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62 SMT007 MAGAZINE I JANUARY 2020 Lockheed Martin Partners With The Common Mission Project to Support Hacking for Defense (H4D) E Lockheed Martin announced a corporate dona- tion to The Common Mission Project to sup- port the adoption of innovative solutions that solve critical national security challenges through the National Security Innovation Net- work (NSIN) program Hacking for Defense® (H4D), a nationwide academic course. Echodyne Radars Anchor DARPA's Urban Drone Testing E The DARPA testing involved radar sensors on two large tethered aerostat balloons flying at up to 400 feet above ground level (AGL) over San Diego and National City, as well as fixed building-top and tower-mounted locations pro- viding large-area coverage. The sensors were tuned to detect and track small drones and dis- tinguish them from background objects such as buildings, vehicles, and birds. The testing assessed how well the system could detect, track and identify over 150 sorties of drones. New Sandia Labs Director Named E Dr. James S. Peery has been named the next director of Sandia National Laboratories, the country's largest National Laboratory. Peery, who began his career at the Labs in 1990, suc- ceeds Dr. Stephen Younger, who is retiring at the end of 2019. NASA's X-59 Quiet Supersonic Research Aircraft Cleared for Final Assembly E NASA's first large-scale, piloted X-plane in more than three decades is cleared for final assembly and integration of its systems following a major project review by senior managers held Thurs- day at NASA Headquarters in Washington. Lockheed Martin Paints Helicopter for Capt. Kimberly Hampton Memorial E Lockheed Martin's in-kind donation completes OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopter for memorial. Boeing Starliner Placed Atop United Launch Alliance Rocket for First Flight E Spacecraft being prepared for uncrewed flight test to International Space Station. FirstNet Flying COW Takes First Flight to Help Santa Clara County Sheriff Search and Rescue Stay Mission-ready E Integrating FirstNet into training exercises is not only helping agencies improve their com- munications, but it's also another way that public safety's network platform is working to continuously meet first responders' needs. Nano Dimension Appoints New President and CEO E Seasoned turnaround executive Yoav Stern takes the helm as Nano Dimension's incom- ing president and CEO, succeeding co-founder Amit Dror, who is taking the role of customer success officer. Sikorsky and United Rotorcraft Deliver Three Firehawk Helicopters to CA Firefighters E Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, and United Rotorcraft, a division of Air Meth- ods Corporation, announced today deliver- ies of three new S-70i™ FIREHAWK® helicop- ters to California fire agencies: one each to the Department of Forestry and Fire Protec- tion (CAL FIRE), the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD), and the City of San Diego Fire-Rescue Department. MilAero007 Highlights

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