Woodstock Wire: Defense Dispatch

November 23, 2017

Saab Receives Follow-on Order for Sea Giraffe AMB in Support of the U.S. Navy's LCS Program

Military -- Saab - Defense and security company Saab has received an additional order from General Dynamics for delivery of its Sea Giraffe AMB naval radar...

November 23, 2017 11:09 PM

Saab to Expand Remote Tower Services on the Swedish Market

Military -- Saab - Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions has been selected by the Swedish Air Navigation Service Provider, LFV to provide remote digital air...

November 23, 2017 11:09 PM

Contracts For Nov. 22, 2017

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTS ARMY The Louis Berger Group Inc., Washington, District of Columbia, was awarded an

November 23, 2017 11:09 PM

New York Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

Military -- NASA - Students at U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York, will speak with NASA astronauts living, working and doing research aboard the...

November 23, 2017 11:09 PM

Northrop Grumman to Participate in Credit Suisse 5th Annual Industrials Conference

Military -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) will participate in the Credit Suisse 5th Annual Industrials Conference on Thursday, Nov. 30. Ken Bedingfield,...

November 23, 2017 11:09 PM

November 22, 2017

Contracts For Nov. 21, 2017

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTS NAVY Jacobs Ewingcole A JV, Pasadena, California, is being awarded a maximum amount

November 22, 2017 06:32 AM

NASA to Highlight Science on Next Resupply Mission to Space Station

Military -- NASA - NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EST Wednesday, Nov. 29, to discuss a number of science investigations and instruments...

November 22, 2017 06:31 AM

November 21, 2017

Embraer KC-390 arrives in the United States for a series of flight trials

PR Newswire: Electronic Components -- The new Embraer KC-390 multi-mission military transport and tanker jet will start a series of flight trials in the United States as part of its...

November 21, 2017 07:36 PM

Harris Corporation Successfully Completes Testing for James Webb Space Telescope

Business Wire: Networks -- Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has partnered with NASA's Johnson Space Center to successfully complete thermal vacuum testing for the James Webb...

November 21, 2017 07:32 PM

Orbital ATK Supports Launch of ULA's Delta II Rocket

Business Wire: Engineering News -- Orbital ATK products from across the country supported the penultimate launch of ULA's Delta II rocket on carrying the JPSS-1 satellite for NASA.

November 21, 2017 07:29 PM

There's a 'quiet crisis' happening in the U.S. Air Force

Popular Science -- Pilots are burning out as increased operations leave the USAF stretched thin.



Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson revealed...

November 21, 2017 07:09 PM

Contracts For Nov. 20, 2017

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTS NAVY Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, Manassas, Virginia, is being awarded a

November 21, 2017 06:28 AM

November 20, 2017

Romania Says It Will Buy US Patriot Missiles in 2019

U.S. News -- Romania's defense minister says the country will purchase Patriot missiles worth $3.9 billion from the United States in the first half of 2019.

November 20, 2017 07:09 PM

Bombardier Announces Launch of its New Issuance of Senior Notes due 2024

Marketwire - Aerospace and Defense -- Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.A)(TSX:BBD.B)(OTCQX:BDRBF) ("Bombardier" or the "Corporation") today...

November 20, 2017 07:06 PM

Bombardier Announces a Cash Tender Offer for Any and All of its 4.75% Senior Notes due 2019

Marketwire - Aerospace and Defense -- Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.A)(TSX:BBD.B)(OTCQX:BDRBF) ("Bombardier") today announced the commencement...

November 20, 2017 07:06 PM

Raytheon executive to speak at Credit Suisse 5th Annual Industrials Conference on Nov. 29

Military -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced today that Raytheon Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Anthony F. O'Brien will speak at the Credit...

November 20, 2017 06:45 PM

November 19, 2017

US Department of Defense books a test flight with Virgin Orbit's LauncherOne

TechCrunch -- The U.S. Department of Defense has booked a prototype flight on Virgin Orbit's LauncherOne to demonstrate the capabilities of the company's Low...

November 19, 2017 08:45 AM

Downing North Korean Missiles Is Hard. So the U.S. Is Experimenting.

NYT > Science -- Buried in an emergency funding request to Congress lie hints of new ways to confront Pyongyang, like cyberweapons and armed drones.

November 19, 2017 08:03 AM

Lockheed Martin makes its combat ship more lethal as Navy competition heats up

CNBC-Top Business -- Lockheed wants to silence critics and snag more orders and win a key Navy contract.

November 19, 2017 07:28 AM

Raytheon Gets OK for $10.5 Billion Patriot Sale to Poland: Pentagon

U.S. News -- The U.S. State Department approved a possible $10.5 billion sale of Raytheon Co's Patriot missile defense system...

November 19, 2017 07:19 AM

Lockheed's CH-53K Helicopter to Make Global Debut at Berlin Air Show: Sources

U.S. News -- The U.S. military has approved Lockheed Martin Corp's new CH-53K heavy-lift helicopter to fly at the Berlin...

November 19, 2017 07:15 AM

Gore Honored By Military & Aerospace Electronics 2017 Innovators Awards Program

PR Newswire: Electronic Components -- W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) announced today that its GORE(r) Aerospace Ethernet Cables were recognized by the judges of the annual Military...

November 19, 2017 07:07 AM

Lockheed Martin Achieves Long Range Discrimination Radar Critical Design Review On-Schedule

PR Newswire: Aerospace and Defense -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) completed a rigorous Critical Design Review (CDR) on Sept. 28 with the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) for the Long...

November 19, 2017 07:04 AM

U.S. Air Force Awards Tapestry Solutions $26 Million to Develop Advanced Airdrop Mission Planning Software for Military Transport Aircraft

PR Newswire: Aerospace and Defense -- The U.S. Air Force has selected Tapestry Solutions, Inc., a Boeing Company (NYSE: BA), to develop advanced mission planning software for airdrop...

November 19, 2017 07:04 AM

Boeing, flydubai Sign Historic Deal for 225 737 MAX Airplanes

PR Newswire: Aerospace and Defense -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and flydubai signed a landmark agreement today for 225 737 MAX airplanes with a list price value of $27 billion. The deal represents...

November 19, 2017 07:04 AM

U.S. Navy Accepts Fifth Lockheed Martin-Built MUOS Satellite for New Secure Global Military Cellular Network

PR Newswire: Computer and Electronics -- The U.S. Navy's Communications Satellite Program Office, PMW 146, and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) handed over full operational control of the...

November 19, 2017 06:53 AM

Raytheon Company declares quarterly cash dividend and increases share repurchase authorization by $2.0 billion

PR Newswire: Business Technology -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.7975 per outstanding share...

November 19, 2017 06:51 AM

U.S. Navy Awards BAE Systems $139 Million Contract to Upgrade USS Tortuga

Business Wire: Engineering News -- BAE Systems has received a $139.8 million contract from the U.S. Navy to modernize the dock landing ship USS Tortuga (LSD 46).

November 19, 2017 06:25 AM

November 18, 2017

NASA Launches NOAA Weather Satellite Aboard United Launch Alliance Rocket to Improve Forecasts

Military -- NASA - NASA has successfully launched for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) the first in a series of four highly advanced...

November 18, 2017 10:38 PM

Raytheon's ground system, space sensor critical to NOAA's newest polar satellite's mission

Military -- Today, NASA launched NOAA's next-generation polar satellite, the Joint Polar Satellite System-1, into space. Two Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) weather...

November 18, 2017 10:38 PM

Contracts For Nov. 17, 2017

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTS NAVY General Dynamics, Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine, is being awarded a $44,305,474

November 18, 2017 10:38 PM

November 17, 2017

Contracts For Nov. 16, 2017

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTS NAVY General Electric Aviation, Lynn, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $143,481,258

November 17, 2017 07:05 PM

November 16, 2017

Thales Partners with Emirates for Latest Generation Broadband Connectivity

Newswire Today -- Emirates and Thales signed an agreement to equip their newest Boeing 777X fleet with the latest generation broadband...

November 16, 2017 10:46 AM

Boeing and Airbus reveal dueling multibillion-dollar deals at Dubai Airshow

GeekWire -- There's nothing like an international air show to bring out the multibillion-dollar sales, and the 2017 Dubai Airshow is setting a new standard....

November 16, 2017 10:18 AM

Contracts For Nov. 15, 2017

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTS ARMY General Dynamics Information Technology Inc., Fairfax, Virginia (W900KK-18-D-0001);

November 16, 2017 09:31 AM

Raytheon to provide advanced telemetry system for Navy's new Range Support Aircraft

Military -- The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $79 million contract to develop a new advanced telemetry system for the U.S. Navy's Range...

November 16, 2017 09:31 AM

November 15, 2017

Experimental X-58A's thin, bendy wings herald a revolution in airliner design

gizmag -- The future of commercial aircraft will probably include long, thin, flexible wings that reduce weight and drag for extra efficiency and ride...

November 15, 2017 06:04 AM

Launch of Super Advanced Weather Satellite Delayed Over Technical Glitch

TIME -- The JPSS-1 will monitor atmospheric and sea temperature, volcanic eruptions, forest fires, and rain

November 15, 2017 06:00 AM

Raytheon seeing growth in missile defense systems because of rising 'threat dynamics'

CNBC-Top Business -- Defense company Raytheon is seeing a growth market in missile defense systems in Europe and the Middle East due to increased "threat dynamics,"...

November 15, 2017 05:38 AM

Contracts For Nov. 14, 2017

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTS NAVY BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair, Norfolk, Virginia, is being awarded a $139,818,901

November 15, 2017 05:32 AM

U.S. Air Force Awards Lockheed Martin JASSM(r) Telemetry Kit Production Contract

PR Newswire: Aerospace and Defense -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received a $44.1 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to produce Intelligent Test Instrumentation Kits (iTIK)...

November 15, 2017 05:03 AM

Sikorsky S-92(r) Helicopters Certified to Operate in Mexico

PR Newswire: Aerospace and Defense -- Mexico's Directorate General of Civil Aeronautics (DGAC) approved the Offshore and Utility Type Certificate for the Sikorsky S-92(r) helicopter....

November 15, 2017 05:03 AM

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives Next Generation 9-1-1 and Call Handling Contract Awards with a Combined Value of $22.4 Million

Business Wire: Networks -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced today that during its first quarter of fiscal 2018, its Safety...

November 15, 2017 04:56 AM

The Pentagon may finally adopt open source software next year

The Verge -- Nestled hundreds of pages into the proposed bill to fund the Department of Defense sits a small, unassuming section. The National Defense Authorization...

November 15, 2017 04:29 AM

November 14, 2017

EgyptAir and Pratt & Whitney Announce Selection of PurePower(r) Geared Turbofan(tm) for C Series Aircraft Order

PR Newswire: Aerospace and Defense -- Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), and EgyptAir today announced the selection of the PurePower Geared Turbofan...

November 14, 2017 07:57 PM

Boeing Forecasts $730 Billion Market for New Airplanes in Middle East

PR Newswire: Aerospace and Defense -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] forecasts that airlines in the Middle East will need 3,350 new airplanes over the next 20 years, valued at an estimated $730...

November 14, 2017 07:56 PM

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $73.8 Million Multi-Year Contract for Wireless Enhanced 9-1-1 Solutions

Business Wire: Software -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced today that during its first quarter of fiscal 2018, its Safety...

November 14, 2017 07:30 PM

Boulder's Ball Aerospace, NOAA primed for polar-orbiting satellite launch has been seven years in the planning

Denver Post -- The Joint Polar Satellite System was built by Boulder's Ball Aerospace and will feed National Weather Service models.

November 14, 2017 06:56 PM

Spaceplane meant to resupply the space station pulled off a successful glide flight this weekend

The Verge -- On Saturday, private spaceflight company Sierra Nevada announced that its Dream Chaser spaceplane had successfully glided and landed on a runway...

November 14, 2017 06:52 PM

Boeing boosts its 787 Dreamliner order book with $15.1 billion Emirates deal

GeekWire -- The Boeing Co. and Emirates Airline wowed the 2017 Dubai Airshow today with a commitment for the purchase of 40 787-10 Dreamliners, valued at...

November 14, 2017 06:40 PM