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Lockheed Martin small quadrotor UAS upgraded with hi-res thermal imaging capability

Posted May 2, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin’s Indago 3, a small quadrotor unmanned aerial system has been upgraded with high resolution infrared sensors capable of day or night operations. “Providing an infrared capability for Indago further enhances the uses for this small but powerful system,” said Rich Bonnett, Indago program manager with Lockheed Martin Procerus Technologies. “With its endurance and…

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GA-ASI, Pratt & Whitney team demonstrate successful MQ-25 engine test

Posted June 1, 2018 by

The Pratt & Whitney PW815 engine was selected by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. to power their proposed solution for the U.S. Navy’s MQ-25 Stingray unmanned aerial refueling aircraft. On April 25, the GA-ASI/P&W team completed its first powered run of the PW815 with the GA-ASI MQ-25A inlet and exhaust configuration. The test met all…

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Saluting a star: Lockheed Martin celebrates C-5 Galaxy’s 50th anniversary

Posted June 27, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company celebrated the 50th anniversary of the C-5 Galaxy strategic transport June 26 at the company’s Marietta, Ga., facility.

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Boeing reviews new ICBM design options with U.S. Air Force

Posted July 23, 2018 by

Boeing has presented the U.S. Air Force with design options for America’s next intercontinental ballistic missile, the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent. The review marks the achievement of a key contract milestone. “We offered the Air Force cost and performance trades for a deterrent that will address emerging and future threats,” said Frank McCall, vice president,…

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Lockheed Martin secures automated test equipment contract

Posted September 5, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin photograph by Michelle Jeffries Lockheed Martin technicians build and test eCASS stations, which troubleshoot and repair avionics for Navy aircraft, at a facility in Orlando, Fla. The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin a seven-year contract worth up to more than $500 million to build and deliver more than 200 plus electronic Consolidated…

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Northrop Grumman awarded $17.5 million contract for fifth gen upgrade of E-8C Joint STARS central computers

Posted October 3, 2018 by

Northrop Grumman has been awarded a $17.5 million contract for a fifth generation upgrade to the central computers on 16 aircraft in the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (Joint STARS) fleet.

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GA-ASI to provide RPAs to Australian Defence Force

Posted November 19, 2018 by

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. has been advised that, following consideration by the Australian Government, it has been selected to provide the Armed Remotely Piloted Aircraft System under Project Air 7003 for the Australian Defence Force. “We look forward to providing our world-leading RPAS to meet the Air 7003 requirements,” said Linden Blue, CEO of…

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First F-16V with advanced AESA radar takes to the skies over Fort Worth

Posted October 21, 2015 by

Lockheed Martin successfully completed the maiden flight of the F-16V, the latest and most advanced F-16 on the market today.

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Boeing, Jet Airways confirm order for 75 737 MAX 8 airplanes

Posted November 9, 2015 by

Boeing and Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, announced an order for 75 737 MAX 8 airplanes at the 2015 Dubai Airshow Nov. 9. The announcement marks the largest order in Jet Airways’ history and supports the airline’s replacement strategy to have the most modern and environmentally progressive airplane fleet. The order, previously attributed to…

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Boeing, EVA Airways finalize Taiwan’s largest ever commercial airplane purchase

Posted November 25, 2015 by

Boeing and EVA Airways Nov. 24 finalized a historic order for up to 24 787-10 Dreamliners and two 777-300ER (Extended Range) jetliners. The order, valued at more than $8 billion at current list prices, marks the largest single commercial airplane purchase in Taiwan aviation.

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