Woodstock Wire: Defense Dispatch

May 03, 2019

Ellsworth Air Force Base to Receive First B-21 Raider Planes

U.S. News -- Ellsworth Air Force Base to receive first B-21 Raider planes 14 years after being removed from the Department of Defense's closure list.

May 03, 2019 04:52 PM

April 30, 2019

Harris Corporation Awarded $212 Million F/A-18 Electronic Warfare System Contract

Business Wire -- Announcing $212 million contract awarded to Harris Corporation for Navy F/A-18 electronic warfare system.

April 30, 2019 06:36 PM

Air Force Plans Combat Exercise, Weapons Evaluation in Utah

U.S. News -- The U.S. Air Force will conduct a large training exercise and a weapons evaluation in northern Utah in coming weeks.

April 30, 2019 04:57 PM

April 29, 2019

Contracts For April 26, 2019

SupplyChain -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCYSea Box,* Cinnaminson, New Jersey, (SPRD11-19-D-0100, $471,828,000); W&K

April 29, 2019 04:45 PM

April 18, 2019

Contracts For April 17, 2019

SupplyChain -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - ARMYGeneral Dynamics - Ordnance and Tactical Systems, Garland, Texas, was awarded a $125,000,000

April 18, 2019 06:16 PM

Contracts For April 16, 2019

SupplyChain -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - AIR FORCELockheed Martin Space, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, has been awarded an $879,000,000

April 18, 2019 06:15 PM

April 09, 2019

Harris Corporation Awarded $84 Million Contract to Produce Experimental Space Vehicle to Enhance GPS Capabilities

Business Wire -- Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has received an $84 million contract to produce Navigation Technology Satellite-3 (NTS-3)

April 09, 2019 06:55 PM

April 04, 2019

U.S. Army Selects ManTech to Develop Next Phase of Cloud-Based Persistent Cyber Training Environment Prototype

Globe Newswire -- ManTech (Nasdaq: MANT) today announced that it has been selected as one of three companies to continue collaborative development of a prototype...

April 04, 2019 04:07 PM

March 31, 2019

Patriot One Partners with Raytheon Canada Limited

Globe Newswire -- Patriot One Technologies Inc. (TSX.V: PAT) (OTCQX: PTOTF) (FRANKFURT: 0PL) makers of the award-winning PATSCAN threat detection system today...

March 31, 2019 04:51 AM

March 26, 2019

Raytheon developing new version of advanced synthetic aperture radar for U-2 aircraft

Military -- Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) is developing a new version of the Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar that flies on the U-2 Dragon Lady aircraft under a...

March 26, 2019 06:04 PM

March 25, 2019

Sikorsky-Boeing joint effort for Army's assault aircraft program makes first flight

Ars Technica -- Late out of the gates, the SB-1 Defiant is a (mostly) all-new kind of helicopter.

March 25, 2019 03:29 AM

March 20, 2019

Teledyne lands major contract to support F-35 program

Media -- Evertiq - Teledyne Advanced Electronic Solutions (AES), a business unit of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated was awarded a contract worth approximately...

March 20, 2019 08:12 PM

March 11, 2019

Low-cost X-60A hypersonic missile passes design review

gizmag -- The US Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) has given the green light to start building a new hypersonic rocket capable of flying at eight times...

March 11, 2019 04:36 PM

March 04, 2019

Watch an ISS astronaut enter the SpaceX crew capsule for the first time

Tech -- Digital Trends - American astronaut Anne McClain has welcomed SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule to the ISS following its historic maiden docking over...

March 04, 2019 07:59 PM

February 24, 2019

This revolutionary fabric could make flying economy less terrible

FastCompany -- Airbus thinks so.

We all know that sitting in an economy class seat on an airplane is murder on your back, your legs, and your sanity. But...

February 24, 2019 05:48 AM

February 21, 2019

CPI Aerostructures Awarded Multi-Year Contract by Lockheed Martin for F-16V Structural Assemblies

Globe Newswire -- CPI Aerostructures, Inc. ("CPI Aero") (NYSE American: CVU) today announced that it has been awarded a multi-year contract by Lockheed Martin...

February 21, 2019 05:17 PM

February 18, 2019

Navy to 'live fire' missiles from its USS Zumwalt stealth destroyer

Media -- Fox - Tech - As the Navy commissions its second Zumwalt-class stealthy new destroyer, the service is expanding the strategic scope for the attack...

February 18, 2019 03:47 AM

February 15, 2019

The world's largest airliner is being pulled from production

Tech -- BGR - Bigger isn't always better, at least when it comes to air travel. In an announcement that will surely be a bummer for fans of colossal...

February 15, 2019 05:37 PM

February 13, 2019

February 11, 2019

Vermont Plant to Stay Busy Thanks to New Military Contract

U.S. News -- A Vermont GE Aviation facility is going to benefit from a $517 million contract from the U.S. Army to build parts for Blackhawk and Apache helicopter...

February 11, 2019 06:19 PM

January 29, 2019

CPI Aerostructures Awarded Contract From Sikorsky

Globe Newswire -- CPI Aerostructures, Inc. ("CPI Aero") (NYSE American: CVU) announced today that it has been awarded an approximate $1 million program from Sikorsky,...

January 29, 2019 08:18 PM

January 27, 2019

Surprise! Boeing hands Air Force the keys to not just one, but two KC-46 tanker jets

Tech -- GeekWire - Boeing employees, military personnel and VIPs gather at Boeing's assembly plant in Everett, Wash., for the handover of the first KC-46...

January 27, 2019 01:53 AM

Boeing enters the autonomous flying taxi race with first successful test flight

Tech -- Digital Trends - Boeing has completed the first test flight for its very own vertical takeoff and landing electric air taxi. The flying demo...

January 27, 2019 01:31 AM

January 21, 2019

Triumph Celebrates the Acceptance of First KC-46A Tanker by the U.S. Air Force

Business Wire -- The U.S. Air Force has accepted the first Boeing KC-46A Pegasus tanker aircraft, setting the stage for the aircraft's delivery to McConnell Air...

January 21, 2019 03:44 AM

January 18, 2019

Boeing Delivers First 787 Dreamliner for WestJet

PR Newswire -- Boeing [NYSE:BA] today delivered the first of ten 787 Dreamliners to WestJet, marking the start of the airline's global expansion. Having long...

January 18, 2019 06:08 PM

January 16, 2019

Maxar CEO replaced by DigitalGlobe exec a year after Colorado HQ move

Enterprise -- Digital Colorado - The CEO of aerospace company Maxar Technologies Ltd. has been replaced a year after he brought the company's headquarters...

January 16, 2019 06:12 PM

January 15, 2019

Electric Boat Says Employment Should Remain Stable

U.S. News -- Connecticut-based submarine maker Electric Boat says employment will remain stable for next several years, but it will likely ramp up by the...

January 15, 2019 08:24 PM

January 14, 2019

U.S. Navy Commissions Littoral Combat Ship 13 (Wichita)

PR Newswire -- The U.S. Navy commissioned USS Wichita (LCS 13) - the nation's seventh Freedom-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) - at Naval Station Mayport...

January 14, 2019 02:38 AM

January 13, 2019

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Announces Strategic Deal to Acquire Solacom Technologies Inc. for $33.0 Million

Business Wire -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. ("Comtech") (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced today it has agreed to acquire Solacom Technologies Inc....

January 13, 2019 06:07 AM


Military -- SpaceX News - On Friday, January 11 at 7:31 a.m. PST, 15:31 UTC, SpaceX successfully launched the eighth and final set of satellites in a series...

January 13, 2019 05:59 AM

January 11, 2019

Fixing broken satellites in space could save companies big money

Tech -- The Verge - When your satellite breaks in space, as DigitalGlobe's did on Monday, there isn't an easy way to repair it. Technology that's currently...

January 11, 2019 01:04 AM

January 06, 2019

Navy's F-35C on Track to Be Combat Ready Next Month

Defense Tech -- The U.S. Navy is on track to reach critical milestones and declare its F-35 Joint Strike Fighters ready for combat next month.

January 06, 2019 06:32 PM

January 03, 2019

Bradford Space Group buys Deep Space Industries, shifting focus from asteroid mining to propulsion

Tech -- GeekWire - An artist's conception shows a nanosatellite equipped with Deep Space Industries' non-toxic, water-based Comet thruster system. (DSI...

January 03, 2019 05:52 PM

December 28, 2018

Contracts For Dec. 26, 2018

SupplyChain -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - NAVYOceaneering International Inc., Chesapeake, Virginia (N64498-19-D-0001); Huntington Ingalls

December 28, 2018 01:13 AM

December 21, 2018

U.S. Navy awards Raytheon $114 million contract for SPY-6 integration and support

Military -- Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, Marlborough, Massachusetts, is awarded a $114,065,820 cost-plus-fixed fee, firm-fixed-price, cost only contract...

December 21, 2018 07:29 AM

December 19, 2018

Lockheed Martin Wins $585 Million U.S. Defense Contract: Pentagon

U.S. News -- Lockheed Martin Corp has been awarded a $585 million U.S. defense contract for a Homeland Defense Radar in Hawaii,...

December 19, 2018 08:18 PM

China launched more rockets into orbit in 2018 than any other country

Think -- MIT Technology Review - And in the next few years it plans to launch the world's biggest space telescope, the world's heaviest rocket, and a...

December 19, 2018 07:46 PM

Contracts For Dec. 18, 2018

SupplyChain -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - MISSILE DEFENSE AGENCY Lockheed Martin Corp., Moorestown, New Jersey, is being awarded a

December 19, 2018 06:56 PM

Missile Defense Agency Awards Lockheed Martin Contract to Design, Manufacture and Construct Homeland Defense Radar-Hawaii

PR Newswire -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) was awarded a $585 million contract by the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) to design, develop and deliver its Homeland...

December 19, 2018 05:44 PM

December 18, 2018

BAE Systems Awarded Development Contract for Mobile Protected Firepower

Business Wire -- The U.S. Army has awarded BAE Systems a contract worth up to $376 million for the EMD phase of the MPF program and rapid prototyping effort.

December 18, 2018 07:02 PM

Audit finds serious problems with cybersecurity at ballistic missile installations

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - A report from April that was published for the first time by the U.S. Department of Defense last week has found that cybersecurity...

December 18, 2018 06:09 PM

Boeing's board boosts dividend by 20 percent and expands buyback program

Tech -- GeekWire - Boeing's board of directors has approved an increase in the company's quarterly dividend.

December 18, 2018 05:29 PM

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin venture will send science to space on 10th suborbital flight

Tech -- GeekWire - Blue Origin's New Shepard suborbital spaceship sits on its West Texas launch pad in preparation for a launch in July 2018. (Blue Origin...

December 18, 2018 05:26 PM

Navy Awards General Dynamics SeaPort NxG Contract

PR Newswire -- General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) today announced it will support the U.S. Navy through a new contract vehicle known as SeaPort...

December 18, 2018 05:13 PM

December 17, 2018

Boeing buying stake in Embraer operations for $4.2B

ABC - Money -- Boeing is buying a majority stake in Embraer's commercial aircraft and services operations for $4.2 billion

December 17, 2018 06:10 PM

U.S. Air Force set to launch 1st next-generation GPS satellite

Denver Post -- After months of delays, the U.S. Air Force is about to launch the first of a new generation of GPS satellites, designed to be more accurate,...

December 17, 2018 02:45 AM

December 16, 2018

Boeing Delivers the 787th 787 Dreamliner

PR Newswire -- Boeing [NYSE:BA] today delivered the 787th 787 Dreamliner to come off the production line, marking a special milestone for the super-efficient...

December 16, 2018 06:24 AM

December 12, 2018

Standard Missile-3 Block IIA destroys target in first intercept from land

Military -- The Missile Defense Agency completed the third successful intercept of a ballistic missile target by a Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) SM-3(r) Block...

December 12, 2018 08:10 PM

December 10, 2018

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Announces Results for Fiscal 2019 First Quarter and Updates Its Fiscal 2019 Guidance

Business Wire -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ: CMTL) today reported its operating results for the first fiscal quarter ended October...

December 10, 2018 12:33 AM

Did Russia just launch a secret space weapon into orbit?

Think -- Big Think - U.S. intelligence recorded a Russian rocket deploying a mysterious object during a recent mission.It's possibly an inspector satellite,...

December 10, 2018 12:03 AM