Orion Exploration Mission-1 crew module pressure tested

NASA photograph by Kim ShifflettLockheed Martin engineers and technicians prepare the Orion pressure vessel for a series of tests inside the proof pressure...

Air Force awards Northrop Grumman GPS III study contract

REDONDO BEACH, Calif.--The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman a 26-month study contract based on the company's innovative proposal for the next-generation Global...

Contract Briefs

Navy  Portillo Concrete, Inc., Lemon Grove, Calif., (N62473-16-D-1853); Pave-Tech Inc., Vista, Calif., (N62473-16-D-1854); Command Performance Constructors, Inc., Signal Hill, Calif., (N62473-16-D-1855); Romero General Construction Corp.,...

Elbit Systems subsidiary to modify Naval Test Pilot School C-26 aircraft

Elbit Systems announced May 9 that Elbit Systems of America's subsidiary, M7 Aerospace LLC, was awarded a $7.5 million Firm, Fixed Price contract by...

Northrop Grumman conducts CDR for Navy’s SEWIP development

Northrop Grumman has successfully conducted a critical design review for the Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program Block 3 AN/SLQ-32(V)7 electronic warfare system. The CDR, a...

Boeing innovations: Sometimes lucrative, sometimes a bust

Austin Ballard steadied himself on a wooden ladder and threaded a cable capped with a tiny camera lens into a cylinder on one of...

FAA certifies Pratt & Whitney engine to power Irkut’s MC-21 aircraft

The Federal Aviation Administration has certified Pratt & Whitney's PurePower PW1400G-JM engine to power Irkut's MC-21 aircraft. With this milestone, Pratt & Whitney now has...

Boeing-equipped training center opens, enhances worldwide P-8A maintenance

Boeing has equipped the U.S. Navy’s new P-8 Maintenance Training Facility with a suite of realistic, interactive training systems, another key step in the...

Illinois lawmakers urge Boeing not to sell aircraft to Iran

Three Republican congressmen from Illinois are urging the chief executive officer of Chicago-based Boeing to avoid doing business with Iran and not sell aircraft...

Contract Briefs

Navy Jacobs Technology Inc., Fort Walton Beach, Fla., is being awarded a $427,078,399 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide test and evaluation/training threat/target systems for warfighter...