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Sikorsky announces German industrialization for country’s new heavy lift helo comp

Posted April 18, 2018 by

Sikorsky has announced its German industrialization plan for competing in the German Air Force “Schwerer Transporthubschrauber” Program with the world class heavy lift helicopter, the CH-53K King Stallion. Rheinmetall Group, which has entered into an exclusive arrangement with Sikorsky, will lead in-service support for the CH-53K. Sikorsky is a Lockheed Martin company. The Sikorsky CH-53K…

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Lockheed Martin-led team hosts christening for future USS Indianapolis

Posted April 16, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin photograph Ship sponsor Jill Donnelly breaks a bottle of champagne across the bow during the christening ceremony for the nation’s 17th Littoral Combat Ship, the future USS Indianapolis, at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine shipyard on April 14. MARINETTE, Wis., April 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Lockheed Martin-led industry team hosted the christening ceremony for…

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Northrop Grumman Celebrates 30-Year Anniversary of First Joint STARS Flight

Posted April 13, 2018 by

Northrop Grumman celebrated 30 years of information dominance for decision superiority provided by the Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (Joint STARS) on April 5, 2018, -- as it looks to the future of battle management command and control.

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Boeing HorizonX invests in Reaction Engines, a UK hypersonic propulsion company

Posted April 13, 2018 by

Boeing has announced its investment in Reaction Engines Limited, a leader in advanced propulsion systems based in Oxfordshire, United Kingdom. Reaction Engines’ technology will contribute to the next generation of hypersonic flight and space access vehicles. Reaction Engines is known for its Synergetic Air-Breathing Rocket Engine, a hybrid engine blending jet and rocket technology that…

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Strengthening partnerships: Sikorsky’s CH-53K heavy lift helo makes historic first flight in Germany

Posted April 13, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin photograph Sikorsky and the U.S. Marine Corps’ CH-53K heavy lift helicopter have reached another historic first. The CH-53K, which recently arrived in Germany, flew its first flight on foreign soil at Holzdorf Air Base, Germany. The aircraft executed a flawless flight around the air base, as the Sikorsky team continues preparation for the…

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Boeing honors suppliers for outstanding performance

Posted April 13, 2018 by

Boeing has named its 2017 Supplier of the Year Award winners, recognizing 13 companies for the high-quality products, services and value they create for Boeing as well as its commercial airplanes; services; and defense, space and security customers. Strong performance and close collaboration with these award-winning suppliers in 2017 helped Boeing realize record commercial airplane…

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Lockheed Martin, Cobham team to develop next gen jammer

Posted April 11, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin and Cobham are joining forces for the Next Generation Jammer Low Band competition to replace the U.S. Navy's ALQ-99 tactical jamming system currently on the E/A-18 Growler aircraft.

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Boeing, Qatar Airways sign letter of intent for five 777 freighters

Posted April 11, 2018 by

Boeing photograph His Excellency Mr. Al Baker, Qatar Airways Group CEO and Kevin McAllister, president & CEO, Boeing Commercial Airplanes sign a Memorandum of Understanding for five Boeing 777 Freighters in the presence of the Qatari Minister of Finance and Qatar Airways Chairman His Excellency Mr. Ali Sharif Al Emadi (left) and Sheikh Meshal Bin…

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Raytheon to demonstrate Army mobile intelligence platform

Posted April 11, 2018 by

Raytheon has been awarded a U.S. Army contract to demonstrate the company’s commercially available mobile intelligence platform that will allow soldiers to quickly collect and access information on the battlefield.             This commercial laptop-based platform, called the FoXTEN, may be considered as a future mobile component of the Army’s Distributed Common Ground System. DCGS is…

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Boeing debuts new analytics, MRO capabilities at MRO Americas

Posted April 11, 2018 by

For the first time at the MRO Americas Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, Fla., Boeing is announcing five new products and services across its services portfolios, all geared towards continuing enhanced digital transformation and MRO value improvement.

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