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Raytheon awarded $365 million U.S. Navy contract

Posted June 3, 2016 by

Raytheon been awarded a $365,848,801 fixed-price-incentive, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the production of Aegis Weapon System AN/SPY-1D(V) Radar Transmitter Group, Missile Fire Control System MK 99 equipment, and associated engineering services. This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $423,056,873. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy…

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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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U.S. Marine Corps receives 50th KC-130J Super Hercules aerial refueler

Posted August 26, 2016 by

The U.S. Marine Corps accepted delivery of its 50th KC-130J Super Hercules aerial refueler at the Lockheed Martin facility in Marietta, Ga., Aug. 18, 2016. This KC-130J is assigned to Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif. The Marine Corps has the distinction of operating the largest KC-130J fleet in the world. As a member of…

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Boeing HorizonX invests in unmanned systems technology leader Near Earth Autonomy

Posted October 20, 2017 by

Boeing announced its investment in Near Earth Autonomy, a Pittsburgh, Penn.,-based company focused on developing a portfolio of technologies that enable safe and reliable autonomous flight. In addition to the investment, Boeing and Near Earth Autonomy also announced a partnership to explore future products and applications for emerging markets such as urban mobility. “This partnership…

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Boeing begins digital flight deck upgrades to NATO fleet

Posted December 14, 2016 by

Boeing Dec. 13 delivered to NATO the first of fourteen E-3A Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft with cockpit upgrades that improve mission-readiness, decrease customer costs and reaffirm Boeing’s overall commitment to the fleet.

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Second CH-53K helicopter joins flight test program

Posted March 14, 2016 by

The first and second CH-53K heavy lift helicopter Engineering Development Models (EDM) achieved their first flights on Oct. 27, 2015, and Jan. 22, 2016, respectively.

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Arotech Power Systems Division wins USMC contract for hybrid mobile power systems

Posted April 20, 2016 by

Arotech Corporation announced April 20 that its U.S. Power Systems Division, UEC Electronics, has recently received a $2.6 million contract from the Marine Corps to design, develop and deliver four MEHPS systems.  MEHPS portable solutions combine battery technology with existing generator and solar solutions to power forward deployed units. The MEHPS product harnesses solar power…

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Lockheed Martin’s modernized TACMS missiles successful in two new flight tests

Posted February 22, 2017 by

Lockheed Martin's modernized Tactical Missile System (TACMS) missile continued its streak of successful flight tests with two recent flights at White Sands Missile Range, N.M.

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Boeing’s second ABS all-electric propulsion satellite enters service

Posted January 25, 2017 by

A Boeing satellite built for ABS entered into commercial service, providing enhanced satellite services including direct-to-home television services Jan. 21 to customers in Africa, the Middle East and North Africa, Russia, South Asia and South East Asia. This satellite, ABS-2A, joins ABS-3A as Boeing’s second all-electric propulsion 702 satellite for ABS. Boeing is the first…

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Northrop’s navigation system contributes to successful fest flights

Posted March 7, 2016 by

Northrop Grumman, in cooperation with Saab Aerosystems, has provided the Attitude and Heading Reference System for the nEUROn unmanned combat air vehicle demonstrator, which recently conducted more than 100 test flights in France, Italy and Sweden. Northrop Grumman’s subsidiary in Germany, Northrop Grumman LITEF, supplied the fibre-optic, gyro-compassing LCR-100 AHRS for the European nEUROn UCAV…

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