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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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Lockheed Martin completes 400th electro-optical targeting system for F-35

Posted September 19, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin has delivered the 400th Electro-Optical Targeting System for the F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter. The 400th EOTS was completed under the 11th Low-Rate-Initial Production contract and each system was delivered on time or ahead of schedule. “Achieving this milestone demonstrates the growth and dedication of the F-35 EOTS program,” said Michael Williamson, vice…

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Sikorsky HH-60W combat rescue helo weapons system, operational flight trainers in final assembly

Posted September 19, 2018 by

Sikorsky announced Sept. 18 that final assembly of the first HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter Weapons System and Operational Flight Trainers is underway, supporting the smooth entry of the aircraft into the U.S. Air Force fleet in 2020.

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Boeing, Cathay Pacific to donate world’s 1st 777 to Aviation Museum

Posted September 19, 2018 by

Boeing and Cathay Pacific announced today that they are donating the first-ever Boeing 777 airplane to the Pima Air & Space Museum in Arizona, one of the world’s largest facilities devoted to celebrating aerospace. The iconic airplane (line number WA001 and registered B-HNL) flew from Cathay Pacific’s home airport in Hong Kong to Tucson, Arizona…

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Northrop Grumman to produce first insensitive munitions rocket motors for GMLRS Program

Posted September 17, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin photograph Northrop Grumman will produce the first insensitive munitions rocket motors for the U.S. Army’s Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS), a technology designed to enhance warfighter safety and limit collateral damage. Northrop Grumman has received a full rate production contract from Lockheed Martin to deliver insensitive munitions rocket motors for the Guided…

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Northrop Grumman begins MQ-8C Fire Scout flight tests in Mississippi

Posted September 17, 2018 by

Northrop Grumman recently began flight tests for MQ-8C Fire Scout aircraft produced in Moss Point at the Trent Lott International Airport, a major milestone for the company and the region’s aerospace economy.

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