Contract Briefs

Navy Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $1,271,800,000 not-to-exceed undefinitized modification to the previously awarded low-rate initial...

Northrop Grumman partners for diplomacy, global innovation

Northrop Grumman photographChelsey Martin, Australian Consul General, Los Angeles. Northrop Grumman has partnered with G'Day USA to create the inaugural Emerging Innovators Xchange conference. The...

India becomes 11th international customer for Longbow LLC’s Apache radar

The U.S. Army has awarded LONGBOW Limited Liability Company a $57.1 million foreign military sale contract to provide the Indian Air Force with Longbow...

Insitu establishes commercial business unit

Insitu photographInsitu and BNSF officials launch ScanEagle during a commercial operation in New Mexico in October 2015 Insitu announced May 2 the formation of...

Boeing publicly discloses 2015 savings from state tax breaks

Boeing announced April 29 that it saved $305 million through state tax breaks last year, marking the first time the company has been required...

Sikorsky conducts Combat Rescue Helicopter air vehicle preliminary design review

Lockheed Martin announced May 2 the successful execution of the Combat Rescue Helicopter Program Air Vehicle Preliminary Design Review. This important review signals that the...

KC-135 crews support KC-46A testing missions

Navy photograph by PO1 Christopher OkulaThe KC-46A program's first test aircraft, EMD-1, conducts tests of aircraft acceleration and vibration exposure while flying in...

Boeing 737 MAX makes first international journey for flight testing

The Boeing 737 MAX 8 has marked a key achievement after completing high altitude flight testing in La Paz, Bolivia. It’s the first international trip...

Lockheed Martin, Daewoo sign agreement to build multi-mission combat ships

Lockheed Martin photographJoe North, vice president of Littoral Ships and Systems for Lockheed Martin, and Deog-Soo Kim, vice president and head of the...

Airbus profits down; gearbox troubles in military plane

Airbus Group said April 28 it's facing a “challenging year” after troubles surfaced with a gearbox on the A400M military transporter and export credit...