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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. 

SECAF Defense

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.

LM-laser Business

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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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted  November 4, 2016

In the coming months and years, much will be said and published about the amazing feats and accomplishments of the man called, “The greatest stick and rudder man to ever fly a plane.”

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Space & Technology

Gemini XII crew masters the challenges of spacewalks

Posted  November 4, 2016

In the 20 months following the first piloted Gemini mission, NASA astronauts demonstrated the ability to change orbits, perform rendezvous and docking, along with spending up to two weeks in space. A look back...

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Local

Aerospace panel discusses the importance of advancing technology

Posted  November 4, 2016

Mojave Air and Space Port hosted an aeronautics forum billed as a field hearing for the house Committee on Science, Space and Technology, where leaders from public and private sector flight experimentation programs discussed the state of American aeronautics research, development and test & evaluation programs. 

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Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds
Local

Local couple remembered as pillars of community

Posted  November 4, 2016

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds Joe Davies III and Mayor Jim Ledford reminisce about being roommates in the 1980s and about Joe’s parents, during a memorial celebration at the Larry Chimbole Cultural Center. Joe Davies served as commander of Air Force Plant 42 and was honored by Palmdale in 2008 when the airpark was renamed…

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Space

Navy’s MUOS-5 satellite reaches orbit

Posted  November 4, 2016

The Navy’s fifth Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite has reached operational orbit and has successfully deployed its arrays and antennas. On Oct. 22, the MUOS team raised the MUOS-5 satellite to an operationally-suitable orbit. The team completed a series of deployments of the satellite’s solar arrays and antennas, with the last occurring successfully Oct….

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