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Mercury Systems receives order for electronic warfare application

Posted April 6, 2016 by

Mercury Systems, Inc. has received a $15.4 million follow-on order from a key government agency to deliver a sophisticated radio frequency digital and processing subsystem solution for an advanced electronic warfare application. The order was received in the Company’s fiscal 2016 third quarter and is expected to be shipped over the next several quarters. “This…

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Boeing to acquire KLX Inc. to enhance services business growth

Posted May 2, 2018 by

Boeing announced May 1 it has entered a definitive agreement to acquire KLX Inc. to enhance its growing services business. The agreement comprises an all-cash transaction for $63 per share and the assumption of approximately $1.0 billion of net debt, totaling $4.25 billion. Boeing’s acquisition of KLX Inc. will include KLX Inc.’s Aerospace Solutions Group,…

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Boeing delivers final Peace Eagle AEW&C aircraft to Turkey

Posted December 9, 2015 by

Boeing delivered the fourth and final Peace Eagle Airborne Early Warning & Control (AEW&C) aircraft to the Turkish Air Force at Konya Air Base Dec. 9, completing the Turkish AEW&C fleet and enhancing Turkey’s airspace surveillance and battle management capabilities.

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Raytheon, Kongsberg to build Naval Strike Missiles, launchers in United States

Posted July 15, 2016 by

Navy photograph A Naval Strike Missile (NSM) is launched from the Littoral Combat Ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) during a Sept. 23, 2014, test off the coast of Southern California. Raytheon and Norway’s Kongsberg Defence Systems are finalizing plans to assemble, integrate and test the Naval Strike Missile in the United States. The two companies…

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Lockheed Martin delivers C-5M Super Galaxy

Posted November 2, 2016 by

Lockheed Martin photograph The newest C-5M Super Galaxy was ferried from the Lockheed Martin facility in Marietta, Ga., Oct. 28. This C 5M will be assigned to the 433rd Airlift Wing, the U.S. Air Force Reserve Command unit at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. The aircraft, formerly assigned to Westover Air Reserve Base, Mass., was…

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Boeing taps ViaSat terminal for Marine Corps’ AV-8B program

Posted May 24, 2017 by

ViaSat Inc., a global broadband services and technology company, announced May 22 it has received a contract from Boeing to deliver its KOR-24A Small Tactical Terminals for integration onto Boeing’s AV-8B Harrier attack aircraft for U.S. Marine Corps and international customers. The contract is worth approximately $20 million including exercisable options. The STT was competitively selected…

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Think faster: Advantages of quantum processing shown in head-to-head race

Posted May 13, 2017 by

A prototype quantum processor repeatedly beat a traditional, classical processor in a race to solve a puzzle, figuring out a secret combination up to 100 times faster by using exotic physics to sort through data that was deliberately packed with errors.

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Lockheed Martin announces new Skunk Works, F-35 program leaders

Posted March 2, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin announced March 1 that Jeff Babione has been named the vice president and general manager of Advanced Development Programs – also known as Skunk Works® – succeeding Rob Weiss who will retire at the end of 2018. Greg Ulmer has been named vice president and general manager of the F-35 Program succeeding Babione….

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Raytheon plans Southern Arizona expansion

Posted November 18, 2016 by

Raytheon plans to expand its Southern Arizona operations by adding nearly 2,000 jobs at the Missile Systems business headquarters over a five year period.

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Last call for Northrop Grumman Foundation’s school labs makeover contest

Posted June 13, 2016 by

The Northrop Grumman Foundation reminds all public middle schools that June 17 is the last day to enter for its Fab School Labs online contest. Now in its second year, the school lab makeover contest is designed to encourage today’s children to become tomorrow’s innovators and provide public middle schools with an opportunity to create…

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