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U.S. Marine Corps awards Raytheon up to $249 million to refurbish vehicles

Posted June 6, 2016 by

The U.S. Marine Corps Logistics Command has awarded Raytheon up to $249 million with options over five years for work on the Secondary Reparable, or SECREP program, rebuilding vehicle parts such as engines, transmissions and electronics. The Marine Corps takes delivery of the items at approximately half the price of buying new. The savings can…

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Ready to Go: Lockheed Martin-built MUOS-5 satellite encapsulated for June 24 launch

Posted June 15, 2016 by

The fifth Mobile User Objective Systemsatellite built by Lockheed Martin for the U.S. Navy was encapsulated in its protective launch vehicle fairing on June 4. It is scheduled to launch June 24 aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. MUOS-5 is the latest addition to a network of orbiting satellites and relay ground stations…

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Canada awards C-130J Super Hercules fleet support contract to Lockheed Martin

Posted July 8, 2016 by

Lockheed Martin has been awarded a five-year contract extension worth approximately $504.3 million by the government of Canada to provide In Service Support for the Royal Canadian Air Force’s fleet of 17 C-130J Super Hercules aircraft, known in Canada as the CC-130J. Lockheed Martin has supported the RCAF CC-130J fleet since 2007 and this most…

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Hellenic Navy, Lockheed Martin, HAI launch Greece’s P-3B Orion modernization, upgrade program

Posted July 25, 2016 by

The Hellenic Navy, Lockheed Martin and Hellenic Aerospace Industry hosted a ceremony July 25 at HAI’s facilities here to recognize the official launch of the Hellenic Navy P-3B maritime patrol aircraft modernization and upgrade program. On July 13, the first of two Hellenic Navy P-3B Orions were successfully transferred from Elefsis Air Base to HAI’s…

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U.S. Navy conducts first live fire test with SeaRAM® recently installed on USS Carney

Posted August 17, 2016 by

The U.S. Navy conducted its first firing from the SeaRAM® anti-ship defense system produced by Raytheon installed on the USS Carney stationed in Rota, Spain. The SeaRAM® detected, tracked and engaged an inbound BQM-74E target, intercepting it with a RAM Block II missile in a mid-July test. USS Carney is the second of four guided-missile…

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Northrop Grumman to showcase advanced technologies for National Guard

Posted September 9, 2016 by

National Guard photograph The OpenPod™ is  a modular, reconfigurable open architecture pod platform that offers IRST (infrared search and track), targeting and other capabilities. Northrop Grumman will highlight a full range of solutions for the many missions of the National Guard at the 138th General Conference & Exhibition of the National Guard Association of the…

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Raytheon, Logos collaborate on advanced multi-intelligence sensors

Posted October 5, 2016 by

Raytheon and Logos Technologies are partnering to provide advanced multi-intelligence, or multi-INT, sensor systems to address challenging intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, or ISR, requirements. 

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Boeing, Donghai Airlines finalize order for five 787-9 Dreamliners

Posted November 2, 2016 by

Boeing and Donghai Airlines of China announced Nov. 1 the finalization of an order for five 787-9 Dreamliners, valued at $1.32 billion at current list prices.   Shenzhen-based Donghai Airlines announced its intent to order 25 737 MAX 8s and five 787-9 Dreamliners in July at the Farnborough International Airshow. Today’s 787-9 order comes just…

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Lockheed Martin, ULA encapsulate EchoStar XIX satellite for Dec. 18 launch

Posted December 12, 2016 by

Lockheed Martin photograph The EchoStar XIX satellite has been encapsulated in its protective launch vehicle fairing. It is scheduled to launch Dec. 18 aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 431 rocket contracted through Lockheed Martin Commercial Launch Services. For encapsulation, EchoStar XIX was connected to an adapter and then enclosed in the four-meter fairing…

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Airbus ups plane deliveries in 2016 but new orders drop

Posted January 13, 2017 by Angela Charlton

Airbus delivered a record number of planes last year despite engine and cabin production problems, even as new orders slumped for both the European manufacturer and its U.S. rival Boeing. An unlikely customer provided a big boost to the industry in 2016: Iran, scheduled to receive its first Airbus plane in years Wednesday as part…

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