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Northrop Grumman, U.S. Army successfully demonstrate multi-domain, joint air, missile defense

Posted December 13, 2017 by

The Northrop Grumman-developed Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System, the foundation of the U.S. Army IAMD, has successfully demonstrated extraordinary capabilities for improving joint force operational effectiveness.

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Raytheon completes first lot production of Small Diameter Bomb II

Posted December 13, 2017 by

Raytheon has completed Lot 1 production of the Small Diameter Bomb II, a new  weapon that will give fighter pilots the ability to destroy moving targets at any time and in all-weather conditions. The U.S. Air Force has also contracted with Raytheon to produce Lots 2 and 3. The SDB II™ bomb is a gliding…

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Lockheed Martin awarded $22 million for Paveway II Plus Laser-Guided Bombs

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Lockheed Martin received a $22.8 million contract from the U.S. Air Force on behalf of the U.S. Navy to produce Paveway II Plus Laser Guided Bomb (LGB) kits.

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General Dynamics awarded $432 Million by U.S. Navy for Virginia-class sub work

Posted December 11, 2017 by

General Dynamics Electric Boat has been awarded a $432 million contract modification by the U.S. Navy to provide research and development and lead-yard services for Virginia-class nuclear-powered attack submarines. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics. Under the contract, Electric Boat will undertake development studies and other work related to Virginia-class submarine…

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Lockheed Martin elects Jeh Johnson, James Taiclet to board of directors

Posted December 11, 2017 by

Lockheed Martin announced Dec. 11, 2017, that its board of directors has elected Jeh C. Johnson and James D. Taiclet, Jr. to the board effective January 1, 2018. Johnson, 60, is a partner at the international law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP. Previously, he served as U.S. secretary of homeland security…

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Boeing, Turkish Airlines celebrate airline’s first 777 freighter

Posted December 8, 2017 by

Turkish Airlines photograph Boeing and Turkish Airlines celebrated the delivery Dec. 7 of the airline’s first 777 Freighter, the world’s longest-range twin-engine freighter. The plane is seen here arriving in Istanbul. Boeing and Turkish Airlines celebrated Dec. 7 the delivery of the airline’s first 777 Freighter, the world’s longest-range twin-engine freighter. The airplane and a…

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Northrop Grumman to perform upgrades, modernization, integration on U.S. Army’s fixed wing ISR fleet

Posted December 8, 2017 by

Northrop Grumman has been awarded a $750 million contract by the U.S. Army to provide contractor life cycle services for the Army’s Special Electronic Mission Aircraft fleet.

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Raytheon forms new subsidiary in United Arab Emirates

Posted December 8, 2017 by

Raytheon marked its 30-year anniversary of partnership with the United Arab Emirates by announcing it has formed Raytheon Emirates, a new, wholly owned subsidiary incorporated and headquartered in Abu Dhabi. The creation of Raytheon Emirates supports the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030 by forming an aerospace and defense business that fosters cyber-secure digital transformation, contributes…

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Boeing KC-46A tanker for U.S. Air Force completes first flight

Posted December 6, 2017 by

Boeing photograph by Marian Lockhart The first KC-46 tanker for the U.S. Air Force takes off from Paine Field in Everett, Wash., on its maiden flight. During the three and one-half hour flight, pilots took the aircraft to 39,000 feet and performed operational checks on engines, flight controls and environmental systems. The KC-46 is a…

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Northrop Grumman-built Fire Scouts experience pivotal year

Posted December 6, 2017 by

Northrop Grumman’s autonomous Fire Scout helicopters, the MQ-8B and MQ-8C, continued to strengthen the combat capability and lethality of the U.S. Navy’s air and surface warfare communities throughout 2017.

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