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Northrop Team to Offer New Design in Air Force Trainer Jet Competition

Northrop Team to Offer New Design in Air Force Trainer Jet Competition

The Northrop Grumman-led team of contractors in a competition to build a new trainer jet for the Air Force will offer a new airplane design for the $1 billion program, Aviation Week reported… Read more »

Tom Vice: Northrop Prepares to Compete for Navy, Air Force NextGen Fighter Programs

Tom Vice: Northrop Prepares to Compete for Navy, Air Force NextGen Fighter Programs

Northrop Grumman has formed two internal teams to design and build a “sixth-generation” fighter in anticipation of future aircraft requirements at the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy, Defense News… Read more »

Booz Allen Lands $79M in FY 2015 4Q Contracts for Military Health Services

Booz Allen Lands $79M in FY 2015 4Q Contracts for Military Health Services

Booz Allen Hamilton has received 25 contracts worth almost $79 million combined to provide military health services at the U.S. Defense Department during the last quarter of fiscal year 2015. The… Read more »

Lockheed Picks Marotta’s Power Converters for DoD Anti-Ship Missile System

Lockheed Picks Marotta’s Power Converters for DoD Anti-Ship Missile System

Lockheed Martin has subcontracted Marotta Controls to build power conversion units for an air-launched missile technology intended to help U.S. military users locate and defeat enemy vessels. Marotta said Friday… Read more »

What Does It Take To Host The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds?

What Does It Take To Host The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds?

With the recent partnership of SkyLink Aviation and Baer Air, the SkyLink leadership team paid a visit to the Melbourne, Florida-based aircraft charter company to not only identify mutual opportunities,… Read more »

Jonathan Moneymaker on Altamira’s Open Source Push and $1B Air Force Intell Contract Spot

Jonathan Moneymaker on Altamira’s Open Source Push and $1B Air Force Intell Contract Spot

Jonathan Moneymaker oversees areas such as corporate strategy, business development, capture and legislative affairs in his role as chief strategy officer at Altamira Corp., the company that formed out of… Read more »

Lockheed Hands F-35 ‘ALIS’ Logistics System to Test Sites; Mary Ann Horter Comments

Lockheed Hands F-35 ‘ALIS’ Logistics System to Test Sites; Mary Ann Horter Comments

Lockheed Martin has delivered the logistics system for the F-35 fighter jet to several flight test sites for validation work ahead of the system’s planned deployment next year. The U.S. military will evaluate the Autonomic Logistics Information System‘s high-speed… Read more »

Deltek’s Ashley Bergander: VA, DOE, AF Planning Multibillion Dollar Recompete Contracts

Deltek’s Ashley Bergander: VA, DOE, AF Planning Multibillion Dollar Recompete Contracts

Deltek expects three federal agencies to launch solicitations for recompete contracts worth almost $30 billion combined in the next three months, the Washington Post reported Sunday. Ashley Bergander, research manager… Read more »

Northrop UAS Duo Logs 100K Combat Support Hours; Jim Culmo Comments

Northrop UAS Duo Logs 100K Combat Support Hours; Jim Culmo Comments

Two Northrop Grumman-built unmanned aircraft systems have achieved more than 100,000 flight hours combined for two separate U.S. Air Force and Navy operations. The Air Force flew the Global Hawk… Read more »

Northrop’s RQ-4 Drone Tested for Interoperability with AF Ground System; Mick Jaggers Comments

Northrop’s RQ-4 Drone Tested for Interoperability with AF Ground System; Mick Jaggers Comments

A Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aerial system underwent a flight test designed to evaluate the drone’s ability to connect with the U.S. Air Force‘s distributed common ground system…. Read more »

Boeing’s 7th GPS IIF Satellite Transmits Signal from Space; Craig Cooning Comments

Boeing’s 7th GPS IIF Satellite Transmits Signal from Space; Craig Cooning Comments

A Boeing-built GPS satellite has transmitted the first signals from space following the spacecraft’s launch on Friday. GPS IIF-7 took off aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral… Read more »

Orbital Sciences Launches 3 Satellites for USAF Program; Christopher Long Comments

Orbital Sciences Launches 3 Satellites for USAF Program; Christopher Long Comments

Orbital Sciences Corp. has launched three satellites into space in an effort to help the U.S. Air Force gain situational awareness of man-made objects in Earth orbit. Two satellites took… Read more »

United Technologies to Modernize Air Force Imaging Sensors; Kevin Raftery Comments

United Technologies to Modernize Air Force Imaging Sensors; Kevin Raftery Comments

United Technologies Corp. has won a contract to modernize the airborne imaging sensors of the U.S. Air Force, C4ISR & Networks reported Thursday. Michael Peck writes United Technologies’ UTC aerospace… Read more »

MBDA Kicks Off Brimstone 2 Missile Production

MBDA Kicks Off Brimstone 2 Missile Production

MBDA has started to produce Brimstone 2 missile for the British air force to use on its fleet of Tornado GR4 aircraft. The Brimstone 2 missile is built to help the Tornado in guidance against… Read more »

Chris Chadwick: Boeing-Saab Team to Design a Bespoke Trainer for Air Force T-X Competition

Chris Chadwick: Boeing-Saab Team to Design a Bespoke Trainer for Air Force T-X Competition

An industry team comprising of Boeing and Saab plans to build a customized military training aircraft in pursuit of the Air Force‘s T-X contract, Defense News reported Sunday. Aaron Mehta… Read more »

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