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2011-06-20 07:48:00

PARIS, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PARIS AIR SHOW -- The United Arab Emirates Air Force recently received its first C-17 Globemaster III, powered exclusively by four Pratt & Whitney F117 engines. The UAE Air Force is slated to receive a total of six C-17s by 2012. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company. The UAE Air Force received its first new C-17 in a ceremony at Boeing's final assembly site in Long Beach, California in mid May. "We are proud to...

2011-06-20 07:22:00

PARIS, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PARIS AIR SHOW -- Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today announced that India's Ministry of Defence has signed a Letter of Offer and Acceptance with the U.S. government to acquire 10 Boeing C-17 Globemaster III airlifters exclusively powered by four Pratt & Whitney F117 engines. According to the agreement, India will take delivery of its C-17s in 2013 and 2014. "We are delighted that the Indian Air Force has...

2011-06-15 07:07:00

LONG BEACH, Calif., June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced that India's Ministry of Defence has signed an agreement with the U.S. government to acquire 10 Boeing C-17 Globemaster III airlifters. The Foreign Military Sale - approved by the U.S. Congress in May 2010 - establishes India as the C-17's largest international customer. According to the agreement, India will take delivery of its C-17s in 2013 and 2014. "The C-17 will elevate India's leadership in the...

2011-03-09 06:01:00

FORTH WORTH, Texas, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd. has been awarded a contract from The Boeing Company for the development of the C-17 Replacement Head Up Display ("RHUD") for the United States Air Force. The contract also contains options for Recurring Production, Depot Support and Repairs. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080408/300488 ) The C-17 provides rapid strategic...

2011-03-09 04:18:00

HAIFA, Israel, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) announced today that its wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary, Elbit Systems of America, LLC, was awarded a contract from The Boeing Company for the development of the C-17 Replacement Head Up Display ("RHUD") for the United States Air Force. The contract, which is not in an amount that is material to Elbit Systems, also contains options for Recurring Production and Repairs. (Logo:...


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