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Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 DEFIANT™ helicopter achieves first flight

Posted March 22, 2019 by

The Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 DEFIANT™ helicopter achieved first flight March 21 at Sikorsky's West Palm Beach, Fla., site.

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Northrop Grumman recognized with manufacturing leadership awards

Posted March 22, 2019 by

Northrop Grumman photograph An F-35 technician measures the gaps between the frames and the ducts on the forward left inlet duct for the F-35 center fuselage. A core structure of the F-35 Lightning II aircraft, the center fuselage is produced on Northrop Grumman’s integrated assembly line at its Palmdale Aircraft Integration Center of Excellence. PALMDALE,…

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Pentagon to probe if Shanahan used office to help Boeing

Posted March 22, 2019 by Lolita C. Baldor

The Pentagon’s inspector general has formally opened an investigation into a watchdog group’s allegations that acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has used his office to promote his former employer, Boeing. Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington filed an ethics complaint with the Pentagon’s inspector general a week ago, alleging that Shanahan has appeared to…

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Northrop Grumman to support cyber, electronic warfare capabilities for Army forces

Posted March 22, 2019 by

The U.S. Army has selected Northrop Grumman as one of multiple companies competing for task orders issued under R4, an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract with a ceiling of $982 million.

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Raytheon’s Enterprise Air Surveillance Radar to begin live testing at Wallops Island test facility

Posted March 20, 2019 by

Raytheon’s Enterprise Air Surveillance Radar just took a 12-hour trip down the Eastern Seaboard. EASR, the newest sensor in the U.S. Navy’s SPY-6 family of radars, recently completed subsystem testing at Raytheon’s Near Field Range in Sudbury, Massachusetts. The 6′ x 6′ rotating array was wrapped, loaded onto a flatbed truck and eventually crane-lifted onto a…

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Boeing announces trio of leadership moves

Posted March 20, 2019 by

Boeing on March 20 announced three leadership moves aimed at further strengthening the company’s global presence and partnerships: * Marc Allen named senior vice president of Boeing and president of Embraer Partnership and Group Operations; * Sir Michael Arthur named president of Boeing International; and, * John Slattery announced as president and chief executive officer…

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Lockheed Martin’s first smart satellites are tiny with big missions

Posted March 20, 2019 by

Lockheed Martin has announced a new generation of space technology launching this year that will allow satellites to change their missions in orbit.

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Northrop Grumman products from across country support ULA Delta IV launch

Posted March 18, 2019 by

Northrop Grumman provided a wide array of innovative technologies for the successful March 15 launch and deployment of the 10th Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS-10) on a United Launch Alliance Delta IV rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

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Boeing’s newest plane becomes its biggest headache

Posted March 15, 2019 by Tom Krisher, Zeke Miller and Rob Gillies

Boeing’s newest version of its best-selling airliner ever was supposed to boost its fortunes for years to come. Instead it has turned into the company’s biggest headache, with more than 40 countries — including the U.S., which had been one of the last holdouts — grounding the 737 Max 8 after a second fatal crash…

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Lockheed Martin names new leaders for Mobility, Fighter programs

Posted March 15, 2019 by

On March 14, Lockheed Martin announced Roderick McLean as vice president and general manager for the company’s Air Mobility & Maritime Missions organization, succeeding George Shultz, who will retire later this year. Additionally, Bridget Lauderdale will become vice president and general manager for the Integrated Fighter Group organization, succeeding McLean. Both appointments are effective April…

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