FARNBOROUGH, Great Britain–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The fourth F136 engine to test in 2010 is in final assembly and will begin running within a few weeks, as the GE Rolls-Royce Fighter Engine Team moves toward flight testing next year in the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter. The fourth engine (Engine 007) will begin its initial testing at GE’s facility at Evendale, Ohio, US, where it will undergo performance operability qualification testing. The Fighter Engine Team has successfully tested three
Rolls-Royce Awarded USD $70 Million Engine Support Services Contract for the Canadian Air Force CC-130J Fleet
INDIANAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has been selected by Lockheed Martin as the in-service support provider for the engines on the CC-130J military transport aircraft flown by the Canadian Air Force. The base contract, valued at more than USD $70 million, will provide Lockheed Martin with logistics support for the AE 2100D3 engines for the next six years. The contract has a potential value exceeding USD $260 million over the life expectancy of the fleet.
Rolls-Royce signe un contrat de services de soutien moteur de 70 millions USD pour la flotte de CC-130J de la Force aérienne du Canada
INDIANAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rolls-Royce, leader mondial des systèmes propulseurs, a été choisie par Lockheed Martin pour offrir des services de soutien moteur aux avions de transport militaire CC-130J opérés par la Force aérienne du Canada. Le contrat de base, évalué à plus de 70 millions USD, permettra à Lockheed Martin de bénéficier du soutien logistique pour ses moteurs AE 2100D3 pendant les six prochaines années. Le contrat a une valeur potentielle de plus de 260 millions USD sur la durée
Neueste Nachrichten über Handelsmessen und Konferenzen zwischen dem 19. Juli 2010 und dem 5. September 2010
LOS ANGELES, Kalifornien (USA)–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Business Wire, bekannt als weltweit führend bei der Veröffentlichung von Pressemitteilungen über Veranstaltungen, hält spezielle Online-Nachrichtenarchive für Hunderte von Veranstaltungen auf der ganzen Welt bereit. Diese sind unter www.tradeshownews.com zu finden. Es folgt eine Liste von Links zu Online-Medienzentren von Business Wire für kommende Veranstaltungen zwischen 19. Juli und 5. September 2010: Farnborough International Airshow 2010 Sout
BAE Systems’ Showcases Its New Ultra Lightweight Warrior Featuring an Intelligent, Ergonomic Power System That Delivers for the Soldier
PHOENIX–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In today’s military conflicts, science and technology often play a vital role in transforming an innovative idea into a practical advantage for the soldier. BAE Systems is seeking to do just that with its new Ultra Lightweight Warrior (ULW) system of innovative body armor, which offers dramatic weight savings and mission-critical options to international militaries. With applications for land, air and naval forces, BAE Systems is displaying ULW at the Farnborough Intern
WAYNE, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BAE Systems has secured a production contract with the Slovak Ministry of Defence for a newly designed mobile military communications system (known as MOKYS). Under the €57 million ($62 million) contract, the company will also upgrade prototypes it first supplied in 2007 to be interoperable with the new equipment. Slovak companies including Corinex Group, a.s., and Vývoj Martin, a.s., have been chosen as major subcontractors to deliver high value systems and product
Lockheed Martin Selects Marotta to Supply Pneumatic Cooling System for Joint Air-to-Ground Missile Industry Team
FARNBOROUGH, England–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Marotta Controls has been selected by Lockheed Martin to join its JAGM industry team to provide the pneumatic cooling system (PCS) for the imaging infrared sensor within the JAGM tri-mode seeker
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Institute for Defense and Government Advancement (IDGA) announces the ninth annual Light Armored Vehicles & Stryker Summit scheduled for November 15-18, 2010 in National Harbor, MD. This premier event brings together military end-users, OEMs, and industry professionals to discuss, evaluate, and lay the ground work for technology solutions and acquisitions of light armored vehicle platforms. Discussions will take place under the backdrop of President Obama’s ann
FALLS CHURCH, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CSC announced today that it is one of 18 contractors to be awarded the Total Application Services for Enterprise Requirements indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract.
SYLMAR, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The transparent armor and specialty products group of PPG Industries’ (NYSE:PPG) aerospace business has won a contract with BAE Systems, Inc., for specialty transparencies that afford ballistics protection for gunners on U.S. Marine Corps tactical vehicles. The $1.2 million contract calls for PPG to supply Marine Corps Transparent Armor Gun Shields (MCTAGS). PPG Aerospace has begun production of the units at its Sylmar aerospace transparencies and specialty produ
FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AAI Corporation, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today that Italy’s Ministry of Defense (MoD) – Directorate of General Aeronautical Armament has selected AAI’s Shadow 200 Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems (TUAS) for the Italian Army. Under this 51 million euro ($64 million) award, Italy will purchase four Shadow TUAS for deployment alongside NATO forces. The Italian MoD’s competitive procurement fo
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL), the prime contractor for the U.S. Army and Air Force Joint Cargo Aircraft (JCA) program, announced today the fiscal year 2010 order from the JCA Joint Program Office for eight C-27J JCA aircraft. This order, with a value of more than $200 million, brings the current contract total to 21 aircraft. The eight aircraft are scheduled for delivery in series between July 2012 and April 2013. Each of the aircraft ordered includes the specialized
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) announced today that its WESCAM subsidiary has been awarded a third indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract from the U.S. Air Force. Valued at $200 million, the funding from this contract will be used to purchase the latest generation of L-3’s MXTM-15Di targeting systems, complete with high-definition (HD) sensors, and MXTM-20D targeting systems, also with HD sensors, for an undisclosed customer. Over an 18-month period,
CLIFTON, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The team of ITT Corporation (NYSE: ITT) and The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) today announced an award of $42 million from the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) to proceed to the Technology Maturation stage of the Next Generation Jammer program, designed to be the world’s most sophisticated airborne electronic attack system. The program, valued at over $2 billion, will replace the current inventory of aging ALQ-99 jamming pods on the Navy’s newest airborne electronic
ARLINGTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Millennium Engineering and Integration Company, (www.meicompany.com) awarded Rapid Response Space Works contract, single award, IDIQ 5 year contract supporting NASA Ames and DoD ORS.
ALEXANDRIA, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MorphoTrak integrates 1000ppi palmprint scanner into livescan workstations. Scanner exceeds the FBI image quality standards by 95 percent, making third-level details clearly visible.
The GEO Group and Cornell Companies File Definitive Joint Proxy Statement and Schedule Special Stockholder Meetings
BOCA RATON, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The GEO Group (NYSE:GEO) (“GEO”) and Cornell Companies (NYSE:CRN) announced today the filing of a definitive joint proxy statement in connection with the previously announced Agreement and Plan of Merger (the “Merger Agreement”) between GEO, Cornell, and GEO Acquisition III, Inc., pursuant to which Cornell will become a wholly owned subsidiary of GEO. GEO has scheduled a special meeting of GEO stockholders to consider and vote upon the issuance of GEO common st
IDGA’s 2nd Annual Identity Management for DoD and Government to Present Enhancing Data Collection, Sharing, and Protection Measures and Tactics
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Institute for Defense and Government Advancement (IDGA) is pleased to announce its 2nd Annual Identity Management for DoD and Government Summit, scheduled for August 23 – 25, 2010 in Washington, DC. IDGA’s Identity Management for DoD and Government brings the identity management community together to gain insight into the difficulties and opportunities shaping the future of identity management. This summit presents innovative biometric data collection techniques an
WIRRAL, United Kingdom–(BUSINESS WIRE)–LDRA has opened a front-line office in India to provide R&D, sales and support for India’s growing software technology market, with continuing local support for LDRA’s current customers.
NS MAYPORT, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Naval Station Mayport is taking part in a Navy-wide initiative to increase security and streamline base access for vendors, suppliers, service providers and contractors through the RAPIDGate® Program. The patented program, offered by Eid Passport, Inc., provides a year-long access credential after participants pass a background screening process and are approved by the installation. Credentials are electronically scanned and verified by security personnel in a
Tel-Instrument Electronics Corp. Announces Final Results for 2010 Fiscal Year, Receipt of $3.6 Million CRAFT 708 Order, and the Signing of a Non-Binding Term Sheet for a $2.5 Million Financing Arrangement
CARLSTADT, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tel Instrument Electronics Corp. (“Tel”) announced today that it sustained a net loss of $276K in the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2010 (fiscal year 2010). For the fiscal year in total, the Company recorded a net loss of $1.44 million on sales of $8.96 million. Sales in the fourth quarter were $2.52 million while engineering costs remained at historically high levels as the Company worked to finalize the CRAFT AN/USM-708 and the TS-4530A Mode 5 IFF test sets.