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2011-08-16 08:07:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $47 million contract to develop, demonstrate and deliver autonomous technologies for unmanned air systems in support of in-theater unmanned cargo resupply missions. Under the contract, Lockheed Martin and Kaman Aerospace (NASDAQ GS: KAMN) will demonstrate intelligent autonomous technologies for unmanned aerial systems using the K-MAX helicopter platform. The Army's Aviation Applied Technology...

2011-08-08 15:38:00

BALTIMORE, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Two MH-60S SEAHAWK(® )helicopters flew into the Port of Baltimore headed to the Royal Thai Navy, marking the first delivery of the MH-60 to an international customer. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110808/NE49173 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO ) The U.S. Navy flew the aircraft from Owego, N.Y., to the Port of Baltimore, Md., ahead of their ocean voyage to Thailand. The aircraft were...

2011-08-05 05:00:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: BRS), the leading provider of helicopter services to the offshore energy industry, announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share of its common stock. The dividend will be payable on September 12, 2011 to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 15, 2011. ABOUT BRISTOW GROUP INC. Bristow Group Inc. is the leading provider of helicopter services to the...

2011-08-05 03:01:00

MIELEC, Poland, Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky has delivered three S-70i(TM) BLACK HAWK helicopters to an undisclosed customer. The helicopters -- assembled, completed to customer specifications, and flight tested at Sikorsky's production facility in Mielec, Poland -- are the first-ever deliveries of the international variant of Sikorsky's iconic BLACK HAWK helicopter. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Photo:...

2011-07-14 12:26:00

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.'s X2 Technology(TM) demonstrator has flown for the last time, the company announced today. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110714/NE35522 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO ) In an early morning demonstration flight conducted from the company's new Sikorsky Innovations Center within its Development...

2011-07-14 08:51:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On July 13, the students on the Gamera human-powered helicopter team from the University of Maryland's A. James Clark School of Engineering completed their scheduled summer flight session with a new unofficial flight duration of 12.4 seconds. If verified by the National Aeronautic Association, this new time will shatter the team's previous 4.2-second U.S. national record set in May. Between the May flights and yesterday's, the...

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