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2013-06-25 08:21:35

WCG's xCEL System Measures, Helps Enhance Troops' Reaction, Perception, Skills ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- White Canvas Group, a technology solutions incubator, announced today that it has been awarded a contract with the U.S. Department of Defense (Combating Terrorism Technology Support Office) to develop a performance enhancement and training program for elite U.S. war fighters. White Canvas Group will integrate its xCEL system with a cutting edge performance...

2013-06-24 12:20:48

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The first Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] F-35C Lightning II Navy carrier variant (CV) aircraft, CF-6, arrived at Strike Fighter Squadron 101 located at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., on Saturday. The jet is the Navy's first 5th generation F-35 production aircraft. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130624/DA37103) Strike Fighter Squadron 101 will serve as the F-35C Fleet Replacement Squadron, training both pilots and...

2013-06-19 08:20:57

PARIS, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PARIS AIR SHOW -- Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has successfully completed initial design review with the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory on its Adaptive Engine Technology Development (AETD) Program. The review confirmed that the initial design of Pratt & Whitney's engine has the potential to meet system requirements and establishes the basis for proceeding with preliminary design of the AETD engine...

2013-06-19 00:20:12

Deployed Test Solutions Bridge the Armament Test Gap for 4th and 5th Generation Fighters PARIS, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Paris Air Show - Marvin Test Solutions (formerly known as Geotest-Marvin Test Systems), a leading provider of innovative test solutions for military and commercial aerospace industries, is demonstrating its solutions this week at the Paris Air Show in booth 3-C82. With growing challenges including increasingly complex armament systems with longer lifecycles,...

2013-06-18 08:22:11

PARIS, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PARIS AIR SHOW -- Pratt & Whitney has delivered the 100(th) F135 propulsion system, the power plant for the F-35 Lightning II, to the U.S. government. The conventional take-off and landing (CTOL) engine was delivered ahead of contract requirements and indicates continued progress and successful execution of the F-35 program. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. "With the delivery of this 100(th) engine, we are...

2013-06-13 08:20:53

REDONDO BEACH, Calif., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corp (NYSE: NOC) recently delivered the first of approximately 20 electronics units for the fourth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite payload, allowing the integration and test phase of production to get under way. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) A photo accompanying this release is available at http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=19295. AEHF, the...

2013-05-29 08:27:46

Animated Video of World's First Firearm System with Jet Fighter Lock-and-Launch Technology Attracts Nearly 200,000 Views in First Week AUSTIN, Texas, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TrackingPoint, creator of the world's first smart rifle, today announced the release of a computer-animated trailer showcasing its extreme-distance Precision Guided Firearm (PGF) technology. The video, available for viewing in multiple locations on the Internet, has been seen nearly 200,000 times since its...

2013-05-20 16:24:56

- 13-3 Featherweight Fighter Coming Off Win at Jungle Fight 51 - PITTSBURGH, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Multiple Energy Technologies, the maker of BIO Power(TM) technology, is pleased to announce that Brazilian mixed martial arts fighter Edimilson "Kevin" Souza has joined the BIO Power team as a brand ambassador. The announcement comes as Souza is celebrating a knockout win over Fabiano Soldier at Jungle Fight 51 in Rio de Janeiro. Considered one of the hardest-hitting...

2013-05-16 12:25:44

Decorated Combat Veteran to Lead Precision Guided Firearm Company AUSTIN, Texas, May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The day after delivering the first Precision Guided Firearms (PGFs) to customers, TrackingPoint announced Jason Schauble as the new Chief Executive Officer. Jason is a retired Marine who was awarded the Silver Star, Bronze Star with combat distinguishing device, and Purple Heart for his work with the elite Force Reconnaissance community in Iraq. He was medically retired due...

2013-05-15 16:20:17

BALTIMORE, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) Scalable Agile Beam Radar (SABR) designed for the F-16 fighter aircraft recently demonstrated its autonomous, all-environment precision targeting capability, which will enhance the aircraft's mission capabilities. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) The capability, known as Auto Target Cueing (ATC), uses high-definition synthetic aperture radar (SAR) images to locate and...