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Raytheon demos small x-band precision approach radar

Posted July 20, 2018 by

Raytheon’s Intelligence, Information and Services business demonstrated its Low-Power Radar’s ability to provide precision approach guidance to landing aircraft from 15 nautical miles, which is five more than the current capability, to military officials representing the U.S. Navy, Army and Air Force in Brooksville, Fla., June 26-28. LPR is a small, one-meter square Active Electronically Scanned…

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Northrop Grumman delivers BACN-equipped Global Hawk to Air Force

Posted July 20, 2018 by

Northrop Grumman photograph The Northrop Grumman EQ-4B Global Hawk autonomous aircraft on its first flight after being converted to carry the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN) on February 16, 2018.  The successful first flight over Southern California led to the delivery of the aircraft to the U.S. Air Force. Earlier this year, Northrop Grumman delivered…

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Longbow LLC awarded $170 million in orders for Apache fire control radar systems

Posted July 18, 2018 by

Longbow Limited Liability Company and the U.S. Army have definitized contracts valued at $170.5 million to provide Longbow Fire Control Radar hardware for Apache AH-64E helicopters supporting U.S. Army lots 7 and 8 plus three international customers. LONGBOW LLC is a joint venture of Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman. The contracts include Longbow FCR Mast…

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RNLAF signs Boeing to Apache, Chinook services pact

Posted July 18, 2018 by

Boeing and the Royal Netherlands Air Force signed a Combined Helicopter Support services agreement at the Royal International Air Tattoo July 14 that will provide maintenance, services and spare parts to the RNLAF’s fleet of AH-64 Apache and CH-47 Chinook helicopters.

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Lockheed Martin advances system that links across domains

Posted July 18, 2018 by

To expedite decision making in today’s threat environment, commanders need the ability to quickly transform terabytes of data received from unconnected systems into intelligence. That need will soon be answered by Lockheed Martin’s DIAMONDShieldTM, an unprecedented enterprise system that has technically matured from a prototype into an operational system. “To address evolving threats with more…

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Boeing signs commitments for 40 high-capacity 737 MAX 8s, 53 MAX 8 airplanes

Posted July 18, 2018 by

Boeing and four customers have signed commitments for a total of 93 737 MAX airplanes, including a carrier that has committed to 40 of the high-capacity version of the MAX 8 airplane.

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LM, ThalesRatheonSystems join forces for NATO battlespace intelligence system

Posted July 18, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin and ThalesRaytheonSystems are joining forces to provide NATO with a territorial Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) command and control capability.   With the ever increasing threat of proliferation of ballistic missile technology and weapons of mass destruction, NATO is redoubling its effort to deal with this threat and to protect European populations and territories,…

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LCS 13 completes acceptance trials

Posted July 16, 2018 by

Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) 13, the future USS Wichita, recently completed Acceptance Trials in the waters of Lake Michigan. LCS 13 is the seventh Freedom-variant LCS designed and built by the Lockheed Martin-led industry team, and is slated for delivery to the U.S. Navy later this summer. “LCS 13’s completion of Acceptance Trials means this…

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DARPA, Lockheed Martin demonstrate technologies to enable a connected war fighter network

Posted July 16, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin Skunk Works® and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency recently performed a series of flight tests demonstrating how a system of systems approach enables seamless — and rapid — integration across air, space, land, sea and cyber in contested environments. The demonstrations held at the Naval Air Warfare Center in China Lake, Calif., were…

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Airbus introduces the A220-100, A220-300

Posted July 13, 2018 by

Airbus has revealed the A220 at a ceremony held at its Henri-Ziegler Delivery Centre, near Toulouse.

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