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Mitsubishi Corporation Acquisition of Sikorsky S-76D(TM) Helicopters Pushes Total for Japan Market to 11Jun 21, 2013
PARIS – PARIS AIR SHOW - Mitsubishi Corporation has contracted with Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), to acquire 11 S-76D™ helicopters for use in Search and Rescue (SAR) operations by the Japan Coast Guard (JCG). The new helicopters were ordered in three contracts that were finalized between Feb. 2012 and March 2013. The contracts are the largest series... Read More
As Member of The Marvin Group With Longstanding History in Aerospace, Company Renews Focus in Mil/Aero, Manufacturing Test IRVINE, Calif. - Geotest - Marvin Test Systems, a leading provider of innovative test solutions for aerospace and manufacturing, today announced it has changed its name to Marvin Test Solutions. The simplified name strengthens the company's association to The Marvin Group,... Read More
Steelcraft to Supply Key Components for Canadian Armed Forces' Fleet of Light Armoured Vehicle III Upgrade ProjectMay 21, 2013
SteelCraft has been awarded a $10.39 million subcontract by General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada in support of the Light Armoured Vehicle III Upgrade Project. The contract was announced on January 23, 2013 in Stratford by Mr. Gary Schellenberger, Member of Parliament for Perth-Wellington, on behalf of the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Associate Minister of National Defence and Minister of... Read More
Weapon has improved precision, navigation capabilities TUCSON, Ariz. - Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has completed delivery of more than 200 Paveway™ GBU-50 guidance kits to a European partner. The GBU-50 provides the 2,000-pound MK-84 or the BLU-109 penetrator with all-weather GPS navigation combined with precision terminal laser guidance. A full range of selectable terminal impact angles... Read More
RIO DE JANEIRO– LifePort, Inc. today announced it has contracted with the U.S. Air Force (USAF) Special Operations to equip its fleet of Sikorsky HH-60G PAVE HAWK™ helicopters with the company's Improved Ballistic Armor Sub System (iBASS). Culminating five years of product development and collaboration with the USAF, deliveries of the iBASS systems are scheduled to commence this month. A... Read More
LAAD 2013: Mistral Group Introduces New Capabilities in Detecting and Identifying Drugs & ExplosivesApr 15, 2013
Mistral's solutions capable to identify over 20 various drug types and 99% of the explosives; were used extensively by coalition forces during the Iraq and Afghanistan wars Herzeliya Pituach, IsraelÂ – Mistral Group, a leading developer and manufacturer of products for military, EOD and law-enforcement will be displaying various drug and explosives identification kits at LAAD 2013 exhibition,... Read More
Skytronics to Unveil New Repair and Overhaul Services for Airbus Commercial Aircraft THSAs at MRO AmericasApr 12, 2013
El Segundo, California – Skytronics, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries (PSI) and SDVOSB, will unveil new repair and overhaul services for Trimmable Horizontal Stabilizer Actuators (THSAs; PN47145) on Airbus A318, A319, A320 and A321 aircraft at MRO Americas 2013. As an FAA-approved Repair Station for over 50 years, Skytronics also holds approvals from the EASA, CAAC and Boeing.... Read More
LONDON - Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) will highlight its industry-leading global capabilities in intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR), by introducing the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye to the Malaysian market at the Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace (LIMA) Exhibition. LIMA 2013 will be held at the Mahsuri International Exhibition Centre, Langkawi Island, Malaysia,... Read More
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3M Subsidiary Ceradyne, Inc., Awarded More Than $40 Million U.S. Government Order for Small Arms Protective InsertsApr 01, 2013
Armor vest plates protect military warriors COSTA MESA, CA - Ceradyne, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of 3M, announced it has received an award for more than $40 million from the U.S. Government for two separate Small Arms Protective Insert (SAPI) armor plate orders placed under Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contract for the Government of Afghanistan. The order requires delivery of 242,000 body... Read More
Ametek Becomes Only Power Supply Company Suporting Standard Dod ATS Families Across All Four Military BranchesMar 22, 2013
AMETEK Programmable Power Products Qualified For CASS, RTCASS, NGATS, VDATS and eCASS SAN DIEGO – AMETEK Programmable Power, the global leader in programmable AC and DC power test solutions, announces that its ReFlex Power™ (RFP) System is now qualified for use in standard Department of Defense (DoD) ATS (Automated Test Systems) across all major military branches. It is the only power system... Read More
Aircraft Displays Exceptional Performance and Target Accuracy During Successful Live Firing Exercises MESA, Ariz.- MD Helicopters Inc. (MDHI), a Lynn Tilton company and leading manufacturer of commercial, air-rescue, military and law enforcement helicopters, announced that the MD 540F aircraft has successfully completed the first phase of live fire exercises. The firing exercise is one milestone... Read More
SM-6 program on track to reach initial operating capability in 2013 HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) delivered the first Standard Missile-6 all-up-round to the U.S. Navy from its new integration and testing facility in Huntsville, Ala. SM-6 defends naval vessels against fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicles and cruise missiles. "SM-6 is a game-changing,... Read More
CHARLOTTE, N.C.Â - General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), and RAFAEL Advanced Defense Systems Ltd., are offering the Samson line of Remote Weapons Stations (RWS) to the U.S. military.Â These cost-effective and field-proven remote weapons stations allow a gunner to remain protected inside the vehicle while operating a weapon... Read More
Interest in Predator XP Continues to Grow, Aircraft Now in Production SAN DIEGOÂ - General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA), tactical reconnaissance radars, and electro-optic surveillance systems, today announced that it will have a significant presence at the upcoming IDEX show in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Feb.... Read More
Atlas V Rocket Processed at Launch Site in Just 27 Days CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla.- A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket successfully launched NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS-K) payload at 8:48 p.m. EST today from Space Launch Complex-41. This was the first of 13 ULA launches scheduled for 2013, the 35th Atlas V mission, and the 67th ULA launch. "ULA and our... Read More
MARIETTA, Ga., - Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] delivered a C-130J Super Hercules to the Iraqi Air Force at formal ceremonies here today. This is one of the initial three aircraft of a total of six C-130Js ordered by Iraq. The other two of these initial three aircraft departed yesterday for Iraq. The remaining three C-130Js will be delivered in 2013. The Iraqi Air Force will use the airlifters for... Read More
ATK's Multi-Option Fuze Provides Increased Mission Capability for U.S. Navy's 5-inch Gun Ammunition Five-Year Production Contract to be Performed at Allegany Ballistics Laboratory in Rocket Center, W. Va. ARLINGTON, Va.- ATK (NYSE: ATK) announced that it received a five-year, Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract from the U.S. Army Contracting Command for the production of the... Read More
Company to provide Mine Warfare Tactical Decision Aid in support of the Airborne Mine Countermeasures (AMCM) Upgrade MCLEAN, Va.- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) [NYSE: SAI] today announced it has been awarded a contract to provide the Mine Warfare and Environmental Decision Aids Library (MEDAL) tactical decision aid in support of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force... Read More
Northrop Grumman Highlights Range of International Security Capabilities at Land Warfare Conference, AustraliaNov 12, 2012
CANBERRA, Australia - Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) is participating in the 2012 Land Warfare Conference in Melbourne, Australia, where it will highlight a range of its integrated solutions for force protection, command and control, and cyber security. The Land Warfare Conference is being held at the Melbourne Convention Centre from Oct. 30 to Nov. 2, and is aimed at users, providers,... Read More
Lockheed Martin's Missile Defense Systems Engage Multiple Targets During First Ever Integrated Ballistic Missile Defense System TestNov 08, 2012
BETHESDA, Md. - Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LM) Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System, Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Missile and Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Weapon System successfully engaged in the first-ever test of all three systems demonstrating the integrated capabilities of today's U.S. regional missile defense systems. These systems worked together to detect, track,... Read More