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Delta Air Lines receives its first U.S.-produced Airbus aircraft

Posted December 9, 2016 by

The first delivery of an A321 aircraft from the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility to Delta Air Lines took place Dec. 2, in Mobile, Ala. On hand for the occasion were executives from Airbus and Delta Air Lines, a team of Delta employees from the airline’s Minneapolis-St. Paul station, and representatives of the more than 370…

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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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Astro Aerospace delivers mission critical capability for NASA’s Webb Telescope

Posted June 27, 2017 by

Northrop Grumman reached another major milestone for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope, with the delivery of the mid-boom assemblies. The graphite-epoxy assemblies were designed, built, and tested by Astro Aerospace, a Northrop Grumman business.

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U.S. Navy issues remaining funding for Freedom-variant LCS

Posted November 30, 2015 by

The U.S. Navy has issued a Lockheed Martin-led industry team the balance of funding of $279 million for the construction of the future USS Cooperstown (LCS 23). The funding approved by Congress provides the financing required to maintain the cost and schedule of this critical national asset.  Congress provided $79 million in advanced procurement funding for…

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Northrop Grumman’s BACN completes 10,000 combat missions

Posted March 24, 2017 by

The Battlefield Airborne Communications, developed, operated and maintained by Northrop Grumman for the U.S. Air Force, has completed 10,000 combat missions connecting warfighters in the air and on the ground. BACN is a high-altitude, airborne gateway that translates and distributes voice communications, video, imagery and other battlespace information from numerous sources. Using a suite of…

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Boeing, SWISS confirm additional order for 777-300ER

Posted October 26, 2016 by

Boeing and Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) Oct. 26 confirmed a new order for one 777-300ER (Extended Range), valued at $339.6 million at list prices. The Swiss airline had previously ordered nine 777s and taken delivery of six this year as it continues to establish the 777-300ER as its flagship.  “The 777-300ER will be the…

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RNLAF signs Boeing to Apache, Chinook services pact

Posted July 18, 2018 by

Boeing and the Royal Netherlands Air Force signed a Combined Helicopter Support services agreement at the Royal International Air Tattoo July 14 that will provide maintenance, services and spare parts to the RNLAF’s fleet of AH-64 Apache and CH-47 Chinook helicopters.

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Kuwait signs contract for 28 Eurofighter Typhoons

Posted April 8, 2016 by

The State of Kuwait has signed an agreement for procuring the Eurofighter Typhoon. The contract signature for 22 single-seat and six twin-seat aircraft follows the announcement of an agreement between the State of Kuwait and the Italian government for the procurement of the aircraft Sept. 11, 2105. The aircraft will be Tranche 3 standard and…

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Contract Briefs

Posted June 22, 2016 by

Air Force   Northrop Grumman Systems Corp.— Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, San Diego, Calif., has been awarded a $203,559,743 modification (P00034) to exercise the option on previously awarded contract FA8528-15-C-0003 for Global Hawk contractor logistic services and sustainment. Contractor will provide additional material and services to include planning, operations support, and maintenance support. Work will…

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Lockheed Martin T-50A reaches 100 flights in South Carolina

Posted October 4, 2017 by

Lockheed Martin achieved a new milestone this week as the T-50A aircraft flew its 100th sortie at the Greenville, S.C, facility.

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