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Northrop Grumman expands Mississippi facility, adds new jobs

Posted June 27, 2018 by

Northrop Grumman photograph Kevin Mitchell, sector vice president, global operations, and Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant cut the ribbon on a new operational area for Northrop Grumman’s Moss Point facility alongside Jackson County Board of Supervisors President Randy Bosarge, Moss Point Mayor Mario King, John Murnane, vice president, global operations, Northrop Grumman, State Rep. Jeramey Anderson,…

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Saluting a star: Lockheed Martin celebrates C-5 Galaxy’s 50th anniversary

Posted June 27, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company celebrated the 50th anniversary of the C-5 Galaxy strategic transport June 26 at the company’s Marietta, Ga., facility.

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Lockheed Martin to build F-16 Block 70 aircraft for Bahrain

Posted June 25, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin photograph Artist’s rendition of the F-16 Block 70 that will be built for the Kingdom of Bahrain at Lockheed Martin’s facility in Greenville, S.C. Lockheed Martin has received a $1.2 billion contract from the U.S. government to produce 16 new F-16 Block 70 aircraft for the Royal Bahraini Air Force. The Undefinitized Contract…

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$866 million contract sustains 6 missile warning radars

Posted June 25, 2018 by Capt. Duane Lankford

Courtesy photograph A close up view of the face of the Perimeter Acquisition Radar Attack Characterization System. At Cavalier Air Force Station, N.D. This view shows transmitters that send and receive space and missile data. The PARCS is a ground-based Integrated Tactical Warning/Attack Assessment Sensor, an important component of the national military command system. The…

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GA-ASI Guardian concludes demonstration flights

Posted June 22, 2018 by

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. announced June 21 that the Guardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft has concluded the first large-scale demonstration flights in Japan. The demonstration flights, which took place from May 10-23 were intended to promote the civil and scientific applications of the RPA. “We thank the Mayor of Iki and the many other public…

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BAE Systems team wins U.S. Marine Corps’ Amphibious Combat Vehicle competition

Posted June 22, 2018 by

The U.S. Marine Corps has awarded BAE Systems a $198 million contract to deliver an initial 30 Amphibious Combat Vehicles, with options for a total of 204 vehicles which could be worth up to $1.2 billion. BAE Systems, along with teammate Iveco Defence Vehicles, prevailed in the Marine Corps’ robust competition for the next generation…

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Raytheon wins shared U.S. Army training support services contract valued up to $2.4 billion

Posted June 22, 2018 by

The U.S. Army Contracting Command has selected Raytheon’s Intelligence, Information and Services business as one of the contractors for the Enterprise Training Services Contract, known as ETSC. The multi-award indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract is valued up to $2.4 billion over five years. Under the contract, Raytheon will provide training services in support of the U.S. Army…

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Raytheon wins U.S. Army NTC mission support contract

Posted June 22, 2018 by

Raytheon Company has been awarded a cost-plus-incentive-fee contract totaling $161 million, which includes options, for mission support services. The work will be performed in Fort Irwin, Calif., with an estimated completion date of June 29, 2023. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Orlando, Fla., is the contracting organization. “We look forward to providing mission critical support…

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Northrop Grumman opens new Illinois facility with ribbon cutting, reception

Posted June 20, 2018 by

Northrop Grumman photograph Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi and Congressman Peter Roskam, alongside Northrop Grumman executives and state and local leaders, celebrate the opening of the newest Northrop Grumman facility in Arlington Heights, Ill. (L – R: Ken Crews, vice president business management, land & avionics C4ISR, Northrop Grumman Mission Systems; Congressmen Raja Krishnamoorthi; Mary Petryszyn, vice…

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Boeing, FedEx Express announce order for 24 medium, large freighters

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Boeing and FedEx Express announced June 19 a new order for 12 767 Freighters and 12 777 Freighters as the world's largest air cargo carrier continues to invest in the industry's most capable freighters to better serve its customers.

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