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2014-08-25 12:20:39

FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program continued a steady path of flight test milestones in August, including weapons separation, software compatibility and flight hours, all demonstrating program maturity. "The test milestones are a direct result of the detailed planning, coordination and execution between various government teams and the integrated test force," said J.D. McFarlan, Lockheed Martin's...

2014-08-11 08:21:55

Contract Valued at $96.2 Million ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK), a world leader in precision-guided weapons, missile products and rocket motors, has been awarded a contract valued at $96.2 million by the U.S. Navy for the third full-rate production lot of the Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM). The contract covers AARGM and Captive Air Training Missiles for the U.S. Navy and Italian Air Force. "AARGM continues to provide significant...

2014-07-30 08:21:48

Latest test validates weapon's capability against hardened targets TUCSON, Ariz., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) successfully tested a Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) Joint Standoff Weapon C (JSOW C) against a hardened wall target at the RAAF Woomera Test Range. Launched from an F/A-18F Super Hornet at an operationally representative stand-off range and altitude of 25,000 feet, the JSOW C scored a direct hit. The RAAF test marked the third...

2014-07-14 04:20:29

F-35, F/A-18E/F, F-16 activities have begun LONDON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), the U.S. Navy, and the U.S. Air Force have begun Small Diameter Bomb II (SDB II) integration activities on the F-35, F/A-18E/F, and F-16 aircrafts. Preliminary SDB II fit checks and pit tests have been completed on the F-35, supporting the Joint Strike Fighter's ability to carry eight SDB IIs internally. Following a successful fit check on the F/A-18E/F, initial planning...

2014-07-13 04:20:06

Test marks first dual AMRAAM shots from any F-35 variant LONDON, July 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A U.S. Air Force pilot successfully fired two Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) AIM 120 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles from an F-35B fighter aircraft. The missiles tracked and engaged two aerial targets during a Weapon Delivery Accuracy mission in Southern California. The test marked the first dual AMRAAM shot from any F-35 variant, and the first live AMRAAM shot from the F-35B....

2014-07-10 12:21:12

WASHINGTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Department of Defense announced an agreement aimed at reducing the price of an F-35 Lightning II 5(th) generation fighter to the equivalent of today's 4(th) generation fighters by the end of the decade. Designated "The Blueprint for Affordability," the DoD and F-35 industry partners - Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and BAE Systems signed an agreement to implement cost reduction initiatives to lower the production costs of F-35...

2014-07-03 12:20:56

CHICAGO, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] announced today deliveries across its commercial and defense operations for the second quarter of 2014. Major program deliveries during the second quarter were as follows: Major Programs 2nd Year-to- Quarter Date 2014 2014 --- ---- ----...

2014-06-30 20:20:16

FALLS CHURCH, Va., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) a $3.6 billion fixed price, incentive fee multiyear contract to deliver 25 new E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft, bringing the total number of aircraft on contract to 50. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO A photo accompanying this release is available at:http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=26236 Developed and produced by...

2014-06-25 16:21:55

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) is incorporating the newest cockpit technology and open architecture design in both fixed- and rotary-wing platforms. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO The cornerstones of Northrop Grumman's integrated, open system are mature and proven technology, as well as a partitioned software architecture that minimizes life cycle cost while enabling easy capability upgrades...

2014-05-29 20:20:20

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. and NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, Md., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In three separate flight tests on May 27th, Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] F-35 Lightning II aircraft demonstrated air-to-air combat capability, completed the first flight test with the next level software load and accomplished a landing at the maximum test speed and drop rate. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140529/92431 In the Point Mugu Sea Test Range airspace off the Central...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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