Lockheed Martin Elects James D. Taiclet As President And CEO

March 16, 2020 – The Board of Directors of Lockheed Martin has elected James D. Taiclet, 59, as president and CEO, effective June 15. Taiclet will continue to serve as a member of the corporation’s board, which he joined in 2018. He has served as chairman, president and CEO of American Tower Corporation since 2004 and CEO since 2003. During…

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Charles de Gaulle CSG Trains in North Sea

NOTE: Since this was written, BNS Leopold I has left the group over COVID-19 March 20, 2020 (Google Translation) – Almost two months after the departure of the Foch mission from Toulon, the carrier strike group formed into Task Force 473 made a stopover in Brest, the city which saw the birth of the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle. After…

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Colombian Navy Combats Illegal Mining in the Putumayo River

March 20, 2020 (Google Translation) – Units of the Colombian Navy, belonging to the Southern Naval Force, seized a large-capacity artisan dredge to extract minerals in waters of the Putumayo River, in the department of Amazonas. The operation was carried out thanks to the combat intelligence collected by the Units of the Naval Institution that are present in the Colombian…

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DOD Tests Hypersonic Glide Body

March 20, 2020 – The Department of Defense (DOD) successfully tested a hypersonic glide body in a flight experiment conducted from the Pacific Missile Range Facility, Kauai, Hawaii, March 19 at approximately 10:30 p.m. local time (HST). The U.S. Navy and U.S. Army jointly executed the launch of a common hypersonic glide body (C-HGB), which flew at hypersonic speed to…

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Farnborough 2020 Cancelled

March 20, 2020 – The following statement was released today: It is with great regret that we announce the Farnborough International Airshow 2020, due to take place in July, is cancelled. After very careful consideration, the unprecedented impact of the global Coronavirus pandemic has forced this decision in the interests of the health and safety of our exhibitors, visitors, contractors…

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