilot selection board will convene at the Air Force Personnel Center, Jan. 23-26, 2017, with application packages due to AFPC…

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Lightning over UK: USAF F-35A takes first overseas flight

Posted  July 8, 2016

The U.S. Air Force’s Air Combat Command F-35A Heritage Flight team accomplished the U.S.’ first transatlantic flight in an F-35A Lightning II, with refueling support from a KC-10 Extender, when it touched down at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, June 30, 2016.

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