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Lockheed Martin Canada delivers modern combat system to Royal Canadian Navy

Posted December 23, 2015 by

Signaling an exciting stage of maturity for the Royal Canadian Navy’s Halifax Class Modernization Project, Lockheed Martin Canada is announcing several important program milestones. 

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USN selects Northrop Grumman to design, produce laser weapon system demonstrator

Posted December 23, 2015 by

The U.S. Navy will get a peek at a future where high energy laser weapons could defend its ships against attack under a contract awarded Oct. 22 to Northrop Grumman by the Office of Naval Research.

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GA-ASO delivers final two RQ-1 Predators to Italian air force

Posted December 23, 2015 by

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. announced Dec. 22 that the Italian Air Force has accepted delivery of two RQ-1 Predator® RPA systems, marking final deliveries of  GA-ASI’s Predator A product line. GAASI is a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions. “With the delivery of these aircraft,…

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U.S. Air Force receives two additional Super Hercules

Posted December 23, 2015 by

MARIETTA, Ga., Dec. 21, 2015 – U.S. Air Force crews recently ferried two additional C-130J Super Hercules aircraft from the Lockheed Martin facility in Marietta, Ga. These aircraft are a C-130J-30 Super Hercules assigned to Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., and an HC-130J Combat King II assigned to Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Lockheed…

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Third UTAP-22 flight exceeds objectives

Posted December 21, 2015 by

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. announced Dec. 21 it successfully performed the third flight demonstration of its Unmanned Tactical Aerial Platform (UTAP-22) Dec. 11, 2015, at the Navy test range at China Lake, Calif. This mission demonstrated two UTAP-22 aircraft in continuous collaborative airborne operations through the tactical datalink while flying formation with one…

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Aerojet Rocketdyne successfully completes major design milestone for AR1 engine

Posted December 21, 2015 by

Aerojet Rocketdyne photograph A 1/6 scale model of the AR1 engine currently in development by Aerojet Rocketdyne and on schedule to meet flight qualification in 2019 Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc., has completed a key design milestone for its AR1 rocket engine last week. AR1 is an American-made engine that is…

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India becomes 15th international customer for Lockheed Martin’s Apache targeting, pilotage sensor

Posted December 18, 2015 by

The U.S. Army awarded Lockheed Martin a $107.8 million foreign military sale contract to provide Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M-TADS/PNVS) systems to the Indian Army, making India the 15th international customer for the M-TADS/PNVS system. Under the contract, $107.8 million is obligated to Lockheed Martin with a total value not to…

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General Dynamics awarded $92 million for Abrams Tank production

Posted December 18, 2015 by

The U.S. Army TACOM Lifecycle Management Command has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems a $92.2 million contract to upgrade M1A2 System Enhancement Package (SEP) v2 Abrams tanks to the M1A2 SEP Version 3 (v3) configuration. General Dynamics is working closely with the Army to improve the survivability, maintainability, fuel efficiency, power generation and network capability…

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U.S. Air Force awards Lockheed Martin $302 million for JASSM, JASSM-ER production

Posted December 16, 2015 by

Lockheed Martin has received a $302.2 million contract from the U.S. Air Force for continued production of the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM®) and its Extended Range (ER) version. The Lot 14 contract includes 146 baseline JASSMs for U.S. and international partners, 140 JASSM-ER missiles for the U.S., as well as data, tooling and test…

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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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