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2014-06-26 16:21:11

STRATFORD, Conn., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has been awarded a U.S. Air Force contract to develop new combat search and rescue helicopters. Sikorsky will develop a derivative of the UH-60M BLACK HAWK model for the Air Force's rescue mission. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO The award of an estimated $1.28 billion Engineering & Manufacturing Development (EMD) contract...

2014-06-10 12:21:07

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A hybrid cloud developed by the Global Combat Support System - Air Force (GCSS-AF) program and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will provide a secure, hosting capability, that when used with other existing services, will lower costs, increase agility and improve service for 800,000 Air Force users. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110419/PH85737LOGO-b The GCSS-AF cloud pilot, which concludes in July 2014, strives to provide a hosting...

2014-06-09 12:21:12

SAN DIEGO, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, the U.S. Air Force awarded the prestigious Dr. James G. Roche Sustainment Excellence Award for superior performance in aircraft maintenance and logistics readiness to the U.S. Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk high altitude, long endurance unmanned aircraft program produced by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO The Sustainment Excellence Award is named for...

2014-05-28 23:11:59

Ace Computers/Ace Technology Partners just announced that it has taken the lead by launching a new LinkedIn discussion group for those with an interest in the U.S. Air Force’s NETCENTS 2 contract. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Ace Computers/Ace Technology Partners, one of the leading custom computer builders and resellers in the U.S., just announced that it has taken the lead by launching a new LinkedIn discussion group for all those with an interest in the U.S. Air Force’s...

2014-05-20 08:20:55

ANNAPOLIS, Md., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced that it has entered into a contract with E-volve Technology Systems (E-volve) to enable their delivery of TCS' professional services to the U.S. Air Force (USAF) for its Cyber Operations Training Program. The subcontract includes a base award term of five months and two, one-year option terms; all of...

2014-04-15 23:04:29

Desktop Alert receives approval to connect to the AFNet. Completes migration of AFDW notification system to AFNet at Pentagon Chatham, New Jersey (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Desktop Alert Inc., the Department of Defense leader in less than one minute alert notification systems, today announced that the company's mass notification system has been successfully migrated to the new USAF AFNet network. Desktop Alert is the only current system provisioned with a USAF Enterprise-Wide...

2014-04-03 16:20:16

Defense Meteorological Satellite Program Spacecraft Entering Polar Orbit VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) satellite built by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] was successfully launched today at 7:46 a.m. from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., atop an Atlas V rocket. Lockheed Martin confirmed signal acquisition shortly after launch. [High-resolution images of the launch and satellite are available here:...

2014-03-21 12:20:16

FAIRFAX, Va., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was recently awarded a $26 million contract from Lockheed Martin to support the U.S. Air Force Global Positioning System (GPS) III Network Communications Element (NCE). The Air Force's next-generation GPS III satellites will improve position, navigation and timing services and provide advanced anti-jam capabilities yielding superior system...

2014-03-17 12:20:13

ORLANDO, Fla., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force declared initial operational capability (IOC) for Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) Sniper(®) Advanced Targeting Pod - Sensor Enhancement (ATP-SE) and has now deployed the system to support combat operations in theater. An enhanced configuration of Sniper ATP, Sniper ATP-SE provides U.S. Air Force strike fighter and bomber aircraft with advanced modes for non-traditional intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance;...

2014-03-14 16:20:25

LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The first Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35 Lightning II assigned to the 56(th) Fighter Wing was officially delivered during a ceremony attended by dignitaries and hundreds of local civic leaders, wing military and civilian members here today. The F-35A Conventional Takeoff and Landing variant, known as LF 5030, is the first of 144 F-35As scheduled for delivery to the base. "The F-35 Lightning II represents the future of...


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