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Northrop Grumman finishes environmental test on Webb Telescope

REDONDO BEACH, Calif.--NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope Spacecraft Element successfully completed its last environmental test, thermal vacuum testing, at Northrop Grumman in Redondo Beach. Thermal...
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Northrop Grumman successfully completes first stage test for OmegA rocket

PROMONTORY, Utah – May 30, 2019 – Northrop Grumman successfully conducted a full-scale static fire test of the first stage of its new OmegATM...

Sikorsky formally responds to call for competition for Germany’s new heavy...

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, has formally responded to the German Air Force "Schwerer Transporthubschrauber" Program call for competition. Sikorsky expects to offer the most...

NASA awards Artemis contract for lunar gateway power, propulsion

In one of the first steps of the agency’s Artemis lunar exploration plans, NASA announced on May 23 the selection of Maxar Technologies, formerly SSL,...

New DeepStrike missile exceeds U.S. Army lethality requirements

Raytheon has successfully tested an advanced warhead for the new DeepStrike® surface-to-surface missile, moving the weapon closer to its first flight test planned for later...
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Raytheon successfully completes US Army’s LTAMDS sense-off

Raytheon has completed technical testing during the U.S. Army's Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor sense-off at White Sands Missile Range in New...

Boeing receives second U.S. Navy contract for F/A-18 service life modification

Boeing has received a one-year contract, which also includes a one-year option for 2020, to continue modernizing the U.S. Navy’s F/A-18 fleet under the...

Hellenic Navy receives first modernized P-3 Orion maritime patrol aircraft

Representatives from the Hellenic Navy, Lockheed Martin and Hellenic Aerospace Industry hosted a ceremony May 17 at HAI’s facility near Athens, Greece, for the delivery...
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Sikorsky HH-60W combat rescue helo achieves first flight

The Sikorsky HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter achieved first flight May 17 at Sikorsky's West Palm Beach, Fla., site, an important step toward bringing this...

Boeing finishes software update for grounded airliner

Boeing says it has finished with its updates to the flight-control software implicated in two deadly crashes involving its 737 Max, moving a step...