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  • Report: Lockheed names 3 industry partners for Navy's MQ-25 tanker drone program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: Lockheed names 3 industry partners for Navy's MQ-25 tanker drone program

    Lockheed Martin has announced three industry partners for its proposed offering for the U.S. Navy's MQ-25 carrier-based aerial tanker drone program, Defense News reported Monday. Lockheed officials announced Monday that General Electric and United Technologies Corp. will respectively supply the F404 turbofan engine and the F-35C landing gear, while Triumph Aerostructures will produce the drone's internal structure. Lockheed's Skunk […] More

  • Lockheed Buys Wind Tunnel in Texas; Mike McWithey Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Buys Wind Tunnel in Texas; Mike McWithey Comments

    Lockheed Martin plans to upgrade a wind tunnel in Grand Prairie, Texas it has acquired from Triumph Aerostructures. The company previously leased the facility and has performed subsonic, transonic and supersonic research and development tests there, the company said Wednesday. “The high speed wind tunnel in Grand Prairie is an aerospace engineering treasure, serving as a proving ground […] More

  • Northrop Conducts Wing Strength Tests on the Triton UAS; Mike Mackey Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Conducts Wing Strength Tests on the Triton UAS; Mike Mackey Comments

    Northrop Grumman has announced that structural strength tests on the MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system’s wings showed that it can handle more than the required load by the U.S. Navy. The company said it worked with Triumph Group Inc.’s subsidiary, Vought Aircraft Division, to demonstrate the Triton’s strength during surveillance missions, Northrop Grumman announced Monday. During […] More

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