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Boeing wins U.S. Air Force T-X pilot training program contract

Posted September 28, 2018 by

U.S. Air Force pilots will soon train for combat with T-X jets and simulators from Boeing. “Today’s announcement is the culmination of years of unwavering focus by the Boeing and Saab team,” said Leanne Caret, president and CEO, Boeing Defense, Space & Security.

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Boeing MH-139 to replace U.S. Air Force UH-1N Huey fleet

Posted September 26, 2018 by

Boeing will provide its MH-139 helicopter and related support to the U.S. Air Force to replace the more than 40-year-old UH-1N “Huey” helicopters used to protect America’s intercontinental ballistic missile bases.

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Boeing completes acquisition of Millennium Space Systems

Posted September 26, 2018 by

Boeing has completed the acquisition of Millennium Space Systems, a provider of agile, flight-proven small-satellite solutions. Millennium Space Systems will operate under Boeing Phantom Works as a subsidiary called Millennium Space Systems, A Boeing Company. It will retain an independent operating model while benefiting from Boeing’s resources, scale, manufacturing capability and technology research as the…

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Lockheed Martin receives contract for HIMARS launchers

Posted September 26, 2018 by

The U.S. Army awarded Lockheed Martin a $289 million contract to produce High Mobility Artillery Rocket System launchers and associated hardware. The contract calls for the production of 24 HIMARS launchers and associated equipment by July 2022. Lockheed Martin has delivered nearly 500 launchers for the U.S. Army and international customers. The HIMARS vehicles will…

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Boeing delivers first 787 Dreamliner for Shanghai Airlines

Posted September 24, 2018 by

Boeing and Shanghai Airlines Sept. 21 celebrated the delivery of the carrier’s first 787-9 Dreamliner. The airline says it plans to use the super-efficient and passenger-preferred Dreamliner to upgrade its regional and long-range service from its base in China’s largest city. The new airplane, with a special symbol of “100” on its fuselage, is the…

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U.S. Army CIRCM ready for production

Posted September 24, 2018 by

Northrop Grumman photograph CIRCM is designed to protect aircraft from infrared guided missiles. The system has now received Milestone C approval from the Department of Defense, indicating readiness for production and fielding. Northrop Grumman teamed with the U.S. Army to develop the CIRCM system. Northrop Grumman teamed with the U.S. Army to develop the Common…

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Airbus delivers first aircraft from Mobile powered by sustainable jet fuel blend

Posted September 21, 2018 by

Airbus photograph An A321 for operator JetBlue is the first aircraft produced at Airbus’ U.S.-based A320 Family production line to be partially powered by sustainable jet fuel. Airbus’ A320 Family production facility in the United States will deliver its first aircraft partially powered by sustainable jet fuel this week. The latest A321 for JetBlue is…

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Northrop Grumman unveils ‘Vanguard’ open architecture radar solution

Posted September 21, 2018 by

Northrop Grumman photograph Northrop Grumman’s Vanguard radar is a modular, scalable radar architecture that can meet a wide range of mission requirements and integrate into a variety of platforms across domains. Northrop Grumman has unveiled its “Vanguard” radar solution; a multi-function, open architecture system that can be easily scaled and applied to multiple missions and…

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Cubic to deliver next-gen air combat training system for F-35

Posted September 21, 2018 by

Cubic Corporation announced Sept. 20 that its Cubic Global Defense business division, was awarded a contract from Lockheed Martin to deliver its latest-generation Air Combat Training System for the F-35 Lightning II. Cubic is scheduled to deliver more than 500 F-35 Training Subsystems over the next four years as part of Lockheed Martin’s F-35 production…

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Northrop Grumman showcases autonomous maritime capabilities

Posted September 19, 2018 by

Northrop Grumman in collaboration with industry partners participated in the U.S. Navy’s Advanced Naval Technology Exercise last month in Newport, R.I. The company demonstrated advanced capabilities in the command and control of future unmanned maritime missions and the ability to more effectively deliver critical information to the warfighter in contested environments.

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