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Lockheed Martin to help Australia’s future pilots take flight

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The Australian Department of Defence has awarded the AIR 5428 Pilot Training System contract to Lockheed Martin-led Team 21 to train the next generation of Australian Defence Force pilots.

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Boeing, Air China finalize order for six 777-300ERs

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Boeing and Air China Jan. 7 announced an order for six additional 777-300ER (Extended Range) jetliners. The order is valued at more than $2 billion at current list prices and bolsters Air China’s long-haul widebody fleet as it looks to expand its international network. “The 777-300ER has consistently proved its value as a long-haul flagship…

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Boeing delivers first 787 Dreamliner to Saudia

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Boeing and Saudia, Saudi Arabia’s national airline, Feb. 2 celebrated the triple delivery of two Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners and a 777-300ER (Extended Range). A third Dreamliner will be delivered to Saudia within the next week. The airline ordered eight 787-9s in 2010. Saudia is no stranger to such large deliveries. In December 1999, Boeing delivered…

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LA County Fire Department receives Sikorsky rescue award for life-saving mission

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Sikorsky recognized the County of Los Angeles Fire Department March 2 with Sikorsky Rescue Awards for five crew members involved with lifesaving efforts.

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Lockheed Martin restarts production of tactical missile system at Arkansas facility

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Lockheed Martin photograph A Lockheed Martin TACMS missile blasts away from its launcher during a test flight at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. Lockheed Martin has restarted its Tactical Missile System production line at the company’s facility in Camden, Ark. For more than 20 years, TACMS (formerly ATACMS) was assembled on-budget and on- or ahead…

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U.S. Army uses Northrop-built system to destroy multiple targets in air, missile defense test

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U.S. Army soldiers have executed a successful dual engagement flight test of the Northrop Grumman-developed Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System to identify, track, engage and defeat ballistic and cruise missile targets. Building upon previous successful flight tests, the April 8 event validated the ability of IBCS to manage multiple threats. The test…

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Northrop Grumman partners for diplomacy, global innovation

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Northrop Grumman has partnered with G'Day USA to create the inaugural Emerging Innovators Xchange conference.

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Boeing, Vietjet finalize Vietnam’s largest ever commercial airplane purchase

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VietJet Aviation Joint Stock Company and Boeing have finalized an order for 100 737 MAX 200 airplanes, the largest ever single commercial airplane purchase in Vietnam aviation.

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Australia selects Raytheon ELCAN weapon sight for land forces

Posted June 15, 2016 by

Australia’s Department of Defence has selected Raytheon’s ELCAN Optical Technologies division to supply the ELCAN Specter® DR 1-4x dual role weapon sight. The $54 million contract award followed an open competition. The ELCAN Specter® dual field-of-view (1X and 4X) sight will replace the ADF’s standard 1.5X magnified sight on the new Enhanced F88 rifle in…

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U.S. Air Force selects Boeing for KC-46 Pegasus maintenance training

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Boeing will help the U.S. Air Force train its KC-46 Pegasus maintenance personnel for the next seven years under a new $78 million contract, which includes contract options.

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