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Lockheed-Built F-35Bs Arrive at UK Military Air Base

Four Lockheed Martin-built F-35B aircraft have arrived at the Royal Air Force Marham in the U.K. from the U.S. Marine Corps‘ facility in Beaufort, S.C., two months ahead of schedule. U.K.’s Lightning Force aims to achieve initial operational capability for the short-takeoff-and-vertical-landing jets by the end of 2018, Lockheed said Wednesday. The F35Bs are scheduled to undergo …

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General Atomics Conducts Carrier Deck Taxi Capability Demo for MQ-25 Tanker Drone Offering

A General Atomics business unit has demonstrated aircraft carrier-based deck taxi capability and launch-and-recovery operations for its proposed offering for the U.S. Navy’s MQ-25 carrier-based unmanned aerial refueling tanker program. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. used a Predator C Avenger drone as a substitute for its MQ-25 offering and director wands …

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Jeh Johnson, James Taiclet Elected to Lockheed Board of Directors; Marillyn Hewson Comments

Jeh Johnson, former secretary at the Department of Homeland Security, and American Tower CEO James Taiclet Jr. have been elected to join Lockheed Martin‘s board of directors effective Jan. 1. “Jeh’s experience in acquisition and government operations and Jim’s aerospace and global perspective will help advance our ability to anticipate and exceed our …

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UTC Subsidiary to Sustain Air Force F119 Engines Under $69M Contract Modification

A United Technologies Corp. subsidiary has been awarded a potential $68.7 contact modification for sustainment work on afterburning turbofan engines for the U.S. Air Force. Pratt and Whitney will offer necessary labor for the sustainment of F119 engines, the Defense Department said Wednesday. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center has obligated the full amount …

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Boeing’s Matthew Jones, Aerojet Rocketdyne’s Susan Nelson Join CompTIA Space Enterprise Council

CompTIA has appointed Matthew Jones, director of C4ISR and advanced technology and government operations at Boeing, as chair of the technology industry association’s space enterprise council. Susan Nelson, director of government affairs and Washington operations at Aerojet Rocketdyne, will serve as vice chair of SEC, CompTIA said Thursday. “Under Matt and …

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Airbus to Purchase 2 CAE-Built C295 Simulators; Gene Colabatistto Comments

Airbus’ defense and space business has ordered two additional CAE-built flight simulators for the C295 aircraft under a memorandum of understanding. Airbus will install one C295 flight simulator at the company’s international training center in Spain and provide the other one for an unnamed aircraft operator, Airbus said Monday. Gene …

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Shelly Cooper Receives Executive Mosaic’s Top General Counsel Executives Award

SHELLY COOPER SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, GENERAL COUNSEL & CORPORATE SECRETARY IAP WORLDWIDE SERVICES, INC. Rochelle (“Shelly”) Cooper, as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at IAP Worldwide Services, Inc., is responsible for the Legal, Corporate Governance, and Risk Management functions.  Ms. Cooper provides legal advice and counsel to five …

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UTC to Refurbish F-100 Engine Components Under Air Force Contract

United Technologies Corp. has received a two-year, $41.5 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to remanufacture F-100-PW-220/229 rear compressor stators and F100-PW-229 compressor stators, duct segments and variable vanes. The Defense Department said Wednesday the sole-source contract includes foreign military sales and work will occur in Oklahoma through July 27, 2018. DoD noted …

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UTC to Open New Aerospace Tech Manufacturing, Assembly Hub in Alabama; Marc Duvall Comments

United Technologies Corp. will establish a new facility in Foley, Alabama to accommodate manufacturing and nacelle assembly activities of UTC’s aerospace systems segment. The 80,000-square-foot building will be built to serve as the assembly area for nacelle components and house the propulsion system integration work in support of the Airbus A320 aircraft, UTC …

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