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2009-04-29
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Triumph Group Inc. has acquired Mexmil Co. LLC, a provider of design, manufacture, and repair services for thermal-acoustic insulation systems for commercial aerospace applications. The acquired business, to be called Triumph Insulation Systems LLC, will be part of Triumph Aerospace Systems Group.
2009-03-10
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GE Aviation has opened a new systems manufacturing facility in Suzhou, China. The expansion covers 18,600 m², and workers there will be capable of producing autoclaved composite parts, mechanical fabrications, structure assembly, and civil aircraft actuation systems.
2010-01-08
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The Boeing Co. completed a detailed site survey of the Terma facility in Grenaa, Denmark, to assess its capabilities for possible commercial airplanes work. Boeing is moving forward with a plan to build long-term, sustainable partnerships with Danish industry as part of an industrial cooperation program for its F/A-18E/F Super Hornet bid in Denmark’s New Combat Aircraft competition.
2009-10-29
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Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. and Thales Alenia Space have agreed to work jointly on the next-generation satellite constellation Iridium NEXT program. Ball Aerospace's possible roles and responsibilities include assembly, integration, and test.
2011-05-04
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Saab selected Eaton Corp. to design complete ducting systems for the Gripen Next Generation (NG) fighter aircraft’s bleed air and environmental control systems. Components manufactured by Eaton for the Gripen Next Generation aircraft include pneumatic ducts, rigid and flexible joints, and V-band couplings.
2010-12-06
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Bell Helicopter and the U.S. Army Aviation Applied Technology Directorate signed a $30 million Technology Investment Agreement to develop drive system technology under the Future Advanced Rotorcraft Drive System (FARDS) program.
2010-10-15
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NASA awarded Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne a $60.3 million contract to provide continued Space Shuttle Main Engine (SSME) prelaunch, launch, and post-launch support through March 31. The contract is an extension to the current space shuttle program flight manifest launch schedule, which shifted the last two scheduled launch dates for missions STS-133 and STS-134 to fiscal year 2011.
2010-08-25
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Intelsat S.A. awarded a contract to Boeing to provide a second ultra-high frequency (UHF) payload on another of the four commercial communications satellites that Intelsat ordered from Boeing last year.
2008-06-30
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Pratt & Whitney and Turkish Airlines Technic signed a joint-venture agreement to build an aircraft engine overhaul center in Istanbul, Turkey. The joint-venture facility, to be named Pratt & Whitney Turkish Technic Aircraft Engine Maintenance Center, will overhaul V2500 and CFM56 engines.
2014-09-24
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Aerojet Rocketdyne announced the establishment of an Advanced Hydrocarbon Propulsion Development Office (AHPDO) in Huntsville, AL. The facility will focus on delivering a 21st-century advanced hydrocarbon rocket engine and the integration of the company's ongoing hydrocarbon technology and development efforts.
2014-04-24
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Powering Imagination LLC was founded by its CEO Erik Lindbergh, grandson of Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh, to promote sustainable aviation and innovations through initiatives in electric flight, alternative aviation fuels, and aircraft noise reduction.
2011-06-19
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Ricardo Inc. formed a strategic business alliance with XRD Inc. (XRDi) and NW UAV to design, develop, and manufacture a family of heavy-fuel engine solutions for unmanned systems. Branded Wolverine, the new engine line combines Ricardo's engineering expertise with XRDi's propriety combustion technology and NW UAV's advanced manufacturing capabilities.
2008-08-12
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Mooney Airplane Co. has entered into a joint engineering project with Rolls-Royce to explore using the RR500 as an alternative-fuel (Jet A) powerplant to complement the current Mooney product line. Mooney’s participation in the General Aviation Manufacturers Association’s Future Avgas Strategy and Transition Plan and Mooney’s experience in building high-performance airframes make the two companies logical partners for the new project.
2008-06-30
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Pratt & Whitney selected Goodrich Corp. to be the exclusive provider of the complete nacelle systems for its new Geared Turbofan engine for both the Mitsubishi Regional Jet and the Bombardier CSeries aircraft families.
2010-02-10
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Hong Kong Airlines selected Pratt & Whitney's PW4170 Advantage70 engine to power six new Airbus A330 aircraft. The memorandum of understanding, valued at approximately $470 million, includes two spare engines and a fleet management program.
2010-01-08
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Palo Alto, CA-based Space Systems/Loral (SS/L) has been selected to provide a propulsion system to NASA Ames Research Center for the Lunar Atmosphere Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) spacecraft. NASA's LADEE spacecraft is a small observatory that will study the moon's thin atmosphere and dust above the lunar surface.
2009-07-17
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Snecma and Volvo Aero agreed to a five-year partnership involving the series production of 37 nozzles and the same number of turbines, which will be manufactured by Volvo Aero in Trollhättan from the end of 2009 until mid-2014.
2008-12-18
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TransDigm Group Inc. has acquired the stock of Aircraft Parts Corp. (APC) from Unison Industries LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of GE Aviation. APC designs and manufactures starter generators, generator control units, and related components for turbine engines.
2009-10-14
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U.S. Army Aviation Missile Command (AMCOM) awarded Symetrics Industries a contract, expected to exceed $50 million, to design the next generation of the Improved data modems (IDM-304B) for installation on multiple Army aircraft.
2009-11-10
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Saab Aerosystems awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. a contract to supply LCR-100 Attitude and Heading Reference Systems (AHRS) for the NEURON European unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV) demonstrator. The commercial off-the-shelf LCR-100 Gyrocompass north-finding AHRS, based on a fiber-optic gyro and micro-electromechanical accelerometers, provides accurate and uninterrupted attitude, heading, position, velocity, and status information.
2009-01-12
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Fairchild Controls, a business unit of EADS North America headquartered in Frederick, MD, has been selected to develop an airborne cooling system for Northrop Grumman Corp.’s ALQ-122 electronics suite installed on U.S.
2010-01-20
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The U.S. Army selected Northrop Grumman Corp. to develop the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System (IBCS) under a $577 million, five-year contract for system design and development.
2009-04-29
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Rockwell Collins Inc. announced plans to acquire DataPath Inc., a provider of satellite-based network communication solutions. With more than 600 employees around the world, DataPath designs, integrates, manages, and deploys satellite communication (SATCOM) systems for military and commercial customers.
2010-02-13
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The U.S. Air Force awarded Raytheon Co. a $37.9 million delivery order to modify weapons data link equipment used in pilot training for F-15s. This is the second delivery order under a 2007 contract for the USAF Training Frequency Relocation (TFR) program.
2009-11-20
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GE Aviation and China’s AVIC Systems announced plans to form a joint venture company to develop and market integrated avionics systems for commercial aircraft customers. The new avionics company, to be headquartered in China and launched in mid-2010, will offer fully integrated, open architecture avionics and services for future commercial aircraft programs.
2009-12-10
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Boeing received a $23 million contract from the U.S. Air Force for Phase 2 of the B-1 Laptop Controlled Targeting Pod software upgrade. The upgrade will enable the B-1 bomber aircraft's targeting pod to find stationary targets and automatically send the target GPS coordinates via the B-1's avionics system to the weapons.
2008-06-30
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EADS signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Kazakh titanium supplier UKTMP and Aubert & Duval, a supplier of metal-based aircraft components. The MOU covers the supply of titanium to Airbus and other divisions of EADS and is potentially worth $1 billion.
2008-06-30
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The German Ministry of Defence awarded EADS Defence & Security the prime contractor role for the Agile UAV within Network-Centric Environments (Agile UAV-NCE) technology program. This program is aimed at the analysis and refinement of enabling technologies and operational concepts of unmanned agile reconnaissance operations of a UAV.
2008-06-30
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The U.S. DOD awarded a contract to Orbital Sciences Corp. as part of its Theoretical Studies and Engineering Services (TSER) program for suborbital launch vehicle research and engineering. Orbital will serve as a prime contractor to support U.S.
2008-06-30
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NASA awarded Boeing a $265 million contract to produce the Ares I crew launch vehicle’s instrument unit avionics (IUA). Boeing was previously selected as the Ares I upper-stage production contractor. The IUA provides the guidance, navigation, and control hardware for the vehicles, serving as the “brains” behind the rocket’s ascent.
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