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2014-03-20 16:21:22

WARSAW, Poland, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Politechnika Warszawska (Warsaw Polytechnic) will jointly conduct an advanced applied research program in the field of integration between manned and unmanned airborne platform systems. The program adds to Lockheed Martin's already strong industrial and academic partnerships in Poland to motivate young Polish engineers to address tomorrow's defense and industrial needs. The program, principally staffed...

2014-03-20 12:30:39

LONDON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:The Global Military Rotorcraft Market 2013-2023 - Country Analysis: Market Profile SynopsisThis report offers detailed analysis of the global Military Rotorcraft market over the next ten years, and provides extensive market size forecasts by country and sub sector. It covers the key technological and market trends in the Military Rotorcraft market. Summary"The Global Military...

2014-03-19 16:20:34

SAN DIEGO, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) delivered a Global Hawk Block 40 Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) to the U.S. Air Force at Grand Forks Air Force Base, N.D., ahead of schedule, Feb. 14. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO This is the second aircraft delivered as part of Global Hawk's Lot 10 contract, joining a Block 30 system delivered four months early in November of last year. Two additional aircraft, a final...

Lockheed Martin future supersonic advanced concept featuring two engines under the wings and one on top of the fuselage
2014-03-18 05:44:17

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Nearly a decade ago, the French Concorde landed for the last time at Heathrow Airport. Commercial supersonic air travel has been as elusive as your lost luggage ever since. This hasn't stopped NASA from searching for solutions that will get supersonic passenger travel up and going once again. Aerospace engineers have made significant progress in their understanding of supersonic flight since the Concorde folded up its wings, but one...

2014-03-17 16:20:51

Improvements support rising production rates, increasing demand for 737s SEATTLE, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) today kicked off expansion of its 737 Commercial Delivery Center (CDC) at Boeing Field in Seattle. The project more than doubles the space that will be available for customers and groups supporting increased 737 deliveries. "Our customers expect and deserve a first-class facility when they come to pick up their airplanes, and we think these improvements...

2014-03-17 16:20:35

TOKYO, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has announced the appointment of retired Col. Toshihiko Seki as head, Air Power Programs, based in the company's Tokyo office. He joins Northrop Grumman after a successful 30-year career in the Japan Air Self Defense Force (JASDF). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO In this new role, Seki will focus on identifying how Northrop Grumman's intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance...

2014-03-17 12:20:13

ORLANDO, Fla., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force declared initial operational capability (IOC) for Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) Sniper(®) Advanced Targeting Pod - Sensor Enhancement (ATP-SE) and has now deployed the system to support combat operations in theater. An enhanced configuration of Sniper ATP, Sniper ATP-SE provides U.S. Air Force strike fighter and bomber aircraft with advanced modes for non-traditional intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance;...

Bigger, Faster Blimp Airship Unveiled By Goodyear
2014-03-17 11:04:03

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Goodyear Blimp has long been associated with major sporting events across North America and the iconic dirigible is now being replaced by a bigger, faster model, according to the tire maker. Unveiled on Friday at Goodyear’s Wingfoot Lake hangar in Suffield, Ohio, the new airship is scheduled to conduct test flights over northeast Ohio in the coming weeks. At the unveiling, the company also announced an online contest to name the...

2014-03-17 08:22:17

PALMDALE, Calif., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Palmdale has recognized Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) commitment to the Antelope Valley with a commendation for the company's designation of its Palmdale site as one of two Aircraft Integration centers of excellence in the country. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO This month marks the anniversary of the site being named an Aircraft Integration Center of Excellence. Northrop Grumman's...

2014-03-14 16:20:25

LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The first Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35 Lightning II assigned to the 56(th) Fighter Wing was officially delivered during a ceremony attended by dignitaries and hundreds of local civic leaders, wing military and civilian members here today. The F-35A Conventional Takeoff and Landing variant, known as LF 5030, is the first of 144 F-35As scheduled for delivery to the base. "The F-35 Lightning II represents the future of...


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The History Of Drone Technology
2014-05-26 09:05:12

Drones, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), are pilotless and non-crewed aircraft that are capable of flight either by remote control or through the use of on-board computers. Other names for these types of aircraft are remotely piloted vehicle (RPV), remotely piloted aircraft (RPA), and remotely operated aircraft (ROA). Drones are commonly used by the military, but are also being implemented in search and rescue operations and being utilized in other civil applications, such as...

General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper
2013-10-03 13:25:05

The General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper, once known as the Predator B, is an unmanned aerial vehicle or UAV that was created by the General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) for the United States Air Force. Air Force members refer to the MQ-9 and other UAVs, also known as drones, as Remotely Piloted Vehicles/Aircraft (RPV/RPA) because humans can control them, but they are capable of autonomous flight as well. This hunter-killer drone is the first of its kind that can be used for long-endurance...

Northrop Grumman MQ-8 Fire Scout
2013-09-24 15:48:13

The Northrop Grumman MQ-8 Fire Scout is an unmanned autonomous helicopter that is used by the United States Armed Forces for reconnaissance missions, situational awareness, and targeting assistance for ground, air, and sea bound soldiers. There are four variants of this UAV, two of which were derived from Schweizer helicopters. The first MQ-8 version, known as the RQ-8A, was used after the Navy retired their RQ-2 Pioneers. The Navy wanted an updated UAV with specific guidelines, including...

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2007-04-10 13:51:34

The Comet is a commonly kept form of goldfish, the only type to have originated in the United States. They first appeared in the ponds of the Fish Commission in Washington in the early 1880s. Hugo Mullertt was the first person to bring the Comet goldfish to the market in a large quantity. Characterized by a long, tall, flowing tailfin they can be differentiated from the common goldfish, although otherwise they are very similar. Both of these varieties are quite hardy and will do well in...

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2006-03-01 12:05:00

The Pallid Harrier (Circus macrourus) is a migratory bird of prey of the harrier family. It can be found in southern parts of eastern Europe and central Asia and winters mainly in India and southeast Asia. It is a very rare visitor to Great Britain and western Europe, although remarkably a juvenile wintered in Norfolk in the winter of 2002-2003. This medium-sized raptor breeds on open plains, bogs and heathland but in winter prefers open country. This typical harrier has long wings held...

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