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CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA has selected UTC Aerospace Systems for the world's first NP2000 propeller modernization of a P-3 aircraft.
IceBridge's campaign began on Mar. 10 when NASA's P-3 research aircraft left Wallops for Thule. For the first part of the campaign, researchers studied Arctic sea ice from Thule and Fairbanks, Alaska.
Pilots and flight engineers with NASA's Operation IceBridge traveled to Jacksonville, Fla., to prepare for the mission's recently concluded Antarctic campaign. There the flight crews spent time training in a P-3 aircraft simulator at the U.S. Navy base Naval Air Station Jacksonville.
Making the current NASA Operation IceBridge campaign – the first to ever operate directly from Antarctica – a reality took a year and a half of planning and coordination, finishing with weeks of intense work both at home and in Antarctica.
Researchers and flight crew with NASA's Operation IceBridge, an airborne mission to study changes in polar ice, began another season of science activity with the start of the 2012 Arctic campaign on March 13.
A carefully executed operation to validate data from CryoSat has shown what can be accomplished when ESA, NASA and others join forces to further our understanding of how the fragile polar environment is responding to climate change.
GREENVILLE, S.C., July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The first Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) P-3 Orion with new Mid-Life Upgrade (MLU) enhancements was delivered to U.S.
MARIETTA, Ga., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) delivered the first set of new production P-3 Orion wings to the company's launch customer, the Royal Norwegian Air Force, on Sept. 25.
MARIETTA, Ga., July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded an $821 million maintenance, repair, and overhaul contract for the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) P-3 Orion fleet.