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2009-02-06
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Lockheed Martin is partnering with Carnegie Mellon University’s Entertainment Technology Center to accelerate the introduction of innovative technologies into new systems engineering concepts. The corporation will fund $640,000 of research and development projects at Carnegie Mellon in 2009.
2012-08-16
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Ukrainian company Antonov together with Russian United Aircraft Corp. will participate in manufacturing Antonov An-70 transport airplanes. Russian defense ministry already placed an order for 60 such machines, $67 million apiece.
2012-01-24
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Boeing received authorization from the U.S. Air Force to produce and launch the eighth and ninth Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) satellites. WGS-8 and -9 will join four other satellites that are part of the Block II series.
2012-08-30
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Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co. in Denver has been selected to build and operate the InSight spacecraft. The Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) mission, led by principal investigator Bruce Banerdt of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and managed by JPL.
2013-06-12
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Eurocopter Japan recently signed contracts with Japan’s National Police Agency (NPA) for a total of four helicopters. Comprising two medium-class and two twin-engine light helicopters, the new acquisitions will be deployed to Hyogo Prefectural Police (EC155 B1), Hiroshima Prefectural Police (AS365 N3+), Osaka Prefectural Police (EC135 P2e), and Fukuoka Prefectural Police (EC135 P2e), as replacements for aging aircraft in the respective fleets.
2010-05-07
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Northrop Grumman and Bell Helicopter have joined forces to develop and demonstrate a new rugged, high-capacity unmanned aerial system based on the four-blade, single-engine Bell 407 helicopter. First flight of the new Fire-X medium-range vertical unmanned aerial system (VUAS) is expected by the end of 2010.
2010-04-26
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EADS North America and its industry team of American Eurocopter and Lockheed Martin are independently funding and developing three AAS-72X helicopters to demonstrate the performance, capabilities, and maturity of the rotary-wing aircraft for the U.S.
2011-11-16
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The U.S. Army awarded Lockheed Martin a $383 million contract to maintain, operate, and sustain the Persistent Threat Detection Systems (PTDS). The tethered aerostat provides real-time, around-the-clock reconnaissance and surveillance of broad geographic areas for warfighters in Iraq and Afghanistan.
2010-09-07
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Lockheed Martin has received a $111.4 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force for sustainment of the F-22 Raptor fleet, resulting in a contract value of $709 million. This modification is for the 2010 Follow-On Agile Sustainment for the Raptor (FASTeR) contract, which was issued initially in 2008 and extended in 2009.
2010-05-24
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Allen Aircraft Products Inc. joined forces with the Boeing Co. as part of a team to bid for the U.S. Air Force's new fleet of aerial refueling tankers. As a member of the team, Allen Aircraft will become eligible to increase orders if Boeing is awarded the tanker contract in 2010.
2010-08-23
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The Boeing Co. is expanding its St. Louis-area operations with the planned opening of a manufacturing facility at MidAmerica Airport in Mascoutah, IL. The facility, tentatively scheduled to open late this year or in early 2011, will use leased space in an existing building to house assembly and subassembly work.
2010-02-09
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Engineers and scientists from NASA and General Motors Co. worked together through a Space Act Agreement at the agency's Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX, to build a new humanoid robot capable of working side by side with people.
2011-02-09
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An agreement has been reached between Airbus and Magellan Aerospace (U.K.) Ltd. securing a further work package, Crown Fittings, on Airbus' A350 XWB. It is expected to generate revenues in excess of $20 million over the next 10 years.
2013-09-23
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NASA has selected six companies to participate in a government/industry partnership to advance composite materials research and certification; the project seeks to reduce the time for development, verification, and regulatory acceptance of new composite materials and structures.
2014-06-23
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GE Aviation recently broke ground for its new machining factory in West Jefferson, NC. The new 80,000-ft² expansion will allow for increased capacity as the shop assumes additional machining work. The increase in volume is driven largely by orders for the new LEAP jet engine of CFM International, a 50:50 joint company of GE and Snecma (Safran) of France.
2011-09-27
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The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) selected General Dynamics Information Technology as an awardee for the Manufacturing Technologies for Remotely Piloted Vehicles contract. General Dynamics will develop new design methods to improve supply chain and manufacturing techniques for all aspects of Remotely Piloted Vehicles and Aircraft (RPVs/RPA), including airborne and ground components.
2010-11-30
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Boeing has agreed to acquire the business and operations conducted by Summit Aeronautics Group in Helena, MT. Summit employs 135 people to manufacture titanium and other hard metal structures for commercial and military aircraft.
2014-08-20
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KUKA Aerospace, a developer of automated manufacturing systems for aircraft manufacturing and assembly, is locating its first U.S. facility outside of Michigan in Everett, WA. The 29,000-ft² center will provide a service and maintenance hub close to KUKA Aerospace customers on the West Coast and help support current expansion.
2016-10-21
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France's Dassault Aviation and India's Reliance Group announced in late September 2016 the creation of a joint venture (JV) in India called Dassault Reliance Aerospace. With this announcement came news that the Dassault Reliance Aerospace JV will be a key player in the execution of offset obligations as a part of the 36 Rafale fighter jet purchase agreement that was signed between France and India on September 23, 2016 and is valued at around €7.87 billion, or about Rs. 59,000 crore.
2014-06-25
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Lockheed Martin Space Systems awarded a contract to ATK to provide UltraFlex solar arrays for NASA's InSight Lander mission, which will place a lander on Mars in 2016 to study the red planet's deep interior.
2014-08-05
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GKN Aerospace is leading a consortium of U.K. companies in a 3½ year, £13.4 million research and development program called Horizon (AM) that builds on GKN Aerospace’s additive manufacturing (AM) capability.
2010-07-26
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Goodrich Corp. signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with Lockheed Martin Aeronautics to design and develop polymer matrix composite (PMC) landing-gear drag braces for the F-35 Lightning II. In addition, Goodrich signed an MOA with Netherlands-based Fokker Landing Gear for the supply of PMC drag braces for the F-35's main landing gear.
2010-08-25
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Southern Research Institute, a not-for-profit scientific research organization based in Birmingham, AL, opened a new office in Huntsville, AL. The Huntsville office will support U.S. Department of Defense and NASA programs, and serve as a center for business development activities in the Huntsville market.
2009-05-01
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Airbus and the Dutch aerospace industry signed an extension to their memorandum of understanding for strategic cooperation in research and technology (R&T) in place since 2005, and initiated a specific collaboration agreement on advanced thermoplastic composites.
2010-03-17
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EADS signed a cooperation agreement with Norsk Titanium Components (NTiC) covering the development of near-net-shape, plasma-based layer manufacturing technologies for aerospace, defense, and space applications.
2008-06-30
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The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory issued a contract to GE-Aviation to develop technology for the Highly Efficient Embedded Turbine Engine (HEETE) program focused on enhancing the endurance and range of next-generation mobility and unmanned applications.
2011-10-19
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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, the Society for Protective Coatings (SSPC), and Honda Aircraft have created the first-ever industry certification for aerospace coatings applicators professionals.
2011-01-07
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GKN Aerospace and Magellan Aerospace (U.K.) Ltd. signed an agreement securing a work package containing structural components for the Airbus A320 and A330 aircraft. The package contains a number of major aluminum and titanium structural components and is expected to generate revenues in excess of £21 million over the next five years.
2013-06-18
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As an EV price war rages, gas-powered vehicles are becoming more efficient and hybrids are getting cheaper. What's an EV engineer to do?
2010-01-08
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NASA selected ASRC Primus of Greenbelt, MD, for the Goddard Unified Enterprise Services and Technology (GUEST) contract. The five-year contract has a minimum value of $2 million and a maximum value of $229 million.
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