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  • UTC Subsidiary to Produce Air Force B-1, A-10 Ejection Seats - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    UTC Subsidiary to Produce Air Force B-1, A-10 Ejection Seats

    A United Technologies Corp. subsidiary has received a potential $23.6 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to deliver modernized ejection seats for two kinds of aircraft. Universal Propulsion Co. will produce Advanced Concept Ejection Seats II for the service branch’s B-1 Lancer bomber and A-10 Warthog planes, the Defense Department said Wednesday. Work will occur in Fairfield, California, […] More

  • Air Force Eyes Textron, Embraer, Leonardo-Finmeccanica Planes to Supplement A-10 Fleet - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Air Force Eyes Textron, Embraer, Leonardo-Finmeccanica Planes to Supplement A-10 Fleet

    The U.S. Air Force wants to test four aircraft platforms from Textron, Embraer and Leonardo-Finmeccanica in an effort to augment the service branch’s fleet of A-10 Warthogs, The Witchita Eagle reported Wednesday. Jerry Siebenmark writes the Air Force Strategic Development Planning and Experimentation office looks to conduct a 135-day test of Textron’s Scorpion jet and AT-6 Wolverine as […] More

  • Paul Cejas: Boeing Eyes Int'l Market for A-10 Warthog - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Paul Cejas: Boeing Eyes Int’l Market for A-10 Warthog

    Boeing is considering whether to offer modernized versions of the A-10 Warthog for international military customers as the U.S. Air Force plans the aircraft’s retirement from service, Aviation Week reported Monday. Paul Cejas, a chief engineer at Boeing, told the publication Boeing’s plan is dependent on whether the retirement pushes through amid opposition from lawmakers. Cejas noted that […] More

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