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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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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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