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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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News Briefs – September 21, 2016

Posted  September 21, 2016

Blaze at California Air Force base grows to 16 square miles Crews are working to surround a wildfire at a central California Air Force base that forced the postponement of a weekend satellite launch. KSBY-TV reports Sept. 20 that the blaze at Vandenberg Air Force Base expanded to the south as it grew to more…

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Carlisle: F-35A is fusion warfare key component

Posted  September 21, 2016

During a panel session at the Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Md., Sept. 20, F-35A Lightning II senior leadership discussed the future of the multi-role aircraft.

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Northrop Grumman delivers First AQS-24B mine hunting sonar upgrades to U.S. Navy

Posted  September 21, 2016

Northrop Grumman photograph Northrop Grumman has delivered the first of three lots of mine hunting sonar upgrade kits to the U.S. Navy’s Naval Surface Warfare Center, Panama City Division in Florida. Northrop Grumman Corporation has delivered the first of three lots of mine hunting sonar upgrade kits to the U.S. Navy’s Naval Surface Warfare Center,…

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Goldfein: Airpower crucial for joint warfighter

Posted  September 21, 2016

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Dave Goldfein outlined his top three focus areas -- revitalizing squadrons, strengthening joint leaders and teams, and advancing command and control -- during his Air Force Update address at the Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Md., Sept. 20.

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U-2s flight routine before crash, killing pilot

Posted  September 21, 2016

A U-2 spy plane’s flight path was routine before something went wrong and the high-flying aircraft slammed into a mountain range in Northern California, the military said. The two pilots ejected, leaving one dead and another injured. The U.S. Air Force is investigating what caused the plane, assigned to the 1st Reconnaissance Squadron, to go…

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