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Lockheed Martin to continue LRASM integration, test program

Posted May 27, 2016 by

Lockheed Martin ) has received a $321.8 million sole-source contract from the U.S. Navy for the continuation of the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) integration and test phase.   The integration and test contract funds continuation of LRASM flight testing and integration onto the U.S. Air Force B-1B and the U.S. Navy F/A-18E/F aircraft. LRASM…

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Keep on Rocking: Little Rock AFB receives milestone C-130J

Posted June 22, 2016 by

Lockheed Martin photograph by Andrew McMurtrie The 61st Airlift Squadron at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., received a milestone Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules airlifter June 20, 2016. This is the last C-130J-30 delivery for the 61st, which operates a fleet of 14 Super Hercules airlifters. Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, commander, Air Mobility…

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Raytheon missile fired more than 30 times from the Joint Strike Fighter Modern AMRAAM

Posted July 14, 2016 by

More than 30 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles have been fired from all three variants of the Joint Strike Fighter since testing began in 2013. AMRAAM® is the only air-to-air missile that is currently cleared to fly on the F-35.   “AMRAAM is the most capable air-to-air weapon ever produced,” said Mike Jarrett, Raytheon Air…

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Boeing posts rare quarterly loss, mulls phasing out 747

Posted July 29, 2016 by Scott Mayerowitz

Boeing, absorbing billions in write-downs related to two of its newest commercial jets and a military fuel tanker, reported its first quarterly loss in nearly seven years. Yet revenue for the Chicago aerospace giant rose 1 percent to $24.8 billion, and company shares rose steadily before the opening bell Julyi 27. Charges totaling $3 billion…

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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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UTC Aerospace Systems’ MS-177 sensor is soaring to new heights

Posted September 19, 2016 by

UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp., continues to move its MS-177 multi-spectral and long-range imaging sensor system to new heights. Recently the sensor completed  a successful series of flight demonstrations from a High Altitude Long Endurance unmanned aerial system, and the sensor system’s program received a U.S. Air Force design contract award…

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GA-ASI highlights presence in Pacific Rim at Japan International Aerospace

Posted October 13, 2016 by

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc., announced Oct. 12 that it will have a significant presence at the Japan International Aerospace show in Tokyo, Japan, Oct. 12-15, including hands-on demonstrations of its Advanced Cockpit Block 50 Ground Control Station simulator. GA-ASI’s booth is located within the U.S. Pavilion in West Hall 3, W3-022. GAASI is the…

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Northrop Grumman’s Global Hawk system marks 15 years of supporting war fighters

Posted November 18, 2016 by

Northrop Grumman’s Global Hawk unmanned high altitude long endurance system will mark the 15th anniversary of supporting U.S. Air Force combat operations.

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Northrop Grumman demonstrates live distributed connectivity between RAAF simulators, U.S.-based test lab

Posted December 14, 2016 by

Northrop Grumman photograph Northrop Grumman has demonstrated live distributed connectivity between Royal Australian Air Force simulators and a U.S.-based test lab. Northrop Grumman Australia, a subsidiary of Northrop Grumman, successfully provided a proof-of-concept demonstrating the value of a distributed network environment between two Royal Australian Air Force simulators and a Northrop Grumman test lab providing…

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Northrop Grumman sponsors UAS challenge to inspire young engineers of future

Posted January 20, 2017 by

Northrop Grumman is sponsoring, for the third consecutive year, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ annual Unmanned Aircraft Systems Challenge as part of the company’s global commitment to encourage innovative thinking in engineering and technology, and inspire young engineers of the future. Student engineers from 22 universities across the United Kingdom and overseas have signed-up as…

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