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Raytheon LTAMDS solution completes program review

Posted March 28, 2018 by

Raytheon has completed a program and technical review for the Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor, or LTAMDS, with the U.S. Army. Having led the development of advanced radar technologies for more than 50 years, Raytheon’s solution is uniquely prepared to meet the rapid growing needs of today’s soldiers.  “Air and missile threats are…

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BAE Systems rolls out first Amphibious Combat Vehicle 1.1 to U.S. Marine Corps

Posted December 14, 2016 by

BAE Systems rolled out the first of 16 Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) 1.1 prototypes to the U.S. Marine Corps in a ceremony Dec. 13 at the company’s York, Penn., facility. BAE Systems’ ACV 1.1 offering is a fully amphibious, ship-launchable and ship-recoverable 8×8 wheeled combat vehicle. “BAE Systems has a long-standing legacy of supporting the…

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Contract Briefs

Posted May 6, 2016 by

Navy Jacobs Technology Inc., Fort Walton Beach, Fla., is being awarded a $427,078,399 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide test and evaluation/training threat/target systems for warfighter training and debriefing systems. This effort includes the systems engineering services to determine and deliver components used in creating complex simulated combat environments in support of combat training systems.  Work…

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Northrop delivers light-weight wide aperture array submarine shipset

Posted November 28, 2016 by

Northrop Grumman photograph Northrop Grumman Corporation has delivered the first shipset of LWWAA hardware for Block IV of the Virginia Class Submarine to the U.S. Navy Northrop Grumman has delivered the first shipset of LWWAA hardware for Block IV of the Virginia Class Submarine to the U.S. Navy. This represents the 19th shipset that Northrop…

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In LVC first, Northrop Grumman, and U.S. Air Force link fifth-, fourth-generation fighters

Posted August 10, 2016 by

Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Air Force have achieved the first integration of fifth- and fourth-generation fighter aircraft – a critical capability to prevail in combat — during a live, virtual and constructive training event. As part of Distant Frontier training at the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex, Northrop Grumman integrated two virtual F-22 Raptor…

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Final Boeing C-17 Globemaster III departs Long Beach assembly facility

Posted November 30, 2015 by

The final Boeing C-17 Globemaster III military airlifter at the company’s plant in Long Beach, Calif., departed Nov. 29, marking the official end of aircraft production in Long Beach.

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U.S. Navy orders more Lockheed Martin enhanced laser guided training rounds

Posted May 16, 2018 by

Navy photograph by PO3 Jeanette Mullinax The U.S. Navy ordered more Lockheed Martin Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds to support the service’s Paveway™ II Laser Guided Bomb weapons training. Lockheed Martin has received a $23.1 million contract award from the U.S. Navy for follow-on production of Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds) to support the service’s…

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Airbus delivers first aircraft from Mobile powered by sustainable jet fuel blend

Posted September 21, 2018 by

Airbus photograph An A321 for operator JetBlue is the first aircraft produced at Airbus’ U.S.-based A320 Family production line to be partially powered by sustainable jet fuel. Airbus’ A320 Family production facility in the United States will deliver its first aircraft partially powered by sustainable jet fuel this week. The latest A321 for JetBlue is…

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Lockheed Martin completes F-16 durability testing milestone

Posted November 4, 2015 by

Lockheed Martin has completed more than 27,000 hours of simulated flight time on an F-16C Block 50 aircraft and is now analyzing the data to determine the durability of the aircraft beyond its original design service life of 8,000 hours.

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Boeing, Turkish Airlines finalize deal for up to 30 787 Dreamliners

Posted March 12, 2018 by

Boeing and Turkish Airlines announced March 12 that they have finalized a firm order for 25 787-9 Dreamliners with options for five more airplanes. The firm order will allow Turkey's flag carrier to further meet the growing demand at its home airport, Istanbul's third airport, and improve the flying experience for passengers.

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