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Lockheed Martin delivers first HIMARS vehicle produced 100 percent in Camden, Ark.

Lockheed Martin has delivered the first High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) launcher in which both the chassis and launcher components were manufactured at its facility in Camden, Ark.

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On the modern battlefield, ordinary Soldiers must also prepare to be frontline medics

When Lt. Gen. Sean B. MacFarland left Afghanistan in 2013, he said he remembers troops there had an expectation that medevac helicopters would evacuate the wounded within the so-called "golden hour"

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Navy’s new launch system eliminates concerns with latest testing

The Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System team completed testing at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, early this summer, validating a software fix that will ensure safe launches.

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NASA Television coverage set for next ISS crew launch

Three new crew members for the International Space Station are scheduled to launch on July 28.

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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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Business

Sikorsky delivers Alaska’s first S-92® search, rescue helicopter

Posted  September 30, 2016

Lockheed Martin photograph by Skip Robinson The Sikorsky S-92® helicopter will perform the critical mission of search and rescue (SAR) operations for all North Slope Borough residents. NSB is America’s northernmost municipal government, encompassing nearly 95,000 square miles across northern Alaska including eight communities and the Prudhoe Bay oil fields. Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company…

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Veterans

Gold Star Mother discusses her son’s suicide, stigma

Posted  September 30, 2016

Lynn Patton, a Gold Star Mother, spoke to the Natick Soldier Systems Center workforce, Sept. 23, 2016, about the suicide death of her son, Sgt. Matthew Patton.

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Local

Meeting of the minds – Innovation team hears energy-saving proposal

Posted  September 30, 2016

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit THINK TANK: Members of the 412th Test Wing Innovation Team discuss a proposal involving solar-powered attic fans that could reduce energy costs at Edwards. The team met Sept. 23, 2016, in the Innovation Center, which is located on the bottom floor of the dining facility. The 412th Test Wing…

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Defense

Seventh annual Naval Engagement Activity begins in Da Nang

Posted  September 30, 2016

The U.S. Navy and the Vietnam People's navy kicked off the 7th annual Naval Engagement Activity Vietnam with a welcome ceremony at Tien Sa Port in Da Nang, Sept. 28.

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Headlines – September 28, 2016

Posted  September 28, 2016

News Marine Corps may replace ‘The Few, The Proud’ as its recruiting slogan – The Marine Corps has always been an elite fighting force, but it may have outgrown its current recruiting slogan, “The Few. The Proud. The Marines.”     Business DARPA picks BAE’s smart handheld EW sensor – BAE Systems has been awarded…

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