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Lockheed Martin completes 300th electro-optical targeting system for F-35

Lockheed Martin recently completed its 300th Electro-Optical Targeting System (EOTS) for the F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter. 

SECAF Defense

SECAF outlines Air Force priorities during speech

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson discussed the state of the Air Force during the Air Force Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference Sept. 18, 2017.

CSAF Defense

Goldfein delivers Air Force update

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein provided an update to his three focus areas during his remarks at the Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Md., Sept. 19, 2017.

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Army to prioritize top equipment programs in service-wide review

Over the next several months, some 820 equipment programs -- including combat vehicles, aircraft, and even gear worn or carried by Soldiers -- are expected to be rank ordered by their importance to the Army's war fighting mission, as a way to determine if the Army is spending its limited resources in the best ways possible.

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Upgraded laser outguns threat in half the time

A Lockheed Martin prototype laser weapon system proved that an advanced system of sensors, software and specialized optics can deliver decisive lethality against unmanned aerial vehicle threats.


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General Dynamics receives $101 million U.S. Navy award for Ohio replacement submarine development

Posted  October 10, 2016

The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $101.3 million contract modification to continue development of the Common Missile Compartment for the Navy’s Ohio Replacement submarine and the United Kingdom’s Successor-class ballistic-missile submarine. The modification is for the procurement of 22 missile tubes to support the manufacturing of the Common Missile Compartment. Electric…

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Army photograph by David Vergun
Defense

Army, GM unveil new tactical hydrogen vehicle

Posted  October 10, 2016

The Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center and General Motors unveiled an energy-efficient tactical vehicle here that could one day save lives on the battlefield.

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Business

Raytheon developing next-generation human/machine interface for armored ground vehicles

Posted  October 10, 2016

Raytheon is developing new technology to provide comprehensive situational awareness to troops inside windowless armored vehicles, as part of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Ground X-Vehicle Technologies (GXV-T) program. The goal of GXV-T is to improve the mobility and survivability of armored vehicles without adding more armor and weight. DARPA is funding advanced technology…

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Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier
Defense

Training detachment expands maintainers’ knowledge AF-wide

Posted  October 10, 2016

From the outside, it’s a barren building with no windows and few travelers through the doors, but down its concrete halls, Airmen from all over the world are expanding their knowledge on aircraft maintenance.

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Headlines – October 7, 2016

Posted  October 7, 2016

News Dozens of Afghan troops missing from military training in U.S. – Forty-four Afghan troops visiting the United States for military training have gone missing in less than two years, presumably in an effort to live and work illegally in America, Pentagon officials said.     Business Poland drops Caracal helicopter talks with Airbus –…

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