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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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VSS Unity’s first flight test completed

Posted  September 14, 2016

Virgin Galactic’s VSS Unity took to the skies for the first time Sept. 8, the company’s first test flight since a 2014 accident killed a test pilot.

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Boeing reveals first two aircraft for U.S. Air Force T-X competition

Posted  September 14, 2016

Boeing photograph The Boeing and Saab T-X aircraft. Boeing and its partner Saab AB will use their two production T-X aircraft, revealed Sept. 13, to show the U.S. Air Force the performance, affordability, and maintainability advantages of their approach. Boeing T-X is an all-new aircraft designed specifically for the U.S. Air Force training mission, and…

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At hangar, Raptors find shelter from storm

Posted  September 14, 2016

NASA photograph by David C. Bowman As Tropical Storm Hermine charged up the East Coast Sept. 2, 2016, Langley Air Force Base reached out to the Research Services Directorate and NASA Langley Research Center hangar manager Dale Bowser to see if NASA Langley could store a few F-22 Raptors. Even though the hangar in Hampton,…

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Lockheed Martin expands F-16 repair center support with Derco Aerospace

Posted  September 14, 2016

Lockheed Martin is partnering with Derco Repair Services, Inc. in Milwaukee, Wisc., to expand its Global Supply Chain Services and support to F-16 operators worldwide. The company recently named Derco Repair Services as an authorized F-16 Hologram repair center. The Lockheed Martin Hologram designation is only awarded to repair and overhaul facilities that meet or…

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PAR program issues EMD request for proposal

Posted  September 14, 2016

Air National Guard photograph by Maj. Dale Greer Air Force One, an Air Force VC-25, sits on the flightline at the Kentucky Air National Guard Base in Louisville, Ky., April 2, 2015. The Air Force officially requested a proposal from Boeing to complete detailed design, modification, test and fielding of two aircraft that will provide…

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