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July 20, 1969: One giant leap for mankind

July 1969. It's a little over eight years since the flights of Gagarin and Shepard, followed quickly by President Kennedy's challenge to put a man on the moon before the decade is out.

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Living in deep space

Refurbishing a shuttle-era cargo container used to transfer cargo to the International Space Station, Lockheed Martin is prototyping a deep space habitat for NASA at Kennedy Space Center.

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Command and Control: The key to winning wars

Four F-22 Raptors fly in and secure the airspace, behind them two F-16 Vipers ready their payload and prepare to drop bombs on an enemy target.

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Arizona ANG firefighters support blaze battle

Arizona’s wildfire season has been a tough one this year with more than a dozen fires raging throughout the state.

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All eyes to the sky in Operation Swift Response

All eyes went to the sky as 500 military paratroopers -- comprised of U.S., Canadian and Italian forces -- dropped from wave after wave of C-130 aircraft during Operation Swift Response, July 18, at the Bezmer Air Base in Bulgaria as part of Exercise Saber Guardian 17.


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Successful Trident II D5 test supports Navy sub certification for strategic patrol

Posted  September 14, 2016

Navy photograph The submerged USS Maryland launches an unarmed Trident II D5 Fleet Ballistic Missile in the Atlantic Ocean during an Aug. 31, 2016, flight test. The USS Maryland, a U.S. Navy submarine, launched an unarmed Trident II D5 Fleet Ballistic Missile built by Lockheed Martin in the Atlantic Ocean for a successful test flight…

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Arlington National Cemetery announces enhanced visitor security measures

Posted  September 14, 2016

Arlington National Cemetery is implementing new visitor security measures that officials said will enhance current efforts and improve safety while minimizing inconvenience.

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Headlines – September 12, 2016

Posted  September 12, 2016

News U.S. military has a huge problem with obesity and it’s only getting worse – It’s not exactly clear why America’s military personnel are getting fatter. Could be that 15 years of war have weakened the focus on fitness. Could be that millennials, with their penchant for sedentary activities like playing video games and killing…

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News Briefs – September 12, 2016

Posted  September 12, 2016

U.S. Navy gives look inside futuristic Zumwalt destroyer The U.S. Navy has given its first look inside the stealthy and futuristic Zumwalt destroyer during the ship’s first port stop at Naval Station Newport in Rhode Island. The 610-foot-long warship with an angular shape cost more than $4.4 billion. It’s the most expensive destroyer built for…

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First Lockheed Martin GMLRS alternative warhead rolls off assembly line

Posted  September 12, 2016

The first Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System Alternative Warhead rocket has rolled off the production line at Lockheed Martin’s Camden, Ark., manufacturing facility.

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