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Ensco Exhibits Synthetic Vision-Based Tech at Navy Air Combat Electronics Industry Event

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 21, 2018 — Ensco participated at the U.S. Navy‘s PMA-209 Air Combat Electronics Industry Day with an exhibit of its new software application baseline that utilizes synthetic vision technology to deliver situational awareness for maritime and helicopter systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Tuesday it was set to …

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Northrop Develops Avionics Software for Army UH-60V Black Hawk Limited User Test

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 16, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has unveiled an avionics software that it developed as part of a contract awarded in 2014 for an upgraded version of the U.S. Army’s UH-60L Black Hawk helicopter that is set to undergo limited user testing, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The …

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Boeing Eyes Navy Requirements With Updated & New Super Hornet Avionics

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 10, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will work to manufacture and update F/A-18 Super Hornet avionics and other systems in line with the U.S. Navy‘s procurement requirements, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. National Defense Magazine reported Friday that Boeing is planning service life extensions for Block 2 systems as …

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Elbit Systems Gets Govt Clearances for Universal Avionics Acquisition

Elbit Systems (Nasdaq: ESLT) has secured the necessary government clearances to acquire Tucson, Arizona-based Universal Avionics Systems Corp. through an asset acquisition transaction. Israel-based Elbit Systems said Thursday it expects to complete the purchase in the “coming weeks.” Universal Avionics manufactures avionics systems for military and commercial helicopters, transport planes and turboprop aircraft. …

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Lockheed Gets $260M Modification on Greek P-3B Aircraft Modernization Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential $260 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to help modernize four P-3B maritime patrol aircraft for the government of Greece. The Defense Department said Monday Lockheed’s aeronautics business unit will support phased depot maintenance as well as avionics and country-specific mission and management systems …

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Report: UTC Eyes Rockwell Collins Acquisition

United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) is exploring an acquisition of Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based avionics contractor Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) as the global industrial conglomerate looks to further expand its aerospace business, Bloomberg reported Saturday. Sources familiar with the matter told Bloomberg it is yet unclear whether the two firms are in discussions over …

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Boeing Sets Up Avionics Business in Push for Tech Insourcing

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 2, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has established a business unit that will work to produce aircraft controls and electronics systems in efforts to drive technology insourcing, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Fox Business reported Monday the new Boeing Avionics organization will target the market for commercial and military aircraft …

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Mercury Eyes Mission Computing Portfolio Expansion Via Richland Technologies Purchase

Mercury Systems (Nasdaq: MRCY) has purchased Duluth, Georgia-based Richland Technologies for an undisclosed sum in a move to grow processing subsystems offerings for aerospace and defense clients. Mercury said Wednesday it plans to keep RTL’s presence in Duluth and that the transaction complements its purchase of Switzerland-based military and aerospace …

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General Atomics Picks Rockwell Collins Avionics for SkyGuardian Ground Control Station

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 23, 2017 — General Atomics has partnered with Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) for the latter to supply avionics systems for the ground control station of the MQ-9B SkyGuardian remotely piloted aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Rockwell Collins said Wednesday its Pro Line Fusion technology will serve to reduce the workload …

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Harris to Supply Data Storage, Cockpit Display Tech for Lockheed Martin’s F-35

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 20, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has tapped Harris (NYSE: HRS) to provide the Aircraft Memory System and Panoramic Cockpit Display Electronic Unit for the F-35 aircraft’s mission system avionics, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Harris said Monday its technologies will work to build on the fighter jet’s data storage, …

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