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Restraints on the U.S. DOD helicopter market limit industry’s prospects

Posted October 15, 2015 by

With a small number of new procurement programs scheduled for the coming years, the need for logistical support, upgrades, and the remanufacture of current platforms and subsystems will sustain growth in the U.S. Department of Defense helicopter market. Opportunities will emerge from the DOD’s demand for innovative systems and solutions to increase the service life…

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Aerojet Rocketdyne subsystems for Orion spacecraft complete major review

Posted October 12, 2015 by

Aerojet Rocketdyne recently announced the critical design review completion for the jettison motor and the crew module reaction control system on the Orion spacecraft. These two major subsystems that Aerojet Rocketdyne is building for Lockheed Martin and NASA are critical for ensuring astronaut safety and mission success. With the successful CDR completion on the programs,…

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Pegasus drogue, hose, boom systems deployed

Posted October 12, 2015 by Daryl Mayer

The KC-46A Pegasus notched another success this week when the systems at the heart of aerial refueling were demonstrated on EMD-2 with the deployment of both drogue systems and the boom.

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Saab receives U.S. order For Carl-Gustaf ammunition

Posted October 12, 2015 by

Defense and security company Saab has received an ammunition order from U.S. Special Operations Command for the Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon system, known in the United States as MAAWS. The order comes under the terms of Saab’s framework contract announced with USSOCOM in August 2014 for the 84-mm recoilless rifle system. Deliveries are expected to take…

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Boeing Celebrates delivery of Oman Air’s first 787 Dreamliner

Posted October 12, 2015 by

Boeing and Oman Air has celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The airline ordered six 787-8s in November 2011 as part of its expansion plans. “We are delighted to receive our first Dreamliner which combined with Oman Air’s award-winning service will provide an excellent travel experience for our customers,” said Paul…

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F-16V Comes to Indonesia

Posted October 7, 2015 by Lockheed Martin photograph

Lockheed Martin brought its F-16 cockpit demonstrator to Indonesia this week to highlight the F-16V, the latest version of Lockheed Martin’s venerable F-16 Fighting Falcon multirole fighter. The F-16V offers the most advanced 4th Generation capability available on the market today, including Scalable Agile Beam Radar and enhancements to the aircraft’s mission computer, vehicle systems,…

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Signed, sealed, delivered: Lockheed Martin delivers first upgraded PAC-3 missile interceptors

Posted October 7, 2015 by

The U.S. Army significantly upgraded its missile defense capabilities today as it accepted the first PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement interceptors built by Lockheed Martin. With improved mobility and range, the new interceptors will defend against evolving threats around the globe. “We are proud to deliver these interceptors to the U.S. Army and are confident the…

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Draken International awarded U.S. Air Force commercial ‘adversary’ contract

Posted September 30, 2015 by

Draken International, the leading provider of 4th generation tactical flight services, has been contracted to provide adversary support for the U.S. Air Force.

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General Dynamics awarded $358 million for 150 M1A1 SA Abrams tanks for Morocco

Posted September 30, 2015 by

The U.S. Army TACOM Lifecycle Management Command awarded General Dynamics Land Systems a $358 million Foreign Military Sales contract to refurbish and upgrade 150 M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tanks to the M1A1 SA (situational awareness) configuration for sale to the Kingdom of Morocco. General Dynamics Land Systems is a business unit of General Dynamics. Under…

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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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