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Northrop Grumman supplying integrated bridge systems for new Swedish coast guard

Posted June 8, 2012 by Staff

Northrop Grumman’s Sperry Marine business unit is supplying advanced integrated bridge systems for the new class of patrol boats being built for the Swedish Coast Guard. The IBS for the new Swedish patrol boats is based on Northrop Grumman’s advanced VisionMaster FT(TM) technology, which integrates the vessels’ navigation and ship control functions in a secure…

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Latest crew blasts off for International Space Station

Posted July 20, 2012 by Staff

Three new crew members are on their way to the International Space Station. NASA Flight Engineer Sunita Williams, Russian Soyuz Commander Yuri Malenchenko and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency Flight Engineer Akihiko Hoshide blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 10:40 p.m., EDT, July 14. Williams, Malenchenko and Hoshide are scheduled to dock their…

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Pratt & Whitney delivers first engines for Boeing C-17s to India

Posted July 20, 2012 by Staff

Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp., has delivered the first four F117 engines for the Indian Air Force to power its fleet of Boeing C-17 Globemaster III transport aircraft. India’s Ministry of Defence signed a Letter of Offer and Acceptance with the U.S. government in 2011 to acquire 10 C-17s. India will…

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Lockheed Martin-built JCSAT-13 satellite begins service for Sky Perfect JSAT of Japan

Posted July 20, 2012 by Staff

The JCSAT-13 telecommunications satellite, designed and built by Lockheed Martin for SKY Perfect JSAT of Japan, is now ready for service following successful on-orbit deployment and checkout of all...

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Russia subs military with civilians at Syrian base

Posted June 28, 2013 by Vladimir Isachenkov

Russia has withdrawn all military personnel from its naval base in Syria and replaced them with civilian workers, the Defense Ministry said June 27. The ministry did not say when the switch at the base at Tartus took place or how many personnel were deployed there. The minor facility is Russia’s only naval outpost outside…

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Northrop Grumman appoints chief executive for info systems business in Europe

Posted March 26, 2012 by Staff

Northrop Grumman has announced the appointment of Danny Milligan as chief executive of its U.K.-based Information Systems Europe business. In this role, he will focus on the strategic direction of Northrop Grumman’s activities in both the defence and civil information technology, C4ISR, cyber security and counter-IED markets in the U.K., mainland Europe and its export…

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Northrop Grumman continues progress on space telescope spacecraft

Posted March 26, 2012 by Staff

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. – An important spacecraft component that will enable NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope to deliver clear images passed its Critical Design Review at Northrop Grumman. Now cleared for manufacturing, it represents an important step in the spacecraft’s progress. Acting as a suspension system, the component is a spider-shaped vibration isolator with four…

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Boeing, Elbit Systems to Collaborate on Simulation for Super Hornet

Posted March 30, 2012 by Staff

SANTIAGO, Chile, March 27, 2012 — The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] and Elbit Systems are collaborating on a joint distributed simulation project that will link a Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet simulator in St. Louis with an AEL Avionics Laboratory simulator in Porto Alegre, Brazil. The effort brings together Boeing’s and Elbit’s expertise in order to…

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Four C-17 airlifters delivered to United Arab Emirates in 2011

Posted May 25, 2012 by Staff

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Boeing delivered a fifth C-17 Globemaster III airlifter to the United Arab Emirates Air Force and Air Defence earlier...

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Boeing delivers Royal Air Force’s 8th C-17

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LONG BEACH, Calif. – Boeing delivered the United Kingdom’s eighth C-17 Globemaster III to the Royal Air Force May 18 during a ceremony at the company’s final assembly facility in Long Beach. “I’m honored...

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