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Team Freedom lays keel on nations 23rd Littoral Combat Ship

Posted August 15, 2018 by

MARINETTE, Wis., Aug. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Lockheed Martin-led industry team officially laid the keel for the U.S. Navy’s 23rd Littoral Combat Ship, the future USS Cooperstown, in a ceremony held at Fincantieri Marinette Marine in Marinette, Wisc., Aug. 14. Ellen R. Tillapaugh, Mayor of the Village of Cooperstown, N.Y., completed the time-honored tradition and…

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Northrop Grumman performs successful SABR fit-check on F/A-18C fighter at MCAS Miramar

Posted August 13, 2018 by

Northrop Grumman photograph At the request of the Marine Corps, Northrop Grumman successfully performed a fit check of a production APG-83 SABR on a F/A-18C Hornet at MCAS Miramar in California. BALTIMORE – Aug. 13, 2018 – Northrop Grumman has successfully installed a production APG-83 Scalable Agile Beam Radar on a U.S. Marine Corps F/A-18C…

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Sweden signs agreement with U.S. government for Patriot system

Posted August 13, 2018 by

The government of Sweden signed an agreement to purchase Raytheon’s Patriot™ air and missile defense system from the U.S. Army. The agreement, formally referred to as a Letter of Offer and Acceptance, paves the way for Sweden’s Patriot force to rapidly reach Initial Operational Capability. “Sweden and 15 other countries trust our Patriot system to defend…

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Thai Aviation Services S-76D fleet achieve 10,000 flight hours

Posted August 10, 2018 by

Sikorsky photograph by Ned Dawson The Sikorsky S-76D™ global fleet has amassed more than 7.25 million total flight hours. Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, announced Aug. 8 that Thai Aviation Services has accumulated 10,000 flight hours on its S-76D™ fleet in record time of less than two years. This milestone was achieved just a few…

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Northrop Grumman supports final CDR for USCG Offshore Patrol Cutter

Posted August 8, 2018 by

Eastern Shipbuilding Group image The Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Cutter. Northrop Grumman supported Eastern Shipbuilding Group in their Final Critical Design Review for the U.S. Coast Guard’s Offshore Patrol Cutter Program. Northrop Grumman serves as ESG’s C4ISR and control systems integrator for OPC, with responsibilities that include the integrated bridge, navigation, command and control, computing…

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Leonardo DRS on-board vehicle power to improve electrical power system on THAAD vehicles

Posted August 8, 2018 by

Leonardo DRS has been selected by the U.S. Army to demonstrate its On-Board Vehicle Power on Terminal High Altitude Area Defense missile battery command and control, and launcher vehicles. The electrical power system improvements will give air defense operators immediate access to electrical power directly from a vehicle’s power train.  To meet the Army’s power…

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Lockheed Martin delivers 52nd C-5M Super Galaxy

Posted August 6, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin photograph by Todd R. McQueen Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company delivered the 52nd and final C-5M Super Galaxy strategic transport modernized under the U.S. Air Force’s Reliability Enhancement and Re-engining Program (RERP) on Aug. 2, 2018 at the company’s Marietta, Ga., facility. The RERP upgrade will extend the service life of the C-5 fleet…

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Team Dynetics receives contract for next phase of 100 KW-class laser weapon system

Posted August 6, 2018 by

The U.S. Army awarded Dynetics, Lockheed Martin and its partners a $10 million contract to continue development for the next phase of the High Energy Laser Tactical Vehicle Demonstrator program, a 100-kilowatt class laser weapon system.

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U.S. Air Force awards Raytheon $96 million for MALD missile production

Posted August 1, 2018 by

TUCSON, Ariz.—Raytheon has received a $96.1 million contract to produce 250 Miniature Air-Launched Decoys, or MALD® missiles. The U.S. Air Force award occurred just prior to Raytheon marking its 2,000th MALD system delivery, and 10th year of on-time customer deliveries. The MALD system is an air-launched missile with both decoy and jamming capabilities that can…

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U.S. Army Black Hawks to receive upgraded Doppler navigation systems

Posted August 1, 2018 by

The U.S. Army has selected BAE Systems to provide touch screen computer display units as an upgrade to the company’s ASN-128 Doppler GPS Navigation System on Black Hawk helicopters. The self-contained, all-weather, day or night navigation system enables Black Hawk pilots to view real-time flight plan data. This task order, which was awarded to BAE…

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