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Boeing, MG Aviation, Norwegian celebrate delivery of airline’s first 787-9 Dreamliner

Posted February 24, 2016 by

Boeing, MG Aviation Ltd and Norwegian Feb. 24 celebrated the delivery of the Scandinavian low-cost carrier’s first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. Norwegian leased the airplane through an agreement with MG Aviation. The delivery is also the first Dreamliner to MG Aviation, the aviation leasing arm of Jordache Enterprises which has three additional 787s on order. “The…

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State of Qatar signs contract for 28 NH90 multirole helicopters

Posted March 16, 2018 by

Qatar has signed a contract for the purchase of 28 NH90 military helicopters, during DIMDEX, Qatar’s biennial defence exhibition. The agreement, which includes 16 NH90s in tactical transportconfiguration and 12 NH90s in naval configuration, will support the country’s plan to modernise their military helicopter fleet. As part of the plan, Qatar will receive 16 H125…

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Northrop’s navigation system contributes to successful fest flights

Posted March 7, 2016 by

Northrop Grumman, in cooperation with Saab Aerosystems, has provided the Attitude and Heading Reference System for the nEUROn unmanned combat air vehicle demonstrator, which recently conducted more than 100 test flights in France, Italy and Sweden. Northrop Grumman’s subsidiary in Germany, Northrop Grumman LITEF, supplied the fibre-optic, gyro-compassing LCR-100 AHRS for the European nEUROn UCAV…

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U.S. Air Force awards General Dynamics cloud services contract

Posted May 11, 2018 by

General Dynamics Information Technology has been awarded a $9 million sole-source contract for Cloud Hosted Enterprise Services by the U.S. Air Force. The CHES environment is being developed to support the delivery of Microsoft Office 365 services and provides the ability for the Air Force to consume additional cloud service offerings in the future, such…

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Human-machine teams

Posted November 16, 2016 by

Lockheed Martin demonstrated for the first time how its suite of optionally-piloted helicopters and small unmanned aerial systems can work together to successfully locate and extinguish fires, pinpoint the location of a missing person, and bring that person to safety.

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Boeing, U.S. Army sign $3.4 billion contract for 268 AH-64E Apache helicopters

Posted March 20, 2017 by

MESA, Ariz.—Boeing and the U.S. government recently signed a five-year, $3.4 billion contract through which the Army, and a customer outside the U.S., will acquire the latest Apache attack helicopter at a significant savings to taxpayers. This is the first multi-year agreement for the Apache “E” variant. The Army will receive 244 remanufactured Apaches while…

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Contract Briefs

Posted June 27, 2016 by

Navy   Lockheed Martin Mission Systems & Sensors, Moorestown, N.J., is being awarded a $357,018,057 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Advanced Electronic Guidance and Instrumentation System (AEGIS) in-service combat systems engineering; computer program maintenance: annual inspection and regular overhaul execution support: in-country support: staging: replacement of legacy cathode ray tube character readout devices for Japan: logistics depot…

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Apache to include the ViaSat Link 16 small tactical terminal in production aircraft

Posted January 29, 2016 by

Boeing has awarded ViaSat Inc. a global broadband services and technology company, a contract for the production of approximately 90 Link 16 Small Tactical Terminals for the Lots 5 and 6 of the AH-64E Apache Guardian Attack Helicopter production line.    The AH-64 Apache is the world’s most advanced multi-role combat helicopter and is used by…

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Raytheon launches NSA-certified, next-generation Ethernet encryption system

Posted July 27, 2016 by

The National Security Agency has certified Raytheon’s KG-350 Ethernet encryption system to protect network communications for sensitive information up to Top Secret/SCI classification. The Type 1 certification gives Raytheon authorization to sell the groundbreaking KG-350 encryptor to commercial, military and government customers immediately. The KG-350 expands Raytheon’s leadership in the Layer 2 Ethernet encryption market,…

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Boeing HorizonX invests in Fortem Technologies, creator of radar systems for UAVs

Posted March 16, 2018 by

Boeing has announced its investment in Fortem Technologies, Inc., a Salt Lake City, Utah,-based company developing advanced radar systems for unmanned and manned aircraft. Fortem Technologies offers airspace awareness solutions using low size, weight and power radar to ensure safe operations of unmanned aerial vehicles. Fortem’s TrueView radar technology helps UAVs detect and avoid other…

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