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Thales to provide helicopter radar and computers for Royal Navy Merlin surveillance helicopters

Thales to provide helicopter radar and computers for Royal Navy Merlin surveillance helicopters

LONDON, 26 May 2015. Military helicopter systems integrators at Lockheed Martin U.K. Holdings Ltd. in London needed helicopter radar and mission systems for the United Kingdom Royal Navy Merlin helicopters. They found their solution from Thales Holding UK PLC in Weybridge, England.

Harris-Exelis merger clears final hurdles; $4.75 billion deal expected to close this week

Harris-Exelis merger clears final hurdles; $4.75 billion deal expected to close this week

McLEAN, Va., 26 May 2015. The Pending acquisition of defense electronics specialist Exelis Inc. by Harris Corp. cleared one of its final hurdles Friday when Exelis shareholders approved the merger agreement.

Navy works with Boeing to prepare for building nine new Poseidon military planes

Navy works with Boeing to prepare for building nine new Poseidon military planes

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 22 May 2015. U.S. Navy aviation authorities are giving the green light to the Boeing Co. to start building nine new P-8A Poseidon military planes under terms of a $21.3 million contract announced Thursday.

Air Force orders eight MQ-9 Reaper Block 5 Reaper attack drones from manufacturer General Atomics

Air Force orders eight MQ-9 Block 5 Reaper attack drones from manufacturer General Atomics

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio, 21 May 2015. U.S. Air Force unmanned systems experts are ordering eight MQ-9 Reaper Block 5 attack drones from manufacturer General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. in Poway, Calif.

6U VXS RF and microwave module based on OpenRFM open-systems guidelines offered by Mercury

6U VXS RF and microwave module based on OpenRFM open-systems guidelines offered by Mercury

CHELMSFORD, Mass., 21 May 2015. Mercury Systems Inc. in Chelmsford, Mass., is introducing the open-systems Ensemble RFM-1RS18 RF and microwave tuner for electronic warfare (EW) applications that use board-based RF and microwave components and embedded computing for on-board digital signal processing.

Army asks Lockheed Martin to convert 200 practice Hellfire missiles to battle-ready armed versions

Army asks Lockheed Martin to convert 200 practice Hellfire missiles to battle-ready armed versions

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala., 20 May 2015. U.S. Army missile experts are asking engineers at Lockheed Martin Corp. to convert 200 Army practice air-to-ground Hellfire missiles to armed-and-dangerous real munitions.

Navy looks to H6 Systems to develop microwave weapon simulator for aircraft research

Navy looks to H6 Systems to develop microwave weapon simulator for aircraft research

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 19 May 2015. U.S. Navy aircraft researchers needed the ability to simulate a high-power microwave weapon to measure its effects on U.S. military aircraft. They found their solution from H6 Systems Inc. in Nashua, N.H.

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