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Boeing, EL AL Israel Airlines agree on 787 Dreamliner order

Posted October 30, 2015 by

Boeing and EL AL Israel Airlines agreed on an order Oct. 29 for up to nine 787 Dreamliners, valued at more than $2.2 billion at current list prices. Three of the orders will be added to Boeing's Orders & Deliveries website on Nov. 5 and the remainder will be posted as further contractual requirements are finalized.

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Austal awarded $53.4 million for 11th U.S. Navy Expeditionary Fast Transport long-lead materials procurement

Posted October 30, 2015 by

Austal USA was awarded a $53.4 million contract to procure long-lead materials for the 11th Expeditionary Fast Transport for the U.S. Navy. The award covers materials including main propulsion engines, generators, water jets, main reduction gears and other long-lead time items. “We are excited that the Navy is building on the momentum and the maturity…

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CH-53K helicopter achieves first flight

Posted October 28, 2015 by

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp., announced Oct. 27 the successful first flight of the U.S. Marine Corps' CH-53K King Stallion heavy lift helicopter protoype, known as Engineering Development Model-1.

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U.S. Air Force awards Raytheon a $393 million contract for ISR mission support

Posted October 28, 2015 by

Raytheon will continue mission support for the U.S. Air Force’s Distributed Common Ground System under a new $393 million contract. DCGS is the service’s primary intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance analysis tool. Over the last decade, Raytheon has ensured high levels of performance for these critical ISR systems, while generating tens of millions in cost savings….

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U.S. Air Force awards Lockheed Martin majority share of Paveway™ II contract

Posted October 28, 2015 by

Lockheed Martin has received a $76 million contract from the U.S. Air Force for follow-on production of Paveway II Plus Laser Guided Bomb (LGB) kits.  The contract represents the majority share of fiscal year 2015 funding, as well as 100 percent of available funding for Foreign Military Sales. Deliveries will begin in the second quarter…

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Lockheed Martin delivers 31st C-5M Super Galaxy

Posted October 28, 2015 by Damien Guarnieri

The 31st Lockheed Martin C-5M Super Galaxy takes off on its ferry flight Oct. 23, 2015. Lockheed Martin delivered the aircraft to the U. S. Air Force on Oct. 23. A crew from the 22nd Airlift Squadron at Travis Air Force Base, Travis Air Force Base, Calif., ferried the aircraft from the Lockheed Martin facility…

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General Dynamics receives $24 million contract for submarine planning services

Posted October 26, 2015 by

The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $24.1 million contract modification to perform reactor-plant planning yard services for nuclear submarines and support-yard services for moored training ships. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics. Initially awarded in November 2011, the contract has a potential cumulative value of $121.2 million…

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Northrop Grumman to continue logistics support for RAAF F/A-18 systems

Posted October 26, 2015 by

Northrop Grumman photograph The Royal Australian Air Force flies the Northrop Grumman LITENING advanced targeting pod on its F/A-18 aircraft as the Hornet Target Designation System. Photo courtesy of the Royal Australian Air Force. The Royal Australian Air Force has extended its contract with Northrop Grumman to provide logistics support for its F/A-18 Hornet Target…

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Lockheed Martin to build ballistic missile defense radar

Posted October 26, 2015 by

The Missile Defense Agency awarded a team, led by Lockheed Martin, a contract to develop, build and test the Long Range Discrimination Radar. The radar system will support a layered ballistic missile defense strategy to protect the U.S. homeland from ballistic missile attacks.

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U.S. Navy awards Raytheon $159 million for Phalanx production

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The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon a $159.9 million contract to manufacture, inspect and test Phalanx Close-in Weapon Systems.

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