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Orbital ATK Gets $90M Contract to Supply Northrop Bomber Components...

Northrop Grumman has awarded Orbital ATK a potential 5-year, $90 million contract to manufacture aircraft composite parts in support of the U.S. Air Force’s B-2 Spirit aircraft modernization effort....

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Norway Proposes $1.5 Billion Poseidon Acquisition...

The Norwegian government has outlined plans to acquire five Boeing P-8 Poseidons as part of its overhauling its maritime patrol and reconnaissance capabilities. Oslo has made an initial selection of t...

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Production-Conforming Scorpion Completes First Test Flight...

The first production-conforming Scorpion from Textron AirLand, a Textron company, took its maiden flight, following a weapons capability exercise on the prototype tactical aircraft completed in Octobe...

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Boeing to Move its Defense Unit Headquarters to Capitol...

Boeing has announced that it will move the headquarters of its defense unit from St. Louis to Washington, D.C. Nearly a dozen senior executives from Boeing’s Defense, Space & Security unit will ...

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Fadea Upgrading C-130s for Argentina...

Argentina’s state-owned aerospace enterprise Fadea has completed another round of C-130 aircraft upgrades for the country’s air force, making it the second plane in Argentina’s fleet to be updat...

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Lockheed Martin Receives $7.2 Billion Order for F-35s...

U.S. and allied military air forces are ordering ninety F-35 fighter-bomber jet aircraft from Lockheed Martin under the terms of a $7.2 billion order. The contract involves several different low-rate ...

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