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Airbus’ majority stake in C Series partnership with Bombardier, Investissement Québec comes into effect

Posted July 2, 2018 by

The closing of the previously announced C Series transaction between Airbus SAS, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Airbus SE, Bombardier Inc. and Investissement Québec came into effect on July 1, 2018. Airbus now owns a 50.01 percent majority stake in C Series Aircraft Limited Partnership, while Bombardier and Investissement Québec own approximately 34 percent and 16…

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Team Dynetics receives contract for next phase of 100 KW-class laser weapon system

Posted August 6, 2018 by

The U.S. Army awarded Dynetics, Lockheed Martin and its partners a $10 million contract to continue development for the next phase of the High Energy Laser Tactical Vehicle Demonstrator program, a 100-kilowatt class laser weapon system.

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Northrop Grumman begins MQ-8C Fire Scout flight tests in Mississippi

Posted September 17, 2018 by

Northrop Grumman recently began flight tests for MQ-8C Fire Scout aircraft produced in Moss Point at the Trent Lott International Airport, a major milestone for the company and the region’s aerospace economy.

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Lockheed Martin delivers 300th THAAD interceptor

Posted October 10, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin has delivered the 300th interceptor for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system, the only system in the world designed to intercept threats both inside and outside the atmosphere. The production maturity milestone comes as demand for the company’s hit-to-kill missile defense system and interceptors continues to grow. “The Missile Defense Agency, industry…

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U.S. Army buys seven more Q-53s from Lockheed Martin

Posted October 19, 2015 by

Lockheed Martin photograph Mounted on a five-ton truck, the Q-53 can be rapidly deployed, automatically leveled and remotely operated with a laptop computer or from the fully equipped climate-controlled command vehicle. When troops need to set up and quickly track incoming threats, they rely on battlefield-proven 360-degree protection provided by the Lockheed Martin AN/TPQ-53 (Q-53)…

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Lockheed Martin advances threat protection on GPS control segment

Posted November 9, 2015 by

Security upgrades developed by Lockheed Martin for the current ground control system of the U.S. Air Force’s Global Positioning System, are now fully operational to safeguard data and ensure satellite availability. The GPS Intrusion Protection Reinforcement technology refresh is part of the Air Force’s strategy to modernize the current GPS system and to ensure the…

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Boeing, GE Capital Aviation Services celebrate delivery of lessor’s 500th Boeing airplane

Posted November 25, 2015 by

Boeing announced Nov. 20 the delivery of the 500th Boeing airplane to GE Capital Aviation Services. The Next-Generation 737-800 will be leased to Kenya Airways and is the 401st 737 delivered to the leasing company.   “This is a major milestone in our 20-year association with Boeing,” said Norm Liu, President and CEO, GECAS. “We…

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USN selects Northrop Grumman to design, produce laser weapon system demonstrator

Posted December 23, 2015 by

The U.S. Navy will get a peek at a future where high energy laser weapons could defend its ships against attack under a contract awarded Oct. 22 to Northrop Grumman by the Office of Naval Research.

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Raytheon’s enhanced Coyote UAV flies into hurricanes for NOAA

Posted January 22, 2016 by

Raytheon is providing its enhanced Coyote® Unmanned Air System to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for hurricane tracking and modeling, giving researchers an unprecedented perspective from inside storms that build in the Atlantic Ocean. The Coyote is a small, expendable UAS that can be tube-launched from a host vehicle on the ground or in…

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General Dynamics launches contact center as a service customer experience platform

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General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics, launched its Customer Experience Platform, providing a full-range of technology capabilities that will help organizations operate highly scalable and tailorable contact centers The Platform is the first FedRAMP-compliant cloud-based contact center solution.  It is designed for government agencies and organizations with significant security and privacy…

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