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Boeing launches second century of aerospace leadership at Farnborough

Posted June 27, 2016 by

Boeing will celebrate its 100th anniversary at the Farnborough International Air Show, displaying advanced commercial and defense platforms, and presenting a unique exhibit to commemorate its first century and look ahead to the future. The first jetliner of Boeing’s second century—the 737 MAX—will make its air show debut with flying displays from July 11-14. Boeing…

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Contract briefs

Posted May 3, 2017 by

U.S. Transportation Command   American President Lines Ltd., Scottsdale, Ariz., is being awarded a $59,588,000 maximum ceiling modification (P00008) exercising the first option period to previously awarded contract HTC711-15-D-R048 for commercial multimodal transportation.  The modification brings the total cumulative face value of the contract to $205,278,000 from $145,690,000.  This contract provides for international commercial multimodal…

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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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Contract Briefs

Posted April 17, 2017 by

Defense Logistics Agency URS Federal Services Inc., Germantown, Md., has been awarded a maximum $74,999,999 hybrid fixed-price incentive firm target, cost reimbursement no fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract for warehousing and distribution support services. This is a five-year contract with no option periods. This was a competitive contract with three responses received. Locations of performance are…

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Lockheed Martin begins testing, integration on RAN’s first Aegis-equipped Hobart Class Destroyer

Posted March 30, 2016 by

Lockheed Martin photograph Lockheed Martin Integrated Test Team start Aegis Combat System integration and testing. Lockheed Martin’s Integrated Test Team begins Aegis combat system integration and testing aboard the Royal Australian Navy’s first Aegis-equipped Air Warfare Destroyer, HOBART. The Aegis Combat System testing will be facilitated by Lockheed Martin engineers and technicians who are responsible…

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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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Northrop Grumman begins work on second Japanese E-2D Advanced Hawkeye

Posted August 3, 2016 by

Northrop Grumman photograph Northrop Grumman has received a U.S. Navy contract to begin configuration of a second Japanese E-2D Advanced Hawkeye. Northrop Grumman has received a U.S. Navy contract to begin production of a second Japanese E-2D Advanced Hawkeye airborne early warning and surveillance aircraft. The first Japanese E-2D is in production and will be…

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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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Northrop Grumman to provide full spectrum of capabilities to U.S. Army for new D3I contract

Posted March 29, 2017 by

The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command has named Northrop Grumman a recipient of the Design, Development, Demonstration and Integration contract. Under the D3I Domain 1 contract the U.S. Army can provide task orders to the winning contractors for efforts supporting the war fighter. As an awardee of the contract, Northrop Grumman is one…

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Predator B ‘Big Wing’ flies more than 36 hours non-stop

Posted June 1, 2016 by

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. announced June 1 the longest endurance flight of the Predator® B/MQ-9 Reaper® Big Wing aircraft, a next-generation derivative of the combat-proven Predator B RPA. “This long-endurance flight demonstrates Predator B Big Wing’s game-changing potential for providing life-saving persistent ISR [Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance] in support of U.S. and coalition warfighters,”…

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