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Boeing, SWISS celebrate delivery of airline’s first 777-300ER

Posted January 29, 2016 by

Boeing and Swiss International Air Lines are celebrating the delivery of the airline’s first 777-300ER (Extended Range). The latest addition to SWISS’ fleet touched down in Zurich today following a non-stop 4,545 nautical miles delivery flight from Boeing’s Everett Delivery Center in Everett, Wash. “The delivery of our first flagship marks a new era in…

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Boeing, ANA celebrate airline’s 100,000th 787 Dreamliner flight

Posted January 13, 2016 by

Boeing and ANA (All Nippon Airways) Jan. 11 celebrated the airline’s 100,000th revenue flight with the 787 Dreamliner during a gate ceremony at Sea-Tac International Airport. The milestone marks yet another record for ANA as it becomes the first airline in the world to reach 100,000 787 flights. “The 787 Dreamliner has played an important…

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Boeing provides more than $3 billion annual economic benefit in Canada

Posted October 14, 2016 by

Boeing contributes more than $3 billion annually to Canada’s economic growth and development, according to a study commissioned by the company. Through its operations in Winnipeg and elsewhere, along with direct and indirect economic effects, Boeing supports more than 17,000 jobs across Canada according to the study done by Doyletech Corporation. The analysis also found…

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Lockheed Martin debuts upgraded MK 41 VLS production line

Posted March 25, 2016 by

Lockheed Martin photograph Lockheed Martin, Navy and elected officials cut the ribbon at the ceremonial reopening of the MK 41 Vertical Launching System. BALTIMORE, Md., March 24, 2016 – Lockheed Martin has officially unveiled an upgraded MK 41 Vertical Launching System production line at its Middle River, Md., facility. The MK 41 VLS program supports…

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Raytheon completes first lot production of Small Diameter Bomb II

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Raytheon has completed Lot 1 production of the Small Diameter Bomb II, a new  weapon that will give fighter pilots the ability to destroy moving targets at any time and in all-weather conditions. The U.S. Air Force has also contracted with Raytheon to produce Lots 2 and 3. The SDB II™ bomb is a gliding…

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Raytheon marks 200th global delivery of F-15 AESA radar

Posted November 11, 2015 by

Raytheon has delivered the 200th APG-63(V)3 active electronically scanned array radar for the F-15 platform, which is used by the U.S. Air Force, Air National Guard and multiple coalition partners around the world. “The APG-63(V)3 is in demand worldwide, and our AESA radar production line in Forest, Mississippi, is thriving,” said Roy Azevedo, vice president,…

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Northrop Grumman, U.S. Army prove sensors, shooters as network components

Posted November 16, 2015 by

The U.S. Army and Northrop Grumman achieved a major milestone for integrated air and missile defense when the IAMD Battle Command System, using tracking data from Sentinel and Patriot radars, provided the command-and-control for a Patriot Advanced Capability Three (PAC-3) interceptor to destroy a cruise missile target. The flight test, conducted on Nov. 12, validated…

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First BelugaXL transporter rolls off assembly line

Posted January 10, 2018 by

Airbus photograph by P. Masclet The first structurally complete airframe for the new BelugaXL rolled out from its assembly hangar in Toulouse, France, this month. The first structurally complete airframe for the new BelugaXL rolled out from its assembly hangar in Toulouse, France, this month. Once operational, a fleet of these next-generation airlifters will be…

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Lockheed Martin delivers first HIMARS vehicle produced 100 percent in Camden, Ark.

Posted July 26, 2017 by

Lockheed Martin has delivered the first High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) launcher in which both the chassis and launcher components were manufactured at its facility in Camden, Ark.

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Bottom of Form: Long range discrimination radar program achieves PDR on-schedule

Posted April 21, 2017 by

Less than 18 months from contract award, the Long Range Discrimination Radar, developed by Lockheed Martin, passed Preliminary Design Review, indicating that detailed design on the radar system can move forward. The radar system will support a layered ballistic missile defense strategy to protect the U.S. homeland from ballistic missile attacks. The Missile Defense Agency…

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