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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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Boeing to establish new aerospace, autonomy center

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Boeing announced plans Aug. 1 to open the new Boeing Aerospace & Autonomy Center in Cambridge, Mass., becoming the first major tenant of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's new mixed-use district in Kendall Square.

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U.S. Army selects Lockheed Martin as integrated systems developer for autonomous convoy program

Posted July 30, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin has been selected by the U.S. Army’s Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center as the Integrated Systems Developer for its Expedient Leader Follower (ExLF) program.   In this role, Lockheed Martin will lead a three-year effort to develop, integrate and test unmanned prototype systems for supporting leader/follower convoy activities within an asymmetric…

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First Boeing Apache, Chinook helicopters for India complete inaugural flights

Posted July 30, 2018 by

Boeing photograph The first AH-64E Apache for India recently completed its first flight. Boeing will deliver 22 AH-64E Apache and 15 CH-47F(I) Chinook helicopters to India beginning in 2019. Boeing and India recently took a significant step toward modernizing the Indian Air Force’s helicopter fleet by completing the first flights of Apache and Chinook helicopters…

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Northrop Grumman delivers first GaN G/ATOR System to U.S. Marine Corps

Posted July 27, 2018 by

Northrop Grumman photograph Four G/ATOR systems preparing for fielding located at Northrop Grumman’s Stoney Run test range in Baltimore, Md. Northrop Grumman has delivered the first AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task-Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) that incorporates advanced high power and high efficiency gallium nitride antenna technology, further improving the system’s operational capabilities. This system was delivered ahead of…

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Intercept sets distance record for Lockheed Martin’s hit-to-kill Pac-3 MSE

Posted July 27, 2018 by

A Lockheed Martin PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) interceptor successfully intercepted an Air-Breathing Threat in a test at White Sands Missile Range, N.M.

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BAE Systems delivers 150th Shipboard Friend-or-Foe antenna to U.S. Navy

Posted July 25, 2018 by

In a major program milestone, BAE Systems has delivered its 150th OE-120 Identification Friend-or-Foe antenna to the U.S. Navy.

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Boeing reviews new ICBM design options with U.S. Air Force

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Boeing has presented the U.S. Air Force with design options for America’s next intercontinental ballistic missile, the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent. The review marks the achievement of a key contract milestone. “We offered the Air Force cost and performance trades for a deterrent that will address emerging and future threats,” said Frank McCall, vice president,…

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