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New Lockheed Martin-built protected comm satellite confirmed in orbit

Posted October 19, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin photograph U.S. Air Force’s fourth Lockheed Martin-built AEHF satellite is encapsulated in its launch fairings prior to lift off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. The fourth Advanced Extremely High Frequency protected communication satellite, built by Lockheed Martin for the U.S. Air Force, was successfully launched Oct. 17 at 12:15 a.m., EDT,…

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Boeing launches new organization to unleash power of advanced computing, networks in aerospace

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Boeing announced Oct. 17 a new Disruptive Computing and Networks organization to develop computing and communications solutions for advanced commercial and government aerospace applications. By leveraging core technologies in quantum communications and computing, neuromorphic processing and advanced sensing, the new organization will enable Boeing to develop breakthrough solutions in secure communications, artificial intelligence and complex…

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Lockheed Martin reaches technical milestone for long range discrimination radar

Posted October 17, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin photograph The Solid State Radar Integration Site at Lockheed Martin’s Moorestown, N.J., facility Lockheed Martin’s Long Range Discrimination Radar has completed a closed loop satellite track with tactical hardware and software marking a significant achievement as the program continues to meet its technical milestones and works towards delivery to the Missile Defense Agency…

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Northrop Grumman, Airbus finalize agreement on ‘wing of tomorrow’ program

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Northrop Grumman announced Oct. 16 it has finalized a Cooperation and Research Agreement to work closely with Airbus on the Wing of Tomorrow program.

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Pallas Aviation announced as launch operator for Lockheed Martin LM-100J commercial freighter

Posted October 15, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin photograph by Todd R. McQueen Lockheed Martin announced that Pallas Aviation will be the launch operator of the LM-100J commercial freighter. Seen here is Emory Ellis, president of Pallas Aviation, with the LM-100J, which is a variant of the C-130J Super Hercules that is manufactured by Lockheed Martin. Lockheed Martin Oct. 11 introduced…

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Boeing completes acquisition of leading aerospace parts distributor KLX Inc.

Posted October 10, 2018 by

Boeing announced Oct. 9 that it has completed its acquisition of KLX Aerospace Solutions to enhance its growing services business and deliver greater value to its customers. The acquisition positions Boeing to compete and win in the $2.8 trillion, 10-year aerospace services market. KLX, a major global provider of aviation parts and services in the…

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Raytheon accelerates DeepStrike missile development

Posted October 10, 2018 by

Raytheon photograph Raytheon;s DeepStrike missile is the U.S. Army’s affordable solution that offers double the firepower, greater range and precision accuracy. TUCSON, Ariz.–Raytheon Company has completed a significant milestone in the development of its long-range DeepStrike™ missile to meet the U.S. Army’s Precision Strike Missile, or PrSM, requirement. The company has integrated its new launch…

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Lockheed Martin delivers 300th THAAD interceptor

Posted October 10, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin has delivered the 300th interceptor for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system, the only system in the world designed to intercept threats both inside and outside the atmosphere. The production maturity milestone comes as demand for the company’s hit-to-kill missile defense system and interceptors continues to grow. “The Missile Defense Agency, industry…

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Raytheon, U.S. Army upgrade Excalibur projectile

Posted October 10, 2018 by

TUCSON, Ariz.–Raytheon and the U.S. Army completed development of a revolutionary capability for cannon artillery by upgrading the combat-proven Excalibur® precision-guided projectile. The Excalibur Shaped Trajectory, or EST, variant will enable soldiers to eliminate targets in hard-to-reach locations by selecting the projectile’s terminal or final phase attack angle. With the Excalibur EST munition, soldiers can…

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U.S. Army completes qualification testing for new Stinger missile proximity fuze

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Army photograph The new proximity fuze enables the Stinger missile to destroy a wider array of battlefield threats such as enemy unmanned aircraft systems. TUCSON, Ariz.–The U.S. Army has completed qualification testing for a new proximity fuze that significantly enhances the combat-proven Stinger® missile produced by Raytheon. During recent testing at Eglin Air Force Base…

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