Lockheed Martin Wins $200 Million AFSOC Training Contract

Defense | Joseph Lafave
The training consists of both simulators and virtual reality

F-35 Costs Expected To Jump By As Much As 7 Percent

US | Jonah Bennett
In this image released by the U.S. Navy courtesy of Lockheed Martin, the U.S. Navy variant of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, the F-35C, conducts a test flight Feb. 11, 2011 over the Chesapeake Bay. (Photo by U.S. Navy photo courtesy Lockheed Martin via Getty Images)

The total cost is now a minimum of $406.5 billion.

Scientists Claim They've Overcome Problem Plaguing Nuclear Fusion Research Since 1976

Energy | Andrew Follett
Atom molecule in female hand (Shutterstock/ Sergey Nivens)

‘One step closer to a functional fusion reactor’

Trump To Arrive In Saudi Arabia Announcing 'Largest Weapons Sale In History'

World | Thomas Phippen
U.S. President Donald Trump and Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Minister of Defense Mohammed bin Salman meet at the White House in Washington, U.S., March 14, 2017. (Photo: REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque)

‘Historic turning point’

First Private Fusion Reactor To Go Online In 2018

Energy | Andrew Follett
Atom molecule in female hand (Shutterstock/ Sergey Nivens)

‘Fusion power to be achieved in years, not decades’

Japanese Prime Minister Thanked Trump For Saving Money On The F-35

Politics | Thomas Phippen
U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks on North Korea accompanied by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Florida U.S., February 11, 2017. (Photo: REUTERS/Carlos Barria)

‘I mean, because that’s what I do’

Here's A 360 Degree View Of What Its Like To Ride A Rocket Into Orbit

Energy | Andrew Follett
People watch as India's Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-D6) blasts off carrying a 2117 kg GSAT-6 communication satellite from the Satish Dhawan space centre at Sriharikota, India, August 27, 2015. (REUTERS/Stringer)

‘The sky is not the limit’

NASA Wants A Space Station Around Mars By 2028, But Major Scientists Aren't So Sure

Energy | Andrew Follett
An artist's depiction of a team of astronauts performing work on a space station while orbiting above the surface of Mars. Elements of this image furnished by NASA. (Shutterstock/Marc Ward)

‘If you want to go to Mars, you need to go to Mars. Hanging out in orbit doesn’t cut it’

Google Exec Gets Into The Fusion Power Business

Energy | Andrew Follett
Atom molecule in female hand (Shutterstock/ Sergey Nivens)

‘Nuclear power that doesn’t have the downsides’

Mattis To Decide Whether To Buy Massive 'King Stallion' Helicopter For Marines

National Security | Thomas Phippen
The CH-53K King Stallion helicopter during operational testing (YouTube screengrab/LockheedMartinVideos)

The first helicopters would cost $122 million each

Lockheed Martin CEO Confirms Trump Helped Secure F-35 Price Drop

National Security | Russ Read
An F-35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter takes off on a training sortie at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida in this March 6, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/U.S. Air Force photo/Randy Gon/Handout

The president was roundly criticized for taking credit for the cheaper deal

Scientists Are Getting Close To Controlling Fusion Power With Particle Beams

Energy | Andrew Follett
Atom molecule in female hand (Shutterstock/ Sergey Nivens)

Cheap and unlimited energy

Every F-22 In The Air Force Is Getting A New Coat Of Paint

US | Thomas Phippen
A pair of F-22 Raptors pulls away and flies behind a KC-135 Stratotanker after receiving fuel off of the East Coast on July 10, 2012. The 1st Fighter Wing at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., received their first two Raptors in January 2005 and the wingÕs 27th Fighter Squadron was designated as fully operational in December 2005. The Raptors belong to the 27th FS and the KC-135 belongs to the 756th Air Refueling Squadron at Joint Base Andrews Naval Air Facility, Md. (Photo: U.S. Air Force /Master Sgt. Jeremy Lock)

Shockingly, ahead of schedule

Scientists Say They're Finally Getting Close To Fusion Power

Energy | Andrew Follett
Atom molecule in female hand (Shutterstock/ Sergey Nivens)

Fusion power could soon be ‘too cheap to meter’