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Lockheed Martin delivers first HC-130J Combat King II to NY Air National Guard

Lockheed Martin has delivered the first of four HC-130J Combat King II aircraft today to representatives from the New York Air National Guard’s 106th Rescue Wing. This HC-130J will be operated by the 102nd Rescue Squadron at Francis S. Grabreski Air National Guard Base, N.Y.

Business

Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 DEFIANT™ helicopter achieves first flight

The Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 DEFIANT™ helicopter achieved first flight March 21 at Sikorsky's West Palm Beach, Fla., site.

Defense

F-35A crew swap provides flexibility for training, combat

Maintainers and pilots in the 388th Fighter Wing at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, recently completed the first operational rapid crew swap exercise with the F-35A Lightning II.

Business

Northrop Grumman to support cyber, electronic warfare capabilities for Army forces

The U.S. Army has selected Northrop Grumman as one of multiple companies competing for task orders issued under R4, an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract with a ceiling of $982 million.

Space

NASA’s Mars 2020 Rover is put to the test

In a little more than seven minutes in the early afternoon of Feb. 18, 2021, NASA's Mars 2020 rover will execute about 27,000 actions and calculations as it speeds through the hazardous transition from the edge of space to Mars' Jezero Crater.


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Space

NASA’s Mars 2020 Rover is put to the test

Posted  March 20, 2019

In a little more than seven minutes in the early afternoon of Feb. 18, 2021, NASA's Mars 2020 rover will execute about 27,000 actions and calculations as it speeds through the hazardous transition from the edge of space to Mars' Jezero Crater.

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Defense

‘The Bone’ returns to Arnold Air Force Base for store separation testing

Posted  March 20, 2019

Air Force photograph by Bradley Hicks A store model positions near one of the three weapons bays on a 10 percent model of the B-1B Lancer. For the first time since 2000, the B-1B is involved in testing at Arnold Air Force Base. Tests are currently ongoing to determine the effects a newly-introduced targeting pod…

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Business

Raytheon’s Enterprise Air Surveillance Radar to begin live testing at Wallops Island test facility

Posted  March 20, 2019

Raytheon’s Enterprise Air Surveillance Radar just took a 12-hour trip down the Eastern Seaboard. EASR, the newest sensor in the U.S. Navy’s SPY-6 family of radars, recently completed subsystem testing at Raytheon’s Near Field Range in Sudbury, Massachusetts. The 6′ x 6′ rotating array was wrapped, loaded onto a flatbed truck and eventually crane-lifted onto a…

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Defense

NAWCAD Lakehurst adapts weapons loader for F-35B

Posted  March 20, 2019

Team work and co-location at Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division Lakehurst, N.J., resulted in modified Support Equipment that gives the F-35B Lightning II more capability.

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Business

Boeing announces trio of leadership moves

Posted  March 20, 2019

Boeing on March 20 announced three leadership moves aimed at further strengthening the company’s global presence and partnerships: * Marc Allen named senior vice president of Boeing and president of Embraer Partnership and Group Operations; * Sir Michael Arthur named president of Boeing International; and, * John Slattery announced as president and chief executive officer…

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