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Department of Defense officials name MRO&U assignments for F-35 airframes and engines

Department of Defense officials name MRO&U assignments for F-35 airframes and engines

WASHINGTON, 18 Dec. 2014. U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) officials have assigned F-35 Regional Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul, and Upgrade (MRO&U) capability for airframes and engines for the Asia Pacific Region.

Lockheed Martin engineers select Northrop Grumman navigation system for SBIRS GEO-5 satellite

Lockheed Martin engineers select Northrop Grumman navigation system for SBIRS GEO-5 satellite

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., 18 Dec. 2014. Officials at prime contractor Lockheed Martin [NYSE:LMT] needed a space-based inertial reference system for the U.S. Air Force Space-Based Infrared System's (SBIRS) fifth Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (GEO) satellite. They found their solution at Northrop Grumman Corp. [NYSE:NOC].

Futuristic aircraft part from Boeing Research & Technology undergoes structural testing at NASA

Futuristic aircraft part from Boeing Research & Technology undergoes structural testing at NASA

WASHINGTON, 18 Dec. 2014. Scientists and engineers at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., are testing part of a futuristic hybrid wing body aircraft constructed of carbon-fiber material.

Cubic acquires DTECH LABS Inc., expanding secure communications and networking portfolio

Cubic acquires DTECH LABS Inc., expanding secure communications and networking portfolio

SAN DIEGO, 17 Dec. 2014. Cubic Corp. (NYSE:CUB) has acquired DTECH LABS Inc. (DTECH), a provider of modular networking and baseband communications equipment based in Sterling, Va., for up to $114.5 million, including $15 million of contingent consideration and subject to the terms of the stock purchase agreement.

Boeing, South African Airways use energy-rich tobacco to make sustainable aviation biofuel

Boeing, South African Airways use energy-rich tobacco to make sustainable aviation biofuel

MARBLE HALL, South Africa, 17 Dec. 2014. Boeing [NYSE:BA] and South African Airways (SAA) are using energy-rich tobacco plants from South African farmers to aid in the production of sustainable aviation biofuel.

Rockwell Collins Venue, Airshow cabin systems selected for wide-body VIP business jet

Rockwell Collins Venue, Airshow cabin systems selected for wide-body VIP business jet

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 17 Dec. 2014. Rockwell Collins officials have revealed that an undisclosed customer has selected the company’s Venue high-definition (HD) cabin management and entertainment system, Airshow Moving Map, and audio/video on-demand (AVOD) streaming solution for a wide-body Airbus A340 business jet. The cabin package will be installed in mid-2015.

Boeing selects Aircelle titanium exhaust systems for GE Aviation engines on 777X jetliner

Boeing selects Aircelle titanium exhaust systems for GE Aviation engines on 777X jetliner

LE HAVRE, France, 16 Dec. 2014. Aircelle (Safran) will produce titanium exhaust systems for the Boeing 777X commercial jetliner, according to what is the nacelle manufacturer's first major supplier win with the airframe manufacturer. 

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