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Northrop Grumman showcases autonomous maritime capabilities

Northrop Grumman in collaboration with industry partners participated in the U.S. Navy’s Advanced Naval Technology Exercise last month in Newport, R.I. The company demonstrated advanced capabilities in the command and control of future unmanned maritime missions and the ability to more effectively deliver critical information to the warfighter in contested environments.

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Army researchers develop software to ensure that if a military robot falls, it can get itself up

Scientists at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory have developed software to ensure that if a robot falls, it can get itself back up, meaning future military robots will be less reliant on their Soldier handlers.

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Sikorsky HH-60W combat rescue helo weapons system, operational flight trainers in final assembly

Sikorsky announced Sept. 18 that final assembly of the first HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter Weapons System and Operational Flight Trainers is underway, supporting the smooth entry of the aircraft into the U.S. Air Force fleet in 2020.

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SecAF provides Air Force update

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson presented an update of the state of the Air Force Sept. 17, during the 2018 Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Md.

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Northrop Grumman begins MQ-8C Fire Scout flight tests in Mississippi

Northrop Grumman recently began flight tests for MQ-8C Fire Scout aircraft produced in Moss Point at the Trent Lott International Airport, a major milestone for the company and the region’s aerospace economy.

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Life-saving NASA communications system turns 20

Posted  January 10, 2018

NASA photograph The South Pole TDRS Relay ground terminal was installed at the National Science Foundation’s Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station in December 1997 to help connect NSF researchers and their scientific data to the rest of the world. This image shows the original SPTR system, which became operational on Jan. 9, 1998. NASA’s Tracking and…

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Sikorsky signs contract with Chile for six Black Hawks

Posted  December 7, 2016

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company has successfully concluded contract negotiations with the Chilean Air Force (Fuerza Aérea de Chile) for six S-70i™ Black Hawk helicopters for the service’s medium-lift helicopter recapitalization program. When delivered in 2018, the new helicopters will fulfill Chile’s requirement to perform both military and humanitarian missions, such as troop transport, search…

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AF introduces first fully built HH-60G Ops Loss Replacement helicopter

Posted  June 29, 2016

The Air Force introduced the first of 21 fully built HH-60G Pave Hawk Operational Loss Replacement (OLR) helicopters June 28 at a ceremony in Huntsville, Ala.

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Headlines – March 23, 2018

Posted  March 23, 2018

News After 15 years, Iraq vets in Congress worry lawmakers learned little from the war – Fifteen years after the start of the Iraq war, Sen. Tammy Duckworth is worried that Congress didn’t learn anything from the controversial conflict.   Trump replacing McMaster with John Bolton as national security adviser – Charging ahead with the…

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Headlines – February 21, 2018

Posted  February 21, 2018

News The war America isn’t fighting – Former Defense Secretary Ash Carter tells us about his Pentagon plan to counter Russia — and why both Obama and Trump have failed to execute it.   Russia warns U.S. not to ‘play with fire’ in Syrian conflict – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned the Trump administration…

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