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VIDEO: Certifying The F-35 Lightning II for Crisis Response

PACIFIC OCEAN (April 13, 2018) F-35B Lightning II pilots with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit perform flight operations aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD-1) during certification exercises. The 31st MEU and Amphibious Squadron 11 conduct certification exercises as the final evaluation in a series of training exercises which …

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VIDEO: Liftoff! SpaceX Launches NASA TESS Planet Finder Mission

NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) mission was launched atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on April 18, 2018. — NASA’s TESS Satellite Will Supercharge Search for Nearby, Earth-Like Worlds https://www.space.com/40307-nasa-tess-satellite-earth-like-exoplanets.html

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VIDEO: Atlas 5 rocket Launches on Air Force Space Command Mission

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas 5 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida on Saturday (April 14) carrying a multi-satellite military payload, the joint venture Lockheed Martin/Boeing space company said in a statement. Weekend tourists could be seen along the beach watching the 20-story rocket generating some 2.5 million …

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VIDEO: MQ-25

The Skunk Works® purpose-built MQ-25 unmanned tanker concept is designed to deliver robust refueling capability to support our combat strike fighters and extend the range of our aircraft carriers. Our offering builds on our unmanned systems legacy including the RQ-170 to bring proven, low-risk approaches to our design. http://lmt.co/2HaX3YD.

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VIDEO: Eyes on ISIS

In October 2016, Allies agreed to provide support to the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS with NATO’s AWACS surveillance aircraft. Their advanced sensors allow them to fly in Turkey while observing and managing the airspace in Iraq and Syria. NATO AWACS aircraft help improve the Coalition’s air picture. This makes …

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VIDEO: Quiet Supersonic X-Plane

Supersonic commercial travel is on the horizon. Lockheed Martin Skunk Works® has partnered with NASA for more than a decade to enable the next generation of commercial supersonic aircraft. http://lmt.co/2JfuObV

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VIDEO: Project Maven: The Pentagon’s New Artificial Intelligence Has Been Hunting Terrorists for Months

Defense One’s Global Business Editor Marcus Weisgerber explains what we know so far about an experimental U.S. military project using artificial intelligence. The program’s name: Project Maven. // Written and narrated by Marcus Weisgerber; produced by Ben Watson. Read more at http://www.defenseone.com/feature/art…

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