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Raytheon, U.S. Air Force successfully complete GPS OCX first qualification test

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On March 4, Raytheon successfully passed the first formal qualification test milestone for the U.S. Air Force’s Global Positioning System Next Generation Operational Control System. Known simply as GPS OCX, this new system offers significant improvements to the GPS on which the U.S. military and millions of civilians rely, including enhanced availability, accuracy, and security….

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Boeing completes satellite for NASA TDRS constellation ahead of contract schedule

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Boeing has completed, and delivered to storage, the last in a series of satellites for NASA’s Tracking and Data Relay Satellite constellation.

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Iran says Boeing offers new aircraft during Tehran trip

Posted April 13, 2016 by Nasser Karimi and Jon Gambrell

Boeing offered Iranian airlines three models of new aircraft to replace the country’s aging fleet during the first visit by the Chicago-based manufacturer in decades, the Islamic Republic’s state-run news agency reported April 11. Boeing declined to discuss specifics from the negotiation with officials in Tehran, but the airplane builder undoubtedly wants a piece of…

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Boeing Business Jets grows presence in China

Posted April 11, 2016 by

Boeing Business Jets’ (BBJ) success in the Chinese market continues this year with 21 in-service airplanes and three BBJ MAXs currently on order. With unmatched product reliability and customer service, BBJ is the preferred ultra-large business jet in China. “BBJ is doing really well in Greater China and we are growing every year,” said Boeing…

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Lockheed Martin delivers 150,000th ELGTR

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Lockheed Martin recently delivered the 150,000th Enhanced Laser Guided Training Round, which gives warfighters the only live-fire laser-guided bomb training solution available worldwide. Lockheed Martin has been producing low-cost and highly effective training rounds for the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps and international customers since 1992 with the beginning of LGTR production, and continuing with ELGTR…

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Deputy defense secretary inspects P-8A final assembly facility

Posted April 11, 2016 by Cheryl Pellerin

During the final stop on his trip to the Pacific Northwest last week, Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work inspected the final assembly facilities of the Boeing 737 and its derived military marine patrol aircraft, the P-8A Poseidon.

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Lockheed Martin Mission Systems, Training recognizes top suppliers

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Lockheed Martin’s Missions Systems and Training business honored its top suppliers at a ceremony held recently in West Palm Beach, Fla. MST recognized 19 suppliers, including 13 receiving honors from Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company, as Gold Suppliers for best-in-class performance in achieving on-time delivery, cost and quality standards during 2015. MST Supplier of the…

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General Dynamics completes U.S. Air Force space fence radar array ground structure

Posted April 8, 2016 by

General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies has completed the construction and walk-through of the 7,000 square-foot radar receive array structure that is part of the U.S. Air Force Space Fence radar system. With the array structure complete, the General Dynamics Space Fence team will carefully dismantle the 700,000-pound steel structure and ship it to Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall…

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Kuwait signs contract for 28 Eurofighter Typhoons

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The State of Kuwait has signed an agreement for procuring the Eurofighter Typhoon. The contract signature for 22 single-seat and six twin-seat aircraft follows the announcement of an agreement between the State of Kuwait and the Italian government for the procurement of the aircraft Sept. 11, 2105. The aircraft will be Tranche 3 standard and…

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Northrop Grumman responds to GPS III request

Posted April 8, 2016 by

REDONDO BEACH, Calif.–Northrop Grumman has submitted an innovative proposal to the United States Air Force for the next-generation Global Positioning System (GPS) III program. The Air Force is looking to update the GPS system, which has been delivering precise global position, navigation and timing services worldwide for more than two decades. Northrop Grumman’s proposal is…

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