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Lockheed Martin delivers first HIMARS vehicle produced 100 percent in Camden, Ark.

Lockheed Martin has delivered the first High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) launcher in which both the chassis and launcher components were manufactured at its facility in Camden, Ark.

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On the modern battlefield, ordinary Soldiers must also prepare to be frontline medics

When Lt. Gen. Sean B. MacFarland left Afghanistan in 2013, he said he remembers troops there had an expectation that medevac helicopters would evacuate the wounded within the so-called "golden hour"

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Navy’s new launch system eliminates concerns with latest testing

The Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System team completed testing at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, early this summer, validating a software fix that will ensure safe launches.

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NASA Television coverage set for next ISS crew launch

Three new crew members for the International Space Station are scheduled to launch on July 28.

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Lockheed Martin F-35s surpass 100,000 flight hours

The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft fleet recently exceeded 100,000 flight hours while the F-35 Integrated Test Force teams are completing the remaining requirements in the program's System Development and Demonstration phase.  


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Veteran astronaut Terry Virts retires from NASA

Posted  August 26, 2016

NASA photograph Terry Virts unwraps a Christmas gift on board the International Space Station, December 2014. With more than 3,600 orbits of the Earth under his belt, astronaut Terry Virts will leave NASA on Aug. 23. Over the course of his 16-year-career at NASA, he piloted a space shuttle and commanded the International Space Station….

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GA-ASI UAS Flight Training Academy graduates first aircrews

Posted  August 26, 2016

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. announced Aug. 25 that the company’s new Unmanned Aircraft System Flight Training Academy graduated its first cadre of GA-ASI aircrew Aug. 12. GAASI is a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions. “Our first graduates have benefitted from safe, effective, cutting-edge training…

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412th TW civilian promoted to one-star general

Posted  August 26, 2016

Air National Guard photograph by Tech. Sgt. Gregory Solman Dr. David Smith, 412th Test Wing Installation Support director at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., renews his oath of commissioned officers during a ceremony at March Air Reserve Base in Moreno Valley, Calif., Aug. 6, 2016. Smith was officially promoted to the rank of brigadier general…

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SEAD proves vital piece to Red Flag puzzle

Posted  August 26, 2016

It takes numerous pieces of all shapes and sizes to complete the puzzle of an Air Tasking Order during Red Flag at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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‘Expendable’ WWII Merrill’s Marauders survive into their 100s

Posted  August 26, 2016

Three Merrill's Marauders, 1944 survivors of the secret mission of almost 3,000 presidential volunteers who fought through the disease-ridden "forgotten theater" of World War II, the China-Burma-India Theater, have lived to the age of 101. Another made it to 100.

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