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Orbital ATK shareholders vote to approve acquisition by Northrop Grumman

Posted December 1, 2017 by

Orbital ATK shareholders voted overwhelmingly Nov. 29 to approve the merger agreement between the company and Northrop Grumman. Holders of more than 99 percent of Orbital ATK’s common stock present at the meeting or represented by proxy voted in favor of approving and adopting the merger agreement, which represented approximately 79 percent of the total…

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Lockheed Martin, Romania sign agreement for PAC-3 MSE missile

Posted December 1, 2017 by

Lockheed Martin recently participated in a signing ceremony with U.S. and Romanian officials formalizing an agreement for Romania to purchase the Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) missiles and related support equipment. Romania becomes the third international customer for the PAC-3 MSE. “We’re honored to partner with Romania on their efforts to protect…

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Insitu flies ScanEagle for disaster relief, fire suppression missions

Posted December 1, 2017 by

Insitu photograph ScanEagle command center at Eagle Creek, Ore., fire. Insitu Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Boeing, used its ScanEagle unmanned aerial system in assisting with several recent disaster recovery operations in Texas, and fire suppression operations in Oregon and California.  In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Insitu, a leading information services company with more…

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Lockheed Martin autonomous driving system tops 55,000 Miles in extended Army testing

Posted November 29, 2017 by

Lockheed Martin's Autonomous Mobility Applique System (AMAS) logged more than 55,000 testing miles during the U.S. Army Extended Warfighter Experiment (EWE) at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., and Fort Bliss, Texas.

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Lockheed Martin PAC-3 MSE Intercept opens door to full-rate production

Posted November 29, 2017 by

Four Lockheed Martin PAC-3 Cost Reduction Initiative (CRI) and one PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement interceptors successfully neutralized four tactical ballistic missile targets recently in a complex test at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. The PAC-3 MSE intercept fulfills a requirement that supports a full-rate production decision for the MSE missile. The U.S. Army-led missile defense…

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Lockheed Martin F-35A icy runway testing for Norwegian drag chute underway in Alaska

Posted November 27, 2017 by

Maj. Jonathan “Spades” Gilber, U.S. Air Force F-35 test pilot, demonstrates the handling qualities of Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Lightning II during icy runway ground testing at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The testing is part of the certification process for the Norwegian drag chute and continues over the next several weeks. Maj. Eskil Amdal, test…

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Lockheed Martin receives nearly $200 million of C-130 training contracts

Posted November 27, 2017 by

Lockheed Martin recently received six contracts, with awards totaling $198.4 million, to improve training for C-130 airmen and operators around the world.

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Northrop Grumman selected to compete for multiple Army training contracts

Posted November 22, 2017 by

The U.S. Army has selected Northrop Grumman for its Mission Training Complex Capabilities Support contract.

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U.S. Air Force extends E-8C Joint STARS fleet support partnership with Northrop Grumman

Posted November 20, 2017 by

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman a 12-month, $349.6 million contract for Total System Support Responsibility of the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System fleet.

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Northrop Grumman completes first flight of Japan’s E-2D Advanced Hawkeye

Posted November 17, 2017 by

Northrop Grumman photograph Japan’s First E-2D prepares to take flight at the Northrop Grumman Aircraft Integration Center of Excellence in St. Augustine, Fla. Northrop Grumman successfully completed the first flight of Japan’s E-2D Advanced Hawkeye at the company’s Aircraft Integration Center of Excellence in St. Augustine, Fla., Oct. 9, 2017. “The successful first flight of…

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