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Work begins in Palo Alto on NASA’s dark energy hunter

Posted January 20, 2017 by

Lockheed Martin is helping NASA begin the hunt for dark energy, a mysterious force powering the universe’s accelerating expansion. An instrument assembly the company is developing, if selected by NASA for production, will be the core of the primary scientific instrument aboard the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST), whose mission aims to uncover hundreds…

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Northrop Grumman unveils new digital, two-axis rate sensor in miniature, low-cost package

Posted October 17, 2016 by

Northrop Grumman has delivered the first production unit of its new LRS-2003 two-axis rate sensor. The first application of the LRS-2003 will be to stabilize a mast-mounted sensor suite for a ground vehicle. Derived from the successful LRS-200X family of rate sensors, the LRS-2003 is the smallest two-axis rate sensor in Northrop Grumman’s portfolio and…

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Northrop Grumman to showcase innovative solutions for Army aviation’s future

Posted April 22, 2016 by

Northrop Grumman will highlight a full range of solutions aimed at providing best-value enhancements and game-changing capabilities during the Army Aviation Association of America Mission Solutions Summit. The event will be held April 28-30 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Northrop Grumman’s booth 938 will spotlight tailored enhancements that help preserve command, control,…

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Boeing, Jeju Air finalize order for three Next-Generation 737-800s

Posted January 11, 2017 by

Boeing and Jeju Air announced an order Jan. 10 for three Next-Generation 737-800s. The order, valued at nearly $300 million at current list prices, will become the airline’s first direct-purchased airplanes from Boeing and fuel the airline’s continued expansion within Asia’s rapidly growing air travel market. The order was previously attributed to an unidentified customer…

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Northrop Grumman awarded contract for payload that will provide continuous coverage of polar regions

Posted June 8, 2018 by

REDONDO BEACH, Calif.–A Northrop Grumman payload will provide highly protected communications for warfighters under a new $429 million contract with the U.S. Air Force. Northrop Grumman was awarded a $429 million contract to provide two Extremely High Frequency eXtended Data Rate (EHF XDR) payloads for the Enhanced Polar System-Recapitalization (EPS-R). The contract was awarded by…

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Australia’s future sub program reaches major international milestone

Posted July 10, 2017 by

Naval Group (formerly DCNS) and Lockheed Martin Australia July 9 welcomed the official opening of Australia’s Future Submarine Office by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in Cherbourg France. In collaboration with the Australian Department of Defence, in what will be Australia’s largest defence capital investment program in history, Naval Group and Lockheed Martin Australia will deliver…

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Raytheon to start planning Gallium Nitride for AN/TPY-2 radars

Posted October 3, 2016 by

The U.S. Missile Defense Agency has awarded Raytheon a contract modification to develop a transition to production process to incorporate Gallium Nitride, or GaN, components into existing and future AN/TPY-2 radars. This initial effort will support the transition from Gallium Arsenide to GaN technology, which would further modernize the ballistic missile defense radar and drive…

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Lockheed Martin, Multicut A/S announce award notification for F-35 Lightning II work

Posted November 13, 2015 by

VILDBJERG, Denmark–Lockheed Martin notified Multicut A/S of a pending contract award to manufacture aluminum machined details and assemblies for the fifth generation F-35 Lightning II aircraft in a ceremony Nov. 12.   Multicut A/S, a precision component manufacturer in Vildbjerg, Demark, received notification of its down select for this contract award notification for aluminum components…

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Boeing completes successful 737 MAX first flight

Posted February 1, 2016 by

The Boeing 737 MAX 8 took to the skies for the first time Jan. 29. The 737 MAX program achieved the milestone on schedule which begins a comprehensive flight-test program leading to certification and delivery.

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Northrop Grumman to provide LITENING Advanced Targeting Pods to Royal Danish Air Force

Posted March 15, 2017 by

Northrop Grumman has been awarded a contract by the Royal Danish Air Force to provide LITENING advanced targeting pods for its F-16 aircraft. LITENING gives pilots powerful capabilities for detecting, identifying and tracking targets at extremely long ranges. Denmark was the first international partner to take delivery of the fourth generation of the LITENING pod….

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