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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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Boeing, Norwegian finalize order for 19 787-9 Dreamliners

Posted October 23, 2015 by

Boeing and Norwegian have finalized an order for 19 787-9 Dreamliners valued at more than $5 billion at current list prices.

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U.S. Air Force awards Lockheed Martin new contracts for sensor-enhanced sniper pods, upgrade kits

Posted October 23, 2015 by

Lockheed Martin has received $176.1 million in contracts from the U.S. Air Force for Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod-Sensor Enhancement production and upgrade kits that will convert Sniper ATPs to the ATP-SE configuration.   Sniper ATP-SE has improved sensors, a two-way datalink and algorithms that increase air-to-ground, air-to-air and maritime targeting capability. Upgrade kits consist of line…

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Boeing officially opens advanced research center in Missouri

Posted October 21, 2015 by

Boeing Oct. 20 opened its new research and technology center in St. Louis. The facility will serve as the company’s regional hub for collaborative technology development with academic institutions and research partners in systems technology. Boeing leaders joined local dignitaries and employees for a ribbon cutting and tours of the research labs. With more than…

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First F-16V with advanced AESA radar takes to the skies over Fort Worth

Posted October 21, 2015 by

Lockheed Martin successfully completed the maiden flight of the F-16V, the latest and most advanced F-16 on the market today.

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