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Airbus Helicopters, Schiebel successfully demonstrate the highest levels of manned/Unmanned teaming capabilities

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Airbus photograph Airbus Helicopters and Schiebel have tested manned/unmanned teaming capabilities between an H145 platform and a CAMCOPTER S-100 unmanned aerial system, thus becoming the first European helicopter manufacturers to demonstrate this technology with the highest level of interoperability. Airbus Helicopters and Schiebel have tested Manned Unmanned Teaming capabilities between an H145 platform and a…

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BAE Systems, Dell EMC collaborate to offer mission-ready cloud solution for the U.S. government

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BAE Systems and Dell EMC announced April 23 a collaboration to offer the first scalable, hybrid cloud solution of its kind for the U.S. government. The federated secure cloud is flexible enough to power agency-level IT modernization or support smaller, forward-operating units.   The solution empowers users to collaborate securely through common business applications while…

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Airbus, Dassault Aviation join forces on Future Combat Air System

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Airbus and Dassault Aviation have decided to join forces for the development and production of Europe’s Future Combat Air System, which is slated to complement and eventually replace current generation of Eurofighter and Rafale fighter aircraft between 2035 and 2040. The partnership, sealed in Berlin by Dirk Hoke, Airbus Defence and Space Chief Executive Officer…

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Airbus, Rolls-Royce sign UltraFan engine integration collaboration agreement

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Airbus and Rolls-Royce have signed a collaborative agreement for the integration of Rolls-Royce’s UltraFan demonstrator for flight testing. The integration solutions demonstration will be co-funded by Clean Sky 2, the European Union research program focused on developing technology to reduce emissions. Airbus and Rolls-Royce have signed a collaboration agreement for the integration of Rolls-Royce’s UltraFan®…

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Spirit delivers 5th CH-53K system demo test article helo fuselage to Sikorsky

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Spirit AeroSystems announced April 25 it has successfully delivered the fifth System Demonstration Test Article CH-53K King Stallion heavy-lift helicopter fuselage for the U.S. Marine Corps from Spirit’s Wichita, Kansas, facility. Major assembly on the fuselage for SDTA six, the final SDTA helicopter, is underway. Spirit is responsible for the assembly of the entire cockpit…

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Japan Coast Guard bolsters fleet with additional H225 order

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Airbus photograph The Japan Coast Guard has bolstered its fleet with an additional Airbus H225 order. With this new order, JCG’s Super Puma fleet will grow to 13 units by March 2001, becoming the largest Super Puma operator in Japan. Airbus Helicopters has secured an additional order of one H225 helicopter from the Japan Coast…

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Contract Briefs

Posted April 25, 2018 by

Army   Caddell Construction Co. (DE) LLC, Montgomery, Ala., was awarded a $127,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract for the construction of the National Nuclear Security Administration Albuquerque Complex, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Bids were solicited via the Internet with four received. Work will be performed in Albuquerque, N.M., with an estimated completion date of Nov. 6, 2020. Fiscal…

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Lockheed Martin announces 1st quarter earnings On April 24, Lockheed Martin reported first-quarter net income of $1.16 billion. On a per-share basis, the Bethesda, Md.,-based company said it had net income of $4.02. The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $3.35…

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Boeing delivers first 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter

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Boeing photograph Away she goes! The first-in-service 737-800BCF flies away from paint in Victorville, Calif., headed to England April 15, 2018. Boeing announced April 19 the delivery of the first 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF). The first customer is GE Capital Aviation Services and the freighter will be operated by West Atlantic Group, based in…

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Lockheed Martin provides Australia with space situational awareness system

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With space becoming an increasingly congested and contested domain, the Commonwealth of Australia has chosen Lockheed Martin’s iSpace – intelligent Space – system to help with their Space Situational Awareness capability needs. Lockheed Martin is providing the Commonwealth of Australia with an iSpace Space Situational Awareness training and demonstration mission system. iSpace collects data from…

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