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Raytheon achieves two milestones in development of next-generation controls for GPS

Posted June 17, 2016 by

Raytheon has passed both a qualification and a critical design review milestone as part of its development of the U.S. Air Force’s Global Positioning System Next Generation Operational Control System, or GPS OCX. This new system offers significant improvements to the GPS on which the U.S. military and millions of civilians rely, including enhanced availability,…

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Northrop Grumman awarded major aircraft sustainment program by Australian Defence Force

Posted November 15, 2017 by

Northrop Grumman was recently awarded a through life support contract for the Royal Australian Air Force C-27J Spartan Battlefield Airlifter fleet.

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Eight U.S. allies watch newest Patriot upgrade in live fire test

Posted March 7, 2018 by

Delegations from eight countries recently watched a live fire test of the newest suite of upgrades to Raytheon’s Patriot™ Air and Missile Defense System at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. U.S. Army soldiers conducted the test using Post Deployment Build 8, or PDB-8, to fire two Patriot interceptor missiles against two tactical ballistic missile targets….

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Boeing opens collaborative autonomous systems lab in Missouri

Posted July 1, 2016 by

Boeing June 30 opened a new research laboratory to test hardware and software that will make a new generation of autonomous air, sea and land vehicles work together more effectively as a team or unit. The lab will serve as the company’s leading location for collaborative autonomous technology development with academic institutions and research partners,…

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Lockheed Martin announces Orlando expansion, hiring plans

Posted February 14, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin broke ground Feb. 14 on a new, $50 million, 255,000 square foot office facility and announced plans to hire about 1,800 people over the next two years, of which about 500 will be based in Orlando. Fla.

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Raytheon wins $128 million advanced mobile sensors program

Posted February 27, 2017 by

The U.S. Air Force awarded Raytheon a four year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract known as “Mobile Sensors” valued up to $128 million. Raytheon will operate and maintain the Cobra King radar aboard the United States Naval Ship Howard O. Lorenzen (TAGM-25) and the Gray Star radar aboard the USNS Invincible (TAGM-24). “Raytheon is sustaining and modernizing the…

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U.S. Air Force receives two additional Super Hercules

Posted December 23, 2015 by

MARIETTA, Ga., Dec. 21, 2015 – U.S. Air Force crews recently ferried two additional C-130J Super Hercules aircraft from the Lockheed Martin facility in Marietta, Ga. These aircraft are a C-130J-30 Super Hercules assigned to Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., and an HC-130J Combat King II assigned to Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Lockheed…

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Boeing begins final assembly on first 787-10 Dreamliner

Posted December 9, 2016 by

Boeing teammates in North Charleston, S.C., started final assembly of the first 787-10 Dreamliner, marking yet another on-time milestone for the development program.

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Boeing, GECAS, Travel Service celebrate first 737 MAX delivery

Posted February 2, 2018 by

Boeing photograph by Marian Lockhart Boeing, GE Capital Aviation Services and Travel Service, the largest carrier in the Czech Republic, recently celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first 737 MAX airplane. A group from the airline is seen here in Seattle, commemorating the delivery. Boeing, GE Capital Aviation Services and Travel Service, the largest carrier…

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Interceptor test proves Lockheed Martin’s Hit-to-Kill PAC-3 fielded reliability

Posted March 7, 2018 by

Two Lockheed Martin PAC-3 Cost Reduction Initiative interceptors successfully intercepted two tactical ballistic missile targets recently in a test at White Sands Missile Range, N.M.

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