Change of command for Operation REASSURANCE Land Task Force

From left to right: Major Jesse van Eijk, Master Warrant Officer Clayton Schoepp, Colonel Pascal Demers, Master Warrant Officer Christopher Thorne, and Major Lonnie Campbell sign the Transfer of Command Authority Certificates at the Drawsko Pomorskie Training Area, Poland, on February 25, 2017.

(Credit: Corporal Jay Ekin, Operation REASSURANCE Land Task Force Imagery Technician)

February 25, 2017 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

OTTAWA — Today, a ceremony marked the transition from Rotation 6 to Rotation 7 as Major Jesse van Eijk assumed command of the Operation REASSURANCE Land Task Force (LTF) from Major Lonnie Campbell. The ceremony, which took place at the Drawsko Pomorskie Training Area in Poland, was presided over by Colonel Pascal Demers, Canadian Defence Attaché to Poland.

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New Lockheed Martin Lab in Silicon Valley “SPARC”s Interest in Space Science

Atomic particle accelerator–one of only a few in the world–brings new capability to Silicon Valley’s space industry

PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — What sounds like science fiction is now reality for a new Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) laboratory in Silicon Valley. Technicians from Denmark installed a new linear particle accelerator at the company’s Advanced Technology Center to cap a significant expansion in space instrument testing. The accelerator, one of a few in the world, is part of a collection of new testing hardware designed to take spacecraft to new levels of capability and performance.

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New Boeing Satellite Will Increase Connectivity throughout Asia Pacific


Tokyo-based SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation and Singapore-based Kacific Broadband Satellites order a 702 satellite to meet evolving communication, broadband needs

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Feb. 20, 2017 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] will build a 702 satellite to expand communication for mobile telephone, data and internet users throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

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(Luton, UK – 23, February, 2017) – Monarch Aircraft Engineering Limited (MAEL), the engineering division of Monarch, a leading UK independent airline group, is pleased to announce that they will be opening new line stations at Edinburgh and Nice and expanding their existing line station at Malaga to support Boeing GoldCare customers.

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Lockheed Martin Awarded $150 Million to Continue Production of Target Sight System for U.S. Marine Corps


ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Crane Division, has awarded Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] $150 million in follow-on production contracts to provide the U.S. Marine Corps with the Target Sight System (TSS) for the AH-1Z “Viper” attack helicopter.

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Lockheed Martin Announces Multi-Year Plan to Relocate Fleet Ballistic Missile Program to Other U.S. Facilities

Company plans to move 650 positions by 2024 to co-locate key skills and infrastructure

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today announced plans to relocate the Fleet Ballistic Missile (FBM) program within its Space Systems business area to co-locate employees in facilities with common skills and resource requirements. These moves, which are enabled by government approval, are expected to deliver substantial cost savings while centralizing mission expertise in key locations.

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Lake Success

Lake Success, California



  • Title Lake Success, California
  • Released 24/02/2017 10:00 am
  • Copyright contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2016-17), processed by ESA
  • DescriptionCalifornia has seen some heavy rains recently after years of drought, filling many of the state’s reservoirs. The rising waters are evident in this radar image from the Copernicus Sentinel-1 satellite mission over part of the San Joaquin Valley.

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