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06 April 2010 Military News

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  • DoD News: Contracts for April 06, 2010
  • Boeing NewGen Tanker Win Would Benefit Florida Boeing 06 Apr 2010 -- The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] today announced that the state of Florida will benefit from an estimated 1,900 total jobs with 14 suppliers and generate an estimated $95 million annual economic impact if the Boeing NewGen Tanker is selected as the U.S. Air Force's next tanker aircraft.
  • Boeing and the Republic of Singapore Celebrate F-15SGs' Arrival in Singapore Boeing 06 Apr 2010 -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) on April 5 celebrated the arrival of the RSAF’s first five F-15SG aircraft at Paya Lebar Air Base, Singapore, where the aircraft were formally inducted into the F-15SG squadron.
  • General Dynamics Receives $37 Million for USS Hartford Repair Work General Dynamics 06 Apr 2010 -- The U.S Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $36.6 million contract modification for repair work on USS Hartford (SSN-768), a Los Angeles-class submarine damaged in a collision in March 2009. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).
  • General Dynamics and Cyalume Technologies collaborate on Advanced Illumination and Marking Payloads for Ammunition Applications General Dynamics 06 Apr 2010 -- General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems announced today that it has entered into a strategic agreement with Cyalume Technologies, Inc. to develop and market training, illumination and marking payloads that use Cyalume’s chemiluminescent “green” technology for U.S. military ammunition applications.
  • Lockheed Martin, Aerojet Achieve Joint Air-To-Ground Missile (JAGM) Rocket Motor Breakthrough Lockheed Martin 06 Apr 2010 -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE:LMT] and Aerojet, a GenCorp [NYSE:GY] company and teammate on the Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM) program, achieved a technological breakthrough by successfully completing full temperature range testing and validation to support a single rocket motor solution for all JAGM fixed-wing and rotary-wing platforms. The final completed tests were a series of cold temperature missile motor firings conducted in Camden, AR.
  • £20m worth of new contracts awarded for new aircraft carriers Thales 06 Apr 2010 -- The Aircraft Carrier Alliance has awarded a further £20m worth of new contracts to UK companies for work on the new Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carriers, which are currently under construction at five ship yards across the country.
  • First HC-130J Combat Rescue Tanker Completes Assembly Lockheed Martin 06 Apr 2010 -- The first of a new fleet of combat rescue tankers for the U.S. Air Force’s Air Combat Command left Lockheed Martin’s main assembly building here, April 3.The plane is now in the painting facility, then will enter production flight testing.The aircraft represents a new configuration of the world’s most advanced airlifter and will be formally presented to the Air Force at a ceremony, April 19, then delivered later this year.The HC-130J will undergo flight testing to meet an Initial Operating Capability date in mid-2012.

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