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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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U.S. Air Force bombers integrate with Royal Australian Air Force JTACS

U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers based at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, conducted two separate integration training missions with Royal Australian Air Force Joint Terminal Attack Controllers as part of Exercise Talisman Saber 17 at Shoalwater Field Training Area, Australia, July 17 and 19, 2017.

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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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Headlines – September 9, 2016

Posted  September 9, 2016

News GAO: DOD’s recovery from war ops, budget cuts might take another 10 years – The military’s ability to fully train and equip its forces is “at risk” and the military might struggle with readiness for another 10 years, the Government Accountability Office reported Sept. 7.   Russian jet flies within 10 feet of U.S….

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News Briefs – September 9, 2016

Posted  September 9, 2016

Navy crash at NAS Meridian Naval Air Station Meridian, Miss., reported a T-45C Goshawk jet aircraft assigned to Training Air Wing 1 crashed Sept. 7 at approximately 1:15 p.m., CDT, while conducting a training flight. The student and instructor pilot were able to eject safely near the airfield aboard NAS Meridian. NAS first responders have…

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Space

Countdown to launch

Posted  September 9, 2016

The WorldView-4 satellite, built by Lockheed Martin for DigitalGlobe, Inc., has been encapsulated in its protective launch vehicle fairing.

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Defense

AF narrows locations considered for basing new RPA units

Posted  September 9, 2016

The Air Force has selected candidate bases for a potential new MQ-9 Reaper wing with units at up to two locations. For the first location, the Air Force identified Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz.; Moody AFB, Ga.; Mountain Home AFB, Idaho; Offutt AFB, Neb.; and Shaw AFB, S.C., as candidate bases to potentially host an…

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Business

Northrop Grumman to showcase advanced technologies for National Guard

Posted  September 9, 2016

National Guard photograph The OpenPod™ is  a modular, reconfigurable open architecture pod platform that offers IRST (infrared search and track), targeting and other capabilities. Northrop Grumman will highlight a full range of solutions for the many missions of the National Guard at the 138th General Conference & Exhibition of the National Guard Association of the…

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