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Boeing suspends production of newest Pegasus and Poseidon aircraft

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Boeing, the world’s largest aerospace company and leading provider of commercial airplanes, defense, space and security systems, announced a two-week suspension of production operations in all facilities in the Seattle area amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to FOXBusiness. U.S. aerospace giant operates two commercial aviation production facilities in the Seattle area, one in Everett and […]

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Raytheon to increase Brazilian Air Force capabilities

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Raytheon Co., one of the world’s largest defense contractors, is modernizing the Brazilian Air Force’s surveillance radars across the Amazon to increase its capabilities. According to a recent service release, Raytheon will upgrade seven legacy radars to the next-generation Monopulse Secondary Surveillance Radar system, Condor Mk3, increasing efficiency and reducing electric energy consumption. The new, […]

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U.S. Navy hoisted up the real aircraft for jammer pod developmental tests

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Enginers of the U.S. Navy Naval Air Systems Command hoisted up the real EA-18G Growler carrier-based electronic warfare aircraft undergo testing of Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band (NGJ-MB) pod in the Air Combat Environmental Test and Evaluation Facility anechoic chamber at Naval Air Station Patuxent River. The NGJ-MB Engineering Development Model (EDM) pods, developed by the […]

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FLIR launches next-generation, mid-range surveillance system

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FLIR Systems, a company that specializes in the production of thermal imaging cameras, has announced that it launched a new high-definition midrange surveillance system, called the Ranger HDC MR. The Ranger HDC MR sets a new standard for surveillance with its ability to detect illegal activities even in degraded weather conditions, utilizing embedded analytics and […]

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Northrop Grumman prices record $2.25 billion debt offering

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U.S. defense contractor Northrop Grumman said that corporation priced a $2.25 billion underwritten public offering of senior unsecured notes. Northrop Grumman solves the toughest problems in space, aeronautics, defense and cyberspace to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide. The notes include: $750 million of 4.400% senior notes due 2030; $500 million of […]

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Raytheon’s new counter-drone weapon approved for international sales

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Raytheon Co., one of the world’s largest defense contractors, said the new Coyote Block 2 counter-drone weapon approved for international sales. “The U.S. government has cleared Raytheon Company to sell the Coyote Block 2 counter-drone weapon to approved allied nations as part of the Howler counter-drone system,” the company’s message states. In 2019, the U.S. […]

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Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier selects BAE Systems to develop advanced seekers for THAAD weapon system

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Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin Corp has awarded a contract to BAE Systems for next-generation seeker for THAAD ballistic missile defense system. BAE Systems has been awarded a contract from Lockheed Martin to design and manufacture next-generation infrared seekers for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) weapon system, providing critical targeting technology that […]

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PEO Aviation announces Future Long Range Assault Aircraft awards

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Program Executive Office, Aviation announces the Project Agreement holders for the Future Long Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) Competitive Demonstration and Risk Reduction (CD&RR). The Army’s PEO Aviation, working with Army Contracting Command, Redstone recently awarded the FLRAA CD&RR project agreements under the Aviation and Missile Technology Consortium Other Transaction Authority (OTA) to Bell Textron Incorporated, […]

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Northrop Grumman demonstrates new HAMMR system

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U.S. defense contractor Northrop Grumman completed a successful government customer demonstration of the Highly Adaptable Multi-Mission Radar (HAMMR) system at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. During the successful live fire demonstration, Northrop Grumman used the HAMMR system, mounted on a High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) as an Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) sensor […]

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Raytheon tapped to begin production of Patriot defense system for Bahrain

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The U.S. Army awarded Raytheon Company a $551 million contract to begin production of the combat-proven Patriot™ air and missile defense system for the Kingdom of Bahrain. The contract was awarded on January 31, 2020. “Raytheon’s Patriot provides the Kingdom of Bahrain and 16 other countries around the globe with a combat-proven system that protects […]

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