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Air Force selects UTC Aerospace Systems DB-110 for multi-nation foreign military sales acquisition

UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp., announced Feb. 21 that it has been awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with an initial ceiling of $22.9 million from the U.S. Air Force for the DB-110 Airborne Reconnaissance System.

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NASA wants ideas from university teams for future human space missions

Teams at U.S. colleges and universities have an opportunity to potentially help NASA with innovative design ideas to meet the challenges of space exploration.

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Lockheed Martin completes assembly on Arabsat’s newest communications satellite

A new, high-capacity communications satellite that will deliver TV, internet and mobile phone services to the Middle East, Africa and Europe is one step closer to launch.

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First Sikorsky combat rescue helicopter enters final assembly

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, is beginning final assembly of the first HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter, which will bring unprecedented capability enhancements to the U.S. Air Force rescue mission.

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Vice chief testifies how Army is addressing threats through modernization, other capabilities

The last time a Soldier was killed by enemy aircraft on the battlefield was in 1953, during the Korean War, said Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. James C. McConville.


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Headlines – March 8, 2017

Posted  March 8, 2017

News WikiLeaks releases trove of alleged CIA hacking documents – In what appears to be the largest leak of CIA documents in history, WikiLeaks released on Tuesday thousands of pages describing sophisticated software tools and techniques used by the agency to break into smartphones, computers and even Internet-connected televisions.   U.S. starts deploying anti-missile system…

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News Briefs – March 8, 2017

Posted  March 8, 2017

Kosovo’s president asks for creation of a regular army Kosovo’s president asked parliament March 7 to transform the country’s lightly armed security forces into a regular army, a move likely to anger Serbia. Hashim Thaci submitted a draft law saying that “the transformation of Kosovo Security Force (KSF) into an army is a normal step…

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Veterans

Hesed Shel Emes: The truest form of kindness

Posted  March 8, 2017

Seventy-years ago, a young man was killed in World War II just days before the surrender of Japan. Since then, he has been interred with the wrong emblem on his headstone -- that is, until recently.

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Lockheed Martin awarded third gen Air Force logistics contract

Posted  March 8, 2017

The Defense Logistics Agency has named Lockheed Martin as the Industrial Product-Support Vendor (IPV) for the U.S. Air Force Generation III logistics program. Lockheed Martin will continue to enable rapid replenishment of consumable parts to U.S. Air Force Air Logistics Complexes at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., and Robins Air…

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Lightning in the skies

Posted  March 8, 2017

Air Force photograph by Kristin Stewart A 33rd Fighter Wing F-35A takes off Feb. 27 to conduct sorties over the 724 square miles of land ranges and 120,000 miles of over water airspace at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The F-35 is the world’s most advanced multi-role fighter providing unmatched capabilities to military forces around…

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