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Boeing to Supply 7 Deployable Poseidon Trainers to Navy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 8, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will deliver portable trainers for P-8A Poseidon aircrew and operators so that the U.S. Navy can train relevant personnel while deployed overseas, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the Navy awarded a contract for seven Deployable Mission Readiness Trainers that feature the sonobuoy …

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Leonardo’s DRS Subsidiary to Lead New Air Force Trainer Contract Pursuit Team

Italy-based defense and aerospace conglomerate Leonardo has designated its U.S. subsidiary DRS as prime contractor for an industry team that will bid on the U.S. Air Force‘s T-X fighter pilot trainer contract. DRS said Wednesday it will collaborate with CAE USA and International Turbine Engine Company to build a ground-based training system and propulsion engines for the team’s T-100 Integrated …

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Raytheon Gets Air Force Contract Modification for Lot 3 Small Diameter Bomb II Production

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 31, 2017 — Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) missile systems business has secured a $62.5 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to manufacture 312 lot 3 Small Diameter Bomb II munitions and 413 single weapon containers, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday the company will also provide 24 SDB …

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Air Force Releases Specs for Trainer Jet Replacement Program

The U.S. Air Force has published a set of capability requirements for the military service’s future T-X trainer aircraft, Defense News reported Friday. Aaron Mehta writes USAF’s top-level trainer specifications call for sustained G, simulator visual acuity and performance and aircraft sustainment. Other system requirements include aerial refueling, a 10-knot …

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General Dynamics, Finmeccanica Subsidiary Team to Pursue USAF Trainer Aircraft Program; Jerry DeMuro Comments

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) and a Finmeccanica subsidiary are forming a partnership to pursue a U.S. Air Force program intended to develop a new trainer aircraft and associated systems. The companies said team will offer a new pilot training system built around Alenia Aermacchi’s T-100, a variant of its M-346 …

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