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Boeing begins final assembly on first 787-10 Dreamliner

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Boeing teammates in North Charleston, S.C., started final assembly of the first 787-10 Dreamliner, marking yet another on-time milestone for the development program.

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BAE Systems’ Artisan 3D radar system passes sea-based acceptance trials

Posted January 13, 2017 by

BAE Systems’ Artisan 3D radar system has successfully completed three years of sea-based trials on the Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigates. Artisan 3D has also been fitted on the new aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth which is due into Portsmouth later this year. The radar, which can monitor more than 800 objects simultaneously from 200…

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Contract Briefs

Posted February 10, 2017 by

Navy Bell Helicopter Textron Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded $423,413,136 for modification P00002 to definitize a previously awarded advance acquisition contract to a fixed-price-incentive modification contract (N00019-16-C-0003).  This modification provides for the manufacture and delivery of 25 Lot 14 AH-1Z new build aircraft in support of the H-1 upgrade program in support of…

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Northrop Grumman to provide LITENING Advanced Targeting Pods to Royal Danish Air Force

Posted March 15, 2017 by

Northrop Grumman has been awarded a contract by the Royal Danish Air Force to provide LITENING advanced targeting pods for its F-16 aircraft. LITENING gives pilots powerful capabilities for detecting, identifying and tracking targets at extremely long ranges. Denmark was the first international partner to take delivery of the fourth generation of the LITENING pod….

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Posted April 15, 2017 by

Navy   L-3 Communications Vertex Aerospace, Madison, Miss., is being awarded a $202,164,280 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery requirements contract for depot level maintenance, logistics, and sustaining engineering services in support of the C-12 utility lift aircraft for the Navy and Marine Corps.  Services to be provided include site support maintenance, aircraft depot maintenance, engine depot maintenance, aircraft…

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Army   General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., Poway, Calif., was awarded a $221,577,527 modification (P00102) to contract W58RGZ-13-C-0109 for hardware acquisition for the extended range Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft system, to include 20 extended range aircraft; 20 satellite communications (SATCOM) air data terminals; six universal ground control stations; one mobile ground control station; nine universal…

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Lockheed Martin’s Indago UAS achieves first beyond visual line of sight inspection in North America

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Lockheed Martin, in partnership with Canadian UAVs, completed the first beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) pipeline and well assets inspection using the Lockheed Martin Indago 2.

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German aerospace companies visit Sikorsky’s West Palm Beach facility

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Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, recently hosted leading German aerospace companies that have engineering, manufacturing and maintenance, repair, overhaul expertise.

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Lockheed Martin unveils next gen missile defense sensor technology

Posted August 7, 2017 by

Lockheed Martin will unveil its next generation air and missile defense radar demonstrator at the annual Space & Missile Defense Symposium this week in Huntsville, Ala. The active electronically scanned array (AESA) Radar for Engagement and Surveillance (ARES) is a representative full-scale prototype of the technology to support a modern, 360-degree capable sensor that the…

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Lockheed Martin Ventures invests in Ocean Aero, strengthening focus on unmanned maritime systems

Posted September 15, 2017 by

Lockheed Martin photograph Ocean Aero’s latest model, the Submaran S10, has the power and payload for a wide range of sensor systems. Lockheed Martin Ventures is making a strategic investment in Ocean Aero, the developer of the Submaran™ unmanned maritime vehicle. This is Lockheed Martin Ventures’ third investment this year, and it will create opportunities…

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