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U.S. Air Force awards Raytheon a $393 million contract for ISR mission support

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Raytheon will continue mission support for the U.S. Air Force’s Distributed Common Ground System under a new $393 million contract. DCGS is the service’s primary intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance analysis tool. Over the last decade, Raytheon has ensured high levels of performance for these critical ISR systems, while generating tens of millions in cost savings….

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U.S. Air Force awards Lockheed Martin majority share of Paveway™ II contract

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Lockheed Martin has received a $76 million contract from the U.S. Air Force for follow-on production of Paveway II Plus Laser Guided Bomb (LGB) kits.  The contract represents the majority share of fiscal year 2015 funding, as well as 100 percent of available funding for Foreign Military Sales. Deliveries will begin in the second quarter…

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Lockheed Martin delivers 31st C-5M Super Galaxy

Posted October 28, 2015 by Damien Guarnieri

The 31st Lockheed Martin C-5M Super Galaxy takes off on its ferry flight Oct. 23, 2015. Lockheed Martin delivered the aircraft to the U. S. Air Force on Oct. 23. A crew from the 22nd Airlift Squadron at Travis Air Force Base, Travis Air Force Base, Calif., ferried the aircraft from the Lockheed Martin facility…

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General Dynamics receives $24 million contract for submarine planning services

Posted October 26, 2015 by

The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $24.1 million contract modification to perform reactor-plant planning yard services for nuclear submarines and support-yard services for moored training ships. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics. Initially awarded in November 2011, the contract has a potential cumulative value of $121.2 million…

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Northrop Grumman to continue logistics support for RAAF F/A-18 systems

Posted October 26, 2015 by

Northrop Grumman photograph The Royal Australian Air Force flies the Northrop Grumman LITENING advanced targeting pod on its F/A-18 aircraft as the Hornet Target Designation System. Photo courtesy of the Royal Australian Air Force. The Royal Australian Air Force has extended its contract with Northrop Grumman to provide logistics support for its F/A-18 Hornet Target…

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Lockheed Martin to build ballistic missile defense radar

Posted October 26, 2015 by

The Missile Defense Agency awarded a team, led by Lockheed Martin, a contract to develop, build and test the Long Range Discrimination Radar. The radar system will support a layered ballistic missile defense strategy to protect the U.S. homeland from ballistic missile attacks.

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U.S. Navy awards Raytheon $159 million for Phalanx production

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The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon a $159.9 million contract to manufacture, inspect and test Phalanx Close-in Weapon Systems.

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Lockheed Martin delivers first Danish MH-60R helicopter to U.S. Navy

Posted October 23, 2015 by

Lockheed Martin photograph The U.S. Navy accepted the first Danish MH-60R “Romeo” aircraft in a ceremony Oct. 22. The U.S. Navy accepted the first MH-60R helicopter slated for Denmark from Lockheed Martin in a ceremony Oct. 22 at the Lockheed Martin facility in Owego, N.Y. “We are excited to accept this aircraft bound for Denmark,”…

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Lockheed Martin Canada announces latest achievement on New Zealand frigate project

Posted October 23, 2015 by

Lockheed Martin Canada marked an important milestone toward modernizing the Royal New Zealand Navy’s two ANZAC Class ships. The company announced Oct. 22 that the ANZAC frigate systems upgrade project has successfully completed the combat system critical design review on schedule and to New Zealand’s satisfaction. The government-mandated review proves a contractor’s progress and planning…

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Korea’s unmanned systems suppliers produce Global Hawk components

Posted October 23, 2015 by

Northrop Grumman photograph Mick Jaggers, vice president, Global Hawk programs, Northrop Grumman left, congratulates Yong Woo Jeon, president and CEO Firstec, on beginning production of wire harnesses for Korea’s Global Hawk platform. During the Seoul International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition, Northrop Grumman and its supplier partners celebrated the first component parts manufactured in the Republic…

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