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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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U.S. Air Force bombers integrate with Royal Australian Air Force JTACS

U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers based at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, conducted two separate integration training missions with Royal Australian Air Force Joint Terminal Attack Controllers as part of Exercise Talisman Saber 17 at Shoalwater Field Training Area, Australia, July 17 and 19, 2017.

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July 20, 1969: One giant leap for mankind

July 1969. It's a little over eight years since the flights of Gagarin and Shepard, followed quickly by President Kennedy's challenge to put a man on the moon before the decade is out.

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Living in deep space

Refurbishing a shuttle-era cargo container used to transfer cargo to the International Space Station, Lockheed Martin is prototyping a deep space habitat for NASA at Kennedy Space Center.

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Command and Control: The key to winning wars

Four F-22 Raptors fly in and secure the airspace, behind them two F-16 Vipers ready their payload and prepare to drop bombs on an enemy target.


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Air Force Chief of Staff discusses joint fight with Incirlik Airmen

Posted  August 24, 2016

Air Force photograph by A1C Devin M. Rumbaugh U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein speaks to 39th Air Base Wing Airmen Aug. 17, 2016, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Goldfein spoke to the Airmen on their importance to the mission at Incirlik. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein…

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U.S. Army awards Raytheon Long Range Precision Fires risk mitigation contract

Posted  August 24, 2016

TUCSON, Ariz.–The U.S. Army has awarded Raytheon Company a $5.7 million risk-mitigation contract for the Long Range Precision Fires program. The new missile will replace the Army’s aging inventory of long range, surface-to-surface missiles. Fired from mobile launchers, LRPF will fly farther, faster, and feature a new warhead. “As the world’s largest missile maker, Raytheon…

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Charleston Airman earns Navy training distinction

Posted  August 24, 2016

A few miles from the bustling runways full of cargo planes at Joint Base Charleston, one airman is acquiring his sea legs.

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35 Years On, Voyager’s Legacy Continues at Saturn

Posted  August 24, 2016

Saturn, with its alluring rings and numerous moons, has long fascinated stargazers and scientists. After an initial flyby of Pioneer 11 in 1979, humanity got a second, much closer look at this complex planetary system in the early 1980s through the eyes of NASA's twin Voyager spacecraft.

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Board for Corrections of Naval Records, VA partner for online Q&A session

Posted  August 24, 2016

The Department of the Navy Board for Corrections of Naval Records (BCNR) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs are teaming up Aug. 26 to host a live Facebook question and answer session. The Q&A will be held at noon, EDT,[9 a.m., PDT] on the Navy’s Facebook page, www.facebook.com/USNavy. The live chat will provide current…

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