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Boeing delivers AH-64E Apache training system to South Korea

Posted August 22, 2016 by

Boeing photograph Boeing’s Longbow Crew Trainer is the only full-flight simulator accredited for training Apache attack helicopter aircrews. It can be used near military deployments or as a classroom-based immersive training environment. The training system will prepare Republic of Korea pilots to operate new AH-64E Apache helicopters being delivered this year. Boeing has delivered to…

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UTC Aerospace Systems’ MS-177 sensor is soaring to new heights

Posted September 19, 2016 by

UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp., continues to move its MS-177 multi-spectral and long-range imaging sensor system to new heights. Recently the sensor completed  a successful series of flight demonstrations from a High Altitude Long Endurance unmanned aerial system, and the sensor system’s program received a U.S. Air Force design contract award…

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GA-ASI highlights presence in Pacific Rim at Japan International Aerospace

Posted October 13, 2016 by

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc., announced Oct. 12 that it will have a significant presence at the Japan International Aerospace show in Tokyo, Japan, Oct. 12-15, including hands-on demonstrations of its Advanced Cockpit Block 50 Ground Control Station simulator. GA-ASI’s booth is located within the U.S. Pavilion in West Hall 3, W3-022. GAASI is the…

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Northrop Grumman’s Global Hawk system marks 15 years of supporting war fighters

Posted November 18, 2016 by

Northrop Grumman’s Global Hawk unmanned high altitude long endurance system will mark the 15th anniversary of supporting U.S. Air Force combat operations.

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Northrop Grumman demonstrates live distributed connectivity between RAAF simulators, U.S.-based test lab

Posted December 14, 2016 by

Northrop Grumman photograph Northrop Grumman has demonstrated live distributed connectivity between Royal Australian Air Force simulators and a U.S.-based test lab. Northrop Grumman Australia, a subsidiary of Northrop Grumman, successfully provided a proof-of-concept demonstrating the value of a distributed network environment between two Royal Australian Air Force simulators and a Northrop Grumman test lab providing…

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Northrop Grumman sponsors UAS challenge to inspire young engineers of future

Posted January 20, 2017 by

Northrop Grumman is sponsoring, for the third consecutive year, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ annual Unmanned Aircraft Systems Challenge as part of the company’s global commitment to encourage innovative thinking in engineering and technology, and inspire young engineers of the future. Student engineers from 22 universities across the United Kingdom and overseas have signed-up as…

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Northrop Grumman’s G/ATOR successfully completes initial integration testing

Posted February 24, 2017 by

Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Marine Corps successfully completed an initial integration event in November 2016 for the AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task-Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) system.

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Lockheed, Northrop complete initial integration for U.S. Army’s Modular Active Protection System

Posted March 29, 2017 by

Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center recently completed initial integration for the U.S. Army’s Modular Active Protection System soft-kill demonstrator. Under TARDEC soft-kill demonstrator contracts awarded in 2015, Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman worked together to prove the functionality of an open-architecture solution for MAPS. Using…

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Contract Briefs

Posted April 26, 2017 by

Navy   Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $109,563,735 modification to cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order 5503 issued previously against basic ordering agreement N00019-14-G-0020.  This modification provides for the procurement of 567 modification kits for offboard system hardware and turnaround assets, and also recurring labor for the completion of…

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Boeing to broaden support for Navy, Marine F/A-18 readiness

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Boeing will upgrade additional F/A-18 Hornet and Super Hornet fighters for the Navy and Marine Corps through a recently awarded $238 million contract extension. The U.S. Department of Defense awarded this contract on May 5. The work at the company’s Cecil Field facility will keep the aircraft modern and mission ready. It includes high flight-hour…

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