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June 18, 2010
From Aviation Today
Mercury Computer Systems, based in Chemsford, Mass., was awarded a contract from Northrop Grumman to supply its multicomputer products and services for the U.S. Navy Broad Area Maritime Surveillance (BAMS) Program. According to Thursday's announcement, Mercury will provide its PowerStream 7000... Read More »
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April 18, 2005
From Aviation Today
The Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (CAPA) says recent reports show that terrorist organizations are procuring shoulder-fired missiles to attack flights within the U.S., a threat that is not being taken seriously enough by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). As evidence, CAPA noted... Read More »
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August 1, 2000
From Avionics Today
In 1998, nine companies created the Interchangeable Virtual Instruments (IVI) Foundation. The foundation s goal, simply put, is to enable end-users to switch from one brand of test instrument within an instrument class to another without having to rewrite large segments of test program code. IVI... Read More »
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September 1, 2007
From Avionics Today
Dan McFeeley Korry Electronics, Seattle, named Dan McFeeley president. A 22-year employee of Korry, McFeeley has held several company positions, most recently vice president and chief operating officer, overseeing all operations for Korry s five business units. Prior assignments include general... Read More »
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October 25, 2007
From Aviation Today
Northrop Grumman said its Guardian Counter-Man Portable Air Defense System (C-MANPADS), which is installed on nine wide-body aircraft flying in commercial revenue service, achieved 12,000 on-aircraft operational hours. The company began Phase III of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS)... Read More »
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December 7, 2009
From Aviation Today
AAR Selected for 757 Winglet Installations AAR has been selected by Continental Airlines to install winglets on 16 of the airline's Boeing 757-300 aircraft. The work will be performed at AAR Aircraft Services - Indianapolis, located at Indianapolis International. Danny Martinez, General Manager of... Read More »
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April 1, 2004
From Rotor & Wing
The VH-92 and US101 provide different answers to the needs of Marine One The choice of a new helicopter to fly the president of the United States will have symbolic and economic impact on U.S. industry. So far, campaign rhetoric from the competing VXX teams has focused on how American each... Read More »
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February 1, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman s joint venture, Longbow LLC, has won an U.S. Army contract worth $181 million for Boeing AH-64D Apache Block III Longbow systems. The contract also covers Taiwan s purchase of 15 Block III Longbow fire control radar (FCR) systems. The agreement marks the first... Read More »
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November 1, 2011
From Avionics Today
During the course of the last 30 years, precision approach landing systems have undergone a series of name changes, technological advancements and system setbacks. However, the concept of using a dedicated network of precision GPS monitor receivers to guide aircraft into an airport remains a... Read More »
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June 21, 2010
From Aviation Today
Nuts to You Georgia's peanut industry is fighting a move to ban peanuts from airline passenger cabins. The peanut industry and its backers see the potential loss of up to $20 million in annual airline sales if goobers are grounded. It's not a new issue. In 1998 the DOT issued guidance calling for... Read More »
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August 1, 2012
From Avionics Today
A Block II Apache Longbow takes off at Dugway s Michael Army Airfield as a Shadow unmanned aircraft is readied for flight. The aircraft were linked during at the Manned Unmanned System Integration Capability exercise last year. The U.S. Army s Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Rapid... Read More »
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April 1, 2004
From Aviation Today
Enemy fire isn't the only thing that can keep America's Harrier "Jump Jets" from fulfilling their missions. Sometimes it's something as simple as a nagging engine inlet ring issue. During critical stages of engine operations the intake area is subjected to excessive vibration, causing the inlet... Read More »
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August 26, 2014
From Aviation Today
A Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk. Photo: Wikipedia [Avionics Today 08-26-2014] With several test flights this summer, the U.S. Air Force believes its RQ-4 Global Hawk Wide Area Surveillance Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) proved its ability to operate with an expanded variety of... Read More »
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February 1, 2007
From Avionics Today
A joint venture of Northrop Grumman and EADS won a $559 million contract from the German Ministry of Defense for the development and testing the Euro Hawk unmanned signals intelligence (SIGINT) surveillance and reconnaissance system. EuroHawk GmbH, the joint venture company, said the Euro Hawk (R)... Read More »
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February 1, 2005
From Avionics Today
A380 IFE Thales has demonstrated its TopSeries in-flight entertainment (IFE) system for the Airbus A380 at the Hamburg, Germany, test lab. The audio and video on-demand system will be the first passenger system installed on the new A380. Visit www.thalesgroup.com. Helicopter SBCs Curtiss-Wright... Read More »
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August 1, 2011
From Avionics Today
The payoff of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for military, law enforcement and scientific missions is constrained by the airspace they can share with manned aircraft. As of May 2011, one Broad Area Maritime Surveillance system Demonstrator (BAMS-D) was providing 50 percent of the Intelligence... Read More »
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June 13, 2013
From Avionics Today
The LONGBOW Limited Liability Company, a joint venture of Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman, received a $90.6 million contract to provide Saudi Arabia with LONGBOW Fire Control Radars (FCR) for the AH-64 Apaches. The contract award includes AH-64E... Read More »
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March 19, 2007
From Aviation Today
In the desperate search for a cheaper solution to the MANPAD's shoulder-fired missile threat at airports worldwide, DHS Under Secretary for Science and Technology Jay Cohen has previewed a concept involving a robot "eye in the sky". The Dept. of Homeland Security suggestion is that instead of each... Read More »
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May 2, 2013
From Aviation Today
The U.S. Navy on Thursday launched its first squadron to feature manned and unmanned aircraft at the Naval Air Station North Island on Coronado, near San Diego. (Fire Scout MQ-8B. Photo, courtesy of NAVAIR.) The squadron has been dubbed the "Magicians" and will feature an undetermined number... Read More »
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May 7, 2013
From Aviation Today
The U.S. Navy said it completed the first successful arrested landing with an unmanned aircraft using Northrop Grumman's X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator. The landing was conducted May 4 at Naval Air Station in Patuxent River, Md. Arrested landing procedures feature the... Read More »
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