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Sikorsky, Canada’s DND receive AHS International award for successful CH-148 Cyclone helo shipboard tests

Posted May 21, 2018 by

Royal Canadian Navy photograph A CH-148 Cyclone helicopter performs a hover in-flight refueling test during sea trials aboard a Royal Canadian Navy Halifax-Class frigate in the North Atlantic. AHS International has recognized Canada’s Department of National Defence and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, for “conducting an extraordinary international effort” to demonstrate flight and shipboard operation…

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Lockheed Martin’s MHTK interceptor matures to development stage

Posted June 13, 2018 by

The U.S. Army Cruise Missile Defense Systems Project Office awarded Lockheed Martin a $2.6 million dollar contract to mature the Miniature Hit-to-Kill interceptor, evaluate its effectiveness and demonstrate manufacturing readiness as part of the Extended Mission Area Missile Program.

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BAE Systems delivers 150th Shipboard Friend-or-Foe antenna to U.S. Navy

Posted July 25, 2018 by

In a major program milestone, BAE Systems has delivered its 150th OE-120 Identification Friend-or-Foe antenna to the U.S. Navy.

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Lockheed Martin preparing ground system support for upcoming GPS III satellites launches, M-Code operations

Posted September 7, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin photograph The fourth Lockheed Martin-built GPS Ill satellite is fully integrated. Once the next-generation GPS III satellites begin launching later this year, a series of updates to the current ground control system from Lockheed Martin will help the U.S. Air Force gain early command and control of the new satellites for testing and…

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Aerojet Rocketdyne subsystems for Orion spacecraft complete major review

Posted October 12, 2015 by

Aerojet Rocketdyne recently announced the critical design review completion for the jettison motor and the crew module reaction control system on the Orion spacecraft. These two major subsystems that Aerojet Rocketdyne is building for Lockheed Martin and NASA are critical for ensuring astronaut safety and mission success. With the successful CDR completion on the programs,…

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DARPA awards Leidos prime contract

Posted November 4, 2015 by

Leidos, a national security, health, and engineering solutions company, was awarded a prime contract by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to provide research and development in support of Phase 2 for the Shared Spectrum Access for Radar and Communications program. The single-award cost-plus fixed-fee contract has an eleven month base period of performance, an…

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General Dynamics Bath Iron Works lays keel of DDG 116

Posted November 20, 2015 by

On Nov. 16, General Dynamics Bath Iron Works held a keel-laying ceremony for the Thomas Hudner (DDG 116), the company’s 36th Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer. The ship is named for Captain Thomas Hudner Jr., U.S. Navy (ret.), a Korean War aviator and Medal of Honor recipient. Hudner intentionally crash-landed his plane during the battle of…

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Northrop Grumman to provide replacement inertial navigation system to U.S. Navy

Posted December 16, 2015 by

The U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman a base year contract valued at $19.8 million, with a total potential value of $47.8 million over five years, to develop the replacement inertial navigation system (INS-R) deployed on most Navy combat and support ships. INS-R supports the new Navy Assured Positioning Navigation and Timing (A-PNT) architecture being…

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Boeing delivers six enhanced B-52 weapons bay launchers

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Six of the U.S. Air Force’s B-52 bombers can now take flight with a greater variety of weapons, thanks to enhanced internal weapons bay launchers delivered by Boeing.

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Northrop Grumman, partners complete CDR of UH-60V Black Hawk

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WOODLAND HILLS, Calif.–Northrop Grumman, in partnership with the U.S. Army, Prototype Integration Facility and prime contractor Redstone Defense Systems, has successfully conducted the Critical Design Review of the UH-60V Black Hawk program. Under a contract awarded in the third quarter of 2014, Northrop Grumman is supplying a mission equipment package for a digital cockpit upgrade…

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