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DOD aims to save $1.9 billion through HQ restructuring

The Defense Department is restructuring its headquarters staffs as it looks to save $1.9 billion in a 25 percent reduction of costs.

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‘Ghost Brigade’ soldiers prepare for future conflicts

Since 1981, military personnel have come and gone through the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., to prepare for missions around the world.

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Standard Missile-3 flight test validates engineering upgrade

Raytheon and the Missile Defense Agency completed a successful flight test of an improved Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IB third stage rocket motor.

Air Force photograph by SrA. Andrea Posey Defense

Eglin units save big with F-35 innovations

Since the introduction of the F-35A Lightning II, airmen at Eglin Air Force Base’s (Fla.) 33rd Fighter Wing have saved the Air Force close to $84,000 and more than 720 hours of shipping delays by locally manufacturing parts and tools.

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Barksdale unit first to train with latest B-52 upgrade

In a world of military budget constraints and tough acquisition choices, boosting the efficiency of current assets is a no-brainer.


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Defense

Barksdale B-52s drop bombs in exercise with Jordanian forces

Posted  May 25, 2016

Army photograph by SFC Sean A. Foley A B-52 Stratofortress receives an escort from two Royal Jordanian Air Force F-16 fighter aircraft at the start of a combined arms live-fire exercise near Al Zarqa, Jordan, during the culminating event of exercise Eager Lion on May 24, 2016. Eager Lion is a bilateral military exercise with…

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Business

Lockheed Martin recognizes big achievements of small business suppliers

Posted  May 25, 2016

Lockheed Martin recently recognized 19 small business suppliers, out of thousands from across the nation, who have made extraordinary contributions to the Missiles and Fire Control business area’s products and services. For more than 20 years, Lockheed Martin has annually celebrated small business suppliers providing quality goods and services, and outstanding support. “Lockheed Martin relies…

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Defense

Carter commissions Yale’s first ROTC class in four decades

Posted  May 25, 2016

DOD photograph by Air Forece SMSgt. Adrian Cadiz Defense Secretary Ash Carter administers the oath of office to Air Force and Naval ROTC students during a commissioning ceremony at Yale University in New Haven, Conn., May 23, 2016. Defense Secretary Ash Carter returned to his alma mater May 23 to commission the first graduates of…

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Lockheed Martin to build advanced sonar systems as Navy’s heavyweight torpedo returns to production

Posted  May 25, 2016

Lockheed Martin photograph Lockheed Martin will provide fully integrated guidance and control sections to increase the inventory of MK 48 Mod 7 torpedoes. The MK 48 torpedo is used by all classes of submarines as their anti-submarine warfare (ASW) and anti-surface warfare (ASuW) weapon. Lockheed Martin will provide the U.S. Navy the latest advancements in…

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General Dynamics delivers new digital Manpack radios for U.S. Army testing

Posted  May 25, 2016

General Dynamics Mission Systems delivered 30 new two-channel Manpack networking radios to the U.S. Army for evaluation. The digital radios are the first to be delivered by General Dynamics under the Army’s production contract awarded in March. The digital radios by General Dynamics are based on the rigorously tested, evaluated and fielded AN/PRC-155 two-channel networking…

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