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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.

CSAF Defense

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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Air coalition discusses capability, recent strikes

Posted  July 14, 2016

https://static.dvidshub.net/media/video/1607/DOD_103464157/DOD_103464157-1024×576-1769k.mp4 Air Force pilots discuss precision air coalition capability and recent strikes against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists to diminish enemy resources. The 20-nation air component, part of a 66 country Operation Inherent Resolve coalition, demonstrated its precision, capability and commitment to denying the enemy safe haven while degrading ISIL’s ability to…

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Raytheon missile fired more than 30 times from the Joint Strike Fighter Modern AMRAAM

Posted  July 14, 2016

More than 30 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles have been fired from all three variants of the Joint Strike Fighter since testing began in 2013. AMRAAM® is the only air-to-air missile that is currently cleared to fly on the F-35.   “AMRAAM is the most capable air-to-air weapon ever produced,” said Mike Jarrett, Raytheon Air…

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Boeing photograph by Paul Weatherman
Defense

Pegasus refuels Globemaster

Posted  July 14, 2016

The KC-46A Pegasus connected in flight with an F-16 Fighting Falcon on July 8 and a C-17 Globemaster III on July 12, 2016.

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Aviall enters expanded parts agreement for J85 engine

Posted  July 14, 2016

Aviall was recently awarded an indefinite-quantity contract modification from the Defense Logistics Agency to supply additional spare parts for the GE Aviation J85 engine. Aviall is a wholly owned subsidiary Boeing. With the addition of this modification, Aviall now provides more than 200 spare parts for GE’s J85 engine in support of its long-term contract…

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DOD photograph by PO1 Tim D. Godbee
Defense

Carter discusses three major U.S. decisions regarding Afghanistan

Posted  July 14, 2016

Defense Secretary Ash Carter discussed three major decisions that the United States has made regarding Afghanistan during a news conference July 12, 2016, in the Afghan capital of Kabul.

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