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Navy awards $3.4 billion contract to Huntington Ingalls to build Ford-class aircraft carrier

Navy awards $3.4 billion contract to Huntington Ingalls to build Ford-class aircraft carrier

WASHINGTON, 8 June 2015. U.S. Navy leaders are following through with production of the nation's second Ford-class aircraft carrier -- the USS John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) -- which when it is commissioned in 2020 will be the world's most modern aircraft carrier.

Flexible rugged cabling for motion-control in aerospace and defense introduced by Cicoil

Flexible rugged cabling for motion-control in aerospace and defense introduced by Cicoil

VALENCIA, Calif., 8 June 2015. Cicoil Corp. in Valencia, Calif., is introducing the EZ-Flexx Motion Series Plus rugged cabling for high-performance motion-control in aerospace and defense applications.

Lockheed Martin prepares to build 94 F-35 jet joint strike fighters in $920.4 million contract

Lockheed Martin prepares to build 94 F-35 jet joint strike fighters in $920.4 million contract

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 5 June 2015. The U.S. military is placing orders worth nearly a billion dollars with Lockheed Martin Corp. to prepare for building 94 F-35 jet Lightning II joint strike fighter combat aircraft. The order involves conventional and vertical takeoff and landing versions, as well as carrier versions.

Linear bidirectional RF amplifier for S-band radios in unmanned vehicles introduced by NuWaves

Linear bidirectional amplifier for S-band OFDM radios in unmanned vehicles introduced by NuWaves

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio, 5 June 2015. NuWaves Ltd. in Middletown, Ohio, is introducing the NuPower Xtender 12E06A model linear bidirectional amplifier (BDA) for S-band orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) radios.

Military researchers move forward with LRASM anti-ship missile project for next-gen naval munition

Military researchers move forward with LRASM anti-ship missile project for next-gen naval munition

ARLINGTON, Va., 4 June 2015. U.S. military researchers are pumping another hundred million dollars into a high-priority project to develop a next-generation LRASM anti-ship missile for launch from surface warships, carrier-based attack jets, and land-based bombers.

Mercury gets another order for radar-spoofing airborne electronic warfare (EW) systems

Mercury gets another order for radar-spoofing airborne electronic warfare (EW) systems

LAKEHURST, N.J., 3 June 2015. U.S. Navy airborne electronic warfare (EW) experts are asking the Mercury Defense Systems (MDS) subsidiary of Mercury Systems Inc. in Cypress, Calif., to build 14 additional electronic radar-spoofing devices under terms of a $7.6 million order announced Tuesday.

BAE Systems to provide IFF shipboard antenna for Navy destroyers, amphibious assault ships

BAE Systems to provide IFF shipboard antenna for Navy destroyers, amphibious assault ships

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 2 June 2015. U.S. Navy aerial warfare systems designers are looking to BAE Systems to provide special circular shipboard antenna arrays for the AN/UPX-29(V) identification-friend-or-foe (IFF) interrogator system aboard surface warships.

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