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Northrop Grumman awarded $713 million for Polands next-gen air, missile defense

Posted March 15, 2019 by

Northrop Grumman photograph Northrop Grumman has been awarded $713 million to provide Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) Battle Command System (IBCS) next-generation capabilities for Poland’s WIS?A air and missile defense program. The U.S. Army has awarded Northrop Grumman a $713 million contract for the production of Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System…

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Returning astronauts to moon: Lockheed Martin finalizes full-scale cislunar habitat prototype

Posted March 15, 2019 by

For long-duration, deep space missions, astronauts will need a highly efficient and reconfigurable space, and Lockheed Martin is researching and designing ways to support those 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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IM Norway, Lockheed Martin to establish F-16 sustainment hub in Norway

Posted March 13, 2019 by

Lockheed Martin photograph by Angel DelCueto AIM Norway and Lockheed Martin to jointly establish the world’s first Lockheed Martin-licensed F-16 ‘Falcon Depot’ center for the Royal Norwegian Air Force and other regional F-16 customers. AIM Norway and Lockheed Martin have signed a historic agreement to jointly establish the world’s first Lockheed Martin-licensed F-16 ‘Falcon Depot’…

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Lockheed Martin develops world-first LTE-over-satellite system

Posted March 13, 2019 by

Lockheed Martin has developed a new LTE-over-Satellite system designed to provide connectivity to remote regions, including areas without cellphone coverage, boats off-shore, or during natural disasters like hurricanes, wildfires, earthquakes, catastrophic floods or volcanoes. New hotspots connect existing phones to satellites for reliable 4G connections. “When disaster strikes, cell phone networks often go down –…

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Sikorsky introduces S-92A+, S-92 helicopters

Posted March 6, 2019 by

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, announced March 5 new plans for its S-92® helicopter line that will re-designate fielded helicopters as the S-92A+ after modification, and newly produced aircraft as the S-92B.

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Boeing acquires ForeFlight

Posted March 6, 2019 by

Boeing has completed the acquisition of ForeFlight, a leading provider of innovative mobile and web-based aviation applications. ForeFlight has partnered with Boeing for the past two years to bring aviators Jeppesen’s aeronautical data and charts through ForeFlight’s popular mobile platforms. Now, the teams will integrate talent and offerings to bring innovative, expanded digital solutions to…

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Northrop Grumman Palmdale facility awarded quality plant of year

Posted March 4, 2019 by

Northrop Grumman’s Palmdale Aircraft Integration Center of Excellence has been named the Quality Plant of the Year by Quality Magazine.

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MAPS-enabled countermeasures integrated by Lockheed Martin defeat threats in U.S. Army field tests

Posted March 4, 2019 by

Lockheed Martin and industry partners supported U.S. Army integration of three countermeasures and a cueing sensor into the Modular Active Protection Systems framework for a six-week “rodeo” conducted at Redstone Arsenal, Ala. In a series of live-fire tests, the MAPS-enabled systems defeated 15 out of 15 anti-tank guided missiles by jamming their signals, causing them…

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Sikorsky HH-60W combat rescue helicopters prepare for flight test

Posted March 1, 2019 by

Two fully assembled HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopters, built by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, are preparing for their maiden flights, which will occur before mid-year at the Sikorsky West Palm Beach site in Florida.

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