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Jun
22
2020

A new digital frontier: Collins Aerospace helps U.S. Navy and Marine Corps pilots fly more safely in low-light conditions with new Enhanced Visual Acuity system

Posted by jhadmin

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (June 22, 2020) – Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of Raytheon Technologies Corp. (NYSE: RTX), is helping the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps transition from analog to digital night vision systems with their new Enhanced Visual Acuity (EVA) system. The system, recently selected for use by rotary-wing and tiltrotor aircrews, is the first to provide advanced digital night vision and display technology that increases flight safety and mission effectiveness for the warfighter.

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Tags: Collins Aerospace Marine Corps Raytheon Technologies US Navy
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May
18
2020

Vintage Bell: The Bell X-22 Aircraft

Posted by jhadmin

In the 1960s, when the U.S. Navy decided to expand its advanced technology portfolio to include dynamic, VTOL aircraft, they consulted with a world-renowned company that was currently exploring this innovation – Bell Aerospace.

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Apr
22
2020

Erickson Awarded KRACEn Contract with U.S. Navy

Posted by jhadmin

On April 14, 2020, Erickson Incorporated, a worldwide leading operator, maintainer, and manufacturer of utility aircraft, was awarded a contract with the United States Navy, Fleet Readiness Center Procurement Group, Patuxent River, Maryland. The kits, aircraft recovery, augmentation, components and engines (KRACEn) multiple award contract will provide aircraft maintenance services and support. Work includes modification kit build and installations; recovery of downed aircraft; repair of aircraft and components; overhaul of engines; and contractor logistics support. The estimated cumulative aggregate ceiling for all contracts is $6,106,000,000 and work is expected to be complete by April 2030.

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Tags: Erickson US Navy
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Feb
21
2020

Sikorsky Receives Second Contract To Build Presidential Helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

STRATFORD, Conn., Feb. 20, 2020 -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), will build six production VH-92A® Presidential Helicopters under a contract from the U.S Navy. These helicopters are part of the 23 aircraft program of record for the U.S. Marine Corps.

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Tags: Lockheed Martin Marines Presidential Helicopter Sikorsky US Navy VH-92A
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Feb
05
2020

Boeing and U.S. Navy Successfully Link Piloted, Unmanned Growlers

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ARLINGTON, Va. – Boeing [NYSE: BA] and the U.S. Navy successfully flew two autonomously controlled EA-18G Growlers at Naval Air Station Patuxent River as unmanned air systems using a third Growler as a mission controller for the other two.

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Tags: Boeing EA-18G Growler UAS US Navy
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