Lockheed Martin Delivers 29th C-5M Super Galaxy

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The 29th Lockheed Martin C-5M Super Galaxy takes off on its delivery flight on July 28, 2015. Photo: Lockheed Martin photo by Andrew McMurtrie

MARIETTA, Ga., July 31, 2015 – Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) delivered the 29th C-5M Super Galaxy to the U. S. Air Force on July 28. A Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) aircrew ferried the aircraft from the Lockheed Martin facility here to Stewart Air National Guard Base, New York, where it will undergo internal paint restoration.

Once paint restoration is completed, the aircraft will then be flown to Travis Air Force Base, California, where it will be permanently based. It will be the eleventh Super Galaxy assigned to Travis.

The aircraft (U. S. Air Force serial number 84-0062) as originally delivered to the Air Force in July 1986 and has recorded approximately 21,975 flight hours over its career.

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Lockheed Martin Successfully Tests Design Changes for Orion Spacecraft’s Fairing Separation System

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Data from First Test Flight Makes Technology Safer, Lighter and More Reliable

Sunnyvale, Calif., July 30, 2015 – Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) engineers have successfully completed testing of design changes made to the NASA Orion spacecraft’s fairing separation system. These changes resulted from data collected during Orion’s first test flight on Dec. 5, 2014.

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MARAD chips in for fuel cell powered ferry study; Bollinger delivers FRC Heriberto Hernandez

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MARAD chips in $500,000 for fuel cell powered ferry study
July 30, 2015—The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) will provide $500,000 towards the development of a high-speed, hydrogen-fuel-cell-powered passenger ferry and refueling station. The project is being conducted jointly by Sandia National Laboratories of the Department of Energy and San Francisco’s Red and White Fleet.

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Significant strengthening of security at the Coquelles rail terminal

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But this outnumbered policeman is keeping well clear – Time to bring in troops?

Groupe Eurotunnel welcomes the decision by Bernard Cazeneuve, Minister for the Interior, to reinforce the French Police forces on the terminal in Coquelles, which has enabled a reduction in the number of intrusions, in risk to migrants and which ensures a service which is close to normal for transporters.

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Strong gusts put paid to racing on day one of Bullitt GC32 Racing Tour in Kiel – Sultanate of Oman skipper Leigh McMillan backed decision

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The first day’s racing at the Bullitt GC32 Racing Tour in Kiel was abandoned when race management, backed up by the whole fleet including Oman Sail’s Sultanate of Oman, decided that strong gusts in excess of 30 knots were not favourable for fair and safe sailing.

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