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2012-09-14 23:01:38

LocalEdge to participate in 2012 Fall Home & Garden Expo promoting business to Integrate Communications Online for Uniquely Targeted Experience. Fort Walton Beach, FL (PRWEB) September 14, 2012 Area business LocalEdge, a Hearst Media Services Company, will be attending the 3rd Annual Fall Home and Garden Expo taking place Saturday, September 29th at the Northwest Florida Fairgrounds. The event, presented by The Building Industry Association (BIA) of Okaloosa & Walton Counties,...

2012-06-14 23:01:02

DiSTI's Virtual Maintenance Technology Enables Effective Training Before F-35 Aircraft Are Fielded Orlando, FL (PRWEB) June 14, 2012 The DiSTI Corporation, a leading developer of interactive 3D software and customized training solutions, enabled early training for the Academic Training Center (ATC) at Eglin Air Force Base through advanced virtual maintenance training technology. DiSTI was selected by AAI Services Corporation for development of the F“35 Lightning II Aircraft...

2012-05-10 10:21:19

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Two Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35B short takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) production aircraft were ferried to Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., today, marking the 24th and 25th F-35 deliveries to the Department of Defense. The 5th Generation multirole fighter jets were delivered to the United States Marine Corps and are now assigned to the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing's Marine Fighter/Attack Squadron 501 residing with the host 33d Fighter...

2012-02-23 09:10:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin's [NYSE: LMT] F-35 program continues to build on its 2011 flight test success. For 2012, the baseline F-35 System Development and Demonstration (SDD) flight test plan calls for the accumulation of 1,001 test flights and 7,873 test points. However, growth in test point requirements throughout the year is anticipated, and the plan will be adjusted as needed. As of Feb. 20, the F-35 Lightning II 5th Generation multirole fighter...

2011-11-29 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today that it received a follow-on contract to provide advisory and assistance services for the Air Armament Center (AAC) at Eglin Air Force Base (AFB), Fla. through the Technical and Engineering Acquisition Support (TEAS) 6 contract. The contract contains a ceiling of $662 million. The contract has a total ordering period of 3 years, with task order execution commencing December...

2011-10-17 10:46:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) delivered and installed the first weapons load training device at the F-35 integrated pilot-and-maintenance training center (ITC) at Eglin Air Force Base's 33rd Fighter Wing. Configured in all three variants of the F-35 Lightning II, the system allows maintenance students to hone their skills loading munitions, fuel tanks and missile systems onto the aircraft. The system is the first of up to five possible weapons...

2011-07-14 14:00:00

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The first Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) production model F-35 Lightning II to be assigned to the 33rd Fighter Wing arrived here today at 1:18 p.m. CDT after its more than 90-minute ferry flight from Fort Worth, Texas. The aircraft, known as AF-9, will be used for activities in concert with training F-35 pilots and maintainers who begin coursework at the base's new F-35 Integrated Training Center this fall. AF-9 is a conventional...

2011-04-18 12:30:00

ORLANDO, Fla., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) marked the delivery of the first F-35 Lightning II Full Mission Simulator (FMS) system to Eglin Air Force Base's 33rd Fighter Wing. Preparation and assembly is underway at the base's F-35 Integrated Training Center (ITC) for training to commence this fall. The Joint Strike Fighter FMS includes a high-fidelity 360-degree visual display system and a reconfigurable cockpit that simulates all three aircraft variants for...

2010-05-26 12:30:00

Sites in AL, FL, LA, MS and TX Highlighted - "Special Places" in Grave Jeopardy Today; Potential Impacts Underscore the Steep Cost of America's Addiction to Oil. WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From Padre Island National Seashore in Texas to the Everglades National Park in Florida, the 15 national parks, wildlife refuges and state parks in Gulf states most threatened by the ongoing BP oil blowout are identified in a new report from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)...

2009-09-22 06:45:00

CRESTVIEW, Fla., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of its sound operating practices, Custom Production of Crestview, FL was certified to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001: 2008 standard by SRI Registrar of Seven Hills, PA. The certification validates Custom Production's efforts to maintain, improve and deliver the highest level of quality for aluminum component users in a variety of industries. Custom Production manufactures precision CNC aluminum parts...