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Boeing, German Aerospace companies partner for STH heavy-lift helo competition

Posted April 25, 2018 by

Boeing and 10 German aerospace companies reached agreements April 25 to partner on a range of business opportunities on the H-47 Chinook, a contender in Germany’s STH heavy-lift helicopter competition. The agreements with AERO-Bildungs GmbH, Aircraft Philipp, CAE Elektronik GmbH, COTESA, Diehl Defence, Honeywell, Liebherr-Aerospace, Reiser Simulation and Training GmbH, Rockwell Collins, and Rolls-Royce are…

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Boeing HorizonX invests in Reaction Engines, a UK hypersonic propulsion company

Posted April 13, 2018 by

Boeing has announced its investment in Reaction Engines Limited, a leader in advanced propulsion systems based in Oxfordshire, United Kingdom. Reaction Engines’ technology will contribute to the next generation of hypersonic flight and space access vehicles. Reaction Engines is known for its Synergetic Air-Breathing Rocket Engine, a hybrid engine blending jet and rocket technology that…

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Boeing, SWISS celebrate delivery of airline’s first 777-300ER

Posted January 29, 2016 by

Boeing and Swiss International Air Lines are celebrating the delivery of the airline’s first 777-300ER (Extended Range). The latest addition to SWISS’ fleet touched down in Zurich today following a non-stop 4,545 nautical miles delivery flight from Boeing’s Everett Delivery Center in Everett, Wash. “The delivery of our first flagship marks a new era in…

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Raytheon awards 40 scholarships to FIRST® Robotics competitors from 18 states

Posted September 30, 2015 by

Raytheon will award $1,000 individual scholarships to 40 high school seniors or full-time college students who participated in a FIRST Robotics Competition or were a member of a FIRST Tech Challenge team. The scholarship recipients hail from Alabama, California, Texas and 15 other states. The 2015 Raytheon-FIRST® Robotics Scholarship program is aimed at FIRST (For…

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Boeing receives order from India for 22 Apache, 15 Chinook helicopters

Posted September 30, 2015 by

The India Ministry of Defence has finalized its order with Boeing for production, training and support of Apache and Chinook helicopters that will greatly enhance India’s capabilities across a range of military and humanitarian missions.

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US Marines conduct virtual training for first time at Northrop Grumman training center

Posted March 13, 2019 by

Northrop Grumman’s Distributed Training Center recently hosted simulated training for the U.S. Marine Corps at Joint Base Langley-Eustis in Hampton, Va.

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GA-ASI starts flight testing for production representative Gray Eagle ER

Posted December 9, 2016 by

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. announced Dec. 8 the start of flight testing for its MQ-1C Gray Eagle Extended Range series with the successful first flight of the company’s production representative MQ-1C Gray Eagle ER from its El Mirage flight operations facility in Adelanto, Calif., on Oct. 29. “The flight of our capital MQ-1C Gray…

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First Lockheed Martin GMLRS alternative warhead rolls off assembly line

Posted September 12, 2016 by

The first Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System Alternative Warhead rocket has rolled off the production line at Lockheed Martin’s Camden, Ark., manufacturing facility.

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U.S. Army declares Lockheed Martin’s PAC-3 MSE initial operational capability

Posted August 17, 2016 by

The U.S. Army recently declared Initial Operational Capability for the Lockheed Martin PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement interceptor. “This is an extremely significant milestone in the maturity of our PAC-3 MSE interceptor, providing the warfighter with a more advanced hit-to-kill interceptor against the full spectrum of lower-tier threats,” said Scott Arnold, vice president of PAC-3 programs…

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Thai Aviation Services S-76D fleet achieve 10,000 flight hours

Posted August 10, 2018 by

Sikorsky photograph by Ned Dawson The Sikorsky S-76D™ global fleet has amassed more than 7.25 million total flight hours. Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, announced Aug. 8 that Thai Aviation Services has accumulated 10,000 flight hours on its S-76D™ fleet in record time of less than two years. This milestone was achieved just a few…

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