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  • Magellan Aerospace Delivers First Power Control Unit for Upcoming Space Mission - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Magellan Aerospace Delivers First Power Control Unit for Upcoming Space Mission

    Canada-based Magellan Aerospace has delivered the first power control unit under a contract in support of a future international space operation. The delivery follows the company’s selection by the University of Colorado Boulder’s Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics to provide three PCUs that will be used for control and data handling units, Magellan Aerospace said […] More

  • BAE Taps Magellan Aerospace for F-35 Horizontal Tails Production; Phillip Underwood Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE Taps Magellan Aerospace for F-35 Horizontal Tails Production; Phillip Underwood Comments

    BAE Systems has selected Magellan Aerospace to supply horizontal tail assemblies for the conventional takeoff-and-landing variant of the Lockheed Martin-built F-35 aircraft under a two-year, $52 million contract. Magellan said Thursday it aims to manufacture more than 1,000 ship sets of horizontal tail assemblies over the fighter program“™s life cycle. “Magellan will be producing approximately half of the CTOL horizontal tails […] More

  • Air Force Plans F-15 Update, Sustainment Support Contract Award to Boeing - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Air Force Plans F-15 Update, Sustainment Support Contract Award to Boeing

    The U.S. Air Force plans to award a sole-source contract to Boeing to update and sustain the service branch“™s F-15 Strike Eagle aircraft. The service branch said in a FedBizOpps presolicitation notice posted Monday the proposed indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract will cover software and hardware design, installation of updated kits, product support, structural and subsystem component production, development […] More

  • Report: Lockheed Supplier Uses Robotics to Build F-35 Tail - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: Lockheed Supplier Uses Robotics to Build F-35 Tail

    A Lockheed Martin partner has been applying robotics in manufacturing work on components for the F-35 fighter jet, Popular Science reported Thursday. Kelsey Atherton writes Magellan Aerospace, a Toronto-based supplier for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program, uses a robotic arm to build tails for the aircraft. The mechanical arm features a milling tool that works […] More

  • ExecutiveBiz Covers the Contracts and News of Lockheed's F-35 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ExecutiveBiz Covers the Contracts and News of Lockheed’s F-35

    The joint strike fighter development contract was signed on November 16, 1996 to create an aircraft that would replace the famed F-16 and be the premier strike aircraft in the arsenal of the U.S. and its allies.  Lockheed Martin was chosen to develop the fighter in 2001 and the Bethesda, Md.-based firm was tasked with […] More

  • BAE, Magellan Aerospace Sign F-35 Tail Production Agreement; Jim Butyniec Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE, Magellan Aerospace Sign F-35 Tail Production Agreement; Jim Butyniec Comments

    Magellan Aerospace will produce horizontal tails for the F-35 conventional-takeoff-and-landing variant jet under a 20-year agreement the company signed with BAE Systems. The agreement is worth up to $1.17 billion and Magellan has achieved sales of more than $100 million for the F-35 program to date, Magellan Aerospace said Monday. BAE and Magellan announced the memorandum of […] More

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