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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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HT AV March 3, 2017

Posted  March 3, 2017

U.S. Air Force Airman Deontae C. Morris graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward…

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World War I Centennial Commission seeks ‘tradition of service’ photos

Posted  March 3, 2017

Photograph courtesy of the National World War I Museum and Memorial Doughboys of Company G, 137th Infantry Regiment, 35th Division pose in front of a barracks in France in 1918. The soldier in the front row – Pvt. John Frary – was killed in the Meuse-Argonne campaign. Even after 100 years, the world still feels…

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Explore STEM at the Palmdale City Library’s ThinkShop

Posted  March 3, 2017

The Palmdale City Library continues its free STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) program for kids ages 5 to 11 called “ThinkShop” at 5 p.m., March 14 at the Library, located at 700 E. Palmdale Blvd. This fun and free event will encourage kids to solve problems in creative ways in a hands-on environment and…

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Conference aims to ‘Fire up the Future’

Posted  March 3, 2017

The theme this year for the Antelope Valley Board of Trade’s Annual Business Outlook Conference was “Fire Up the Future,” and fired up the conference was, attended by some 800 people or more from many walks of life.

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First Australian PC-21 aircraft to make appearance at the Australian International Airshow at Avalon

Posted  March 3, 2017

In a presentation that marks a significant milestone for the AIR 5428 Pilot Training Program, today the Lockheed Martin–led delivery team welcomed the arrival of the first two of 49 PC-21 aircraft with the Royal Australian Air Force. The PC-21 is a key element of the AIR 5428 program and, along with state-of-the-art training simulations…

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