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  • Air Force Taps Lockheed to Design New Wing for JASSM-ER Cruise Missile - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Air Force Taps Lockheed to Design New Wing for JASSM-ER Cruise Missile

    Lockheed Martin has received a $37.7 million contract to continue design work on a wing that will help boost the range capacity of the U.S. Air Force‘s air-to-surface missile system. The company said Wednesday it aims to develop a new Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile““Extended Range wing for incorporation into JASSM-ER production lot 17. “We’ve developed a novel design that provides additional […] More

  • Navy Tests AeroVironment Blackwing UAV's Cross-Domain Data Relay Function - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Navy Tests AeroVironment Blackwing UAV’s Cross-Domain Data Relay Function

    The U.S. Navy has demonstrated the communication, control and command functions of a small AeroVironment-built unmanned aircraft vehicle at the service branch’s Annual Naval Technology Exercise. AeroVironment said Wednesday its Blackwing UAV worked to connect with a swarm of unmanned undersea vehicles and communicated with a manned submarine’s combat control system during the ANTX event. The drone used a government-owned digital data link to transfer […] More

  • Navy to Launch AeroVironment UAS for Anti-Access, Aerial Denial Environments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Navy to Launch AeroVironment UAS for Anti-Access, Aerial Denial Environments

    The U.S. Navy has selected an AeroVironment-built unmanned aircraft system for deployment from submarines to operate in anti-access and aerial denial environments. AeroVironment built Blackwing for a joint capability technology demonstration sponsored by the Navy and U.S. Special Operations Command known as Advanced Weapons Enhanced by Submarine UAS against Mobile targets, AeroVironment said Monday. Kirk Flittie, vice president and general manager for AeroVironment’s […] More

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