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Lockheed Martin launches innovation contest

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Lockheed Martin Corporation announced Aug. 6 a worldwide innovation contest with cash awards totaling $50,000. The "Innovate the Future" contest creates a global forum for interested participants to share their ideas on how innovation can enable a more secure future for the planet.

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Boeing team demonstrates expanded control of unmanned aircraft swarm

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HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. – Boeing and the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory have demonstrated that an operator on the ground, using only a laptop and a military radio, can command an unmanned aerial vehicle “swarm.” Despite limited flight training, the operator was able to connect with autonomous UAVs, task them and obtain information without…

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Lockheed Martin Procerus Technologies unveils new unmanned quad rotor vertical take-off, landing system

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Lockheed Martin Procerus Technologies' new small vertical take-off and landing unmanned aircraft system gives war...

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Navy awards General Dynamics $7 million to plan submarine maintenance, modernization work

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The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $6.9 million contract modification to plan maintenance and modernization work on the Los Angeles-class submarines USS Hartford (SSN-768) and USS Toledo (SSN-769). Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics. Under the terms of the contract modification, Electric Boat will perform advanced planning…

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Raytheon to continue pursuing claims against Indigo/FLIR following court ruling

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Raytheon will continue to pursue its claims for significant damages resulting from theft of trade secrets and misappropriation of intellectual property by Indigo Systems Corporation and FLIR Systems, Inc., following a ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit that reversed an August 2009 decision by a federal district court in Texas….

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DRC awarded $13 million contract for unmanned aircraft systems support

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Dynamics Research Corporation, a leading provider of innovative management consulting, engineering, science and technology solutions to federal and state governments, announced Aug. 6 it has been awarded a contract by the Army Contracting Command – National Capital Region to support the Air Force Medium Altitude Unmanned Aircraft Systems Program Office. The task order, valued at…

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Raytheon completes GPS OCX iteration 1.4 Critical Design Review

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Raytheon has successfully completed software iteration 1.4 Critical Design Review for the Global Positioning System Next Generation Operational Control System. Successful completion of the iCDR demonstrates that the OCX design is at a high level of maturity and is ready to support GPS III launch readiness. Software iteration 1.4 provides the initial GPS III command…

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Lockheed Martin, Raytheon demonstrate SEWIP electronic attack capability for U.S. Navy At RIMPAC

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A Lockheed Martin and Raytheon team has demonstrated its potential electronic attack solution for the U.S. Navy's Surface...

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Aviall, Rolls-Royce sign RR300 agreement, extend M250® contract

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Aviall Services, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Boeing, has entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with Rolls-Royce for spare parts, modules and tooling for the RR300 light helicopter engine. The global agreement, which extends to June 29, 2022, creates a new product line for Aviall, the Dallas-based industry leader in aftermarket supply chain management…

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Raytheon awarded $51 million to produce new Rolling Airframe Missile

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The U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon a $51.7 million contract for low rate initial production of the Rolling Airframe Missile Block 2. The contract includes options, which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to more than $105 million. RAM Block 2 features enhanced kinematics, an evolved radio frequency receiver, a new…

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