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Lockheed Martin Mission Systems, Training recognizes top suppliers

Posted April 11, 2016 by

Lockheed Martin’s Missions Systems and Training business honored its top suppliers at a ceremony held recently in West Palm Beach, Fla. MST recognized 19 suppliers, including 13 receiving honors from Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company, as Gold Suppliers for best-in-class performance in achieving on-time delivery, cost and quality standards during 2015. MST Supplier of the…

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General Dynamics completes U.S. Air Force space fence radar array ground structure

Posted April 8, 2016 by

General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies has completed the construction and walk-through of the 7,000 square-foot radar receive array structure that is part of the U.S. Air Force Space Fence radar system. With the array structure complete, the General Dynamics Space Fence team will carefully dismantle the 700,000-pound steel structure and ship it to Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall…

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Kuwait signs contract for 28 Eurofighter Typhoons

Posted April 8, 2016 by

The State of Kuwait has signed an agreement for procuring the Eurofighter Typhoon. The contract signature for 22 single-seat and six twin-seat aircraft follows the announcement of an agreement between the State of Kuwait and the Italian government for the procurement of the aircraft Sept. 11, 2105. The aircraft will be Tranche 3 standard and…

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Northrop Grumman responds to GPS III request

Posted April 8, 2016 by

REDONDO BEACH, Calif.–Northrop Grumman has submitted an innovative proposal to the United States Air Force for the next-generation Global Positioning System (GPS) III program. The Air Force is looking to update the GPS system, which has been delivering precise global position, navigation and timing services worldwide for more than two decades. Northrop Grumman’s proposal is…

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Pratt & Whitney, Italian industry sign work agreements for F-35 Lightning II

Posted April 8, 2016 by

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp., has awarded long-term agreement contracts valued at $17 million over 10 years to four key Italian aerospace suppliers — Aerea S.p.A., APR S.r.l., Mepit S.r.l. and NCM S.p.A. — to manufacture F135 engine components for the fifth generation F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft. Pratt & Whitney…

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BAE Systems to produce assault amphibious vehicles for Japan

Posted April 8, 2016 by

BAE Systems has been awarded a contract to produce new Assault Amphibious Vehicles for the Japanese Ministry of Defense. This contract supports the ongoing development of an amphibious capability within the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force. “We’re proud to support the Japanese military’s recapitalization by providing this enhanced amphibious capability,” said Dean Medland, vice president…

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BAE Systems lands $38 million U.S. Navy contract for vertical launching system canisters

Posted April 8, 2016 by

BAE Systems has received a $38.2 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to provide additional missile canisters for the Mk 41 Vertical Launching System. The company will supply more than 300 canisters of various configurations that will be used to store, transport, and launch different kinds of guided missiles from ships. BAE Systems has…

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Contract Briefs

Posted April 8, 2016 by

Boeing, Mesa, Ariz., was awarded a $922,628,257 modification (PZ0011) to contract W58RGZ-14-C-0018 for 117 AH-64E remanufactured Apache helicopters.  Work will be performed in Mesa, Ariz., with an estimated completion date of May 31, 2018.  Fiscal 2015 and 2016 other procurement (Army) funds in the amount of $922,628,257 were obligated at the time of the award. …

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Lockheed Martin Commercial Flight Training secures orders from Allegiant, Hawaiian Airlines

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Lockheed Martin Commercial Flight Training added contracts from Allegiant and Hawaiian Airlines to its list of orders for full flight simulators. At the end of 2015, the company signed a purchase agreement for an A320 full flight simulator for Hawaiian Airlines, which currently owns an A330 full flight simulator provided by LMCFT. This contract signified…

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Lockheed Martin mini-missile takes flight in new demonstration

Posted April 6, 2016 by

A Lockheed Martin-built Miniature Hit-to-Kill interceptor was successfully launched from a Multi-Mission Launcher in an engineering demonstration April 4 at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. The launch demonstrated the agility and aerodynamic capability of the MHTK missile, which is designed to defeat rocket, artillery and mortar targets at ranges greatly exceeding those of current and…

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