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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. 

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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.

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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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Events

McCarthy to hold U.S. Service Academy forum

Posted  October 7, 2016

Congressman Kevin McCarthy will hold a forum in Bakersfield for students in the 23rd Congressional District interested in attending one of the U.S. Service Academies Oct. 29, 2016. “Our nation’s Service Academies provide our students with the opportunity to obtain an excellent education and also equip our young people with the skills to become great…

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NASA Armstrong educating teachers

Posted  October 7, 2016

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds Getting educated — Teachers Lori Britiset, Jaqueline Ortiz, Kathleen Hackel and Karla Ortiz attended a NASA workshop where they learned about water filtration and how critical it is for astronauts to recycle water. Just in time for Earth Science Week, Oct 9-15, teachers were shown several ways they can teach…

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Goldfein: Committed to joint warfighting

Posted  October 7, 2016

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Dave Goldfein addressed a standing room only crowd during a multi-domain battle contemporary forum at the Association of the U.S. Army Annual Meeting and Exposition at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., Oct. 4.

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Aerial photographer hangs up his helmet after flying more than 2,000 hours

Posted  October 7, 2016

Lockheed Martin aerial photographer Tom Reynolds didn’t have a clue that saying yes to a temporary, year-long assignment would turn into a 33-year career at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Rosamond honors military, veterans

Posted  October 7, 2016

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds Rosamond Community Queens left their tiaras and gowns at home and donned khaki outfits reminiscent of World War II-era uniforms. Their float, entitled “Heroes Don’t Wear Capes, They Wear Dog Tags” was one of the crowd’s favorites. The community of Rosamond honored those serving in the military during the 40th…

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