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Boeing, U.S. Army, Australia collaboration supports Early H-47 deliveries

Posted July 8, 2016 by

Boeing delivered three H-47 Chinooks to the Australian Army, only 85 days after receiving the order, thanks to excellent cooperation with Australia and the U.S. Army. The deliveries increase Australia’s CH-47F Chinook fleet to 10, all of which were delivered early. “The increase from seven to 10 CH-47F Chinooks represents a significant increase to the…

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Lockheed Martin, Romania sign agreement for PAC-3 MSE missile

Posted December 1, 2017 by

Lockheed Martin recently participated in a signing ceremony with U.S. and Romanian officials formalizing an agreement for Romania to purchase the Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) missiles and related support equipment. Romania becomes the third international customer for the PAC-3 MSE. “We’re honored to partner with Romania on their efforts to protect…

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General Dynamics awarded contracts for Hydra-70 rocket program

Posted October 19, 2016 by

General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, was recently awarded two contract modifications by the U.S. Army Contracting Command in Redstone Arsenal, Ala., for production of the 2.75″/70mm Hydra-70 air-to-ground rocket system for U.S. military services and Foreign Military Sales customers. The option exercised is part of a supplies contract…

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Lockheed Martin delivers two KC-130J Super Hercules to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Posted March 14, 2016 by tomlear

Lockheed Martin recently delivered two KC-130J Super Hercules aerial refuelers to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, to be operated by Royal Saudi Air Force crews. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is the 16th country to operate the C-130J Super Hercules to meet its refueling and airlift needs. Saudi Arabia has the distinction of having the…

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Boeing Business Jets announces four new BBJ MAX 8 orders

Posted November 16, 2015 by

Boeing Business Jets announced Nov. 16 orders for four new BBJ MAX 8 airplanes at the National Business Aviation Association Convention and Exhibition in Las Vegas.

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Leonardo DRS on-board vehicle power to improve electrical power system on THAAD vehicles

Posted August 8, 2018 by

Leonardo DRS has been selected by the U.S. Army to demonstrate its On-Board Vehicle Power on Terminal High Altitude Area Defense missile battery command and control, and launcher vehicles. The electrical power system improvements will give air defense operators immediate access to electrical power directly from a vehicle’s power train.  To meet the Army’s power…

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‘Fancy Bear’ hackers took aim at US defense contractors

Posted February 12, 2018 by Jeff Donn, Desmond Butler and Raphael Satter

Russian hackers exploited a key vulnerability in U.S. cyber defenses to come within reach of stealing some of the nation’s most secret and advanced defense technology, an Associated Press investigation has found. What may have been stolen is uncertain, but the cyberspies clearly took advantage of poorly protected email and scant direct notification of victims….

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Northrop Grumman awarded major aircraft sustainment program by Australian Defence Force

Posted November 15, 2017 by

Northrop Grumman was recently awarded a through life support contract for the Royal Australian Air Force C-27J Spartan Battlefield Airlifter fleet.

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C-130Js delivered to U.S. Coast Guard, Air Force

Posted May 13, 2016 by

Lockheed Martin photograph by Damien A. Guarnieri Lockheed Martin recently delivered two C-130J Super Hercules aircraft: one HC-130J long range surveillance/search and rescue aircraft to the U.S. Coast Guard and an MC-130J Commando II Special Operations tanker to the U.S. Air Force. The Coast Guard’s HC-130J was originally delivered in 2015 and received post-production modifications…

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Boeing, Lufthansa Group complete order for four 777 airplanes

Posted May 9, 2018 by

Boeing and the Lufthansa Group have completed an order for four more 777 airplanes, valued at $1.4 billion at list prices. The purchase is part of the aviation company’s plans to modernize its fleet with newer wide-body airplanes.   “The order for the new long-haul aircraft highlights the strategy of Lufthansa Group to predominantly allocate…

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