Tag Archives: the netherlands

General Atomics-GKN Aerospace Alliance Unveils RPA Landing Gear Production Line

General Atomics-GKN Aerospace Alliance Unveils RPA Landing Gear Production Line - top government contractors - best government contracting event

General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems division and GKN Aerospace‘s Fokker business have opened a production line of landing gear systems for the General Atomics built Predator B remotely piloted aircraft. Fokker said Tuesday the facility in Helmond, the Netherlands is designed to support “highly automated” processes and will be managed by a program team. Linden Blue, CEO …

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ULA’s Delta IV Rocket Sends 8th Boeing-Built WGS Military Comms Satellite Into Orbit

ULA's Delta IV Rocket Sends 8th Boeing-Built WGS Military Comms Satellite Into Orbit - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The Boeing-built Wideband Global SATCOM 8 satellite launched aboard a United Launch Alliance-made Delta IV rocket Wednesday to support global military communications. WGS-8 is equipped with a digital payload technology designed to offer almost twice as much bandwidth capacity as previous WGS satellites, Boeing said Wednesday. ULA said the satellite lifted off Wednesday from Space Launch Complex-37 …

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Raytheon to Provide Interface Upgrade for Netherlands’ Integrated Air & Missile Defense System

Raytheon to Provide Interface Upgrade for Netherlands' Integrated Air & Missile Defense System - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The Netherlands’ defense materiel organization has awarded Raytheon a direct commercial sales contract of undisclosed value to provide a new operator-machine interface upgrade for the country’s integrated air and missile defense system. Raytheon said Thursday it will update the Netherlands’ Patriot IAMD system through the company-built Modern Man Station user interface that works …

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Globecomm to Develop Content Distribution Network for Intl Criminal Court; Dwight Hunsicker Comments

Globecomm to Develop Content Distribution Network for Intl Criminal Court; Dwight Hunsicker Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Globecomm Systems will develop and integrate a premise content distribution network for the International Criminal Court in the Netherlands to support real-time video dissemination and press coverage on court proceedings. The company said Tuesday the optical fiber network will serve as a “public broadcast control room” that will link press briefing, interview and internal …

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Elbit Systems Arm to Provide Soldier Systems for Benelux Soldier Modernization Effort

Elbit Systems Arm to Provide Soldier Systems for Benelux Soldier Modernization Effort - top government contractors - best government contracting event

A subsidiary of Elbit Systems will support the Smart Vest joint soldier modernization program of Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg under a five-year, $150 million prime contract with the Dutch defense ministry. The company said Thursday Elbit Systems Land and C4I will supply digital soldier systems that work to bolster safety, survivability, effectiveness …

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Lockheed Selects Dutch Firm for F-35 Wing Parts

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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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