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Lockheed Martin completes 300th electro-optical targeting system for F-35

Lockheed Martin recently completed its 300th Electro-Optical Targeting System (EOTS) for the F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter. 

SECAF Defense

SECAF outlines Air Force priorities during speech

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson discussed the state of the Air Force during the Air Force Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference Sept. 18, 2017.

CSAF Defense

Goldfein delivers Air Force update

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein provided an update to his three focus areas during his remarks at the Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Md., Sept. 19, 2017.

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Army to prioritize top equipment programs in service-wide review

Over the next several months, some 820 equipment programs -- including combat vehicles, aircraft, and even gear worn or carried by Soldiers -- are expected to be rank ordered by their importance to the Army's war fighting mission, as a way to determine if the Army is spending its limited resources in the best ways possible.

LM-laser Business

Upgraded laser outguns threat in half the time

A Lockheed Martin prototype laser weapon system proved that an advanced system of sensors, software and specialized optics can deliver decisive lethality against unmanned aerial vehicle threats.


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Defense

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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Business

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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Defense

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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