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Posted June 24, 2017 by

Navy   Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $203,073,701 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to increase the design support requirements under a previously awarded contract (N00024-13-C-2128) for Columbia-class submarines (formerly known as the Ohio Replacement).  This is a joint Navy/United Kingdom (UK) Common Missile Compartment program.  Work will be performed in Groton, Connecticut (91 percent);…

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Northrop Grumman delivers advanced technology simulator for Gripen JAS 39 fighter aircraft

Posted March 22, 2017 by

Northrop Grumman’s Amherst Systems business unit has delivered a Combat Electromagnetic Environment Simulator to SAAB AB, Surveillance in Jarfalla, Sweden. CEESIM will perform aircraft testing on the Gripen JAS 39 multirole fighter. The CEESIM system includes the advanced pulse generation capability, which uses the latest digital technology to generate advanced waveforms. It also features the…

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Electric Boat says it can meet Navy goal for adding subs

Posted January 11, 2017 by Jennifer McDermott

Submarine builder Electric Boat of Groton, Conn., would be able to meet the expectations of an ambitious U.S. Navy shipbuilding plan, given the time and resources, company president Jeffrey Geiger said Jan. 9. The Navy released a 355-ship proposal last month that calls for adding 47 ships, including 18 attack submarines. That’s five more ships…

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Sikorsky announces S-76C+ upgrade program

Posted March 2, 2016 by

Sikorsky March 1 introduced a program that will enable operators to upgrade their S-76C+™ aircraft to the S-76C++™ configuration. The announcement was made at the 2016 Helicopter International Association Heli-Expo show. Sikorsky is a Lockheed Martin company. The upgrade increases performance capabilities by expanding the aircraft’s mission envelope to S-76C++ profiles, including greater take-off and…

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World’s most capable X-band ballistic missile defense radar upgrades to gallium nitride technology

Posted April 7, 2017 by

Ballistic missiles will soon be easier to detect and defeat. The U.S. Missile Defense Agency has awarded Raytheon a $10 million contract modification to continue the development of hardware and software that will add gallium nitride, or GaN semiconductor technology to the AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radar. GaN increases the radar’s range, search capabilities and…

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Lockheed Martin Commercial Flight Training secures orders from Allegiant, Hawaiian Airlines

Posted April 8, 2016 by

Lockheed Martin Commercial Flight Training added contracts from Allegiant and Hawaiian Airlines to its list of orders for full flight simulators. At the end of 2015, the company signed a purchase agreement for an A320 full flight simulator for Hawaiian Airlines, which currently owns an A330 full flight simulator provided by LMCFT. This contract signified…

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Northrop Grumman awarded contract for U.S. Navy’s surface warfare improvement

Posted October 30, 2015 by

Northrop Grumman has been awarded a $91.7 million engineering, manufacturing and development (EMD) contract from the U.S. Navy to further mature system designs for the AN/SLQ-32(V)7 (SEWIP B3) electronic warfare system. Under the contract, Northrop Grumman will finalize integration modeling and test plans, and produce two prototype models for laboratory and field testing. The contract…

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Lockheed Martin recognizes big achievements of small business suppliers

Posted May 25, 2016 by

Lockheed Martin recently recognized 19 small business suppliers, out of thousands from across the nation, who have made extraordinary contributions to the Missiles and Fire Control business area’s products and services. For more than 20 years, Lockheed Martin has annually celebrated small business suppliers providing quality goods and services, and outstanding support. “Lockheed Martin relies…

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German aerospace companies visit Sikorsky’s West Palm Beach facility

Posted July 5, 2017 by

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, recently hosted leading German aerospace companies that have engineering, manufacturing and maintenance, repair, overhaul expertise.

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Lockheed Martin receives Army contract for guided MLRS rocket production

Posted May 7, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin photograph Lockheed Martin received a $828 million not-to-exceed contract from the U.S. Army for Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System rockets and associated equipment. Lockheed Martin has received an $828 million not-to-exceed contract from the U.S. Army for Lot 13 production of Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System rockets and associated equipment. The contract calls…

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