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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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Aerial refueling: Tankers serve as gas stations in Nevada skies

Posted  August 12, 2016

Over the Nevada Test and Training Range, aircraft from all over the globe blast through the Nevada sky in a simulated war scenario. In the exercise, called Red Flag, units test their abilities against some of the military's premier aircraft while also receiving some of the best training offered in the world.

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Lancaster Museum displays NASA Armstrong artwork ‘Probing the Sky’

Posted  August 12, 2016

NASA photograph A portrait of Neil Armstrong painted by Robert Schaar in 2001 for the “Walk of Honor” series. The Museum of Art and History in Lancaster, Calif., will exhibit art from the collection of NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center from Aug. 13 through Oct. 30. Part of the museum’s “Made in America” exhibition, “NASA…

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Defense

All global strike bombers deploy to Andersen, maintain stability in PACOM theater

Posted  August 12, 2016

Air Force photograph by TSgt. Richard Ebensberger A B-52 Stratofortress, B-1B Lancer and B-2 Spirit sit beside one another on the flightline at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Aug.10, 2016. The occasion marked the first time in history that all three of Air Force Global Strike Command’s strategic bombers were positioned to simultaneously conduct operations…

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Lockheed Martin’s device now gets defense, satellite systems up and running 4x faster

Posted  August 12, 2016

Lockheed Martin photograph The Fast Cool Down Microcryocooler can cool an IR sensor in 3 minutes. It’s ultra-compact, too, with a cold head (right) that’s less than half the length of the previous model. A new micro-size cryocooler from Lockheed Martin is enabling quick-startup infrared sensors for missile and sensor applications. Cryocoolers are standard components…

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AF leaders discuss budget, operations during State of the Air Force

Posted  August 12, 2016

Air Force photograph by Scott M. Ash Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein speak during their State of the Air Force press conference in the Pentagon, Aug. 10, 2016. Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James and Chief of Staff of the Air Force David L….

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