Team Freedom Lays Keel on Nation’s 23rd Littoral Combat Ship

Construction of the future USS Cooperstown officially begins

MARINETTE, Wis., Aug. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)-led industry team officially laid the keel for the U.S. Navy’s 23rd Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the future USS Cooperstown, in a ceremony held at Fincantieri Marinette Marine in Marinette, Wisconsin.

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Ucore Applauds Signing of National Defense Authorization Act Prohibiting Purchase of Chinese Rare Earth Magnets

August 14, 2018 – HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – Ucore Rare Metals, Inc. (TSXV:UCU) (OTCQX:UURAF) (“Ucore” or the “Company”) is pleased to comment on the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019, which was yesterday signed into law by the President of the United States. The new legislation prohibits the U.S. Department of Defense from acquiring Rare Earth Magnets from China.

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Boeing Names Aerospace Industry Leader to Head Boeing AvionX

Brendan Curran brings diverse aerospace expertise to Boeing AvionX organization

Newly-created position will further mature the company’s aftermarket strategy

PLANO, Texas, Aug. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] today named Brendan Curran president of Boeing AvionX, an organization formed last year to pursue the development and production of avionics and electronics systems.

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Dunkirk 1940 Through a German Lens, Camera On 3

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The Camera On series from MMP Books is proving very popular. An This new addition to the series is an outstanding photo essay that uses rare German images shot after the Wehrmacht occupied the town and beaches of Dunkirk. – Highly Recommended.


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NASA, ULA Launch Parker Solar Probe on Historic Journey to Touch Sun

NASA, ULA Launch Parker Solar Probe on Historic Journey to Touch Sun

The United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket launches NASA’s Parker Solar Probe to touch the Sun, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, from Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. Parker Solar Probe is humanity’s first-ever mission into a part of the Sun’s atmosphere called the corona. Here it will directly explore solar processes that are key to understanding and forecasting space weather events that can impact life on Earth.

Credits: NASA/Bill Ingalls

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Renowned physicist Eugene Parker watches the launch of the spacecraft that bears his name – NASA’s Parker Solar Probe – early in the morning on Aug. 12, 2018, from Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

Credits: NASA/Glenn Benson

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Hours before the rise of the very star it will study, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe launched from Florida Sunday to begin its journey to the Sun, where it will undertake a landmark mission. The spacecraft will transmit its first science observations in December, beginning a revolution in our understanding of the star that makes life on Earth possible.

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Lockheed Martin, Sweden Sign Agreement for Hit-to-Kill PAC-3 MSE Missiles

DALLAS, Aug. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Today U.S. and Sweden officials formalized an agreement for Sweden to purchase Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) missiles and related support equipment. Once the contract is signed, Sweden will become the sixth international customer to sign an agreement to procure PAC-3 MSE.

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