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PAR program issues EMD request for proposal

Posted September 14, 2016 by

Air National Guard photograph by Maj. Dale Greer Air Force One, an Air Force VC-25, sits on the flightline at the Kentucky Air National Guard Base in Louisville, Ky., April 2, 2015. The Air Force officially requested a proposal from Boeing to complete detailed design, modification, test and fielding of two aircraft that will provide…

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Raytheon forms new subsidiary in United Arab Emirates

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Raytheon marked its 30-year anniversary of partnership with the United Arab Emirates by announcing it has formed Raytheon Emirates, a new, wholly owned subsidiary incorporated and headquartered in Abu Dhabi. The creation of Raytheon Emirates supports the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030 by forming an aerospace and defense business that fosters cyber-secure digital transformation, contributes…

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Lockheed Martin advances modernization of current GPS ground control system

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Lockheed Martin has completed a major upgrade to modernize the current ground control system of the U.S. Air Force’s Global Positioning System satellite constellation. The Commercial Off-the-Shelf Upgrade #2 project is the latest step in the Air Force’s multi-year plan to refresh technology and transform the legacy Operational…

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Insitu ScanEagle to fly ViDAR payload to enhance maritime ISR

Posted May 4, 2016 by

Keeping the world's international waters safe demands that decision makers have access to the best tactical information in the most challenging environments.

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Lockheed Martin awarded $344 million FAA contract to improve airport terminal, runway efficiency

Posted July 8, 2016 by

Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $344-million contract by the Federal Aviation Administration to develop and deploy the Terminal Flight Data Manager system. This key NextGen system will provide electronic flight strips as well as improved surface management tools that will allow streamlined operations in the air traffic control towers for busy airports. The TFDM…

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Boeing announces global fleet care agreements for Singapore Airlines, Scoot

Posted April 11, 2018 by

Boeing has announced that on March 7, 2018, two previously signed integrated Boeing Global Fleet Care agreements for Singapore Airlines’ fleet of 27 777-300ERs (Extended Range) and Scoot’s fleet of 20 787 Dreamliners were transferred to Boeing Asia Pacific Aviation Services Pte. Ltd.,, a joint venture between The Boeing Company and SIA Engineering Company. “Boeing’s partnership…

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Boeing delivers first 787 Dreamliner for Shanghai Airlines

Posted September 24, 2018 by

Boeing and Shanghai Airlines Sept. 21 celebrated the delivery of the carrier’s first 787-9 Dreamliner. The airline says it plans to use the super-efficient and passenger-preferred Dreamliner to upgrade its regional and long-range service from its base in China’s largest city. The new airplane, with a special symbol of “100” on its fuselage, is the…

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General Dynamics completes U.S. Air Force space fence radar array ground structure

Posted April 8, 2016 by

General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies has completed the construction and walk-through of the 7,000 square-foot radar receive array structure that is part of the U.S. Air Force Space Fence radar system. With the array structure complete, the General Dynamics Space Fence team will carefully dismantle the 700,000-pound steel structure and ship it to Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall…

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Pratt & Whitney’s first engine named historic engineering landmark

Posted February 1, 2016 by

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers has designated Pratt & Whitney’s R-1340 Wasp A engine as a historic engineering landmark, recognizing its technical significance in engineering and aviation. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. company. The Wasp engine joins nearly 260 ASME landmarks around the world, only nine of them in Connecticut, including…

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Northrop Grumman completes PDR for U.S. Navy’s Future Inertial Navigation System Sensor

Posted May 16, 2016 by

Northrop Grumman has successfully completed the Preliminary Design Review for the Inertial Sensor Module, a critical component of the U.S. Navy’s Inertial Navigation System Replacement. The system will be named WSN-12, and will replace the WSN-7. The PDR, a key milestone for the program, is one of four major system engineering technical reviews. Engineering Development…

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