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2011-05-11 11:00:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) 721st Cheyenne Mountain Communications program team recently celebrated its 10-year anniversary providing support to Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station customers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110419/PH85737LOGO-b ) "Communications is critical to the Commands," said Cliff Spier, Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Solutions-Defense's vice president for C2 Solutions. "The...

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2007-06-01 06:00:00

Extreme cold, ice, darkness challenge Airmen As temperatures hover at 30 degrees below zero, the Airmen and radars of Detachment 3, 22nd Space Operations Squadron stand watch over North America's frozen north. Landing on a snow-packed runway 700 miles north of the Arctic Circle in winter can be a white-knuckle experience for anyone. But that's what it's like at Thule Air Base, Greenland. Blinding winds howling at more than 50 mph, temperatures plunging below zero and 24-hour nights are...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.