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Raytheon Company appoints VP, Treasury

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Raytheon Chairman and CEO Thomas A. Kennedy announced today the appointment of Kevin G. DaSilva as vice president, Treasury, effective May 18, 2015, and subject to election by the Board of Directors at its next meeting. DaSilva, 51, will report to Toby O’Brien, chief financial officer for Raytheon.  He succeeds Richard Goglia, who retired from…

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Northrop Grumman appoints VP, E-2/C-2 Programs for Military Aircraft Systems

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Northrop Grumman announced Jane Bishop has been appointed vice president, E-2/C-2 programs for the Military Aircraft Systems division of its Aerospace Systems sector. In her new role, Bishop will be responsible for the continuing development, production and delivery of the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye, the U.S. Navy’s carrier-based airborne early warning and control aircraft. She will…

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Test flight confirms suitability of latest Raytheon AESA legacy Hornet upgrades

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EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — A successful flight test of the Raytheon-built APG-79(V)X AESA radar system has demonstrated the functions needed to extend the combat relevance of F/A-18C/D Hornet aircraft for 15 to 20 years. Hornet fleets upgrading to the new APG-79V(X) radar will receive Super Hornet-like capabilities, including: * extended detection ranges * simultaneous air-to-air…

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Thailand, Romania select Lockheed Martin’s SniperÆ pod for F-16 fleets

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The Romanian Air Force and Royal Thai Air Force recently selected Lockheed Martin’s Sniper†Advanced Targeting Pod for their F-16 fleets, becoming the 18th and 19th international customers to receive this advanced sensor capability. Lockheed Martin will integrate and field Sniper ATPs on existing RoAF and RTAF aircraft and provide initial sustainment support. Pod deliveries began…

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Development completed on advanced ground station for AF national security space program

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Lockheed Martin has crossed the threshold from development to testing on the next-generation ground system, called Increment 2, for the Air Force’s Space Based Infrared System after successfully integrating significant software and hardware to the station. Once operational, Increment 2 will increase SBIRS’ overall ability to manage complex, emerging threats while reducing Air Force operations…

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Lockheed Martin recognizes small business suppliers

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Orlando, Fla., May 6, 2015 – Two Orlando, Fla., area Lockheed Martin business areas, Missiles and Fire Control and Mission Systems and Training, recognized 22 small business suppliers, out of thousands from across the nation, who have made extraordinary contributions to the company’s products and services. For the past 20 years, Lockheed Martin annually celebrates…

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IFF Mode 5 completes developmental testing

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Navy photograph Through a series of ground and flight test events Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 23, along with the PMA-213 Combat Identification (CID) team were performing developmental testing for IFF Mode 5 equipment, which is known as an RT-1763C/APX-111(V) Combined Interrogator Transponder (CIT) at Patuxent River Naval Air Station from June 2013 through…

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Northrop Grumman unveils Scalable Agile Beam Radar — Global Strike for B-1B

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Northrop Grumman introduced its Scalable Agile Beam Radar – Global Strike for the U.S. Air Force’s B-1B Lancer at the 30th Anniversary B-1 Reunion held at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas. Northrop Grumman’s SABR-GS is a full performance, multi-function, active electronically scanned array radar for the B-1. Developed as an affordable, low risk radar retrofit…

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Boeing 737 MAX LEAP-1B begins extensive flight test program

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Boeing and CFM International announced today that they successfully initiated flight testing of the LEAP-1B engine April 29 on a modified 747 flying testbed at GE Aviation Flight Test Operations in Victorville, Calif.

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Boeing marks first international sale of P-8A training system

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Boeing will provide the Royal Australian Air Force with a complete training system for the P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft under a contract that also includes the sale of four P-8A training systems for the U.S. Navy. This combined domestic and foreign military sale further strengthens the growing partnership between the U.S. Navy and the…

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