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Raytheon overhauling Royal Canadian Navy Phalanx Close-In Weapon System

Posted February 21, 2018 by

Raytheon Canada Limited is overhauling and providing in-service support for the Phalanx Close-In Weapon Systems operated by the Royal Canadian Navy.     Raytheon produces Phalanx, a rapid-fire, computer-controlled radar and 20mm gun system that automatically acquires, tracks and destroys enemy threats that have penetrated other ship defense systems. More than 890 systems have been built…

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Boeing to establish new technology research center in Korea

Posted March 21, 2018 by

Boeing announced March 21 the company’s intention to establish a new research center in the Republic of Korea; the company is currently in discussion with the Korean government regarding the center opening. The research center will focus on accelerating autonomy, artificial intelligence, avionics, analytics, smart cabin, smart factory and other technologies for future aerospace products….

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Systel to support MQ-8C Fire Scout program

Posted April 9, 2018 by

Systel, Inc., an industry leader of custom and COTS rugged computing solutions has been selected to support the U.S. Navy Naval Air Systems Command MQ-8C Fire Scout program with rugged, SWaP optimized high density computing servers. The MQ-8C Fire Scout is an unmanned autonomous helicopter designed to provide reconnaissance, situational awareness, and precision targeting support…

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Boeing awarded $427 million Defense Logistics Agency contract

Posted April 27, 2018 by

Navy photograph An F/A-18 taking off of a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier. The Defense Logistics Agency has awarded Boeing a five-year $427 million sole-source contract to provide and manage consumable material for F/A-18 depot maintenance with the option for five additional years. This is an extension of the DLA/Boeing Captains of Industry program and the…

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U.S. Navy orders more Lockheed Martin enhanced laser guided training rounds

Posted May 16, 2018 by

Navy photograph by PO3 Jeanette Mullinax The U.S. Navy ordered more Lockheed Martin Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds to support the service’s Paveway™ II Laser Guided Bomb weapons training. Lockheed Martin has received a $23.1 million contract award from the U.S. Navy for follow-on production of Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds) to support the service’s…

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Lockheed Martin Canada wins contract extension for Halifax class frigate support

Posted June 13, 2018 by

Royal Canadian Navy photograph Lockheed Martin Canada has been awarded a 3-year extension to its In-Service Support contract for the 12 Canadian-built Halifax-class multi-role patrol frigates. Picture is of Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship Calgary (FFH-335). Lockheed Martin Canada has been awarded a three-year extension to its In-Service Support contract for the Royal Canadian Navy’s 12…

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Northrop Grumman delivers software for critical UH-60V Black Hawk milestone

Posted July 13, 2018 by

Northrop Grumman photograph As the supplier of the Integrated Avionics Suite for the UH-60V Black Hawk helicopter, Northrop Grumman has delivered software for the helicopter to enter Limited User Testing – a critical milestone leading into production. WOODLAND HILLS, Calif.–Northrop Grumman has delivered software to the U.S. Army for the UH-60V Black Hawk helicopter to…

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Boeing completes autonomous synchronized flight tests in Australia

Posted August 20, 2018 by

Boeing has successfully completed the first suite of synchronized unmanned aerial vehicle flight tests using new on-board autonomous command and control technology developed by Boeing in Australia. Conducted at a regional Queensland airfield, the test flights saw five UAV test beds equipped with Boeing’s new on-board system safely complete in-air programmed missions as a team…

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Lockheed Martin receives contract for HIMARS launchers

Posted September 26, 2018 by

The U.S. Army awarded Lockheed Martin a $289 million contract to produce High Mobility Artillery Rocket System launchers and associated hardware. The contract calls for the production of 24 HIMARS launchers and associated equipment by July 2022. Lockheed Martin has delivered nearly 500 launchers for the U.S. Army and international customers. The HIMARS vehicles will…

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Boeing Celebrates delivery of Oman Air’s first 787 Dreamliner

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Boeing and Oman Air has celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The airline ordered six 787-8s in November 2011 as part of its expansion plans. “We are delighted to receive our first Dreamliner which combined with Oman Air’s award-winning service will provide an excellent travel experience for our customers,” said Paul…

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