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General Atomics, Fokker to Collaborate on Predator UAV Landing Gear Development

General Atomics, Fokker to Collaborate on Predator UAV Landing Gear Development - top government contractors - best government contracting event

A General Atomics subsidiary has partnered with Fokker Technologies, a division of GKN Aerospace, to develop landing gear technology for the Predator B/MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft system. Netherlands-based Fokker and General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. have worked together to offer Predator B to the Dutch armed forces and aim to integrate Fokker’s technology onto the UAV as the companies …

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Lockheed Selects Dutch Firm for F-35 Wing Parts

Lockheed Selects Dutch Firm for F-35 Wing Parts - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Lockheed Martin has tapped Netherlands-based Fokker Technologies to manufacture wing components for future F-35 jets through the end of 2017 for low-rate initial production lots 9 and 10. Lockheed said Wednesday that Fokker will supply wing flaperons and outboard leading-edge flaps that aim to enable the F-35’s “controllability.” These components are made of titanium and …

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Navy Tests Lockheed’s F-35C Aboard Carrier at Night

Navy Tests Lockheed's F-35C Aboard Carrier at Night - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Lockheed Martin‘s F-35C Lightning II aircraft has completed an initial round of at-sea development tests aboard the USS Nimitz aircraft carrier, where the Joint Strike Fighter performed nighttime landings and other maneuvers. The U.S. Navy said Monday that the F-35 Lightning II Integrated Test Force of the Naval Air Station Patuxent River’s Air Test and Evaluation Squadron …

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