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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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A different look at history

Those of you who are students of history and enjoy the subject are the ones who will carry it forward to future generations.

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NASA’s lunar outpost will extend human presence in deep space

As NASA sets its sights on returning to the Moon, and preparing for Mars, the agency is developing new opportunities in lunar orbit to provide the foundation for human exploration deeper into the solar system.


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U.S. conducts airstrikes against ISIL in Sirte, Libya

Posted  August 1, 2016

http://static.dvidshub.net/media/video/1608/DOD_103521504/DOD_103521504-512×288-442k.mp4 On Aug. 1, at the request of the Libyan Government of National Accord, the U.S. military conducted precision airstrikes against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant targets in Sirte, Libya, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook said in a news release. The airstrikes were in support of GNA-affiliated forces seeking to defeat ISIL in…

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Veteran homelessness drops nearly 50 percent since 2010

Posted  August 1, 2016

The Housing and Urban Development and Veterans Affairs departments and the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness today announced that the number of veterans experiencing homelessness in the United States has been cut nearly in half since 2010.

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Raytheon opens new cyber center in Augusta, Ga.

Posted  August 1, 2016

Raytheon has opened its newest cyber facility in Augusta, Ga., to deliver a wide range of cybersecurity capabilities to the U.S. Department of Defense, particularly the U.S. Army Cyber Command as it relocates to Fort Gordon. “Our DOD customers have come to rely on Raytheon to solve their toughest cybersecurity challenges – from cyber hardening…

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NAVAIR marks first flight with 3-D printed, safety-critical parts

Posted  August 1, 2016

Naval Air Systems Command marked its first successful flight demonstration of a flight critical aircraft component built using additive manufacturing techniques, July 29, 2016.

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Centerpiece of the Ballistic Missile Defense System recognized for ‘game changing’ advancements

Posted  August 1, 2016

Ensuring the Ballistic Missile Defense System operates as a unified, secure network amid emerging threats is the mission of the Command, Control, Battle Management and Communications team led by Lockheed Martin.

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