U.S. Army Awards Lockheed Martin $161 Million Contract for ATACMS Missiles

 

DALLAS, Aug. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $161 million production contract for the Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) missile for the U.S. Army. The missiles will be produced at Lockheed Martin’s Precision Fires Production Center of Excellence in Camden, Arkansas.

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NASA Cargo Launches to Space Station Aboard SpaceX Resupply Mission

NASA Cargo Launches to Space Station Aboard SpaceX Resupply Mission

SpaceX launched its 12th resupply mission to the International Space Station from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
SpaceX launched its 12th resupply mission to the International Space Station from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 12:31 p.m. EDT on Monday, Aug. 14, 2017.
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Experiments seeking a better understanding of Parkinson’s disease and the origin of cosmic rays are on their way to the International Space Station aboard a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft following today’s 12:31 p.m. EDT launch.

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Agadir adds to Budapest Airport’s African network

Having started the year with no direct services to Morocco, Budapest Airport will end 2017 with two cities from the North African country on its destination map, as Wizz Air seeks to begin flights to Agadir on 31 October. Previously only flown with charter services from the Hungarian gateway, the city located on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean will receive twice-weekly scheduled flights (Tuesdays and Saturdays), operated by the low-cost carrier’s 180-seat A320 fleet.

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Canadian Armed Forces sending military personnel and equipment to support training activities in Latvia

 

August 12, 2017 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

 The presence of the Canadian-led enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) battlegroup in Latvia is a clear demonstration of Allied solidarity, determination and ability to defend Latvia’s population and territory against any possible aggression.

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Sweltering south

Sweltering southern Europe

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  • Title Sweltering southern Europe
  • Released 11/08/2017 3:27 pm
  • Copyright contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2017), processed by ESA, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO
  • DescriptionSouthern Europe is in the grip of a relentless heatwave, fuelling wildfires and water shortages. Information from the Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite has been used to map the sweltering heat across the region.

 

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Thirty-three Indigenous Youth Graduate from the Black Bear Program

Black Bear candidates from 5th Canadian Division Training Centre attend a Pow Wow in Oromocto, New Brunswick, on July 23rd, 2017.

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August 11, 2017 — Oromocto, New Brunswick — National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

Thirty-three Indigenous youth graduated today from the Black Bear program. Black Bear is a unique summer employment program that combines Indigenous culture and teachings with military training.

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