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Saab receives U.S. order For Carl-Gustaf ammunition

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Defense and security company Saab has received an ammunition order from U.S. Special Operations Command for the Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon system, known in the United States as MAAWS. The order comes under the terms of Saab’s framework contract announced with USSOCOM in August 2014 for the 84-mm recoilless rifle system. Deliveries are expected to take…

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Boeing Celebrates delivery of Oman Air’s first 787 Dreamliner

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Boeing and Oman Air has celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The airline ordered six 787-8s in November 2011 as part of its expansion plans. “We are delighted to receive our first Dreamliner which combined with Oman Air’s award-winning service will provide an excellent travel experience for our customers,” said Paul…

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F-16V Comes to Indonesia

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Lockheed Martin brought its F-16 cockpit demonstrator to Indonesia this week to highlight the F-16V, the latest version of Lockheed Martin’s venerable F-16 Fighting Falcon multirole fighter. The F-16V offers the most advanced 4th Generation capability available on the market today, including Scalable Agile Beam Radar and enhancements to the aircraft’s mission computer, vehicle systems,…

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Signed, sealed, delivered: Lockheed Martin delivers first upgraded PAC-3 missile interceptors

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The U.S. Army significantly upgraded its missile defense capabilities today as it accepted the first PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement interceptors built by Lockheed Martin. With improved mobility and range, the new interceptors will defend against evolving threats around the globe. “We are proud to deliver these interceptors to the U.S. Army and are confident the…

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Draken International awarded U.S. Air Force commercial ‘adversary’ contract

Posted September 30, 2015 by

Draken International, the leading provider of 4th generation tactical flight services, has been contracted to provide adversary support for the U.S. Air Force.

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General Dynamics awarded $358 million for 150 M1A1 SA Abrams tanks for Morocco

Posted September 30, 2015 by

The U.S. Army TACOM Lifecycle Management Command awarded General Dynamics Land Systems a $358 million Foreign Military Sales contract to refurbish and upgrade 150 M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tanks to the M1A1 SA (situational awareness) configuration for sale to the Kingdom of Morocco. General Dynamics Land Systems is a business unit of General Dynamics. Under…

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Boeing receives order from India for 22 Apache, 15 Chinook helicopters

Posted September 30, 2015 by

The India Ministry of Defence has finalized its order with Boeing for production, training and support of Apache and Chinook helicopters that will greatly enhance India’s capabilities across a range of military and humanitarian missions.

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U.S. Army awards Honeywell $41 million For APN-209 radar altimeter

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The U.S. Army awarded Honeywell Aerospace $41 million to continue supplying its combat-proven radar altimeters for use across the Army’s full fleet of helicopter platforms. Honeywell’s lightweight, compact APN-209 radar altimeter is a critical piece of safety and awareness equipment designed to work well in a helicopter’s operating environment, specifically in the hover phase and…

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Raytheon awards 40 scholarships to FIRST® Robotics competitors from 18 states

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Raytheon will award $1,000 individual scholarships to 40 high school seniors or full-time college students who participated in a FIRST Robotics Competition or were a member of a FIRST Tech Challenge team. The scholarship recipients hail from Alabama, California, Texas and 15 other states. The 2015 Raytheon-FIRST® Robotics Scholarship program is aimed at FIRST (For…

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Raytheon’s combat-proven Excalibur moves closer to sea-based application

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Raytheon successfully fired its new Excalibur N5 projectile during a recent live guided flight test at Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz. A company-funded initiative, Excalibur N5 is a 5-inch/127 mm naval variant of the combat-proven Excalibur precision projectile used by the U.S. Army, the U.S. Marine Corps and several international armies. It is expected to more…

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