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Aerojet Rocketdyne Buys Additive Manufacturing Firm 3DMT; Eileen Drake Quoted

Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE: AJRD) has purchased 3D Material Technologies from ARC Group Worldwide for an undisclosed sum in a move to expand its capabilities to develop additive manufacturing-based metal alloy components for aerospace power and propulsion systems. “The addition of 3DMT’s capacity and expertise in metal alloy additive manufacturing expands our range …

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Pratt & Whitney to Help Test F-35 Block 4 Propulsion System Under $230M Navy Contract

United Technologies Corp.’s (NYSE: UTX) Pratt & Whitney subsidiary has received a five-year, $230.1M contract from the U.S. Navy to support flight testing of a new F-35 aircraft propulsion system. Pratt & Whitney will help test F-35 Block 4 engine technology for Navy, the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Marine Corps and non-Department of Defense …

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Pratt & Whitney to Continue F-35 Propulsion Tech Sustainment Work Under $400M Contract Modification

United Technologies Corp.‘s (NYSE: UTX) Pratt & Whitney subsidiary has received a one-year, $399.8M contract modification from Naval Air Systems Command to provide sustainment services for the F-35 aircraft propulsion technology. Pratt & Whitney’s military engines division will continue to sustain F135 propulsion systems for the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Air Force,non-Defense …

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General Atomics to Supply Li-ion Battery for Testing on SOCOM Undersea Vehicles

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 24, 2018 — A General Atomics business unit will deliver a prototype lithium-ion battery system for the U.S. Special Operations Command’s manned underwater vehicles under a new contract focused on integration and testing, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems will provide a Lithium-ion Fault Tolerant …

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Peraton Gets Navy Contract for Aircraft Propulsion & Power Systems Support; Gus Bontzos Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 18, 2018 — Peraton will work to provide engineering, integration and assessment services in support of aircraft propulsion and power systems under a potential $23.5M contract from the U.S. Navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 27. The company said Sept. 26 it aims to help the Naval Air Systems Command bolster …

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GE Lands $437M Air Force Contract Modification for Engine Risk Reduction Support

General Electric‘s (NYSE: GE) aviation business has received a $437 million contract modification to help the U.S. Air Force implement risk reduction methods for a new propulsion technology. The company said Monday GE Aviation collaborated with the service branch in efforts to mature cycle engine technologies and architectures as part of the Adaptive Versatile …

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5 Firms to Explore Solar Electric Propulsion Under NASA Research Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 6, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), Sierra Nevada Corp. and Space Systems Loral will perform research on power and propulsion technologies for deep space missions under a $2.4 million NASA program, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The space agency said …

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Orbital ATK Records Delivery of 100,000th Hellfire Propulsion Motor; Mike Kahn Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 1, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has marked the delivery of the 100,000th propulsion motor for the AGM-114 Hellfire air-to-surface missile in a ceremony held early October at the Allegany Ballistics Laboratory in West Virginia, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 25. The company said Oct. 25 the tactical motor …

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SSL Among Selected Companies to Collaborate With NASA on Space Tech Dev’t

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 6, 2017 — Space Systems Loral is one of 10 companies that NASA has picked to help advance space technologies in support of future commercial and government space missions, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. NASA said Friday the collaborative partnership program seeks to engage industry to help address potential requirements …

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Pratt & Whitney to Provide Initial Lot 11 F-35 Propulsion System Spares Under $340M Award

United Technologies Corp.‘s (NYSE: UTX) Pratt & Whitney subsidiary has received a three-year, $339.6 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to provide initial spares for the F-35 propulsion system. The Defense Department said Friday Pratt & Whitney will supply initial spare modules, parts and engines in support of the low-rate initial …

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