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Air Traffic Control Association partners with Intelligent Aerospace

Air Traffic Control Association partners with Intelligent Aerospace

ATCA/CMAC, NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., 30 Sept. 2014. Intelligent Aerospace, the annual aerospace event and industry resource, and the Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA), the renowned industry association dedicated to progress in the science of air traffic control and the preservation of a safe flight environment in Alexandria, Va., have entered into a strategic partnership to jointly support and serve the rapidly expanding global aerospace community. The agreement was struck during ATCA’s 59th Annual Conference and Exposition and Civil/Military Aviation Conference (CMAC) being held this week, 28 September – 1 October 2014, in National Harbor, Maryland.

Northrop Grumman moves forward on developing long-endurance maritime UAV for small ships

Northrop Grumman moves forward on developing long-endurance maritime UAV for small ships

ARLINGTON, Va., 29 Sept. 2014. Unmanned aircraft designers at Northrop Grumman Corp. are moving forward on a program to develop a medium-altitude, long-endurance unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that can launch and recover from relatively small ships for long-term maritime surveillance.

RF and microwave adapters for military and aviation applications introduced by Fairview

RF and microwave adapters for military and aviation applications introduced by Fairview

ALLEN, Texas, 29 Sept. 2014. Fairview Microwave Inc. in Allen, Texas, is introducing a line of IP67 RF and microwave adapters for military, aviation, DAS, and cellular applications that require ingress protection from water and dust.

Air Force orders LAIRCM laser missile defense systems for different versions of C-130 aircraft

Air Force orders LAIRCM laser missile defense systems for different versions of C-130 aircraft

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio, 26 Sept. 2014. Missile-defense experts at Northrop Grumman Corp. will install laser-based aircraft missile-defense systems aboard 28 U.S. Air Force C-130 four-engine turboprop aircraft under terms of a $28 million contract modification announced this month.

Navy to replace Tomahawk cruise missiles fired at terrorist targets this week with new order

Navy to replace Tomahawk cruise missiles fired at terrorist targets this week with new order

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 25 Sept. 2014. The 40-plus U.S. Tomahawk cruise missiles fired at terrorist targets in the Middle East this week will be replaced with a new quarter-billion-dollar cruise missile procurement announced Wednesday.

Air Force Research Lab asks Leidos to redefine the state of the art in aircraft missile defense

Air Force Research Lab asks Leidos to redefine the state of the art in aircraft missile defense

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio, 24 Sept. 2014. Aerial missile defense experts at Leidos Inc. in Reston, Va., will attempt to advance the state of the art in aircraft missile warning and countermeasures under terms of a $49.4 million U.S. Air Force research contract announced this week.

The growing drumbeat for more defense spending

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 23 Sept. 2014. For at least three years now the prevailing military discussion has revolved around imminent defense budget cuts, rounds of sequestration, and force reductions in the military services across the board.

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