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General Dynamics unveils new medium-caliber machine gun

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General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products, a business unit of General Dynamic, unveiled a next-generation Lightweight Medium Machine Gun at the Joint Armaments Conference in Seattle, Wash., May 15. Identifying an unmet warfighter need, General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products conducted its own research and development program to develop the LWMMG in just over one…

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Lockheed Martin completes navigation payload milestone for GPS III prototype

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The Lockheed Martin team developing the next generation Global Positioning System III satellites has completed a major integration and test event on the program’s satellite pathfinder, known as the GPS III Non-Flight Satellite Testbed.

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U.S. Navy awards Raytheon $338 million for Tomahawk

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TUCSON, Ariz. – The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon a $338 million contract for the Tomahawk Block IV tactical cruise missile. The contract, which was announced by the Department of Defense June 7, includes replenishment of weapons used during Operation Odyssey Dawn and procurement for the government’s fiscal year 2012. “Tomahawk Block IV is important for…

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Northrop Grumman unveils U.S. Navy’s MQ-4C BAMS Triton

Posted June 14, 2012 by by Michelle Connolly

The unmanned aircraft community received its first glimpse of the U.S. Navy's MQ-4C Broad Area Maritime Surveillance unmanned aircraft system during an unveiling ceremony June 14 at Northrop...

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Northrop Grumman to provide Royal Danish Air Force with LITENING G4 targeting systems

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The Danish Ministry of Defence has selected Northrop Grumman’s LITENING G4 targeting system for its F-16 fighter aircraft. Under the terms of the contract with the Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization, Northrop Grumman will supply LITENING G4 pods, data links, spares, support equipment, training and associated logistics support to the Royal Danish Air Force….

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Lockheed Martin delivers Orion spacecraft to Kennedy Space Center

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Lockheed Martin has delivered the first space-bound Orion spacecraft crew module structure to the Operations and Checkout Building…

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Boeing, Virgin Australia announce order for 23 737 MAX

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Boeing and Virgin Australia finalized a firm order for 23 fuel-efficient 737 MAX airplanes with options for four additional 737 MAX airplanes July 6.

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Arkia Israel Airlines signs for four A321neo aircraft

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Arkia Israeli Airlines, the second biggest Israeli airline, signed a purchase agreement July 9 for four A321neos at the Farnborough International Airshow. This order makes the airline a new Airbus customer and the first airline in Israel to order the A320 neo Family. Engine selection will be announced at a later date The aircraft will…

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Boeing airplanes, innovation, technology highlighted at Farnborough

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Boeing’s new aircraft and innovative technologies attracted customers, partners, government officials and media at the 2012 Farnborough International Airshow. The show saw the first flying display of the innovative 787 Dreamliner in Qatar Airways livery and the new Enduring Awareness Pavilion, a display of advanced command, control, communication, computer, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities. Customer…

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Northrop Grumman elects Prabu Natarajan corporate VP, treasurer

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Northrop Grumman announced July 23 that its board of directors has elected Prabu Natarajan corporate vice president and treasurer, effective Jan. 1, 2013.

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