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April 12, 2012
From Aviation Today
The Navy said Tuesday it is grounding operations of 14 Northrop Grumman-manufactured MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned helicopters while the service investigates two unrelated operational mishaps. On March 30, an MQ-8B Fire Scout operating off USS Simpson was ditched at sea upon returning from a maritime... Read More »
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May 8, 2012
From Aviation Today
The push to train crewmen and maintainers serving in the Afghan Air Force is not solely the responsibility of those NATO countries currently operating in Afghanistan (look out for Rotor & Wing s forthcoming feature on U.S. Army training of Afghan helicopter aircrew). On April 1, the first 10... Read More »
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June 26, 2012
From Aviation Today
With the traditional festival of flight that is usually encapsulated by Farnborough Airshow (alternating in the odd years with Le Bourget in Paris), the outlook for military rotorcraft orders from Europe is not good. For those who still do not wish to believe that the good times of defense... Read More »
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August 20, 2012
From Aviation Today
Northrop Grumman has selected Summit Aviation for the production of Faraday cages on the MQ-8C Fire Scout. The subcontract calls for Summit to procure materials and tools, prepare the manufacturing/planning documentation and install the final assembles. Work on the Faraday cages, which are Fire... Read More »
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October 16, 2012
From Aviation Today
Northrop Grumman has received a $24.4-million delivery order from the U.S. Navy in support of the MQ-8B Fire Scout. The contract is an extension of a basic ordering agreement for Fire Scout spare parts and supplies. Locations in Horseheads, N.Y. and San Diego, Calif. will see the majority of the... Read More »
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November 28, 2012
From Aviation Today
Stakes are getting ever higher as government rotary wing contract awards often have far-reaching positives for American defense contractors. In the works are programs to replace the Army s scout helicopter (Armed Arial Scout) and the Air Force s combat search and rescue (C-SAR) helicopters (Combat... Read More »
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January 1, 2013
From Aviation Today
The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) has signaled the beginning of a new race to supply the next Presidential helicopter. The release by the Program Office (PMA-274) on Nov. 23 of draft request for proposal (RFP) for the Presidential Helicopter Replacement Program (VXX) contract had been... Read More »
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January 10, 2013
From Aviation Today
Following a naming contest with hundreds of entries, Boeing s Team Apache has selected Guardian as the new nickname for the AH-64E. Gina Gill, who works as a logistics management specialist at the U.S. Army s Aviation and Missile Command (AMCOM) Logistics Center, sent in the winning entry. She... Read More »
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January 11, 2013
From Aviation Today
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has chosen the Telephonics Corp. AN/ZPY-4(V)1 surveillance radar as part of the U.S. Navy s Rapid Deployment Capability program for the MQ-8B Fire Scout vertical takeoff and landing tactical UAV. The radar is configured for intelligence, surveillance and... Read More »
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January 31, 2013
From Aviation Today
BAE Systems CEO Linda Hudson on Thursday sent a letter to her employees warning of the potential impact the upcoming sequester $1.2 trillion in automatic government spending cuts could have on the aerospace and defense industry. (BAE Systems CEO Linda Hudson) Aerospace... Read More »
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February 6, 2013
From Aviation Today
AgustaWestland, BAE Systems, Bell, Boeing, Eurocopter, Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL), Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Rockwell Collins, Russian Helicopters, Sikorsky and Thales are among the helicopter manufacturers and suppliers exhibiting at Aero India 2013, which starts Wednesday and... Read More »
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April 11, 2013
From Aviation Today
Quad-A, Fort Worth, Texas John Garrison, Bell Helicopter s president and CEO, uncovered the Bell V-280 Valor 3rd generation tiltrotor at the start of the annual U.S. Army Aviation symposium, Quad-A. The V-280 is Bell s offering for the Department of Defense s Joint Multi-Role/Future Vertical Lift... Read More »
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May 14, 2013
From Aviation Today
The U.S. Navy will attempt the first launch of an unmanned aircraft from an aircraft carrier on Tuesday, using Northrop Grumman's X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System demonstrator (UCAS). (X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) loaded onto flight deck of USS George H.W. Bush. U.S. Navy photo by... Read More »
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June 12, 2013
From Aviation Today
The U.S. Air Force is taking one of the biggest reductions in modernization and mission readiness from the sequestration budget cuts, according to testimony on Wednesday by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel before the Senate Budget Committee. The sequester has already forced the Air Force to ground... Read More »
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June 28, 2013
From Aviation Today
Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman joint venture Longbow LLC has secured a $90.6-million contract to supply AH-64E Apache fire control radars (FCRs) to Saudi Arabia. The agreement includes FCR spares and support for the Royal Saudi Land Forces Aviation Command and Saudi Arabia National Guard, as... Read More »
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July 8, 2013
From Aviation Today
The P-8A Poseidon, Boeing's next-generation military derivative of the 737-800, is ready for introduction into the U.S. Navy fleet, according to a report issued by the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) last week. (A P-8A Poseidon conducts a weapons test with the Harpoon. Photo, courtesy of U.S... Read More »
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July 11, 2013
From Aviation Today
The U.S. Navy on Wednesday conducted the first arrested landing onto an aircraft carrier with Northrop Grumman's X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) carrier demonstration aircraft. (The X-47B aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) after safely landing. During the July 10 test, the X-47B caught... Read More »
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August 2, 2013
From Aviation Today
Boeing on Thursday announced a $1.98 billion contract from the U.S. Navy for 13 of its P-8A Poseidon aircraft, bringing the total order number to 37 of the 117 P-8As that it is expected to purchase. (P-8A Poseidon. Photo, courtesy of Boeing.) The P-8A, an anti-submarine variant of the Boeing... Read More »
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September 18, 2013
From Aviation Today
South Korea has given Longbow LLC a $51-million foreign military sales (FMS) contract to buy Longbow Fire Control Radars to go with the Apache AH-64E Guardian s that were procured in April 2013. The Koreans will receive six Longbow FCR systems together with spares and support. Longbow LLC is a... Read More »
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October 1, 2013
From Aviation Today
Attending a big defense exposition such as the recently held DSEI in London is no bad thing. The mainstream media had one central line of interest: Syria. The prospect of missile strikes in retaliation for President Assad s widely alleged use of chemical weapons against his own people was on... Read More »
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