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Lockheed Martin to continue LRASM integration, test program

Posted May 27, 2016 by

Lockheed Martin ) has received a $321.8 million sole-source contract from the U.S. Navy for the continuation of the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) integration and test phase.   The integration and test contract funds continuation of LRASM flight testing and integration onto the U.S. Air Force B-1B and the U.S. Navy F/A-18E/F aircraft. LRASM…

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Boeing honors suppliers for outstanding performance

Posted April 13, 2018 by

Boeing has named its 2017 Supplier of the Year Award winners, recognizing 13 companies for the high-quality products, services and value they create for Boeing as well as its commercial airplanes; services; and defense, space and security customers. Strong performance and close collaboration with these award-winning suppliers in 2017 helped Boeing realize record commercial airplane…

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Raytheon will begin FAB-T satellite communication terminal production

Posted November 6, 2015 by

The U.S. Air Force has cleared its Milestone C decision briefing allowing Raytheon to start low-rate initial production of communications terminals for the Family of Advanced Beyond Line of Sight Terminal (FAB-T) program. The Milestone C review marks the beginning of the production phase of the program. Raytheon will produce both airborne and ground terminal…

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Deep Space Industries to provide Comet satellite propulsion for Astro Digital

Posted March 16, 2018 by

Deep Space Industries announced March 13 that it has signed a contract with Astro Digital to provide several CometTM water-based satellite propulsion systems. Comet is a simple, launch-safe, and cost-effective electrothermal propulsion system that uses water as a propellant and can be customized for nearly any small satellite application.  “We chose DSI’s propulsion solution because…

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Marine Corps awards ArmorSource contract for lightweight helmets

Posted May 4, 2016 by

ArmorSource LLC has been selected by the U.S. Marine Corps to deliver 10,000 Lightweight Helmets. These helmets will be delivered during the first three quarters of 2017. “This is the third significant order ArmorSource has received from the US Government since the beginning of 2016,” said Yoav Kapah, ArmorSource president and CEO.  “Needless to say,…

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UTC appoints Pratt & Whitney president

Posted January 18, 2016 by

United Technologies Corp. announced Jan. 14 the appointment of Robert Leduc as president of Pratt & Whitney. Leduc, who most recently served UTC as president of Sikorsky Aircraft prior to its sale, succeeds Paul R. Adams, who is retiring at the end of February. Adams and Leduc will work over the next weeks to assure…

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U.S. Air Force selects Raytheon’s all digital radar warning receiver

Posted May 2, 2018 by

The U.S. Air Force awarded an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contract for Raytheon’s AN/ALR-69A(V), the world’s first all-digital radar warning receiver. The contract calls for the rapid procurement of 779 units or more for the U.S. Air Force fleet of tactical air and large body aircraft. The ALR-69A enhances aircrew survivability, providing “sensors forward” situational awareness…

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Australia’s future sub program reaches major international milestone

Posted July 10, 2017 by

Naval Group (formerly DCNS) and Lockheed Martin Australia July 9 welcomed the official opening of Australia’s Future Submarine Office by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in Cherbourg France. In collaboration with the Australian Department of Defence, in what will be Australia’s largest defence capital investment program in history, Naval Group and Lockheed Martin Australia will deliver…

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Lockheed Martin secures automated test equipment contract

Posted September 5, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin photograph by Michelle Jeffries Lockheed Martin technicians build and test eCASS stations, which troubleshoot and repair avionics for Navy aircraft, at a facility in Orlando, Fla. The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin a seven-year contract worth up to more than $500 million to build and deliver more than 200 plus electronic Consolidated…

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Boeing, U.S. Air Force adjust KC-46 tanker schedule

Posted May 27, 2016 by

The U.S. Air Force is moving its formal production decision on the KC-46 tanker program—known as Milestone C—from June 2016 to August 2016 to allow additional time to implement the solution to a refueling boom loads issue identified during flight testing earlier this year. The Air Force also released an updated projection from Boeing for…

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