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Lockheed Martin awarded $20 Million for engineering, technical services for Navy’s AN/BLQ-10 system

Posted April 22, 2019 by

Navy photograph AN/BLQ-10 is the electronic warfare support system for U.S. submarines including Virginia, Los Angeles, Ohio and Seawolf classes. Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $20 million contract for engineering and technical services for the AN/BLQ-10 Electronic Warfare System Technology Insertion (TI)-20, TI-22 and TI-24. The AN/BLQ-10 system includes extensive COTS and non-developmental item…

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Australia to purchase second Triton aircraft

Posted April 19, 2019 by

Northrop Grumman welcomes the announcement last month by the Australian Government to purchase a second MQ-4C Triton aircraft. Australia’s 2016 Defence White Paper identified the requirement for seven high altitude, long endurance Triton unmanned aircraft. Northrop Grumman will deliver the Triton through a cooperative program with the United States Navy. “Northrop Grumman is excited to…

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Northrop’s Cygnus successfully completes rendezvous, berthing with ISS

Posted April 19, 2019 by

Northrop Grumman announced April 19 that the “S.S. Roger Chaffee” Cygnus™ spacecraft successfully completed its rendezvous and berthing maneuvers with the International Space Station earlier this morning.

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U.S. Army places $194 million order for small-caliber ammo

Posted April 17, 2019 by

Northrop Grumman announced April 16 that its wholly owned subsidiary Alliant Techsystems Operations LLC has received orders totaling $194 million from the U.S. Army for small-caliber ammunition. Orders were placed for 5.56mm, 7.62mm and Cal. 50 cartridges under the company’s supply contract to produce small-caliber ammunition for the U.S. government at the Lake City Army…

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Northrop Grumman KC-135 infrared countermeasures system for achieves Milestone C

Posted April 17, 2019 by

The Northrop Grumman Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures pod for the KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft has achieved Milestone C.

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Lockheed Martin inks long-term contracts with more F-35 suppliers

Posted April 17, 2019 by

Lockheed Martin has transitioned additional F-35 suppliers to longer term Performance Based Logistics contracts and Master Repair Agreements to enhance supply availability and reduce sustainment costs. “As the F-35 fleet expands, we are partnering with our customers and taking aggressive actions to enhance F-35 readiness and reduce sustainment costs,” said Greg Ulmer, Lockheed Martin vice…

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Northrop Grumman to launch 11th cargo delivery mission to ISS

Posted April 17, 2019 by

Northrop Grumman photograph Northrop Grumman’s Antares™ rocket and Cygnus™ spacecraft are set to launch the company’s 11th cargo delivery mission to the International Space Station. Northrop Grumman is set to launch the company’s AntaresTM rocket carrying its CygnusTM cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station for NASA. Pending completion of cargo late load, final vehicle…

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Boeing orders and deliveries tumble as Max jet is grounded

Posted April 12, 2019 by David Koenig

Boeing failed to win any orders for its 737 Max airliner in March as scrutiny of the plane increased following a second deadly crash in less than five months. Deliveries of finished Max jets also tumbled, to 11 from 26 in February. That was not surprising — Boeing suspended deliveries in mid-March after regulators around…

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E-2D Advanced Hawkeye multi-year procurement contract awarded

Posted April 12, 2019 by

The U.S. Navy has awarded a multi-year procurement contract to Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. for the purchase of 24 E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft in full rate production for fiscal years 2019-2023.

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Sikorsky recognizes top suppliers

Posted April 12, 2019 by

Lockheed Martin’s Sikorsky line of business honored its top suppliers at a recent ceremony in West Palm Beach, Fla. Suppliers were recognized March 28, receiving honors as Sikorsky Elite Suppliers for best-in-class performance in achieving on-time delivery, cost and quality standards during 2018 and Supplier of the Year for extraordinary support on a specific program. Sikorsky…

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