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US Air Force Requests Millions for Construction Funding to Improve Aircraft Ranges

In its fiscal year 2018 budget request, the US Air Force (USAF) has requested funding for construction to improve aircraft ranges in Utah and Nevada. This would allow the USAF to utilize the full range of capabilities available to F-35A aircrews, said USAF Chief of Staff General David Goldfein and …

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Air Force to Choose 2 Bases to House Lockheed-Built F-35A Fleet

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 9, 2016 — The U.S. Air Force will select two Air National Guard bases to host its Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35A Joint Strike Fighter jet, Executive Gov reported Thursday. The military service will choose from Dannelly Field Air Guard Station,  Gowen Field Air Guard Station,  Jacksonville Air Guard Station,  Selfridge Air National Guard Base …

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Stephen Seay, John Horvath, Richard Boggs Join Quantum3D Govt Systems’ Board of Directors

Stephen Seay, a retired U.S. Army general, and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) veterans John Horvath and Richard Boggs have joined the board of directors at simulation and training services contractor Quantum3D Government Systems. Quantum3D Government Systems said Monday that Seay,  Horvath and Boggs will support the company’s efforts to expand its government-related services business. …

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Turkey to Acquire Second Batch of Lockheed-Built F-35 Jets

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 2, 2016 — Turkey’s defense procurement panel is set to acquire a second batch of Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft through the multinational Joint Strike Fighter program, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Defense News reported Monday the country aims to build a new-generation aircraft …

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Army Orders $82M in Joint Service Aircrew Masks, Flight Equipment From Gentex

Gentex has received an $82.5 million contract from the U.S. Army to supply aircrew masks, life support system and flight equipment for the Joint Strike Fighter program. The company will build Joint Service Aircrew Mask systems for the military branch in an effort to protect fighter pilots against chemical and biological threats when …

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Raytheon to Continue JPALS Testing, JSF Integration Work

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 13, 2015 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a $52 million contract to continue its testing and analysis of the U.S. Navy’s Joint Precision Approach Landing Systems platform, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Raytheon said the contract extends the company’s work on JPALS development, with focus now shifting …

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Harris Gov’t Comm Systems Revenue Up 12% in FY 2015 1Q

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has announced financial results for the first quarter of the company’s 2015 fiscal year, which ended Sept. 26, 2014. Revenue in the company’s government systems segment increased 12 percent from the prior period to $461 million, which Harris said was driven by work on the F-35 Joint …

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Raytheon to Maintain Air-to-Air Missiles Program

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a more than $163 million contract to maintain a medium range air-to-air missiles program. Raytheon will provide engineering, program management and contractor logistics support for the AMRAAM central processing unit, Raytheon said Thursday. Raytheon will perform the task in Tucson, Arizona until Jan. 31, 2017. The …

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Finmeccanica Subsidiary Wins $141M for Lockheed F-35 Wings

A Finmeccanica subsidiary has won a $141 million contract to build wings and related components for Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) F-35 fighter jet. Alenia Aermacchi is responsible for the Joint Strike Fighter program’s second wing production line, Finmeccanica said Thursday. The contract also includes $60 million, covering non-recurring activities for …

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Lockheed, Pentagon Strike Deal for 32 F-35 Jets; David Venlet Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will supply the Defense Department with 32 more F-35 fighter jets under an agreement the two sides have made in principle, American Forces Press Service reports. Claudette Roulo writes the 32 planes represent the Joint Strike Fighter program’s fifth batch, which the company began producing in …

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