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Air Force selects UTC Aerospace Systems DB-110 for multi-nation foreign military sales acquisition

UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp., announced Feb. 21 that it has been awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with an initial ceiling of $22.9 million from the U.S. Air Force for the DB-110 Airborne Reconnaissance System.

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NASA wants ideas from university teams for future human space missions

Teams at U.S. colleges and universities have an opportunity to potentially help NASA with innovative design ideas to meet the challenges of space exploration.

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Lockheed Martin completes assembly on Arabsat’s newest communications satellite

A new, high-capacity communications satellite that will deliver TV, internet and mobile phone services to the Middle East, Africa and Europe is one step closer to launch.

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First Sikorsky combat rescue helicopter enters final assembly

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, is beginning final assembly of the first HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter, which will bring unprecedented capability enhancements to the U.S. Air Force rescue mission.

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Vice chief testifies how Army is addressing threats through modernization, other capabilities

The last time a Soldier was killed by enemy aircraft on the battlefield was in 1953, during the Korean War, said Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. James C. McConville.

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Space & Technology

New Boeing satellite will increase connectivity throughout Asia Pacific

Posted  February 22, 2017

Boeing will build a 702 satellite to expand communication for mobile telephone, data and internet users throughout the Asia-Pacific region. The satellite, owned and operated by SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation and Kacific Broadband Satellites, has two distinct payloads. The JCSAT-18 payload will improve mobile and broadband services for SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation customers in Asia…

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C-5Ms deliver Army helicopters to Europe for Atlantic Resolve

Posted  February 22, 2017

A contingent of Army AH-64 Apache helicopters, delivered by two U.S. Air Force Air Mobility Command C-5M Galaxies, arrived at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Feb. 22, 2017, in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve.

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SpaceX launches rocket from NASA’s historic moon pad

Posted  February 22, 2017

A SpaceX rocket soared from NASA's long-idled moonshot pad Feb. 19, sending up space station supplies from the exact spot where astronauts embarked on the lunar landings nearly a half-century ago.

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Alaskan Raptors arrive in Australia for training initiative

Posted  February 22, 2017

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Alexander Martinez A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor assigned to the 90th Fighter Squadron at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, taxies on the runway at Royal Australian Air Force Base Tindal, Australia, Feb. 13, 2017. Twelve F-22 Raptors and approximately 200 Airmen are at RAAF Base Tindal as part of…

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Boeing delivers Korean Air’s First 787-9 Dreamliner

Posted  February 22, 2017

Boeing and Korean Air Feb. 22 celebrated the delivery of the airline's first 787-9 Dreamliner.

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