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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. Navy's Unmanned Combat Air System Carrier Demonstration (UCAS-D) program. The successful flight took place at Edwards Air Force Base in California on Feb. 4 and lasted for approximately 29 minutes. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:...

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. Deliveries will be in 2014 and the contract also contains a two-year support program including aircrew and maintenance training. Korea joins 14 other nations that have selected the proven C-130J. "Because it...

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. Air Force F-16 at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. The radar demonstration flights were conducted in partnership with the U.S. Air Force and Lockheed Martin. The RACR team highlighted the multirole capabilities RACR could bring to the F-16 Fighting Falcon, which included...

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. This award is for the first year of a planned three-year procurement that will maintain continuous production on the ELGTR, with work under this contract beginning in the third quarter of 2011 at Lockheed Martin's Archbald, PA, operation. "The Lockheed Martin team is focused on providing the most...

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. This contract covers engines to support the initial aircraft production for the Egyptian Air Force's F-16 Block 52 aircraft purchase. The F100-PW-229 EEP is the latest evolution of Pratt & Whitney's F100...

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. Air Force's Arnold Engine Development Center in Tennessee. This year's long test was specifically designed to demonstrate the new engine's capabilities to provide dependable operation and significantly...

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. Lockheed Martin's Sniper® pod offering was determined to be the best overall value to the U.S. Government. Under the terms of this contract, the Government has options to buy up to 670 pods through 2017. If all options are exercised, Lockheed Martin's share of the...

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. The contract includes four F100-PW-229 Engine Enhancement Package (EEP) engines and 16 engine modules. The first F100-PW-229 EEP engine delivery is scheduled for December 2010. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. "Pratt & Whitney's F100 team continues...

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. Air Force F-16 Aircraft Structural Integrity Program (ASIP). The contract has a one year base period of performance, four one-year options and a total value of more than $19 million, if all options are exercised....

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). This upgrade expands the Sniper pod's current video data link capabilities by enabling digital transmission of high definition imagery and metadata between aircrews and ground troops at extended ranges. "Video datalink capability is in...


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