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Raytheon advanced military GPS system achieves 2,000th domestic and international delivery milestone

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EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – Raytheon has delivered its 2,000th Miniaturized Airborne GPS Receiver 2000. Three variants of the MAGR 2000 family of products are currently in service aboard 20 types of fixed-wing and rotary-wing platforms across 16 countries, with a well-established record of excellent performance and reliability. The current MAGR 2000-S24 greatly improves navigation accuracy and…

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Boeing completes FAB-T software qualification testing, demonstrates AEHF, Milstar satellite command and, control

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HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. – Boeing recently achieved two important milestones on the U.S. Air Force Family of Advanced Beyond Line-of-Sight Terminal (FAB-T) program, which will provide protected wideband satellite communications among ground and airborne terminals for the command and control of U.S. nuclear forces. The Boeing FAB-T team has completed software qualification testing and systems…

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Boeing transfers first C-17 to Indian Air Force

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The Indian Air Force flew its first Boeing C-17 Globemaster III to India today, becoming the newest operator of the leading airlifter.

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Northrop Grumman joins Hosted Payloads Alliance to further help address global security needs

Posted August 20, 2012 by staff

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. – Northrop Grumman has become a member of the Hosted Payloads Alliance, joining the wide variety of companies that support an increasing role for defense and commercial contractors in helping government agencies find timely and cost-effective ways of acquiring space assets and services. The alliance was formed in 2011 to increase awareness…

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UTC Aerospace Systems to provide the nacelle systems for the Second Generation Embraer E-Jets

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UTC Aerospace Systems has been chosen by Pratt & Whitney as the exclusive nacelle provider for both engine models for Embraer’s new Second Generation E-Jet aircraft. The nacelle systems will be provided by the Aerostructures business unit headquartered in Chula Vista, Calif. The Embraer Second Generation E-Jets will be equipped with Pratt & Whitney’s PurePowerÆ…

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Boeing delivers Indian Air Force’s third C-17 Globemaster III

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  LONG BEACH, Calif. – The third Boeing C-17 Globemaster III airlifter for the Indian Air Force departed for India Aug. 20 from the company’s Long Beach, Calif., facility. It joins the first and second India C-17 airlifters, which arrived in June and July, respectively. Boeing is on track to deliver two more C-17s to…

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Northrop Grumman and ITT Exelis Partner for U.S. Navy’s Next Generation Jammer

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Team Offers Navy Customer Cutting-Edge Technology and Decades of Experience in Airborne Electronic Attack BETHPAGE, N.Y. and CLIFTON, N.J., Nov. 1, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) and ITT Exelis (NYSE:XLS) are teaming to bring together the best of industry to offer unique solutions for the U.S. Navy’s Next Generation Jammer (NGJ) program….

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Lockheed Martin team completes Delta PDR for Next GPS III satellite capabilities

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Lockheed Martin has successfully completed a Delta Preliminary Design Review for the next Global Positioning System III satellite vehicles planned under the U.S. Air Force’s GPS III program. The GPS III program will affordably replace aging GPS satellites, while improving capability to meet the evolving demands of military, commercial and civilian users. GPS III satellites…

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Satellite prototype successfully integrated with ground control segment

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The prototype for Lockheed Martin’s next generation GPS III satellite reached a major milestone on August 30 when it successfully established remote connectivity and communicated with the GPS Next Generation Operational Control System.

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Boeing awarded U.S. Air Force contract to continue GPS modernization

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EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – Boeing will continue modernizing the Global Positioning System satellite constellation for up to five more years, extending the company’s role in the vital military and civilian navigation network. The U.S. Air Force, which operates the GPS network, recently awarded Boeing a $51 million, one-year contract with four one-year options. The contract…

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