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2013-09-26 16:21:44

STRATFORD, Conn., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), this week begins final assembly of the prototype S-97 RAIDER(TM) helicopter following acceptance of the fuselage structure from Aurora Flight Sciences. Consisting of an integrated cockpit, cabin and tail cone, the composite fuselage arrived September 20 at Sikorsky's Development Flight Center in West Palm Beach, Fla., where the company will complete a light...

Lori B. Garver Official Portrait
2012-01-26 14:00:22

NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver will visit Aurora Flight Sciences in Manassas, Va., on Jan. 27 to highlight how government can partner with small business to help create the jobs of the future through investment in science and technology. NASA has partnered with Aurora on a number of projects involving innovative future aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicle technology, and the Synchronized Position Hold, Engage, Reorient, Experimental Satellites (SPHERES) satellite test bed. SPHERES...

2011-06-10 08:00:00

STRATFORD, Conn., June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) today announced the certification of the Aurora Flight Sciences' facility in Columbus, Mississippi, as a UTC Supplier Gold site. Aurora Flight Sciences becomes the 14th Sikorsky supplier to achieve this milestone for superior operational performance. Qualifying criteria includes best-in-class performance in quality, delivery, lean techniques and customer...

2009-08-25 10:23:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world's largest association representing the unmanned systems community, the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), announces the newly elected members to the association's governing board. John Lambert, AUVSI President and Senior Director for Tactical Systems, Aurora Flight Sciences A native of Massachusetts, Mr. Lambert received a BS degree in Physics from Providence College and a MS degree in Systems...

2008-08-07 18:00:11

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center has awarded a multi-year contract to Northrop Grumman Corporation's Integrated Systems Division of San Diego for engineering and technical services in support of the center's planned operation of two Global Hawk aircraft. The indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity, sole-source contract is for a five-year period with a value not to exceed $25 million. The agreement covers the period from...