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Sierra Nevada Corporation joins Lockheed Martin Skunk Works® JSTARS recap team

Lockheed Martin announced June 20 that Sierra Nevada Corporation has joined the Skunk Works® JSTARS Recapitalization (Recap) team, which currently includes Bombardier and Raytheon, bringing greater value to the partnership, and the team's ability to deliver a premier solution to the U.S. Air Force.

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Airpower on display at Paris Air Show

U.S. aircraft and Department of Defense personnel are on display at the Paris Air Show in Le Bourget, France, June 19-25.

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Spirit AeroSystems joins NASA Advanced Composites Consortium

Spirit AeroSystems announced June 21 it has accepted an invitation to join NASA's Advanced Composites Consortium (ACC) as a Tier-1 member.

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Prototypes rapidly deliver cyber capabilities

Serving as "test drives" for possible Army systems of the future, prototypes are playing an increasingly vital role as a natural bridge between emerging technologies and more mature solutions that are part of official programs of record.

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Luke AFB to resume F-35 flights after hypoxia investigation

Luke Air Force Base in Airzona will resume flights of F-35 fighter jets Wednesday after experts and engineers investigated a series of events in which pilots reported symptoms of oxygen deprivation, base officials said June 19.


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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted  June 16, 2017

On Dec. 5, 1943, the crew of B-24E #41-28463 -- an Army Air Corps Liberator -- was coming to the end of a night navigation mission that had started at Hammer Field near Fresno, Calif., the day before.

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AFRL’s Advanced Power Technology Office efficiently ‘lifts’ C-5 maintainers

Posted  June 16, 2017

Air Force photograph The Air Force Research Laboratory’s Advanced Power Technology Office is in the process of testing a newly designed hybrid electric and battery powered mobile dock system for C-5 maintenance at Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex.The new system integrates ‘clean’ technology and has the potential to save maintenance time while increasing operational readiness…

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DARPA programs create systems for data, networks

Posted  June 16, 2017

The internet is an infrastructure that supports all aspects of modern life, and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is creating technology to protect U.S. data, networks and national security, DARPA’s acting director said in Baltimore, Md., June 14.

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Lockheed Martin team congratulates Australia in joining the global Aegis fleet

Posted  June 16, 2017

Lockheed Martin Australia congratulates the Commonwealth of Australia for receiving its first Aegis-equipped ship, HOBART at a ceremony marking the occasion June 16 in Adelaide.   The handover of HOBART to the Department of Defence marks a significant milestone for Australia – officially joining the Lockheed Martin global Aegis fleet alongside Japan, Spain, Norway, the Republic…

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Top local brass meet at Edwards for annual Mojave Commanders’ Summit

Posted  June 16, 2017

Military leaders and stakeholders from around the region met at the Airman and Family Readiness Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., June 7, 2017, for this year’s Mojave Commanders’ Summit.

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