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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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Northrop Grumman announces next generation jammer-low band team

Posted November 30, 2018 by

Northrop Grumman has teamed with Harris Corporation and Comtech PST for the U.S. Navy’s Next Generation Jammer–Low Band (NJG-LB) Demonstration of Existing Technologies.

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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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Successful Storm Shadow, Meteor trials continue for Eurofighter Typhoon

Posted February 19, 2016 by

Further trials of the Storm Shadow deep strike missile and Meteor Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air missile have been successfully completed as part of a program of improvements which will further enhance the powerful swing-role capability of the Eurofighter Typhoon combat jet.   It has been confirmed that a new operational release of the Storm Shadow…

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Successful Brimstone missile ground rig trials for Eurofighter Typhoon

Posted March 25, 2016 by

A series of successful ground rig trials with the air-to-surface MBDA Brimstone missile have been completed at the BAE Systems site in Warton, Lancashire, England. The trials are part of the integration of the weapon on to the Eurofighter Typhoon combat jet. A Brimstone weapon, consisting of a launcher loaded with three missiles, was connected…

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Kuwait signs contract for 28 Eurofighter Typhoons

Posted April 8, 2016 by

The State of Kuwait has signed an agreement for procuring the Eurofighter Typhoon. The contract signature for 22 single-seat and six twin-seat aircraft follows the announcement of an agreement between the State of Kuwait and the Italian government for the procurement of the aircraft Sept. 11, 2105. The aircraft will be Tranche 3 standard and…

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