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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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Headlines – July 11, 2016

Posted  July 11, 2016

News Going on offense: Obama’s new Afghan war policy begins to take shape – Now that President Obama has abandoned his plan to greatly scale back U.S.-involvement in the Afghan war, military commanders are drawing up plans to help Afghan forces hammer Taliban insurgents.   Carter: U.S. will use Iraq city as base to retake…

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New JSOW C-1 State-of-the-art glide weapon ready for U.S. Navy

Posted  July 14, 2016

Raytheon and the U.S. Navy have completed all operational tests for the Joint Standoff Weapon C-1, making this newest variant of the guided glide weapon ready for US Navy fleet release and declaration of Initial Operational Capability. JSOW C-1 includes a Link-16 datalink and maritime moving target capability to provide fleet forces with robust, flexible…

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Around the Air Force: July 12

Posted  July 14, 2016

In this look around the Air Force, eight new bases are nominated as possible battlefield Airmen training bases, a new undershirt helps keep Airmen cool, and a U.S. Air Force Academy graduate makes the Olympic team.

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Blue Angels announce new solo pilot

Posted  July 14, 2016

The U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, announced their selection of a prior Blue Angels pilot to serve as their new Blue Angel #6 Opposing Solo pilot July 11.

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Lockheed Martin completes Rapid Sniper ATP deliveries to the Netherlands

Posted  July 14, 2016

Lockheed Martin recently completed rapid delivery of 14 Sniper® Advanced Targeting Pods to the Royal Netherlands Air Force, outfitting a squadron in support of urgent mission requirements. Five of the 14 Sniper ATPs were delivered within 180 days of contract for fielding on the RNLAF’s F-16s. Initial training, spares and support equipment were also provided….

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