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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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NASA small satellites set to take a fresh look at Earth

Posted  November 7, 2016

Photograph courtesy of MIT Lincoln Laboratory TROPICS, a new NASA Earth-observing mission announced this year, will study the insides of hurricanes with a constellation of 12 CubeSats. Beginning this month, NASA is launching a suite of six next-generation, Earth-observing small satellite missions to demonstrate innovative new approaches for studying our changing planet. These small satellites…

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Army researchers tackle a tiny enemy: sand

Posted  November 7, 2016

Armor offers reliable protection against external forces, but what if the enemy is so small that it can take aircraft down from the inside?

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Northrop Grumman welcomes UK as global F-35 Lightning II component MRO, upgrade services

Posted  November 7, 2016

Northrop Grumman welcomes the announcement by the F-35 Joint Program Office in the U.S. that it has assigned the U.K. to provide global maintenance, repair, overhaul and upgrade services for F-35 Lightning II Air Vehicle Depot-Level Repairable Components.  Northrop Grumman is part of the innovative partnership between the U.K. government-owned, Defence Electronics and Components Agency,…

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Air Force releases accident report

Posted  November 7, 2016

Air Force photograph An MQ-1B Predator remotely piloted aircraft comes in for a ‘touch-and-go’ during a training mission, May 13, 2013. The MQ-1B Predator is an armed, multi-mission, medium-altitude, long-endurance remotely piloted aircraft that is employed primarily as an intelligence-collection asset and secondarily for munitions capability to support ground troops and base defense. An MQ-1B…

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USS America’s familiarization training pays off during F-35B DT-III

Posted  November 7, 2016

Amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) successfully completed its fifth day of F-35B Lightning II developmental test (DT-III) with the support of flight deck personnel who received specialized training in Yuma, Ariz., earlier in the month.

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