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Northrop Grumman awarded BACN platform maintenance contract for $265 million

Posted September 8, 2017 by

Northrop Grumman photograph The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman a $265 million contract for aircraft maintenance and logistics support of the BACN system.  The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman a $265 million contract for aircraft maintenance and logistics support of the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN) system.  BACN is a high-altitude,…

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BAE Systems engineers unveil futuristic unmanned aircraft concept

Posted October 6, 2017 by

Within the next few decades, armed forces could be using unmanned aerial vehicles with adaptable aircraft technologies that alternate between fixed-wing flight and rotary-wing flight.

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Lockheed Martin to develop compact airborne high energy laser capabilities

Posted November 6, 2017 by

The Air Force Research Lab recently awarded Lockheed Martin $26.3 million for the design, development and production of a high power fiber laser.

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Airbus Helicopters completes AS565 MBe Panther deliveries to Mexican Navy

Posted December 6, 2017 by

The Mexican Navy has received its final two AS565 MBe Panther helicopters during a delivery ceremony at Airbus Helicopters in Marignane. With their order for 10 units in 2014, the Mexican Navy became the launch customer of this new version. The first four helicopters were delivered in 2016 and the remaining six during the course…

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Lockheed Martin demonstrates next gen Aegis ashore solution

Posted January 12, 2018 by

In a landmark demonstration, Lockheed Martin) connected key components of its Aegis Ashore and Long Range Discrimination Radar (LRDR) technologies, validating the ability to greatly increase operational performance, efficiency and reliability of Aegis Ashore. “Connecting these systems is more than a technological advantage – it’s a way to provide the warfighter with earlier intelligence and…

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Northrop Grumman to supply ground-to-air radios to Denmark

Posted February 12, 2018 by

Northrop Grumman’s U.K.-based air traffic management subsidiary, Park Air Systems, has been awarded a contract by NAVIAIR, the Danish air navigation service provider, to replace the existing ground-to-air communication equipment for Denmark’s airports and en-route operations. The replacement will introduce the new Park Air T6 radio from the Sapphire range, with 8.33 kHz voice channel…

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Boeing officially opens advanced research center in Missouri

Posted October 21, 2015 by

Boeing Oct. 20 opened its new research and technology center in St. Louis. The facility will serve as the company’s regional hub for collaborative technology development with academic institutions and research partners in systems technology. Boeing leaders joined local dignitaries and employees for a ribbon cutting and tours of the research labs. With more than…

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U.S. Army invests in Patriot radar modernization upgrades

Posted November 9, 2015 by

The United States Army is acquiring upgrade kits to make the combat-proven Patriot Integrated Air and Missile Defense system better at detecting and destroying threats, cost less to operate, and run even more reliably than it already does. The U.S. Army recently awarded Raytheon a contract modification to an existing contract for radar digital processor…

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Boeing, BOC Aviation announce order for 22 737s

Posted November 25, 2015 by

Boeing and BOC Aviation, announced an order for 22 737 airplanes, building on the leasing company’s existing order book to fulfill customer demand. The order, consisting of 11 Next-Generation 737-800s and 11 737 MAX 8 airplanes, will be posted to Boeing’s Orders and Deliveries website once finalized. “This order demonstrates our continued confidence in the…

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Austal awarded shipbuilding modification worth up to $198 million

Posted December 28, 2015 by

Austal USA in Mobile, Ala., has been awarded a contract for $51,684,797 to its 10-ship $3.5 billion Littoral Combat Ship contract for the U.S. Navy. This contract modification is expected to increase to $198,385,545 over three years if options are exercised. This work includes design services for upgrades to the LCS and preliminary design for…

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