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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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Military identifies American soldier killed in Afghanistan

Posted  August 26, 2016

The U.S. military has identified the soldier who was killed in Afghanistan Aug. 23. The head of U.S. Central Command, Gen. Joseph Votel, issued a statement Wednesday identifying the soldier as Army Staff Sgt. Matthew V. Thompson. The Defense Department said Thompson was 28 and from Irvine, Calif. Votel extended condolences to the soldier’s family…

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U.S. Marine Corps receives 50th KC-130J Super Hercules aerial refueler

Posted  August 26, 2016

The U.S. Marine Corps accepted delivery of its 50th KC-130J Super Hercules aerial refueler at the Lockheed Martin facility in Marietta, Ga., Aug. 18, 2016. This KC-130J is assigned to Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif. The Marine Corps has the distinction of operating the largest KC-130J fleet in the world. As a member of…

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SpaceX Dragon splashes down with crucial NASA research samples

Posted  August 26, 2016

NASA Television This image, captured from NASA Television’s live coverage, shows SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft departing the International Space Station at 6:10 a.m., EDT, Aug. 26, 2016, after successfully delivering almost 5,000 pounds of supplies and scientific cargo on its ninth resupply mission to the orbiting laboratory. SpaceX’s Dragon cargo spacecraft splashed down in the Pacific…

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Headlines – August 24, 2016

Posted  August 24, 2016

News U.S. service member killed in Afghanistan’s Helmand province – A U.S. service member was killed in Afghanistan’s restive Helmand province Aug. 23 after his patrol triggered a roadside bomb. The blast also wounded another American and six Afghan soldiers.   Turkey open to Russian planes at U.S. Incirlik hub – Could U.S. warplanes soon…

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News Briefs – August 24, 2016

Posted  August 24, 2016

Iran parliament pushes back on military for Russian base use Iran’s parliament has pushed back against the military dismissing its oversight following Russia using an Iranian air base to launch airstrikes on Syria. Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani brought up the topic Aug. 23 as lawmakers gathered in Tehran, a day after Iranian officials announced Russia’s…

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