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U.S. Air Force awards E-8C Joint STARS fleet total systems support responsibility contract to Northrop Grumman

Posted November 19, 2018 by

Air National Guard photograph by Senior Master Sgt. Roger Parson E-8C Joint STARS aircrew members monitor moving target indication data at their operator work stations during a mission supporting BALTOPS 2018 and Saber Strike 18 exercises at Fighter Wing Skrydstrup, Denmark, June 12, 2018. The JSTARS team consists of the Georgia Air National Guard’s 116th…

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Northrop Grumman providing training, sustainment services to ROK fleet of Global Hawks

Posted November 19, 2018 by

Northrop Grumman has signed a contract with the Defense Acquisition Program Administration to provide contractor logistics support to the Republic of Korea’s high-altitude unmanned aerial vehicle fleet. The support for DAPA and the Republic of Korea Air Force include: timely site activation in South Korea; complete training packages for pilots, operators and maintainers of the…

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GA-ASI to provide RPAs to Australian Defence Force

Posted November 19, 2018 by

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. has been advised that, following consideration by the Australian Government, it has been selected to provide the Armed Remotely Piloted Aircraft System under Project Air 7003 for the Australian Defence Force. “We look forward to providing our world-leading RPAS to meet the Air 7003 requirements,” said Linden Blue, CEO of…

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Lockheed Martin launches $30 million STEM scholarship program

Posted November 16, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin on Nov. 15 launched a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) scholarship program for high school and college undergraduate students planning to pursue a major in engineering and computer science. Beginning in 2019, the Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship program will award a $10,000 annual scholarship to 200 recipients who demonstrate financial need and…

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Northrop Grumman set to launch Pegasus XL rocket carrying ICON satellite for NASA

Posted November 7, 2018 by

Northrop Grumman announced it is prepared to launch the company’s air-launched Pegasus® XL rocket aboard its Stargazer L-1011 airplane from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., on Nov. 7, at approximately 3:05 a.m., EST.

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Lockheed Martin successfully integrates advanced radar system with unmanned aerostat

Posted November 7, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin photograph The Lockheed Martin 74K Aerostat System provides multi-mission, multi-domain persistent surveillance capability from maritime domain awareness to border and infrastructure protection. Lockheed Martin completed the successful integration of a Telephonics RDR-1700B radar onto a 74K aerostat for land and sea missions. This latest milestone follows Lockheed Martin’s successful integration of various payloads including radar…

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Sikorsky wins $717 million award to sustain Super Stallion, Sea Dragon aircraft for the U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Navy

Posted November 7, 2018 by

Marine Corps photograph Sikorsky’s Performance Based Logistics contract will provide enhanced logistics support for C/MH-53E helicopters. The contract will provide the vital and affordable support to the entire fleet – expanding a reliable base of long-term sustainment as the aircraft continue to fully operate until the introduction of the replacement aircraft, the Sikorsky CH-53K King…

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Raytheon’s GPS OCX passes stringent cybersecurity tests

Posted November 5, 2018 by

Raytheon’s GPS Next-Generation Operational Control System, known as GPS OCX, has completed rigorous cybersecurity vulnerability assessments that tested the system’s ability to defend against both internal and external cyber threats. GPS OCX prevented the broadcast of corrupt navigation and timing data in all tests, bolstering the program’s readiness for the GPS III launch next month….

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Romania to procure additional Patriot Air and Missile Defense systems

Posted November 2, 2018 by

The Romanian government has signed an agreement with the U.S. Army and transferred funding to the US government for the purchase of three additional Raytheon Patriot® Air and Missile Defense Systems from the U.S. Army. As was the case with the first system, which came under contract in May, the additional units were procured via…

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S Army awards Raytheon $191 million contract for multi-mission radar

Posted November 2, 2018 by

The U.S. Army awarded Raytheon a $191 million contract for Ku-band radio frequency radars. KuRFS, an advanced electronically scanned array system, fills an immediate U.S. Army operational need for a counter-unmanned aerial vehicle radar. Already deployed, KuRFS delivers precision fire control as well as “sense and warn” capability for multiple missions including detection of rocket, artillery,…

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