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Future USS Little Rock successfully completes acceptance trials

Posted September 6, 2017 by

Lockheed Martin and Fincantieri Marinette Marine successfully completed acceptance trials on the future USS Little Rock (LCS 9), on Aug. 25. The future USS Little Rock, the fifth Freedom-variant LCS built by Lockheed Martin and Fincantieri Marinette Marine, completed acceptance trials with the highest score of any Freedom-variant LCS to date, earning the right to…

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Lockheed Martin T-50A reaches 100 flights in South Carolina

Posted October 4, 2017 by

Lockheed Martin achieved a new milestone this week as the T-50A aircraft flew its 100th sortie at the Greenville, S.C, facility.

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Northrop Grumman’s newest mission computer fielded by U.S. Marine Corps for H-1 helo upgrades

Posted November 3, 2017 by

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif.–Northrop Grumman has delivered its next-generation mission computer to the U.S. Marine Corps, which recently fielded the equipment for the first time on the UH1Y and AH-1Z helicopters under the H-1 Upgrade program. The Marine Corps H-1 Upgrade program is replacing UH-1N and AH-1W helicopters with upgraded aircraft for significant improvements in capability,…

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Northrop Grumman signs Mentor Protégé agreement with S&K Electronics

Posted December 6, 2017 by

Northrop Grumman photograph From left:  Steven Michaels, Northrop Grumman; David Sikora, U.S. Air Force; Larry Hall, S&K Electronics; and Sandra Boham, S&K College display the signed mentor protégé partnership certificates. Northrop Grumman has signed a U.S. Department of Defense mentor protégé agreement with S&K Electronics, a Small Disadvantaged and HUBZone Business chartered and owned by…

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Rolls-Royce honored as Team Freedom LCS supplier of year

Posted January 10, 2018 by

Recognized for their track record of exceptional performance and commitment to affordability, Rolls-Royce was named as the 2017 Team Freedom Littoral Combat Ship Supplier of the Year at the 30th annual Surface Navy Association National Symposium on Jan. 9.

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Lockheed Martin’s JASSM®-ER declared operational on F-15E Strike Eagle

Posted February 7, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin's Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) – Extended Range (ER) achieved full operational capability on the F-15E Strike Eagle, flown by the U.S. and allied nations' air forces.

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New joint venture to deliver Germany’s next gen ground based air defense system

Posted March 9, 2018 by

On March 8, MBDA Deutschland and Lockheed Martin announced a new joint venture to pursue the next generation Integrated Air and Missile Defense System, “TLVS,” for the German Bundeswehr. The joint venture is expected to become the prime contractor for the new system, which is currently being negotiated with Germany’s procurement office for the Bundeswehr,…

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Poland to buy Northrop Grumman’s Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System

Posted March 30, 2018 by

The Polish government has signed a Letter of Offer and Acceptance with the U.S. government to purchase the Northrop Grumman-developed Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System. The LOA allows the U.S. government to start contracting with Northrop Grumman for production and delivery of IBCS that enables Poland’s modernized air defense capabilities. Poland becomes…

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Contract Briefs

Posted April 25, 2018 by

Army   Caddell Construction Co. (DE) LLC, Montgomery, Ala., was awarded a $127,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract for the construction of the National Nuclear Security Administration Albuquerque Complex, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Bids were solicited via the Internet with four received. Work will be performed in Albuquerque, N.M., with an estimated completion date of Nov. 6, 2020. Fiscal…

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Mnuchin: Boeing’s sales licenses to Iran will be revoked

Posted May 9, 2018 by AP

The U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal means Boeing’s licenses to sell billions of dollars in commercial jetliners to Iran will be revoked, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said May 8. Mnuchin said that the existing licenses held by Chicago-based Boeing and its European competitor, Airbus Group, would be invalidated by President Donald Trump’s decision….

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