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2013-10-10 12:20:18

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nonin Medical, Inc., the inventor of fingertip pulse oximetry and a leader in noninvasive medical monitoring, announced today that 15 employees have received the United States Air Force Director's Award for their role in helping the Air Force return the F-22 Raptor, the world's most advanced fighter jet, to active service. The award was signed by Major General Charles Lyon, Air Combat Command Director of Operations, and by Colonel Gregory...

Boeing Turns Fighter Jets Into Drones
2013-09-25 08:45:50

[ Watch the Video: Drone Fighter Jet Makes Debut Flight ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Boeing has begun repurposing old fighter jets as drones with plans to use them as airborne targets. Six retired Lockheed Martin F-16s have been retrofitted with the appropriate equipment to allow them to be flown from the ground. In a test flight last week, two US Air Force pilots controlled the QF-16 as it flew from Tyndall Air Force Base in Florida to the Gulf of Mexico....

2013-09-23 08:37:28

Open architecture battle management enables direct command and control of interceptors to increase capability while reducing costs HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army and Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) have successfully incorporated a key capability of the Patriot family of missiles and the Sentinel radar into the Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) Battle Command System (IBCS). (Logo:...

2013-09-20 16:20:11

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force's Air Logistics Complex (ALC) at Hill Air Force Base, Ogden, Utah, hosted a ceremony today marking the arrival of the first Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] F-35 Lightning II aircraft to a depot facility. The aircraft ferried from Nellis AFB, Nev., and will be the first Air Force F-35A conventional takeoff and landing (CTOL) variant used in the Block 2B Operational Testing & Evaluation (OT&E) program in 2015....

2013-09-16 12:20:59

Book chronicles people, innovation behind development of stealth bomber WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) today released a new book about the people and innovation that helped create the U.S. Air Force's B-2 stealth bomber, one of most powerful and survivable aircraft ever produced. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) Entitled "B-2: The Spirit of Innovation," the book was written by political analyst...

2013-09-12 12:22:01

British Companies Recognized for Their Contributions to the F-35 Lightning II Program LONDON, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirteen British companies and the U.K. Minister of Defence Equipment, Support and Technology participated in a Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] Industry Recognition Event during the DSEI tradeshow today. Over the next 40 years, British industry will continue to play a vital role in the F-35's global production, follow-on development and sustainment, bringing strong economic...

2013-09-12 08:22:07

Company's Freedom 350 also less costly, more capable, easy to use, designed for growth SAN DIEGO, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Following successful completion of an extensive series of tests, trials, demonstrations and an initial production run, Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) said it stands ready to commence full rate production of its Freedom 350 radio to fully satisfy the U.S. Army's acquisition effort for the Mid-Tier Networking Vehicular Radio (MNVR). (Logo:...

2013-09-11 23:22:50

ResearchMoz.us include new market research report" Global Military Fixed-Wing Aircraft Market 2013 - 2023" to its huge collection of research reports. Browse All Strategic Defence Intelligence Market Research Reports - http://www.researchmoz.us/publisher/strategic-defence-intelligence-84.html Albany, NY (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 “The Global Military Aircraft Market 2013-2023” offers the reader detailed analysis of the global military aircraft market over the next ten years,...

2013-08-28 16:20:34

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The first flight of an F/A-18 Advanced Super Hornet prototype featuring conformal fuel tanks (CFT) designed and built by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC), took place earlier this month. A photo accompanying this release is available at http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=20707. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) The design and assembly of the tanks were completed in less...

2013-08-28 12:20:19

- Tests prove aircraft will outpace future threats ST. LOUIS, Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- During three weeks of flight testing the Advanced Super Hornet, Boeing [NYSE: BA] and partner Northrop Grumman demonstrated that the fighter can outperform threats for decades to come with improvements that make the jet much harder for radar to detect and give it significantly more combat range. Through 21 flights in St. Louis and Patuxent River, Md., that began Aug. 5, the team tested...