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Indian university students take part in In C-130J Super Hercules roll-on/roll-off competition

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Teams from five leading Indian universities recently presented design concepts supporting the disaster relief operations in New Delhi, Inida, as part of the Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules Roll-On/Roll-Off University Design Challenge. Lockheed Martin launched the Indian University design challenge in November 2014. The company provided research grants for each university team to work with…

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Contract Briefs August 26, 2015

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Bell Helicopter Textron Bell Helicopter Textron Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $581,113,421 modification to definitize a previously awarded advance acquisition contractfor the manufacture and delivery of 15 Lot 12 UH-1Y, 19 Lot 12 AH-1Z, one Lot 13 UH-1Y and 21 auxiliary fuel kits for the Marine Corps and government of Pakistan.The aircraft…

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Newport News Shipbuilding celebrates USS John F. Kennedy keel-laying

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Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, Aug. 22 celebrated the keel laying of the aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79), the second ship of the Gerald R. Ford class. Caroline Kennedy, the daughter of the ship’s namesake, the 35th President of the United States, is the ship’s sponsor. She declared the…

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Raytheon’s Excalibur Ib compatible with M198 howitzer

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The U.S. Army’s Excalibur Program Office has determined that Raytheon’s Excalibur Ib precision guided artillery round is fully compatible with the M198 howitzer when used with the Modular Artillery Charge System. The compatibility allows allied military forces to use the world’s only 155 mm precision munition when firing the M198 howitzer. Excalibur extends the M198’s…

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Air Force, government space officials visit Northrop Grumman facility

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REDONDO BEACH, Calif.–Acting Under Secretary of the Air Force, Lisa S. Disbrow, and top Department of Defense space officials met with Northrop Grumman leadership at the company’s Space Park facility Aug. 20. Their tour follows discussions held at Space Park last week during a visit by Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and…

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U.S. Special Operations Command taps Raytheon for mission support

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U.S. Special Operations Command has awarded the SOCOM-Wide Mission Support contract to Raytheon. The multiple award is an indefinite delivery-indefinite quantity vehicle with a $900 million ceiling. Under this Group A contract, Raytheon Blackbird Technologies will provide professional, program management and technical services to special operations forces around the world. The Group A SWMS contract…

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U.S. Air Force, Coast Guard receive additional C-130J Super Hercules

Posted August 17, 2015 by

Lockheed Martin photograph by Andrew McMurtrie A C-130J-30 assigned to Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, was ferried from Lockheed Martin’s facility in Marietta, Ga., by a U.S. Air Force crew in July 2015. Crews from the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Coast Guard recently ferried two C-130J Super Hercules aircraft from the Lockheed…

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Missile Defense Agency awards Raytheon study contract for Multi-Object Kill Vehicle concept

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TUCSON, Ariz.–The U.S. Missile Defense Agency awarded Raytheon Company a $9,775,608 competitive cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for a Multi-Object Kill Vehicle concept that can destroy several objects within a threat complex by considering advanced sensor, divert and attitude control and communication concepts. “We fully support the Missile Defense Agency’s goal of increasing the effectiveness and reliability of…

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Secretary of the Air Force, SMC commander visit Northrop Grumman facility

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REDONDO BEACH, Calif.–Northrop Grumman recently hosted the Secretary of the Air Force, Deborah Lee James, and commander of the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center, Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves, on an in-depth tour of the company’s Space Park manufacturing capabilities and research and development facilities. The secretary and Lt. Gen. Greaves were also briefed…

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Buttoned Up: Lockheed Martin-built MUOS-4 secure comm satellite encapsulated for Aug. 31 launch

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The fourth Mobile User Objective System satellite built by Lockheed Martin for the U.S. Navy was encapsulated in its protective launch vehicle fairing Aug. 10.

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