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NASA Taps 13 Companies for Aerospace Research at Glenn Center

NASA has selected 13 companies to support aerospace research and provide propulsion and communications systems to the Glenn Research Center in Ohio under five-year contracts with a maximum value of $190 million. The space agency said Wednesday awardees will work to develop, verify and demonstrate communications, propulsion, structures and materials technology for space …

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GE, Pratt & Whitney Land Aircraft Engine R&D Contract Modifications

The U.S. Air Force has awarded $210 million in contract modifications to General Electric (NYSE: GE) and Pratt & Whitney to develop adaptive aircraft engines. The companies will work to advance the development of adaptive engine systems up to the preliminary design and compatibility review phases, the Defense Department said …

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Army Taps General Electric to Provide Turboshaft Engines to Taiwan

General Electric‘s aviation arm will provide its T700 701D/401C turboshaft engine for military aircraft under a $2 billion foreign military sales contract with Taiwan. The Defense Department said Friday the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract supports U.S. Army, Navy and Air Force program requirements and runs through Dec. 31, 2020. The Army Contracting Command at Redstone …

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State Dept OKs $952M Helicopter, Missile Sale to Pakistan

The State Department has approved Pakistan’s request to purchase Viper attack helicopters and Hellfire missiles from the U.S. under a potential $952 million foreign military sales agreement. Pakistan will use the precision strike aircraft and weapons to carry out counterterrorism and counter-insurgency operations in the North Waziristan Agency, federally-administered tribal areas …

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State Dept Approves Potential $450M Sale of Black Hawk Helicopters to Slovakia

The State Department has approved a potential $450 million foreign military sale of Sikorsky‘s UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters and related General Electric parts and equipment to the Slovakian government. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency announced Thursday that the potential deal will support the NATO ally’s homeland defense, counterterrorism, border security and humanitarian programs. The future …

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Lockheed Martin Wins $222M for C-5 Upgrades

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Aeronautics has been tasked to carry out additional work worth $222 million to modernize the U.S. Air Force’s C-5M aircraft, the Defense Department said Wednesday. The fixed-price contract modification under the Reliability Enhancement and Re-engining Program involves the installation of General Electric-made engines and 69 other enhancements to 11 …

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Robert Perna Joins Rockwell Collins as SVP, General Counsel, Secretary; Kelly Ortberg Comments

Robert Perna, a 25-year legal veteran, has been named senior vice president, general counsel and secretary at Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL). His appointment is effective Jan. 13 and he succeeds Gary Chadlick, who is leaving the company to pursue other interests, Rockwell Collins announced Wednesday. “Bob’s global perspective and acquisition …

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GE Closes $4.3B Buy of Avio Aviation Business; David Joyce Comments

General Electric (NYSE: GE) has completed its $4.3 billion acquisition of the aviation business from Italy-based aerospace technology maker Avio S.p.A. GE has integrated the business into its GE Aviation Subsidiary and the business now operates under the name Avio Aero, GE said Aug. 1. David Joyce, president and CEO …

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GE Replaces C-5 Galaxy Engines Under $7.4B Air Force Contract

General Electric (NYSE: GE) is providing new engines for C-5 planes under the U.S. Air Force’s $7.4 billion program that aims to upgrade the aircraft’s capabilities, DoD Buzz reported Thursday. Kris Osborn writes the Air Force has moved to replace some of the A, B and C models of the C-5 …

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