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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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VIDEO: DARPA OFFSET Program Calls for Second Swarm Sprints

The focus of this swarm sprint is on enabling improved swarm autonomy through enhancements of swarm platforms and/or autonomy elements, with the operational backdrop of utilizing a diverse swarm of 50 air and ground robots to isolate an urban objective within an area of two square city blocks over a …

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VIDEO: Joint STARS Takes Flight for the First Time

On April 1, 1988, Northrop Grumman tested the flight handling capabilities of the Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System development aircraft. Airborne at 1:15 p.m., Grumman’s test pilots flew the modified 707 jet for just over two hours to kick off the flight test program in Melbourne, Florida. Learn more …

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VIDEO: Modular Active Protection Systems: Ahead of the Threat Curve

The U.S. Army’s Modular Active Protection Systems (MAPS) solution protects armored vehicles and crews from rockets and missiles. See how Lockheed Martin’s open-architecture MAPS base kit links sensors and countermeasures to provide platform protection against current threats, and rapidly upgrades to meet emerging ones.

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VIDEO: Ralph Johnson DDG 114 Commissioning

The Navy will commission its newest guided-missile destroyer, the future USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114), during a 10:00 a.m. EDT ceremony Saturday, March 24, at Columbus Street Pier in Charleston, South Carolina. The future USS Ralph Johnson honors Marine Corps Pfc. Ralph Henry Johnson, who posthumously received the Medal of …

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