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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...

2014-05-27 12:20:45

SAN DIEGO, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has built and demonstrated a unique communications capability for the U.S. Department of Defense that enables fifth-generation aircraft to share information through existing data links with fourth-generation fighters to improve situational awareness and combat effectiveness. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO The F-22 Raptor and the F-35 Lightning II are the world's only...

2014-05-08 16:21:34

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] F-35 Lightning II aircraft fleet, which surpassed 16,000 cumulative program flight hours to date in April, flew a monthly record high for System Development and Demonstration (SDD) with 282 flight hours and 153 flights in April. "The SDD fleet achieving more than 150 flights in one month speaks to the quality of this aircraft and the commitment of this team," said J.D. McFarlan, Lockheed Martin's vice...

2014-04-17 20:20:35

Company's centers of excellence will drive efficiency and affordability for its customers ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) dedicated its new Aircraft Integration Center of Excellence in St. Augustine today, which builds upon the company's 34-year legacy of operations there. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO A photo accompanying this release is available at...


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