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Italian F-35B lands at Pax River

Posted February 5, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin photograph The first F-35B assembled outside of the U.S. landed at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md., Jan. 31, 2018, after completing a transatlantic flight from Cameri Air Base in northern Italy. The flight follows the Italian Ministry of Defense’s acceptance of the aircraft on Jan. 25 at the Cameri F-35 final assembly…

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Navy contract

Posted June 23, 2017 by

Arête Associates, Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded an $8,522,007 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N61331-11-C-0007) for the engineering, manufacturing, production and delivery of AN/DVS-1 Coastal Battlefield Reconnaissance and Analysis (COBRA) Block 1 subassemblies to support the littoral combat ship mine countermeasures mission.  This contract modification exercises the options for the COBRA subassemblies integration…

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Raytheon receives $523 million for Standard Missile-3 production, delivery

Posted August 3, 2016 by

TUCSON, Ariz.–The U.S. Missile Defense Agency exercised a $523 million contract option with Raytheon to produce, test and deliver 47 Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IB interceptors for operational testing and deployment. This is the fiscal year 2016 option under the $2,351,177,872 contract for Standard Missiles awarded to the company in 2015. The guided missiles are…

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Beware of unauthorized sports tickets websites

Posted September 3, 2015 by

Tucson, AZ – Better Business Bureau warns against purchasing sports tickets from unauthorized outlets. With the football season approaching sports fans might do anything to get their hands on tickets at a discounted price or sold out tickets. BBB spoke with Jeremy Sharpe of Arizona Athletics Communications Services Department. Sharpe wants to stress that those…

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Shopping the Exchange pays $224 million in dividends

Posted September 3, 2015 by

DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service paid a dividend of $224 million in 2014 to morale, welfare and recreation efforts for the Army, Air Force, Marine Corps and Navy. In the past 10 years, the Exchange has provided more than $2.4 billion in dividends to military programs such as youth services, family counseling…

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