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Elbit Systems subsidiary to modify Naval Test Pilot School C-26 aircraft

Posted May 9, 2016 by

Elbit Systems announced May 9 that Elbit Systems of America’s subsidiary, M7 Aerospace LLC, was awarded a $7.5 million Firm, Fixed Price contract by the U.S. Navy to perform modifications on U.S. Naval Test Pilot School’s C-26 aircraft. Upgrades will be completed by September 2016 in San Antonio, Texas. Elbit Systems of America, the Type…

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U.S. grants Airbus, Boeing a chance to sell airplanes to Iran

Posted September 23, 2016 by Jon Gambrell

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates–The U.S. government granted aviation giants Airbus and Boeing permission Sept. 21 to sell aircraft to Iran following last year’s nuclear accord. European airplane manufacturer Airbus announced the license from the U.S. Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control early Sept. 21. Chicago-based Boeing followed with its own announcement later in the day….

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Northrop Grumman to provide full spectrum of capabilities to U.S. Army for new D3I contract

Posted March 29, 2017 by

The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command has named Northrop Grumman a recipient of the Design, Development, Demonstration and Integration contract. Under the D3I Domain 1 contract the U.S. Army can provide task orders to the winning contractors for efforts supporting the war fighter. As an awardee of the contract, Northrop Grumman is one…

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Raytheon wins multiple contracts

Posted January 18, 2019 by

AIM-9X tactical missiles Raytheon was awarded the following contract as announced by the Department of Defense on Dec. 28, 2018. Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Ariz., is awarded a not-to-exceed $434,389,104 for an undefinitized modification P00001 to a previously awarded, fixed-price-incentive-firm contract (N00019-18-C-1068). This modification provides for the procurement of AIM-9X Lot 18 production requirements to…

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U.S. Air Force, Raytheon test advanced electronic warfare weapon

Posted October 19, 2015 by

Raytheon and the U.S. Air Force have completed the latest in a series of successful flight tests for the HARM Control Section Modification (HCSM), the newest product in the HARM missile inventory. An upgrade to existing HARM missiles, HCSM dramatically increases effectiveness against even the most modern enemy radar while reducing the possibility of collateral…

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New electric gun for Phalanx Close-In Weapon System passes first test

Posted April 5, 2017 by

YUMA PROVING GROUND, Ariz.–Raytheon has successfully tested a new electric gun for the Phalanx Close-In Weapon System. The upgrade allows soldiers and sailors to fire at varying rates, which uses less ammunition. Phalanx is a rapid-fire, computer-controlled radar and 20 mm gun system that automatically acquires, tracks and destroys enemy threats that have penetrated all…

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Raytheon completes qualification testing of GPS Launch, Checkout System

Posted January 18, 2017 by

Raytheon reached another milestone in developing the U.S. Air Force Global Positioning System Next-Generation Operational Control System, known as GPS OCX, with the completion of the Factory Qualification Test of the Launch and Checkout System. GPS OCX will unleash dramatically increased performance and security of the GPS system that benefits millions of people worldwide. Raytheon…

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Boeing, Air Peace announce order for 10 737 MAX airplanes

Posted September 14, 2018 by

Boeing photograph Boeing and Air Peace of Nigeria announced Sept. 13 a new order for ten 737 MAX 8 airplanes during a signing ceremony in Lagos. Boeing and Air Peace of Nigeria announced Sept. 13 a new order for ten 737 MAX 8 airplanes during a signing ceremony in Lagos. Air Peace already operates Boeing…

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Raytheon opens new cyber center in Augusta, Ga.

Posted August 1, 2016 by

Raytheon has opened its newest cyber facility in Augusta, Ga., to deliver a wide range of cybersecurity capabilities to the U.S. Department of Defense, particularly the U.S. Army Cyber Command as it relocates to Fort Gordon. “Our DOD customers have come to rely on Raytheon to solve their toughest cybersecurity challenges – from cyber hardening…

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FAA certifies Pratt & Whitney engine to power Irkut’s MC-21 aircraft

Posted May 9, 2016 by

The Federal Aviation Administration has certified Pratt & Whitney’s PurePower PW1400G-JM engine to power Irkut’s MC-21 aircraft. With this milestone, Pratt & Whitney now has three certified PurePower Geared Turbofan™ engine variants. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. company. “This milestone is another huge step forward for the PurePower engine program, which brings…

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