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Airbus Helicopters selects Pratt & Whitney PW206B3 engine to power H135

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Airbus Helicopters announced its selection of the Pratt & Whitney PW206B3 engine to power the Airbus H135 IFR-certified helicopter the company is proposing for the U.S. Navy helicopter trainer replacement. Company officials made the announcement at the 2019 Heli-Expo industry trade show in Atlanta....

U.S. Government approves release of Boeing EA-18G Growler to Finland

Boeing and the U.S. Navy have received U.S. Department of Defense approval to offer the EA-18G Growler to Finland. Previously only Australia had been authorized to purchase the airborne electronic attack (AEA) aircraft. Boeing and the Navy have offered the Growler and F/A-18 Super Hornet...

U.S. Navy orders next group of P-8A aircraft; 19 jets support world-wide customers

The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing a $2.4 billion production contract for the next 19 P-8A Poseidon aircraft. The contract includes 10 aircraft to add to the current inventory of P-8As in the U.S. Navy fleet, all five jets currently under contract for Norway...

Leonardo: TH-119 helicopter performs first flight, ready for US Navy

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Leonardo is pleased to announce it successfully completed the initial flight test of the TH-119 IFR training helicopter. The TH-119 is Leonardo’s bid to replace the U.S. Navy’s aging fleet of TH-57 Sea Ranger training helicopters, a variant of the successful AW119, manufactured in...

Viasat’s MMT proves Battlefield Ready during 2018 Saber Strike exercise

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During the recent Saber Strike 2018 exercise, which was intended to build readiness across U.S. Army and NATO coalition forces, Viasat Inc., a global communications company, proved its Multi-Mission Terminal (MMT), known to the United States Department of Defense as the AN/TSC-241, is battlefield ready, and can help warfighters and first responders rapidly communicate during...

Rockwell Collins awarded to provide MUOS SATCOM-capable airborne radios

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Rockwell Collins has been awarded the first long-term contract with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to supply Mobile User Objective System (MUOS)-capable airborne radios and ancillaries for DoD platforms including fixed and rotary-wing aircraft, ships and ground installations. A five-year agreement through the...

U.S. Navy Awards Boeing $805 million MQ-25 Contract

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Boeing will build the U.S. Navy’s first operational carrier-based unmanned aircraft, the MQ-25 aerial refueler, through an $805 million contract awarded on the 30th of August. Boeing was awarded the engineering and manufacturing development contract to provide four aircraft. Boeing plans to perform the MQ-25...

Northrop Grumman is upgrading legacy AGM-88 HARM systems into the AARGM

Northrop Grumman is the US Navy prime contractor responsible for the conversion of AGM-88B/C High Speed Anti-Radiation Missiles into the Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM). AARGM is a supersonic, air-launched tactical missile system, upgrading legacy AGM-88 HARM systems with advanced capability to perform destruction...

Orbital ATK to exhibit at 2018 ILA Berlin Air Show

Orbital ATK, a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, will exhibit during the 2018 ILA Berlin Air Show. The biennial show focuses on aerospace and defense technology solutions and will take place April 25 - 29, 2018 at the Berlin ExpoCenter Airport, Berlin,...

Boeing Receives U.S. Navy Contract to Modernize F/A-18 Super Hornet Fleet

Boeing has been awarded a contract to modernize the U.S. Navy F/A-18 fleet, extending the life of existing Super Hornets from 6,000 to 9,000+ flight hours. In the early 2020s, Boeing will begin installing initial updates to the aircraft that will convert existing Block...

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