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Boeing 737 MAX 9 awarded FAA certification

Posted February 16, 2018 by

Boeing photograph by Paul Weatherman Boeing’s new 737 MAX 9 has received FAA certification and is now being prepped for first delivery. Boeing announced Feb. 16 that the 737 MAX 9 has received an amended type certificate (ATC) from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration, officially certifying the airplane for commercial service. This certification marks the…

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Lockheed Martin announces Orlando expansion, hiring plans

Posted February 14, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin broke ground Feb. 14 on a new, $50 million, 255,000 square foot office facility and announced plans to hire about 1,800 people over the next two years, of which about 500 will be based in Orlando. Fla.

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Northrop Grumman launches first open architecture test bed

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The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency selected Northrop Grumman as a Phase 1 Swarm Systems Integrator for the Agency’s OFFensive Swarm-Enabled Tactics program.

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Northrop Grumman to provide advanced EW simulation capability to Saudi Arabia

Posted February 12, 2018 by

Northrop Grumman photograph The Joint Threat Emitter provides a modern, reactive battlespace war environment, designed to help train military personnel to identify and effectively counter enemy missile or artillery threats. Northrop Grumman has received a $75 million Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contract award to deliver Joint Threat Emitter support services to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia….

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‘Fancy Bear’ hackers took aim at US defense contractors

Posted February 12, 2018 by Jeff Donn, Desmond Butler and Raphael Satter

Russian hackers exploited a key vulnerability in U.S. cyber defenses to come within reach of stealing some of the nation’s most secret and advanced defense technology, an Associated Press investigation has found. What may have been stolen is uncertain, but the cyberspies clearly took advantage of poorly protected email and scant direct notification of victims….

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Northrop Grumman to supply ground-to-air radios to Denmark

Posted February 12, 2018 by

Northrop Grumman’s U.K.-based air traffic management subsidiary, Park Air Systems, has been awarded a contract by NAVIAIR, the Danish air navigation service provider, to replace the existing ground-to-air communication equipment for Denmark’s airports and en-route operations. The replacement will introduce the new Park Air T6 radio from the Sapphire range, with 8.33 kHz voice channel…

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Strength in numbers: Lockheed Martin delivers 400th C-130J Super Hercules aircraft

Posted February 12, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin reached a major milestone with the delivery of its 400th C-130J Super Hercules aircraft on Feb. 9, 2018.

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Lockheed Martin provides Finnish Defence Forces with airborne surveillance system

Posted February 12, 2018 by

A vigilant “Dragon Shield” airborne surveillance system developed by Lockheed Martin for the Finnish Defence Forces has achieved final operational capability. The milestone was achieved after the final flight test of the system, which evaluated compliance of the aircraft to civilian and military airworthiness requirements as well as system requirements verification. “Working in unison with…

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Lockheed Martin receives $524 million contract for PAC-3 missiles

Posted February 9, 2018 by

The United States and allied military forces will upgrade their missile defense capabilities under a $524 million contract modification for production and delivery of Lockheed Martin Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) and PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement (PAC-3 MSE) interceptors.

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Lockheed Martin’s JASSM®-ER declared operational on F-15E Strike Eagle

Posted February 7, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin's Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) – Extended Range (ER) achieved full operational capability on the F-15E Strike Eagle, flown by the U.S. and allied nations' air forces.

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