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August 13, 2010
From Aviation Today
Northrop Grumman is planning to close its maintenance and modification center in Hagerstown, Md. The company eliminated 95 jobs at the site in May, and the remaining employees are being laid off on August 26, with final closure scheduled for late 2010. For related... Read More »
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December 21, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Navy have successfully completed the first series of flights of the enhanced Fire Scout vertical takeoff and landing tactical unmanned air vehicle (VTUAV). The flights at the Webster Field annex of NAS Patuxent River, Md. tested the launch-abort functions of the First... Read More »
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February 7, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
Look for Schweizer Aircraft to deliver its 6,000th aircraft at HAI s Heli-Expo 2007 in Orlando, Fla., come March. The helicopter will go to the Titusville, Fla.-based flight school Helicopter Adventures, which is already a big Schweizer 300 CB and CBi operator. The 6,000 aircraft haven t all been... Read More »
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August 28, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
Schweizer Aircraft s newest helicopter will be the turbine-powered Model 434, sources familiar with the program tell Rotor & Wing. The Sikorsky Aircraft subsidiary is pursuing accelerated development of the aircraft. Based on Schweizer s Model 333, the new helicopter will draw on the... Read More »
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March 11, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
What impact will the U.S. Air Force's selection of a new aerial tanker based on Airbus's A330 have on that service's long-delayed decision on a new combat search and rescue (CSAR) helicopter? The Feb. 29 choice of a team of Northrop Grumman and Airbus parent EADS sparked widespread protests in... Read More »
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October 14, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
Northrop Grumman has tested its MQ-8B Fire Scout vertical unmanned aircraft system under the command of its new ground control station (GCS). The STANAG 4586-compatible GCS controlled the unmanned aircraft during trials in late September at Yuma Proving Ground. The control station features... Read More »
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December 7, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman joint venture Longbow, LLC has won a $26.8-million U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command contract related to the Boeing Apache attack helicopter. The agreement calls for life cycle support and logistics for 246 Longbow fire control radar (FCR) systems. For... Read More »
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December 21, 2010
From Rotor & Wing
Northrop Grumman and Bell Helicopter have completed the first test flight of the Fire-X vertical unmanned air system (VUAS). The autonomous flight took place Dec. 10 at Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona. For related... Read More »
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January 17, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Stratford, Conn.-based Sikorsky has named 35 companies that will take part in producing two prototype S-97 Raiders for U.S. military evaluation. The Raider program will be self-funded by Sikorsky and the companies. Suppliers for the aircraft s structures include Aurora, Cytec, East/West... Read More »
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March 28, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
The U.S. Army Aviation Association of America (AAAA) has selected its National Award winners for 2011. The winning individuals and units will be recognized during the AAAA Annual Professional Forum & Exposition (Quad-A), held in Nashville next week. The awards recognize outstanding achievements of... Read More »
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April 4, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
The U.S. Army Aviation Association of America honored its National Award recipients for 2011 during Monday s opening ceremonies of the annual Professional Forum & Exposition (Quad-A) in Nashville. The awards recognize outstanding achievements of aviation units, individual soldiers and civilians... Read More »
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May 8, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
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 Rotor & Wing
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 Rotor & Wing
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 Rotor & Wing
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 Rotor & Wing
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 Rotor & Wing
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 Rotor & Wing
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 Rotor & Wing
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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February 6, 2013
From Rotor & Wing
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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