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2010-09-02 07:00:00

MELBOURNE, Fla., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has been awarded a 2 1/2 year, $18 million contract to produce telemetry modules supporting the U.S. Air Force Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM). This follow-on contract brings the overall value of the program for Harris to $154 million since 1991. The AIM-120 AMRAAM takes maximum advantage of the highly accurate target...

2010-08-05 07:00:00

MELBOURNE, Fla., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has been awarded a three-year, $55 million follow-on production contract from Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) to supply avionics systems for the U.S. Department of Defense F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft. This Low Rate Initial Production contract brings the total value of the program for Harris to more than $410 million since 2001. Harris...

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2010-07-24 05:55:00

Raytheon Inc. gave a first glimpse of its Scorpion helmet technology for F-16 and A-10 combat jets via a simulator at the Farnborough International Airshow this week. According to an Associated Press reports, the U.S. defense company's new technology transmits data on a single-eye monocle attached to an existing helmet. The monocle is both cheaper to produce than a full visor and reduces operational costs because it is interchangeable between standard existing helmets.  It also...

2010-07-20 09:08:00

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The versions of the F-16 being delivered to customers now are the most advanced 4th Generation multi-role fighter aircraft currently available on the international market and are building on the F-16's reputation for effectiveness and value, the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) director of business development for the program said today. "The F-16 continues as a modern, highly capable, affordable and supportable fighter. The program is...

2010-07-19 07:42:00

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW - Pratt & Whitney was awarded a contract from the U.S. Government valued at approximately $145 million to provide engines to power the Royal Moroccan Air Force's new fleet of F-16 aircraft. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. Pratt & Whitney's contract includes F100-PW-229 Enhanced Engine Package (EEP) engines scheduled for delivery in 2010 and 2011. "We are honored...

2010-07-19 07:12:00

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW - The United States Air Force awarded Pratt & Whitney a contract and options, with a value up to $74 million, to provide scheduled maintenance for U.S. Air Force F100 engines powering F-15 and F-16 fighter aircraft. Pratt & Whitney F100 engines power more than half of the combined U. S. Air Force F-15 and F-16 fleets. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. Under this...

2010-07-19 05:30:00

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force has awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $12.6 million contract for Phase 1 integration and qualification of the Helmet Mounted Integrated Targeting (HMIT) system for Air Force and Air National Guard A-10C and F-16C Block 30/32 aircraft. HMIT will be a "heads-up" system that displays crucial information in high-resolution color imagery directly in the pilot's field of vision. Information displayed will include...

2010-07-12 09:00:00

BETHESDA, Md., July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will present a variety of global security program and capability briefings for members of the press at the 2010 Farnborough International Airshow which takes place July 19-25 in the United Kingdom. All media briefings will take place in the Lockheed Martin Partnership Pavilion located at (OE8) unless otherwise specified below: Mon., July 19 10 a.m. -- Delivering Global Security Solutions in a Complex and Changing...

2010-07-07 14:43:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The ninth Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter entered flight testing on Tuesday, becoming the second test jet to fly with the next-generation avionics package that will populate all operational F-35s. The F-35A conventional takeoff and landing (CTOL) variant, known as AF-3, flew for 42 minutes during its first flight. F-35 Test Pilot Bill Gigliotti took off at 6:20 p.m. and initiated a series of flying-qualities...

2010-06-29 12:59:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Code One, the award-winning airpower magazine published by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has officially unveiled its newly updated and expanded website (www.codeonemagazine.com). The new website, like the print magazine, reports on all Lockheed Martin Aeronautics aircraft, air vehicles and systems. "The new Code One website reflects the rapidly expanding digital communications world," said Joe LaMarca, vice president of communications for Lockheed...


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