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Jan
24
2019

FLIR Systems Awarded $39.6 Million Contract for Black Hornet Personal Reconnaissance Systems for U.S. Army Soldier Borne Sensor Program

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WILSONVILLE, Ore--Jan. 24, 2019-- FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) has been awarded a $39.6 Million order to deliver FLIR Black Hornet Personal Reconnaissance Systems (PRS) in support of the United States (U.S.) Army. The highly capable nano-unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) systems delivered under this contract will support platoon and small unit level surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities as part of the Soldier Borne Sensor (SBS) Program. The U.S. Army awarded in June 2018 the first SBS phase contract to FLIR for an initial batch of Black Hornet PRS. These systems are being delivered now to the U.S. Army for initial integration into the force.

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Dec
26
2018

Sikorsky, Boeing Provide First Look at SB>1 DEFIANT™

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. Dec. 26, 2018 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company [NYSE: LMT], and Boeing [NYSE: BA] provided the first look at the SB>1 DEFIANT™ helicopter the companies have developed for the U.S. Army’s Joint Multi-Role technology demonstrator program. The SB>1 DEFIANT™ is designed to fly at twice the speed and range of today’s conventional helicopters and offers advanced agility and maneuverability. It will help inform the next generation of military helicopters as part of the U.S. Army’s Future Vertical Lift program.

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Tags: Boeing DB>1 DEFIANT Lockheed Martin Sikorsky US Army
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Nov
08
2018

Rockwell Collins awarded five-year U.S. Army contract to support operational readiness of CH-47F avionics

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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (Nov. 8, 2018) – Rockwell Collins has secured a five-year contract with the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command (AMCOM) Logistics Center (ALC) to provide current component upgrades and additional component repair capabilities for the Common Avionics Architecture Systems (CAAS) on the Army’s CH-47F Chinook helicopter fleet.

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Tags: ALC AMCOM CAAS CH-47F Chinook Rockwell Collins US Army
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Oct
29
2018

U.S. Army Pilots Fly Autonomous Sikorsky Helicopter In First-Of-Its-Kind Demonstration

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FORT EUSTIS, Va., Oct. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Army pilots exercised supervised autonomy to direct an optionally-piloted helicopter (OPV) through a series of missions to demonstrate technology developed by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT) and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). The series of flights marked the first time that non-Sikorsky pilots operated the Sikorsky Autonomy Research Aircraft (SARA), a modified S-76B commercial helicopter, as an OPV aircraft.

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Jul
18
2018

LONGBOW LLC AWARDED $170 MILLION IN ORDERS FOR APACHE AH-64E FIRE CONTROL RADAR SYSTEMS

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FARNBOROUGH, England, July 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- LONGBOW Limited Liability Company (LLC) and the U.S. Army have definitized contracts valued at $170.5 million to provide LONGBOW Fire Control Radar (FCR) hardware for Apache AH-64E helicopters supporting U.S. Army lots 7 and 8 plus three international customers.

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Tags: AH-64E Apache Lockheed Martin Sikorsky US Army
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Jul
12
2018

Boeing Receives Contract for Four Special Operations Chinooks

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PHILADELPHIA, Pa., — Boeing [NYSE: BA] has received a $139.8 million contract to provide four MH-47G Block II Chinook helicopters to the U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command.

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Jun
28
2018

Boeing Chinook Block II Program Moves to Final Assembly

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PHILADELPHIA, Pa., — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and the U.S. Army celebrated a major CH-47F Block II program milestone with the loading of the first engineering and manufacturing development (EMD) helicopter into final assembly on June 27.

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Apr
20
2018

AAR Wins IDIQ Award from U.S. Army for Aircraft Maintenance And Supply Chain Management

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WOOD DALE, Illinois, – AAR (NYSE: AIR), a leading provider of aviation services to commercial airlines and governments, has been awarded a 10-year hybrid (cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed-price), indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract by the U.S. Army Contracting Command for aircraft and support equipment maintenance, minor modification and supply chain management. The work will be primarily performed outside the continental U.S. in support of U.S. Army operations.

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Apr
04
2018

Universal Avionics FMS Selected for U.S. Army’s Black Hawk FANS Program

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Tucson, AZ - April 4, 2018 – Universal Avionics, in partnership with the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research Engineering Development Center (AMRDEC), Prototype Integration Facility (PIF), and prime contractor Redstone Defense Systems, has integrated an IFR capable Flight Management System (FMS) for the U.S. Army’s Sikorsky HH/UH-60L/M Black Hawk Federated Advanced Navigation System (FANS) program. This meets the program’s requirement to integrate a Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) FAA certified navigational system for the incorporation of Required Navigation Performance Area Navigation (RNP/RNAV) and Global Position System RNAV (GPS/RNAV) requirement.

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Feb
27
2018

Curtiss-Wright to Provide Sikorsky with Air Data Computers and Windshield Anti-Ice Controllers

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HELI-EXPO 2018 - Las Vegas, Nevada (Booth #C854) – February 27, 2018 -- Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division today announced that it was awarded a contract by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company, to provide its Air Data Computer (ADC) and Windshield Anti-Ice Controller (WAIC) technology for use on multiple variants of the Black Hawk helicopter delivered to the U.S. Army and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customers.

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Tags: ADC Air Data Computer Black Hawk Curtiss Wright Curtiss-Wright Defense Lockheed Martin Sikorsky US Army WAIC Windshield Anti-Ice Controller
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