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General Atomics Announces Teammates for Navy’s Stingray Tanker Drone Requirement

A General Atomics business unit will collaborate with several other companies to compete for the U.S. Navy’s carrier-based unmanned aerial refueling tanker program. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. said Monday it will work with Boeing (NYSE: BA); BAE Systems; United Technologies Corp.‘s (NYSE: UTC) Pratt & Whitney and aerospace systems business; L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL); Rockwell Collins …

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Triumph Group to Merge Aerospace & Precision Tech Businesses

Berwyn, Pennsylvania-based aircraft component manufacturer Triumph Group (NYSE: TGI) plans to merge its Precision Components and Aerospace Structures businesses into a new business unit slated to launch Jan. 1. Pete Wick, executive vice president of Precision Components, will serve as EVP of the newly combined business unit that will operate …

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General Atomics, Partner Open Reaper Landing Gear Production Facility in Netherlands

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 1, 2017 — A division of General Atomics has partnered with GKN Aerospace‘s Fokker business to open a facility in the Netherlands that would house production of Predator B/MQ-9 Reaper landing gear systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Fokker said Tuesday it will work with General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. to …

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USAF Unveils Northrop’s 7 Teammates on B-21 Bomber Aircraft Development Program

The U.S. Air Force has unveiled the names of seven companies that will partner with Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) to help build a fleet of B-21 Long Range Strike Bomber planes for the military service, Defense News reported Monday. Lara Seligman writes Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James said in a news briefing at the Pentagon …

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Northrop Buys F-35 In-Flight Opening Doors From Fokker Under $107M Deal

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 24,  2015 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has ordered $106.8 million in F-35 in-flight opening doors from the Fokker Technologies division of GKN Aerospace, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Fokker said Thursday the opening doors are for the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35 aircraft in lots 10 and 11 …

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Lasse Ostergaard Promoted to Eaton Aftermarket Unit VP

Lasse Ostergaard, who most recently led efforts to establish a growth strategy and organizational model for the Eaton (NYSE: ETN) aerospace group’s aftermarket division, has been appointed the division’s vice president. Eaton said Wednesday Ostergaard will oversee aftermarket sales and marketing, customer service and engineering and programs for the Irvine, Calif.-based division. He will …

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Abby Lilly to Head Supply Chain of Eaton’s Aerospace Group

Abby Lilly, formerly vice president of supply chain at GKN Aerospace, has joined power management contractor Eaton Corp. to serve in the same role. She led supply chain functions across 14 North American locations for GKN and is also a 14-year veteran of Rolls-Royce North America, Eaton said Wednesday. Her …

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