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Raytheon partners with Ducommun to build Naval Strike Missile fire control systems

Posted September 11, 2017 by

TUCSON, Ariz.–Raytheon has selected Ducommun to build fire control systems for the Naval Strike Missile, or NSM, an advanced weapon that Raytheon is offering for the U.S. Navy’s over-the-horizon requirement for its littoral combat ships and future frigates. The partnership will support manufacturing jobs at Ducommun’s Berryville and Huntsville, Ark., operations. “As one of America’s…

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Boeing 737 MAX 7 completes successful first flight

Posted March 19, 2018 by

The airplane remains on schedule and now begins a comprehensive flight test program leading to certification and delivery in 2019.

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Boeing, Air Tanzania confirm order for 787 Dreamliner

Posted December 14, 2016 by

Boeing photograph Boeing and the United Republic of Tanzania have confirmed an order for one 787-8 Dreamliner, valued at $224.6 million at list prices. The aircraft will be operated by Air Tanzania, the flag carrier of Tanzania. Seen here is an artist’s rendering of the airplane in the carrier’s livery. Boeing and the United Republic…

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U.S. Army Black Hawks to receive upgraded Doppler navigation systems

Posted August 1, 2018 by

The U.S. Army has selected BAE Systems to provide touch screen computer display units as an upgrade to the company’s ASN-128 Doppler GPS Navigation System on Black Hawk helicopters. The self-contained, all-weather, day or night navigation system enables Black Hawk pilots to view real-time flight plan data. This task order, which was awarded to BAE…

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Contract Briefs

Posted June 20, 2016 by

Army   Clark Construction Group LLC, Bethesda, Md., was awarded a $616,311,000 firm-fixed-price, incrementally funded contract with options to design and build a multi-story office building.  Seven bids were solicited with seven received. Work will be performed at Fort Meade, Md., with an estimated completion date of Aug. 11, 2020.  Fiscal 2016 military construction funds…

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Intercept sets distance record for Lockheed Martin’s hit-to-kill Pac-3 MSE

Posted July 27, 2018 by

A Lockheed Martin PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) interceptor successfully intercepted an Air-Breathing Threat in a test at White Sands Missile Range, N.M.

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Team Freedom lays keel on nations 23rd Littoral Combat Ship

Posted August 15, 2018 by

MARINETTE, Wis., Aug. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Lockheed Martin-led industry team officially laid the keel for the U.S. Navy’s 23rd Littoral Combat Ship, the future USS Cooperstown, in a ceremony held at Fincantieri Marinette Marine in Marinette, Wisc., Aug. 14. Ellen R. Tillapaugh, Mayor of the Village of Cooperstown, N.Y., completed the time-honored tradition and…

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Lockheed Martin partners with Guardtime Federal for innovative cyber technology

Posted July 9, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin is expanding its work with Guardtime Federal to integrate a variety of integrity and cyber-related capabilities into Lockheed Martin aircraft products and processes.  The new contract builds on specialized mission support testing in 2015, and the integration systems and support contract related to supply chain risk and software development management in 2017. This time…

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Contract Briefs

Posted April 8, 2016 by

Boeing, Mesa, Ariz., was awarded a $922,628,257 modification (PZ0011) to contract W58RGZ-14-C-0018 for 117 AH-64E remanufactured Apache helicopters.  Work will be performed in Mesa, Ariz., with an estimated completion date of May 31, 2018.  Fiscal 2015 and 2016 other procurement (Army) funds in the amount of $922,628,257 were obligated at the time of the award. …

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Arotech Power Systems Division wins USMC contract for hybrid mobile power systems

Posted April 20, 2016 by

Arotech Corporation announced April 20 that its U.S. Power Systems Division, UEC Electronics, has recently received a $2.6 million contract from the Marine Corps to design, develop and deliver four MEHPS systems.  MEHPS portable solutions combine battery technology with existing generator and solar solutions to power forward deployed units. The MEHPS product harnesses solar power…

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