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DARPA, Lockheed Martin demonstrate technologies to enable a connected war fighter network

Posted July 16, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin Skunk Works® and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency recently performed a series of flight tests demonstrating how a system of systems approach enables seamless — and rapid — integration across air, space, land, sea and cyber in contested environments. The demonstrations held at the Naval Air Warfare Center in China Lake, Calif., were…

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Airbus introduces the A220-100, A220-300

Posted July 13, 2018 by

Airbus has revealed the A220 at a ceremony held at its Henri-Ziegler Delivery Centre, near Toulouse.

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Northrop Grumman delivers software for critical UH-60V Black Hawk milestone

Posted July 13, 2018 by

Northrop Grumman photograph As the supplier of the Integrated Avionics Suite for the UH-60V Black Hawk helicopter, Northrop Grumman has delivered software for the helicopter to enter Limited User Testing – a critical milestone leading into production. WOODLAND HILLS, Calif.–Northrop Grumman has delivered software to the U.S. Army for the UH-60V Black Hawk helicopter to…

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Boeing receives contract for four special ops Chinooks

Posted July 13, 2018 by

Boeing has received a $139.8 million contract to provide four MH-47G Block II Chinook helicopters to the U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command.

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Giant satellite fuel tanks sets new record for 3-d printed space parts

Posted July 11, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin has embraced a 3-D printed titanium dome for satellite fuel tanks so big you can't even put your arms around it. The 46-inch-diameter vessel completed final rounds of quality testing this month, ending a multi-year development program to create giant, high-pressure tanks that carry fuel on board satellites.

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SkyGuardian takes off from North Dakota on trans-Atlantic flight

Posted July 11, 2018 by

A Medium-altitude, Long-endurance Remotely Piloted Aircraft produced by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. took off at 12:48 p.m., CDT, July 10 from Grand Forks, N.D., on the first-ever trans-Atlantic flight of a MALE RPA.

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Lockheed Martin announces LM-1100J commercial freighter flying at Farnborough

Posted July 9, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin will showcase its LM-100J Super Hercules commercial freighter at Farnborough International Airshow 2018, held in Farnborough, England, July 16-22.

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Lockheed Martin partners with Guardtime Federal for innovative cyber technology

Posted July 9, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin is expanding its work with Guardtime Federal to integrate a variety of integrity and cyber-related capabilities into Lockheed Martin aircraft products and processes.  The new contract builds on specialized mission support testing in 2015, and the integration systems and support contract related to supply chain risk and software development management in 2017. This time…

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Northrop Grumman to provide U.S. Army with operation, sustainment of live, virtual, constructive training, simulation environments

Posted July 9, 2018 by

Northrop Grumman has been selected by the U.S. Army to continue providing support for its Mission Command Training Center. The new program, Mission Training Complex Contractor Support (MTCCS – III Corps), provides mission command training for a range of unified land operations in a contemporary operating environment. The $128 million contract will allow Northrop Grumman…

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Moving Compass Call EW system to modern business jet

Posted July 9, 2018 by

BAE Systems is transitioning its advanced Compass Call electronic warfare systems to modern aircraft to significantly improve mission effectiveness. BAE Systems has begun work to transition its advanced Compass Call electronic warfare (EW) system from aging EC-130H aircraft to a modern, more capable platform that will significantly improve mission effectiveness. This Cross Deck initiative, as…

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