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  • Navy Taps Northrop Grumman to Support E-2D Trainer Development for Japan - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Navy Taps Northrop Grumman to Support E-2D Trainer Development for Japan

    Northrop Grumman has received a $13.8 million contract to deliver programmatic and engineering services for the Japanese government’s E-2D Advanced Hawkeye weapon system trainer. Services will be done to support the development, integration and verification of the early warning aircraft trainer under a foreign military sales effort with Japan, the Defense Department said Friday. The company will conduct 60 […] More

  • CAE to Update Army Abrams Training Equipment - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CAE to Update Army Abrams Training Equipment

    CAE‘s U.S. business has won a potential $7.5 million contract to modernize Abrams M1A1 engine diagnostic and troubleshooting trainers for the U.S. Army. The Defense Department said Monday CAE USA will perform upgrades to Abrams training systems installed at Fort Benning in Georgia; Fort Lee in Virginia; and Gowen Field in Idaho. The Army Contracting Command received three bids for the firm-fixed-price […] More

  • Boeing Installs Training Simulator System in Bluedrop Fuselage; Roger Schallom Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing Installs Training Simulator System in Bluedrop Fuselage; Roger Schallom Comments

    Boeing has completed a new milestone for the CH-47 Chinook helicopter trainer following integration of Boeing’s cockpit training simulator with Bluedrop‘s fuselage. Bluedrop and Boeing also tested the CH-47 Chinook helicopter Rear Crew Trainer to achieve a complete wireless virtual reality training system, Bluedrop said Wednesday. The fuselage is a component of a mock-up of […] More

  • Northrop Team to Offer New Design in Air Force Trainer Jet Competition - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Team to Offer New Design in Air Force Trainer Jet Competition

    The Northrop Grumman-led team of contractors in a competition to build a new trainer jet for the Air Force will offer a new airplane design for the $1 billion program, Aviation Week reported Friday. Amy Butler writes Northrop’s Scaled Composites subsidiary will work on the design for the intended T-38 replacement jet and aims to conduct the first flight […] More

  • Chris Chadwick: Boeing-Saab Team to Design a Bespoke Trainer for Air Force T-X Competition - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Chris Chadwick: Boeing-Saab Team to Design a Bespoke Trainer for Air Force T-X Competition

    An industry team comprising of Boeing and Saab plans to build a customized military training aircraft in pursuit of the Air Force‘s T-X contract, Defense News reported Sunday. Aaron Mehta writes that Chris Chadwick, president and CEO of Boeing’s defense business, said the alliance is designing a trainer that would look different from the Saab […] More

  • Mark McGraw, Boeing Target Int'l Military Trainer Markets - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Mark McGraw, Boeing Target Int’l Military Trainer Markets

    Boeing has won $56 million from the U.S. Navy to maintain aircrew training systems as the company aims to expand into the international military trainer maintenance market. The company said the five-year contract began Dec. 1. “This addition to our portfolio is strategically important as we bolster our maritime patrol trainer maintenance business, especially internationally,” […] More

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