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Air Force selects UTC Aerospace Systems DB-110 for multi-nation foreign military sales acquisition

UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp., announced Feb. 21 that it has been awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with an initial ceiling of $22.9 million from the U.S. Air Force for the DB-110 Airborne Reconnaissance System.

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NASA wants ideas from university teams for future human space missions

Teams at U.S. colleges and universities have an opportunity to potentially help NASA with innovative design ideas to meet the challenges of space exploration.

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Lockheed Martin completes assembly on Arabsat’s newest communications satellite

A new, high-capacity communications satellite that will deliver TV, internet and mobile phone services to the Middle East, Africa and Europe is one step closer to launch.

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First Sikorsky combat rescue helicopter enters final assembly

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, is beginning final assembly of the first HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter, which will bring unprecedented capability enhancements to the U.S. Air Force rescue mission.

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Vice chief testifies how Army is addressing threats through modernization, other capabilities

The last time a Soldier was killed by enemy aircraft on the battlefield was in 1953, during the Korean War, said Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. James C. McConville.


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Business

Northrop Grumman to supply ground-to-air radios to Denmark

Posted  February 12, 2018

Northrop Grumman’s U.K.-based air traffic management subsidiary, Park Air Systems, has been awarded a contract by NAVIAIR, the Danish air navigation service provider, to replace the existing ground-to-air communication equipment for Denmark’s airports and en-route operations. The replacement will introduce the new Park Air T6 radio from the Sapphire range, with 8.33 kHz voice channel…

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Strength in numbers: Lockheed Martin delivers 400th C-130J Super Hercules aircraft

Posted  February 12, 2018

Lockheed Martin reached a major milestone with the delivery of its 400th C-130J Super Hercules aircraft on Feb. 9, 2018.

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Red Flag 18-1 in full swing at Nellis AFB

Posted  February 12, 2018

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum A KC-135 Stratotanker jet assigned to the 100 Air Refueling Wing at Royal Air Force Mildenhall, takes off during Red Flag 18-1 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Feb. 5, 2018. Red Flag is one of a series of advanced training programs administered by the U.S. Air…

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Lockheed Martin provides Finnish Defence Forces with airborne surveillance system

Posted  February 12, 2018

A vigilant “Dragon Shield” airborne surveillance system developed by Lockheed Martin for the Finnish Defence Forces has achieved final operational capability. The milestone was achieved after the final flight test of the system, which evaluated compliance of the aircraft to civilian and military airworthiness requirements as well as system requirements verification. “Working in unison with…

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Headlines – February 9, 2018

Posted  February 9, 2018

News Senate reaches budget deal with huge defense boost – Senate leaders have reached a two-year deal that would set defense spending at $700 billion for 2018 and $716 billion for 2019.     Business Oshkosh lands Army’s next-gen Medium Tactical Vehicles contract, worth billions – The U.S. Army awarded Oshkosh Defense a $476.2 million…

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