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Airbus Defence, Space enters solar cell production contract with MicroLink Devices

Posted May 18, 2016 by

MicroLink Devices announced that Airbus Defence and Space has issued a production contract for MicroLink’s epitaxial liftoff-based multijunction solar sheets for use on the new Zephyr S platform. The Zephyr platform is a new class of unmanned air vehicle that operates as a high altitude pseudo-satellite enabling affordable, persistent, local satellite-like services. The aircraft runs exclusively…

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Lockheed Martin introduces Paragon™ Direct Attack Munition

Posted March 3, 2017 by

Lockheed Martin has announced that its Dual Mode Plus laser-guided bomb will be branded Paragon. The Paragon direct attack munition is an affordable, effective alternative to current dual-mode weapons. “The new brand Paragon exemplifies a model of excellence, and reflects the system’s performance and capability,” said Joe Serra, Precision Guided Systems director at Lockheed Martin…

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Northrop Grumman awarded support contract for UK CUTLASS EOD unmanned ground vehicle

Posted September 25, 2017 by

Northrop Grumman photograph The CUTLASS remotely controlled vehicle for explosive ordnance disposal was designed, developed and manufactured by Northrop Grumman in the U.K., and provides state-of-the-art capabilities for national security and resilience applications. Northrop Grumman has been awarded a 24-month contract by the Ministry of Defence’s Special Projects Search and Counter Measures team for in-service…

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U.S. Air Force CRH reaches milestone, paving way for assembly, test, evaluation

Posted May 31, 2017 by

Lockheed Martin announced May 30 it successfully reached a key milestone – the Air Vehicle Critical Design Review – for the U.S. Air Force's Combat Rescue Helicopter program. This event prepares the program to proceed to assembly, test, and evaluation of the HH-60W helicopter.

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Contract Briefs

Posted July 22, 2016 by

Defense Health Agency   Humana Government Business Inc., Louisville, Ky., has been selected to provide managed care support (MCS) to the Department of Defense TRICARE program in the East Region.  The MCS contractor will assist the Military Health System in operating an integrated health care delivery system combining the resources of the contractor and the…

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U.S. Air Force, Raytheon test advanced electronic warfare weapon

Posted October 19, 2015 by

Raytheon and the U.S. Air Force have completed the latest in a series of successful flight tests for the HARM Control Section Modification (HCSM), the newest product in the HARM missile inventory. An upgrade to existing HARM missiles, HCSM dramatically increases effectiveness against even the most modern enemy radar while reducing the possibility of collateral…

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Lockheed Martin receives U.S. Air Force contract to sustain, upgrade sniper pods

Posted December 20, 2017 by

The U.S. Air Force awarded Lockheed Martin a contract to provide sustainment and upgrades for its fleet of 683 Sniper ® Advanced Targeting Pods. Valued at up to $961 million, the five-year, Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract allows the Air Force to place orders for logistics, spares, software and sensor enhancements, among other activities. “This…

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Northrop Grumman breaks dround on Grand Sky’s largest expansion project

Posted October 17, 2015 by

Northrop Grumman photograph Leadership from Northrop Grumman, the U.S. Air Force and North Dakota broke ground on the company’s Grand Sky facility in Grand Forks, N.D. Left to right: Rick Matthews, vice president and IPT lead, Northrop Grumman; Col. Anthony Hernandez; Randy Richards, aid to Rep. Kevin Cramer; Mick Jaggers, vice president and program manager,…

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Lockheed Martin-led team hosts christening for future USS Indianapolis

Posted April 16, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin photograph Ship sponsor Jill Donnelly breaks a bottle of champagne across the bow during the christening ceremony for the nation’s 17th Littoral Combat Ship, the future USS Indianapolis, at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine shipyard on April 14. MARINETTE, Wis., April 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Lockheed Martin-led industry team hosted the christening ceremony for…

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U.S. Army turns to Raytheon to support aircraft for foreign nations

Posted November 9, 2015 by

The U.S. Army Contracting Command awarded Raytheon an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide communications systems, support and training for aircraft made available to foreign nations through the Foreign Military Sales process. The five-year contract has a ceiling value of $80 million.  “For more than 50 years, Raytheon has developed, delivered and supported tactical…

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