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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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News Briefs – September 7, 2016

Posted  September 7, 2016

Navy’s Zumwalt leaving Bath Iron Works this week The stealthy Zumwalt destroyer is ready to leave Maine for good. The 610-foot-long destroyer is due to leave Bath Iron Works Sept. 7 en route to its formal commissioning ceremony next month in Baltimore. It’ll be making port calls along the way. The futuristic-looking Zumwalt is the…

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Certifiable Predator B successfully completes aircraft integration

Posted  September 7, 2016

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. announced Sept. 7 that aircraft integration of its new Certifiable Predator® B RPA system has been completed at the company’s Poway, Calif., production facility and that the aircraft has been shipped to its Gray Butte Flight Operations facility near Palmdale, Calif., in preparation for developmental testing.

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Air Force advances rocket technology

Posted  September 7, 2016

Tests first full-scale component of Hydrocarbon Boost Program The United States is one step closer to eliminating its reliance on Russian technology to launch its military satellites. The Hydrocarbon Boost Technology Demonstrator, a U.S. Air Force technology effort focused on development of Oxygen Rich Staged Combustion rocket engine technology, has recently completed its first full-scale…

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Polish team reaches ‘new heights’ in partnership with Lockheed Martin

Posted  September 7, 2016

The Warsaw University of Technology and Lockheed Martin successfully demonstrated their UAV optimization technologies using aerial command and control of multiple unmanned aerial vehicles. The demonstration marks another successful milestone in the joint WUT-Lockheed Martin advanced applied research program on optimization of diverse fleets of aircraft, and concepts associated with manned-unmanned command and control of…

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Malmstrom tests Minuteman III with launch from Vandenberg

Posted  September 7, 2016

A team of Air Force Global Strike Command Airmen from the 341st Missile Wing at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont., launched an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile equipped with a test re-entry vehicle Sept. 5 from Vandenberg AFB, Calif.

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