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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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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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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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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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Boeing posts rare quarterly loss, mulls phasing out 747

Posted  July 29, 2016

Boeing, absorbing billions in write-downs related to two of its newest commercial jets and a military fuel tanker, reported its first quarterly loss in nearly seven years. Yet revenue for the Chicago aerospace giant rose 1 percent to $24.8 billion, and company shares rose steadily before the opening bell Julyi 27. Charges totaling $3 billion…

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