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Posted June 8, 2016 by

Army   Boeing Co., Mesa, Ariz., was awarded a $667,522,500 undefinitized fixed-price-incentive, foreign military sales contract (Qatar) for 24 AH-64E Apache helicopters, 1 Longbow crew trainer, ground support equipment, and Thales radios.  One bid was solicited with one received.  Work will be performed in Mesa, Ariz., with an estimated completion date of May 31, 2020. …

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Boeing, Hainan Airlines celebrate delivery of airlines’ First 787-9 Dreamliner

Posted June 8, 2016 by

Boeing and Hainan Airlines June 8 celebrated the delivery of the carrier’s first 787-9 Dreamliner. Hainan becomes China’s first operator of both the 787-8 and 787-9 variants of the Dreamliner family. Hainan Airlines, the largest privately owned airline in China, leased the airplane through an agreement with Air Lease Corporation. The delivery is also the…

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U.S. Marine Corps awards Raytheon up to $249 million to refurbish vehicles

Posted June 6, 2016 by

The U.S. Marine Corps Logistics Command has awarded Raytheon up to $249 million with options over five years for work on the Secondary Reparable, or SECREP program, rebuilding vehicle parts such as engines, transmissions and electronics. The Marine Corps takes delivery of the items at approximately half the price of buying new. The savings can…

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Raytheon awarded $365 million U.S. Navy contract

Posted June 3, 2016 by

Raytheon been awarded a $365,848,801 fixed-price-incentive, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the production of Aegis Weapon System AN/SPY-1D(V) Radar Transmitter Group, Missile Fire Control System MK 99 equipment, and associated engineering services. This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $423,056,873. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy…

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Lockheed Martin flies first T-50A upgraded aircraft for T-X competition

Posted June 3, 2016 by

Lockheed Martin has successfully completed the initial flight test of its T-50A configured aircraft. The T-50A is the company’s aircraft offering in the U.S. Air Force’s Advanced Pilot Training competition.

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General Dynamics awarded contract for Navy’s fifth expeditionary mobile base

Posted June 3, 2016 by

General Dynamics NASSCO, a subsidiary of General Dynamics, was awarded a $106 million contract by the U.S. Navy to procure long lead time material and engineering support for the Expeditionary Mobile Base 5 (ESB-5), formerly known as the Mobile Landing Platform Afloat Forward Staging Base program. In 2011, the Navy awarded NASSCO with a contract…

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Lockheed Martin awarded contract for pilot survivability training

Posted June 1, 2016 by

Lockheed Martin has been awarded a 5-year, single award indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract with a ceiling value of $424 million by the U.S. Naval Air Warfare Center -- Weapons Division to support the Aircrew Electronic Warfare Tactical Training Range program in Ridgecrest, Calif.

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GA-ASI to integrate Israeli reconnaissance pod aboard Italian MQ-9

Posted June 1, 2016 by

ILA BERLIN AIR SHOW – 2 June 2016 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. announced June 2 that it will integrate RecceLite™, a versatile imagery reconnaissance pod, onto an Italian Air Force Predator® B/MQ-9. RecceLite is manufactured by Rafael, a leading developer of defense technology, based in Israel. RecceLite is currently operational on manned Italian…

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UTC Aerospace Systems helps launch the first flight of Embraer’s next-generation E2-Jet

Posted June 1, 2016 by

UTC Aerospace Systems played a key role in the successful first flight of the next-generation Embraer E-Jet E2. On board its maiden flight, the E2 was equipped with numerous systems and components from UTC Aerospace Systems. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp UTC Aerospace Systems has also been selected by Embraer…

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Sikorsky successfully completes DARPA ALIAS Phase 1 Competition with autonomous flight

Posted June 1, 2016 by

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, has successfully demonstrated a 30-mile autonomous flight using a Sikorsky S-76® commercial helicopter to complete Phase 1 of an $8 million award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System program. Sikorsky’s ALIAS system directed the rotorcraft flight demonstration from Sikorsky’s Stratford, Connecticut, facility to Robertson…

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