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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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News Briefs – August 17, 2016

Posted  August 17, 2016

Separatists, Russians stage exercises again in Moldova Moldovan separatists say Russian troops have joined their troops in the breakaway republic of Trans-Dniester for joint military exercises for the second time this month. The official news agency Novostipmr.com said Aug. 16 that special units took part in anti-terror exercises south of the separatist capital, Tiraspol. The…

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NASA has large presence at AirVenture

Posted  August 17, 2016

NASA showcased work from across the agency at the Experimental Aircraft Association's AirVenture 2016 event at the Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisc.

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Raytheon receives first contract to build Naval Strike Missile launchers

Posted  August 17, 2016

Raytheon has received an initial contract to produce Naval Strike Missile launchers at its production facility in Louisville, Ky. The deal ushers in U.S. manufacturing of the Norwegian-developed weapon system. Kongsberg Defence Systems awarded the initial contract for qualification units. The award follows a July announcement that Raytheon will produce NSM launchers in the U.S….

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Astro Aerospace completes NISAR reflector preliminary design review

Posted  August 17, 2016

Astro Aerospace, a Northrop Grumman company, has completed the preliminary design review of the AstroMesh® radar antenna reflector for the NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar satellite.

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NASA unveils new public web portal for research results

Posted  August 17, 2016

Public access to NASA-funded research data now is just a click away, with the launch of a new agency public access portal. The creation of the NASA-Funded Research Results portal on NASA.gov reflects the agency’s ongoing commitment to providing broad public access to science data. “At NASA, we are celebrating this opportunity to extend access…

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