Woodstock Wire: Defense Dispatch

September 24, 2017

Afghan Air Force Receives First Black Hawk Helicopters

U.S. News -- The Afghan Air Force took delivery of its first four U.S.-made UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters on Tuesday as part of a planned...

September 24, 2017 04:53 AM

General Dynamics Delivers Submarine Colorado

PR Newswire: Aerospace and Defense -- General Dynamics Electric Boat yesterday delivered the nuclear-powered attack submarine Colorado (SSN 788) to the U.S. Navy. Electric Boat is...

September 24, 2017 04:22 AM

September 23, 2017

Contracts For Sept. 22, 2017

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTS AIR FORCE S&K Aerospace LLC, St. Ignatius, Montana, has been awarded a $559,011,645

September 23, 2017 11:16 PM

Raytheon's Air & Missile Defense Radar tracks simultaneous missile targets for the first time

Military -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) AN/SPY-6(V) Air and Missile Defense Radar acquired and tracked multiple threat-representative targets simultaneously...

September 23, 2017 11:16 PM

September 22, 2017

Ball Aerospace Completes Spectrometer Testing and Verification on NASA's TEMPO Program

PR Newswire: Aerospace and Defense -- The Tropospheric Emissions: Monitoring of Pollution (TEMPO) instrument, designed and built by Ball Aerospace for NASA, has completed spectrometer...

September 22, 2017 06:18 PM

Lockheed Martin's Legion Pod Wins F-15C IRST Competition

PR Newswire: Aerospace and Defense -- Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) Legion Pod(r) has been selected as the Infrared Search and Track (IRST) system for the U.S. Air Force's F-15C fleet....

September 22, 2017 06:17 PM

Saab Offers U.S.-Based Production Capability for T-X Trainer Aircraft

PR Newswire: Aerospace and Defense -- Defense and security company Saab together with Boeing are competing to win the tender process to supply the United States Air Force with an...

September 22, 2017 06:17 PM

General Dynamics Awarded $5 Billion for Design of U.S. Navy's Next Ballistic-Missile Submarine

PR Newswire: Business Technology -- The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $5.1 billion Integrated Product and Process Development (IPPD) contract to complete...

September 22, 2017 06:03 PM

Upgraded Lockheed Martin Laser Outguns Threat in Half the Time

PR Newswire: Business Technology -- A Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) prototype laser weapon system proved that an advanced system of sensors, software and specialized optics can deliver...

September 22, 2017 05:54 PM

Gulfstream Marks Five-Year Anniversary Of G650 Type Certification

PR Newswire: Business Technology -- Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. recently marked the five-year anniversary of the Gulfstream G650's type certification by the Federal Aviation Administration...

September 22, 2017 05:53 PM

All in the Family: Lockheed Martin Introduces New Satellite Lineup

PR Newswire: Business Technology -- Today Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) debuted a new family of satellite buses that form the core of nearly every space mission. From nanosats to...

September 22, 2017 05:53 PM

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. to Report Fiscal 2017 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results on September 27th

Business Wire: Aerospace News -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL), a leading provider of products, systems and services for advanced communications...

September 22, 2017 05:21 PM

Orbital ATK Receives $123 Million in Orders for Artillery Precision Guidance Kit from the U.S. Army

Business Wire: Aerospace News -- Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, announced today that the U.S. Army has placed an additional...

September 22, 2017 05:21 PM

Orbital ATK Successfully Launches Patriot Target Vehicle for Missile Defense Test

Business Wire: Engineering News -- Orbital ATK (NYSE:OA), a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, successfully launched a PATRIOT Target Vehicle (PTV) for the U.S....

September 22, 2017 05:16 PM

Aerojet Rocketdyne's Orion engineers win a Silver Snoopy and other NASA accolades

GeekWire -- REDMOND, Wash. - One of NASA's most celebrated awards was handed out today, but it didn't go to an astronaut. Instead, it was an astronaut who...

September 22, 2017 04:49 PM

Contracts For Sept. 21, 2017

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTS ARMY Oshkosh Defense LLC, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, has been awarded a $466,773,281 modification

September 22, 2017 03:29 PM

September 21, 2017

China's showing off its new helicopters

Popular Science -- A peek into the China Helicopter Expo.



The 4th Biennial China Helo Expo in Tianjin shows off China's...

September 21, 2017 05:26 PM

Colorado aerospace firm opens new Arvada facility, plans on hiring

Enterprise -- Digital Colorado - A Colorado aerospace manufacturing company this week opened a new Arvada facility, and said it plans on hiring. Special Aerospace...

September 21, 2017 03:57 PM

Contracts For Sept. 20, 2017

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTS ARMY Oshkosh Defense LLC, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, has been awarded a $466,773,281 modification

September 21, 2017 03:41 PM

September 20, 2017

Saab Receives Order for Giraffe 1X

Military -- Saab - Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract for delivery of the Giraffe 1X surface radar system. Due to confidentiality arrangement...

September 20, 2017 02:58 PM

Contracts For Sept. 19, 2017

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTS DEFENSE INFORMATION SYSTEMS AGENCY Jacobs Technology Inc., Fort Walton Beach, Florida, is

September 20, 2017 02:58 PM

September 19, 2017

Northrop Grumman's $7.8B deal to acquire Orbital ATK fuels aerospace consolidation

GeekWire -- Northrop Grumman's purchase of Orbital ATK for $7.8 billion will create a company involved in projects ranging from America's next stealth bomber...

September 19, 2017 05:33 PM

Saab explores the market for Gripen Aggressor to meet the US ADAIR requirement

Military -- Saab - Defense and security company Saab is exploring the potential for the recently announced Gripen Aggressor, to meet the needs of the United...

September 19, 2017 05:15 PM

Contracts For Sept. 18, 2017

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTS U.S. SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND Sierra Nevada Corp., Folsom, California, is being awarded

September 19, 2017 04:43 PM

Saab Offers U.S. Based Production Capability for T-X Trainer Aircraft

Military -- Saab - Defence and security company Saab together with Boeing are competing to win the tender process to supply the United States Air Force with...

September 19, 2017 04:43 PM

September 18, 2017

Navy Plans to Use Xbox Controllers for New Periscope Systems

U.S. News -- The U.S. Navy plans to use Xbox 360 controllers to operate periscopes aboard its newer submarines.

September 18, 2017 04:53 PM

Pratt & Whitney Continues Adaptive Engine Breakthroughs with Latest Tests

PR Newswire: High Tech Security -- Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today announced it has successfully completed testing of an adaptive three-stream...

September 18, 2017 04:52 PM

Sikorsky Celebrates One-Year Anniversary of Forward Stocking Location in Stavanger

PR Newswire: High Tech Security -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, is celebrating the first year of operations for its Stavanger, Norway-based Forward Stocking Location (FSL)....

September 18, 2017 04:52 PM

CACI Awarded $28.7 Million Task Order to Support U.S. Air Force Civil Engineer Center's Information Technology Modernization Program

Business Wire: Engineering News -- CACI International Inc (NYSE: CACI) announced today that it was awarded a task order, with a ceiling value of $28.7 million, to provide integration,...

September 18, 2017 04:52 PM

Northrop Grumman to Buy Missile Maker Orbital for $7.8 Billion

U.S. News -- U.S. defense contractor Northrop Grumman Corp said on Monday it would buy missile and rocket maker Orbital ATK Inc for...

September 18, 2017 04:30 PM

Northrop Grumman to Acquire Orbital ATK for $9.2 Billion

Military -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC), a leading global security company, and O...

September 18, 2017 04:24 PM

Northrop Grumman Nears Deal to Purchase Orbital: Source

U.S. News -- Northrop Grumman Corp neared an agreement to buy Orbital ATK Inc in a transaction that could be announced as soon...

September 18, 2017 03:25 PM

Lockheed Martin Ventures Invests in Ocean Aero, Strengthening Focus on Unmanned Maritime Systems

PR Newswire: Aerospace and Defense -- Lockheed Martin Ventures is making a strategic investment in Ocean Aero, the developer of the Submaran(tm) unmanned maritime vehicle. This is...

September 18, 2017 01:15 AM

Last Call: General Dynamics Radio Sends Final Message from Cassini Spacecraft to Earth

PR Newswire: High Tech Security -- In 1997, engineers at General Dynamics designed and built a transponder, or radio, that would travel aboard the Cassini spacecraft, the nation's...

September 18, 2017 01:13 AM

Boeing Selects Triumph Group as Major Supplier for Its U.S. Air Force T-X Offer

Business Wire: Engineering News -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] has selected Triumph Group, Inc. [NYSE:TGI] as a major supplier for its T-X Air Force training jet. If the Air Force awards...

September 18, 2017 01:02 AM

September 17, 2017

SpaceX's Dragon cargo capsule splashes down with a crew of mouse-tronauts

GeekWire -- SpaceX's robotic Dragon capsule was set loose from the International Space Station today and returned to Earth with more than 3,800 pounds of...

September 17, 2017 11:05 PM

Contracts For Sept. 15, 2017

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September 17, 2017 09:44 PM

NASA Awards Contract for Ground Processing of Spaceflight Cargo

Military -- NASA - NASA has awarded a contract to Leidos Innovations Corporation in Houston to provide pressurized cargo packing and unpacking for the International...

September 17, 2017 09:44 PM

Raytheon to support NOAA's weather forecasting toolkit critical to hurricane watches and warnings

Military -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will continue its support for NOAA's Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System program that ingests and analyzes...

September 17, 2017 09:44 PM

September 15, 2017

SilentHawk Hybrid-Electric Motorcycle Awarded Second Phase 2 SBIR Contract

Business Wire: Engineering News -- SilentHawk all-wheel drive, hybrid-electric motorcycle to be optimized during 2nd Phase II SBIR contract from DARPA.

September 15, 2017 04:01 PM

Saab signs contract for maintenance on telecommunications net

Military -- Saab - Defense and security company Saab has signed a contract for maintenance of the Armed Forces' telecommunications net for 2017-2018. The...

September 15, 2017 02:48 PM

Contracts For Sept. 14, 2017

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTS ARMY SNA International LLC,* Alexandria, Virginia, has been awarded a $110,000,000 hybrid

September 15, 2017 03:32 AM

September 14, 2017

Argonne supercomputer opens new frontier of fuel-engine research

Argonne National Laboratory -- Argonne supercomputer opens new frontier of fuel-engine researchSeptember 13, 2017Researchers at the Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National...

September 14, 2017 04:54 PM

General Dynamics to Show Innovative Solutions for U.S. Marine Corps at Modern Day Marine 2017

PR Newswire: Business Technology -- General Dynamics will show how its extensive portfolio advances the U.S. Marine Corps' mission to defend the nation. Hands-on...

September 14, 2017 04:35 PM

Lockheed Martin and Elbit Systems to Partner on the Maritime Electronic Warfare Programme for the Royal Navy

PR Newswire: Business Technology -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) UK and Elbit Systems UK have signed a strategic teaming agreement to partner on the Maritime Electronic Warfare Programme...

September 14, 2017 04:34 PM

Contracts For Sept. 13, 2017

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTS NAVY The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, is being awarded $676,575,190 for modification

September 14, 2017 02:58 PM

Arexis - New electronic warfare family from Saab

Military -- Saab - Defence and security company Saab provides electronic warfare (EW) systems to customers worldwide. The latest addition to its extensive...

September 14, 2017 02:58 PM

September 13, 2017

Despite row, Canada cleared for Super Hornet purchase | Saab unveils Gripen Agressor, targets US and UK sales | India nears purchase of US-2 for maritime mission

Military -- Defense Industry Daily - Americas

Canada has been approved by the US State Department to purchase up to 18 Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet fighter...

September 13, 2017 02:58 PM

Three New Crew Members Arrive at International Space Station

Military -- NASA - After a six-hour flight, NASA astronauts Mark Vande Hei, Joe Acaba and Alexander Misurkin of Roscosmos arrived at the International Space...

September 13, 2017 02:57 PM