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Boeing South Carolina’s 100th 787 delivered to American Airlines

Posted February 19, 2016 by

Boeing South Carolina marked a milestone Feb. 16, with the delivery of the 100th airplane built at the North Charleston site. The airplane, a 787-8, was delivered to American Airlines in front of hundreds of Boeing South Carolina teammates. “Reaching this milestone is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our entire team,”…

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Northrop Grumman offers public unprecedented access to space telescope

Posted February 19, 2016 by

REDONDO BEACH, Calif.–The public is invited to witness remarkable never before seen views of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope in the new Discovery Channel documentary film “TELESCOPE,” by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Nathaniel Kahn. Northrop Grumman provided Kahn with behind the scenes access to its Space Park facility in Redondo Beach, where a substantial amount of the…

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Boeing, Air Niugini announce order for four 737 MAX 8s

Posted February 19, 2016 by

Boeing and Air Niugini announced Feb. 18 at the Singapore Airshow an order for four 737 MAX 8 airplanes. “Papua New Guinea is like no other place on earth and the 737 MAX will allow us to economically and efficiently connect our beautiful country with the rest of the world. The superb economics of the…

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Spain to acquire GA-ASIs Predator B

Posted February 17, 2016 by

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems announced Feb. 17 its notification of Spain’s selection of the Predator ® B/MQ-9 Reaper ® RPA system to support the nation’s airborne surveillance and reconnaissance requirements. GA-ASI is a leading manufacturer of remotely piloted aircraft systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions. The Spanish Ministry of Defense has awarded…

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MQ-4C Triton completes operational assessment

Posted February 17, 2016 by

The MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system built for the U.S. Navy by Northrop Grumman has successfully completed Operational Assessment. Pending final data analysis, the completion of this milestone signals the maturity of the system and paves the way for a positive Milestone C decision.

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Sikorsky appoints UI Helicopter as S-76, S-92 authorized customer support center in South Korea

Posted February 17, 2016 by

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, has appointed UI Helicopter Co., Ltd to become a Sikorsky-authorized Customer Support Center in the Republic of Korea.

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Dassault to feature Falcon 7X, Falcon 2000LXS at Singapore Air Show

Posted February 15, 2016 by

Dassault Aviation will present the top of the line Falcon 7X trijet and the Falcon 2000LXS twin at the Singapore Airshow, the largest aerospace and defence exhibition in the Asia Pacific region.

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Northrop Grumman, partners complete CDR of UH-60V Black Hawk

Posted February 15, 2016 by

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif.–Northrop Grumman, in partnership with the U.S. Army, Prototype Integration Facility and prime contractor Redstone Defense Systems, has successfully conducted the Critical Design Review of the UH-60V Black Hawk program. Under a contract awarded in the third quarter of 2014, Northrop Grumman is supplying a mission equipment package for a digital cockpit upgrade…

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Boeing, U.S. Air Force complete KC-46 tanker refueling flight with F/A-18

Posted February 15, 2016 by

Boeing photograph by John Parker The KC-46 Pegasus tanker refuels an F/A-18 aircraft using its hose and drogue system for the first time. Boeing and Air Force aircrews successfully made contact with and refueled the fighter aircraft during the four-hour flight over Washington State. During the four-plus hour flight, the tanker’s air refueling operator smoothly…

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Boeing, U.S. Air Force Complete KC-46 Tanker Refueling Flight with F/A-18

Posted February 12, 2016 by

A combined Boeing/U.S. Air Force aircrew aboard the KC-46 tanker successfully refueled an F/A-18 aircraft in flight February 10th

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