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Sikorsky recognizes Bristow for outstanding S-92® rescue accomplishments

Posted March 2, 2016 by

Sikorsky recognized Bristow Helicopters March 2 for its critical role in safely evacuating hundreds of workers with S-92® helicopters from six oil platforms in the North Sea Dec. 31, 2015. Sikorsky President Dan Schultz presented the recognition to Bristow President and CEO Jonathan Baliff in a ceremony at the 2016 Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo show….

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General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems awarded gun barrel production contract

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General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems has been awarded a multi-year contract by Smith & Wesson to produce hammer forged, military grade gun barrels. The barrels produced under this contract will be used in Smith & Wesson’s M&P pistol, which is being offered for the U.S. Army’s XM17 Modular Handgun System competition. “With 32 years…

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LA County Fire Department receives Sikorsky rescue award for life-saving mission

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Sikorsky recognized the County of Los Angeles Fire Department March 2 with Sikorsky Rescue Awards for five crew members involved with lifesaving efforts.

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General Dynamics launches contact center as a service customer experience platform

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General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics, launched its Customer Experience Platform, providing a full-range of technology capabilities that will help organizations operate highly scalable and tailorable contact centers The Platform is the first FedRAMP-compliant cloud-based contact center solution.  It is designed for government agencies and organizations with significant security and privacy…

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Sikorsky announces S-76C+ upgrade program

Posted March 2, 2016 by

Sikorsky March 1 introduced a program that will enable operators to upgrade their S-76C+™ aircraft to the S-76C++™ configuration. The announcement was made at the 2016 Helicopter International Association Heli-Expo show. Sikorsky is a Lockheed Martin company. The upgrade increases performance capabilities by expanding the aircraft’s mission envelope to S-76C++ profiles, including greater take-off and…

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Lockheed Martin delivers 200th F-35 EO targeting system

Posted February 26, 2016 by

Lockheed Martin has delivered the 200th Electro-Optical Targeting System for the F-35 Lightning II. All 200 systems have been delivered on time or ahead of schedule for aircraft integration. Lockheed Martin is delivering F-35 EOTS under Low-Rate Initial Production contracts with a total of 367 systems ordered to date. Planned production quantities for the F-35…

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Northrop Grumman successfully demonstrates flexible solution to use legacy, future sensors on Global Hawk

Posted February 26, 2016 by

Northrop Grumman successfully flew a SYERS-2 intelligence gathering sensor on an RQ-4 Global Hawk high altitude long endurance unmanned aircraft system, marking the first time the legacy U.S. Air Force sensor has been demonstrated on a high altitude unmanned aircraft. With the success of the SYERS-2 flight, Northrop Grumman plans to fly an Optical Bar…

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UTC Aerospace Systems opens advanced materials laboratory in Connecticut

Posted February 26, 2016 by

UTC Aerospace Systems Feb. 25 opened its new state-of-the-art Materials and Process Engineering laboratory in Windsor Locks, Conn. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. The MPE lab has advanced capabilities to support research, engineering and production. Lab capabilities include additive manufacturing (“3D printing”) to build metal and plastic engineering development parts,…

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U.S. Air Force awards Lockheed Martin JASSM contract for additional Polish integration

Posted February 26, 2016 by

Lockheed Martin recently received a $7.9 million Foreign Military Sales contract from the U.S. Air Force to support additional integration of the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile onto the Polish Air Force F-16C/D aircraft. This second contract for Poland includes support for a broad range of certification and flight activity. Integrated logistics support and program and…

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Taqnia Aeronautics, Sikorsky explore helicopter opportunities in Saudi Arabia

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Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company Feb. 23 signed an agreement with Taqnia Aeronautics to jointly explore helicopter production opportunities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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