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Boeing receives 10th WGS satellite order from U.S. Air Force

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Boeing has received a $338.7 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to produce and launch a tenth Wideband Global SATCOM satellite.

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Lockheed Martin’s Gyrolinkâ„¢ selected for U.S. Army’s R-VOSS program

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Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $21.4 million contract from the U.S. Army for its commercial GyroLinkâ„¢ system for the Remote – Vehicle Optics Sensor System program. GyroLink provides a real-time full motion video network that transmits video across military vehicles at significant distances. This allows members of a route-clearance patrol to use monitors inside…

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Lockheed Martin-ARINC team bid for Air Force rapid deployment ATC radar

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Industry team Lockheed Martin and ARINC has submitted its proposal for a new, transportable air traffic control radar system that will enable...

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Northrop sponsors engineering project by CSU students

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Northrop Grumman has partnered with two California State University schools to sponsor a year-long student project that successfully demonstrated the collaboration between unmanned aerial and ground...

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Raytheon achieves delivery, operational milestones on F/A-18 avionics systems

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EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – Raytheon has achieved important milestones on three F/A-18E/F related programs, highlighting the company’s ongoing, successful support of the Super Hornet aircraft. Raytheon recently delivered the 300th APG-79 active electronically scanned array radar to Boeing for integration on F/A-18E/F Super Hornets and EA-18G Growlers. Raytheon has also delivered the 600th ALR-67(V)3 radar…

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Raytheon’s Space Fence technology ready to track space debris

Posted July 27, 2012 by

The U.S. Air Force and Raytheon have completed the preliminary design review contract of the Space Fence program. Space Fence is capable of detecting more and much smaller objects in low earth orbit to provide greater accuracy and timeliness to meet warfighter space situational awareness requirements. “Space debris threatens systems we depend on every day,…

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Astrotech to process second Navy MUOS satellite

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Astrotech Corporation, and its Astrotech Space Operations subsidiary, leading providers of commercial space services, announced July 27 that the U. S. Department of the Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command has selected ASO to provide payload processing services for the second in a series of Mobile User Objective System satellites. Astrotech supported the first…

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Raytheon awarded $925 million for advanced Standard Missile-3

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The Missile Defense Agency awarded Raytheon a $925 million contract for development of the Standard Missile-3 Block IIA missile, which is a co-development effort between the U.S. and Japan. “As the threat continues to evolve, so does our ability to counter that threat,” said Dr. Taylor W. Lawrence, president of Raytheon Missile Systems. “We’re honored…

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United Technologies closes Goodrich acquisition

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United Technologies Corp. announced July 26 it has completed its acquisition of Goodrich Corporation, marking a major milestone for the company and strengthening its position in the commercial aerospace industry. Goodrich will be combined with Hamilton Sundstrand to create the new UTC Aerospace Systems business unit, headquartered in Charlotte, N.C. The increased scale, financial strength…

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Northrop Grumman’s Next Ggeneration Jammer successfully demonstrates integrated prime power generation system

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Northrop Grumman achieved a major milestone by successfully completing the initial Technology Maturation phase for the U.S. Navy’s Next Generation Jammer program. A key event was an extensive series of in-flight demonstrations of its prototype pod and prime power generation (PPG) system. The company has also received a $20 million contract to further advance the…

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