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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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