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2011-02-07 06:41:00

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney's F100-PW-220U engine and exhaust system have successfully powered the first flight of the Navy / Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) X-47B flight test aircraft for the U.S.

2010-12-02 11:15:00

MARIETTA, Ga., Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has signed a contract with the Republic of Korea to provide the nation four C-130J Super Hercules aircraft. Korea's new Super Hercules will be the longer fuselage or "stretched" combat delivery variant.

2010-12-02 08:00:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Advanced Combat Radar, the latest Active Electronically Scanned Array radar, has successfully completed a series of flight trials on a U.S.

2010-11-22 13:30:00

ARCHBALD, Pa., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received a $15.6 million contract to produce paveway II Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds (ELGTR) for the U.S. Navy.

2010-11-16 14:20:00

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, was awarded a contract for $46 million to provide F100-PW-229 Enhanced Engine Package (EEP) engines to power the Egyptian Air Force's new fleet of 20 F-16 aircraft.

2010-11-15 07:28:00

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney's newest member of the F100 engine family, the F100-PW-229 Engine Enhancement Package (EEP), has successfully completed more than 6,000 total accumulated cycles (TACs) in an accelerated mission test (AMT) at the U.S.

2010-10-20 09:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force selected Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) as the winner of the 60 percent share of the Advanced Targeting Pod-Sensor Enhancement (ATP-SE) competition.

2010-10-14 13:24:00

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney was awarded a $33.9 million contract for additional F100 spare engines in support of the Hellenic Air Force's fleet of F-16 aircraft.

2010-10-13 15:05:00

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) announced today it was awarded a prime contract by the General Services Administration (GSA) Region 8 to provide engineering and software system services in support of the U.S.

2010-09-13 09:32:00

. ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $13 million contract to upgrade the Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod's (ATP) existing data link with an enhanced digital Compact Multi-band Data Link (CMDL).

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.