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A Shark in the desert

It’s pretty common around our desert home to see people come to a stop, bend their necks and look skyward as the sounds of aircraft herald their approach overhead.

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Bowers inspires students to be their best

Al Bowers, who is the chief scientist at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California, loves to hear about the successes of people he has mentored. For decades he has been a strong supporter of education and seeding young minds.

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Wi-Fi in space, spacecraft technologies launched on Blue Origin rocket

A company vying to be the first internet service provider in space as well as a NASA monitoring system for testing technologies on suborbital vehicles were both carried into space when Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket successfully launched April 29.

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Sikorsky begins CH-53 King Stallion deliveries to Marine Corps

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, delivered the first CH-53 King Stallion helicopter to the U.S. Marine Corps May 16. The aircraft is the first of an expected 200 helicopters for the Marine Corps' fleet.

Aerotech News Digital Edition - May 18, 2018 News

Aerotech News Digital Edition – May 18, 2018

Welcome to the Aerotech News and Review digital edition! We have some great feature stories prepared for your reading enjoyment in this week’s issue. Check out our cover story on the Dream Chaser space plane, which recently wrapped up ground and flight testing conducted by NASA Armstrong at Edwards AFB.


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Defense

Around the Air Force: July 26

Posted  July 29, 2016

On this look around the Air Force the chief of staff of the Air Force and chief master sergeant of the Air Force address basic allowance for housing concerns, Airmen partner with Kenyans to provide aid, and weapons loaders load missiles internally and externally on an F-35A Lightning II.

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30th Merlin MK2 helicopter delivered to UK Ministry of Defence

Posted  July 29, 2016

Lockheed Martin UK joined representatives from the Royal Navy and the Ministry of Defence for a ceremony to mark the handover of the final airframe at Leonardo’s facility in Yeovil, England. For the last 10 years, employees from both Lockheed Martin and Leonardo have been involved in the design, development and manufacture of the Merlin…

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Defense

Raytheon to service Swiss radar warning receiver

Posted  July 29, 2016

Raytheon has signed its first commercial performance based logistics contract with RUAG Switzerland Ltd., a five-year agreement to service the ALR-67(V)3, an advanced digital radar warning receiver, for the Swiss government. The ALR-67(V)3 warns F-18 pilots of potentially hostile activities, offering real-time situational awareness. “A PBL is like a service contract you’d buy with a…

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Business

Lockheed Martin delivers final MH-60R Seahawk U.S. Navy for Royal Australian Navy

Posted  July 29, 2016

Lockheed Martin photograph Lockheed Martin delivers 24th, and final, MH-60R Seahawk® helicopter destined for the Royal Australian Navy. Lockheed Martin has delivered the 24th, and final, MH-60R Seahawk® helicopter to the U.S. Navy in support of the Navy’s Foreign Military Sales program with the Royal Australian Navy. The milestone delivery took place during a July…

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Space

Countdown to Launch: WorldView-4 Earth imaging satellite arrives at Vandenberg for launch

Posted  July 29, 2016

After a more than 250-mile road trip in a cleanroom-on-wheels, Lockheed Martin delivered DigitalGlobe’s (NYSE: DGI) WorldView-4 satellite to Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

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