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  • Lockheed Delivers UK's 14th F-35B Aircraft; Peter Ruddock Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Delivers UK’s 14th F-35B Aircraft; Peter Ruddock Comments

    The U.K. military has accepted delivery of a 14th F-35B short takeoff and vertical landing aircraft from Lockheed Martin. The F-35B flew into Beaufort, South Carolina, last week to undergo tests by 200 deployed U.K. personnel before the aircraft joins the country’s 617 Squadron by next summer, the British defense ministry said Monday. Peter Ruddock, chief executive of Lockheed’s […] More

  • BAE Extends Combat Systems Integration Services for UK Navy; Richard Williams Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE Extends Combat Systems Integration Services for UK Navy; Richard Williams Comments

    BAE Systems has signed a contract to extend the company's combat systems integration services for the U.K. Royal Navy's in-service and future platforms for an additional 10.5 years. BAE said Monday its engineering team will work to integrate the Royal Naval ships such as Type 45 destroyers, Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carriers and Type 26 global combat ships. The contract extension follows the […] More

  • Mick Ord: BAE Engineers Design Mobile App to Navigate Warship Construction Sites - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Mick Ord: BAE Engineers Design Mobile App to Navigate Warship Construction Sites

    BAE Systems has developed a mobile application to help engineers and other personnel navigate the construction work zones on the British navy’s Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carriers. Platform Navigation works to scan quick response tags located in the warship’s more than 3,000 compartments and find the best route for a tour inside the vessels, BAE said […] More

  • BAE, US, UK Militaries Test F-35 Variants - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE, US, UK Militaries Test F-35 Variants

    BAE Systems worked with the U.S. and British military forces to conduct a piloted flight simulation trial of technology that works to provide navigational and maneuvering aid to fixed-wing aircraft landing on aircraft carrier vessels. The company said Monday it has been developing the Shipborne Rolling Vertical Landing technology for the F-35 short takeoff and vertical landing variant, which […] More

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