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Dassault’s Falcon 8X enters final stages of flight test, certification campaign

Posted March 30, 2016 by

Dassault Aviation's new flagship, the Falcon 8X, is entering the final stages of its flight test and certification program as work proceeds to prepare the ultra-long range trijet for initial delivery.

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Northrop Grumman to perform upgrades, modernization, integration on U.S. Army’s fixed wing ISR fleet

Posted December 8, 2017 by

Northrop Grumman has been awarded a $750 million contract by the U.S. Army to provide contractor life cycle services for the Army’s Special Electronic Mission Aircraft fleet.

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GA-ASI’s type-certifiable Predator B takes flight

Posted November 30, 2016 by

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems announced Nov. 28 that its Type-Certifiable Predator ® B (TCPB) variant completed its first flight test at the company’s Gray Butte Flight Operations Facility near Palmdale, Calif., on Nov. 17.

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Lockheed Martin’s long range anti-ship missile reaches EOC status on B-1B

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Lockheed Martin has delivered the first Long Range Anti-Ship Missiles to U.S. Air Force operational units, achieving Early Operational Capability status ahead of schedule. After successfully completing the required integration, flight testing and modeling and simulation, warfighters accepted the first of many tactical production units, meeting key criteria for the EOC declaration milestone. “This event is…

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Think faster: Advantages of quantum processing shown in head-to-head race

Posted May 13, 2017 by

A prototype quantum processor repeatedly beat a traditional, classical processor in a race to solve a puzzle, figuring out a secret combination up to 100 times faster by using exotic physics to sort through data that was deliberately packed with errors.

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India becomes 11th international customer for Longbow LLC’s Apache radar

Posted May 2, 2016 by

The U.S. Army has awarded LONGBOW Limited Liability Company a $57.1 million foreign military sale contract to provide the Indian Air Force with Longbow Fire Control Radar systems for their new Apache AH-64E helicopters. LONGBOW LLC is a joint venture of Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman. Under this contract, $57.1 million is obligated to LONGBOW…

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Mission payloads tested on GA-ASIs MQ-25 surrogate aircraft

Posted June 29, 2018 by

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. announced June 28 that it has successfully flown its MQ-25A surrogate aircraft — a Predator C Avenger — outfitted with a representative set of mission payloads, including Electro-optical/Infrared, Electronic Support Measures, Automatic Identification System, and Mission Processing. MQ-25 is the U.S. Navy’s unmanned aerial refueling aircraft program. “Our ability to…

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Boeing, ANA celebrate airline’s 100,000th 787 Dreamliner flight

Posted January 13, 2016 by

Boeing and ANA (All Nippon Airways) Jan. 11 celebrated the airline’s 100,000th revenue flight with the 787 Dreamliner during a gate ceremony at Sea-Tac International Airport. The milestone marks yet another record for ANA as it becomes the first airline in the world to reach 100,000 787 flights. “The 787 Dreamliner has played an important…

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Boeing, Paramount to collaborate on Light Multi-role Aircraft

Posted March 9, 2016 by

Boeing and the Paramount Group, the South Africa-based global defense and aerospace business, have expanded their 2014 agreement to cooperate on an advanced mission system for a variant of the Advanced, High Performance, Reconnaissance, Light Aircraft. A high-wing, two-seat aircraft, AHRLAC is designed to incorporate advanced intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities and weapons systems….

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Commencement of refit marks important milestone for Canada, Lockheed Martin Canada

Posted April 27, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin Canada photograph by Rachel Millar Her Majesty’s New Zealand Ship TE KAHA is getting an upgrade with a new combat system developed by Lockheed Martin Canada. On April 26, New Zealand Secretary of Defence Helene Quilter and Commanding Officer Cmdr. (Navy) Steve Lenik, Royal New Zealand Navy, transferred Her Majesty’s New Zealand Ship…

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