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Boeing ecoDemonstrator 757 expands testing to improve aviation’s environmental performance

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Boeing announced the next phase in ecoDemonstrator 757 testing June 19, including the first flight with U.S.-made "green diesel" and two new environment-related technologies.

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Javelin missile demonstrates extended range, versatility during tests

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U.S. Army and the Javelin Joint Venture, comprising Raytheon and Lockheed Martin, recently conducted successful live-fire Javelin missile engagements against tank targets from different launcher and platform configurations as part of a demonstration to current foreign military sales users. Each of the three Javelin missiles used during the tests at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama,…

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Navy awards Raytheon multi-year contract for AN/APY-10 radars for P-8A Poseidons

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The U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon a multi-year contract valued at $153 million to produce 53 maritime, littoral and overland surveillance radars for its fleet of Boeing P-8A Poseidon aircraft. The AN/APY-10 delivers accurate and actionable information in all weather, day and night, for anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare, and for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions….

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Spirit delivers third SDTA fuselage to Sikorsky

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Spirit Aerosystems photograph The composite-skinned fuselage will enable prime contractor Sikorsky to begin assembling the third of four SDTA aircraft to further solidify the final production configuration of the CH-53K aircraft for the U.S. Marine Corps.   Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. announced June 19 it has successfully delivered to Sikorsky the third fuselage section for the…

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Boeing opens state-of-the-art research center in Alabama

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala.–Boeing has officially opened its new research and technology center in Alabama. The facility will serve as the company’s hub for collaborative technology development with academic institutions and research partners in analytics and simulation in the Southeast United States. Local government leaders and Boeing Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of Engineering, Operations…

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Northrop Grumman delivers 500th fourth generation LITENING

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Northrop Grumman recently delivered the 500th fourth generation AN/AAQ-28(V) LITENING targeting pod to the United States military, marking an important milestone as forces worldwide continue to transition their LITENING pods to the current configuration. LITENING G4 and SE have become the 4th generation targeting and ISR pod of choice for the world’s air forces. With…

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F-16 durability testing: 25,000 hours, counting

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Lockheed Martin recently completed 25,000 hours of simulated flight time on an F-16C Block 50 aircraft, demonstrating the safety and durability of the F-16 well beyond the aircraft’s original design service life of 8,000 Equivalent Flight Hours. Further testing is being conducted to identify a definitive, safe flight hour limit for the aircraft. The F-16…

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Boeing, Garuda Indonesia announce airline’s intent to purchase 30 787-9s, up to 30 737 MAX 8s

Posted June 15, 2015 by

Boeing and Garuda Indonesia announced June 15 the airline’s intent to purchase 30 787-9 Dreamliners, as well as up to 30 737 MAX 8 airplanes. Boeing will work with Garuda Indonesia to finalize the order, at which time it will be posted to Boeing’s Orders & Deliveries website.   “The agreement is part of Garuda Indonesia’s…

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Boeing, Qatar confirm purchase of four C-17s

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Boeing and the government of Qatar recently signed an agreement for the purchase of four more C-17 Globemaster III airlifters. These aircraft will join the Qatar Armed Forces’ existing fleet of four and help meet their ongoing airlift requirements. “We are very pleased with the C-17s from Boeing and look forward to doubling our fleet…

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Pratt & Whitney’s F135 engine performs first engine start, ground run in first F-35 assembled outside U.S.

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Pratt & Whitney’s F135 engine powering the F-35 Lightning II, successfully completed its first engine start and ground run in the first F-35 assembled outside of the United States. The event occurred June 2 at the Italian F-35 Final Assembly Check-Out facility in Cameri, Italy, supported by the joint team of Pratt and Whitney, Lockheed…

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