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Northrop Grumman partners for diplomacy, global innovation

Posted May 2, 2016 by

Northrop Grumman has partnered with G'Day USA to create the inaugural Emerging Innovators Xchange conference.

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Boeing, Vietjet finalize Vietnam’s largest ever commercial airplane purchase

Posted May 23, 2016 by

VietJet Aviation Joint Stock Company and Boeing have finalized an order for 100 737 MAX 200 airplanes, the largest ever single commercial airplane purchase in Vietnam aviation.

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Australia selects Raytheon ELCAN weapon sight for land forces

Posted June 15, 2016 by

Australia’s Department of Defence has selected Raytheon’s ELCAN Optical Technologies division to supply the ELCAN Specter® DR 1-4x dual role weapon sight. The $54 million contract award followed an open competition. The ELCAN Specter® dual field-of-view (1X and 4X) sight will replace the ADF’s standard 1.5X magnified sight on the new Enhanced F88 rifle in…

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U.S. Air Force selects Boeing for KC-46 Pegasus maintenance training

Posted July 11, 2016 by

Boeing will help the U.S. Air Force train its KC-46 Pegasus maintenance personnel for the next seven years under a new $78 million contract, which includes contract options.

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Presidential helicopter replacement program achieves milestone

Posted July 25, 2016 by

Lockheed Martin announced July 25, 2016, the successful execution of the VH-92A Presidential Helicopter Replacement Program Critical Design Review, signaling the program is ready to proceed to assembly, test and evaluation.

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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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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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Raytheon completes first AMRAAM-ER missile flight tests from NASAMS air defense system

Posted October 5, 2016 by

Raytheon has successfully flight-tested the newest variant of the combat-proven AMRAAM® missile from the National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System, or NASAMS™, surface-based system.

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First LM-100J commercial freighter takes shape, gets its wings

Posted November 7, 2016 by

Lockheed Martin photograph by Damien A. Guarnieri The LM-100J Super Hercules commercial freighter is moving through pivotal production milestones, most recently completing body mate and wing installation at the Lockheed Martin facility in Marietta, Ga. The LM-100J is the commercial version of Lockheed Martin’s proven C-130J Super Hercules aircraft — the unmatched tactical military airlifter…

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DCS wins $40 million Naval Research Laboratory contract

Posted December 12, 2016 by

DCS was awarded an Enhanced Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance Sensor and System Capability Development contract Nov. 16, 2016. This single award contract has a 5-year period of performance to provide support to the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, D.C. Under this contract, DCS will conduct research that will ultimately provide a capability to reduce intelligence…

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