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  • Northrop Delivers First E-2D Advanced Hawkeye to Navy; Todd Watkins Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Delivers First E-2D Advanced Hawkeye to Navy; Todd Watkins Comments

    Northrop Grumman is delivering the first E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft with an airborne early warning and tactical data system to the U.S. Navy, UPI reported Friday. Richard Tomkins writes that the E-2D will be delivered to the Navy’s Airborne Early Warning Squadron 125 at the Naval Station Norfolk Chambers Field this week. The delivery is […] More

  • Lockheed Delivers 17th Super Galaxy Airlifter to the U.S. Air Force - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Delivers 17th Super Galaxy Airlifter to the U.S. Air Force

    Lockheed Martin has delivered the U.S. Air Force‘s 17th C-5M Super Galaxy strategic airlifter to the service’s Marietta, Ga.-based Dobbins Air Force Base. The Super Galaxy will next be moved to the Stewart Air National Base in New York to undergo internal paint restoration until finally reaching the Dover Air Force Base in Delaware, the company […] More

  • Amazon Tests Drones to Boost Delivery Service; Jeff Bezos Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Amazon Tests Drones to Boost Delivery Service; Jeff Bezos Comments

    Amazon.com has begun testing drones for delivering goods with goals of advancing delivery speed and efficiency and reducing environmental impact of package delivery, CEO and founder Jeff Bezos said on “60 Minutes.” Bezos told interviewer Charlie Rose that the octocopters are designed to transport up to five pounds worth of packages in about half an hour […] More

  • Northrop Delivers 100th CNI System for F-35 Fighter; Mike Twyman Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Delivers 100th CNI System for F-35 Fighter; Mike Twyman Comments

    Northrop Grumman has delivered the 100th communications, navigation and identification system for the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II aircraft. The AN/ASQ-242 CNI system is based on Northrop’s software-defined radio technology for the fifth-generation fighter’s operations, including Multifunction Advanced Data Link and friend or foe identification, the company said Monday. Mike Twyman, Northrop Grumman Information Systems general manager […] More

  • Air Force Base Flies First of Six Lockheed Recovery Planes - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Air Force Base Flies First of Six Lockheed Recovery Planes

    Lockheed Martin helped the U.S. Air Force ferry a personnel recovery airplane from a company facility in Marietta, Ga. to Moody Air Force Base, also based in Georgia. Air Force Maj. Gen. H.D. Polumbo Jr. flew the HC-130J Combat King II Friday for assignment to the Air Combat Command’s 347th Rescue Group, Lockheedn announced Friday. […] More

  • Lockheed Delivers Air Force's 3rd High Frequency Satcom - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Delivers Air Force’s 3rd High Frequency Satcom

    Lockheed Martin has delivered the US Air Force‘s third Advanced Extremely High Frequency communication satellite to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., SatNews reports. The AEHF-3 will be prepared for launch aboard the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket later on this year. Built and completed at Lockheed’s facility in California, the AEHF-3 is designed to […] More

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    Northrop Hands Over Electronics for Intl SATCOM Payload; Stuart Linsky Comments

    Northrop Grumman has delivered nearly 20 electronics units for a satellite payload intended for military communications by the U.S. and international partners such as Canada, the Netherlands and the U.K. The company’s uplink phased array high-efficiency converters that will be used to test the fourth Advanced Extremely High Frequency payload’s uplink array subsystem this year, Northrop […] More

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