Woodstock Wire: Defense Dispatch

February 18, 2018

How the private space industry could take over lower Earth orbit - and make money off it

The Verge -- The Trump administration wants to end direct NASA funding for the International Space Station by 2025 - but that doesn't necessarily mean the...

February 18, 2018 04:11 AM

Contracts For Feb. 16, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTS NAVY Huntington Ingalls Industries, Pascagoula, Miss., is being awarded a $1,430,821,350

February 18, 2018 03:35 AM

New Mexico Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut on Space Station

Military -- NASA - Students from six schools in Alamogordo, New Mexico, will speak with a NASA astronaut living, working and doing research aboard the International...

February 18, 2018 03:35 AM

Contracts For Feb. 15, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTS DEFENSE INFORMATION SYSTEMS AGENCY Knight Point Systems, Reston, Virginia, was awarded a

February 18, 2018 03:35 AM

February 16, 2018

Saab Year-End Report 2017

Military -- Saab - Saab presents the results for 2017.

February 16, 2018 06:03 PM

February 15, 2018

Contracts For Feb. 14, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTS NAVY The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, is being awarded $219,600,000 for

February 15, 2018 06:28 PM

February 14, 2018

Contracts For Feb. 13, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTS DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY Coastal Pacific Food Distributors, Stockton, California, has been

February 14, 2018 08:14 PM

February 13, 2018

Saab Provides Tactical Data Links to Swedish Navy

Military -- Saab - Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, FMV, to provide Multi Tactical Data Links to the Swedish...

February 13, 2018 05:53 PM

Northrop Grumman Acquisition of Orbital ATK Approved by European Commission

Military -- The European Commission has notified Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) that it has approved Northrop Grumman's acquisition of Orbital ATK...

February 13, 2018 05:53 PM

Contracts For Feb. 12, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTS ARMY LEIDOS, Reston, Virginia (W5J9CQ-18-D-0001); and General Dynamics One Source,

February 13, 2018 05:53 PM

February 12, 2018

NASA Budgets for a Trip to the Moon, but Not While Trump Is President

NYT > Science -- The administration sees a greater role for the private sector in returning to the moon and running the International Space Station, which it...

February 12, 2018 06:14 PM

General Dynamics to Acquire CSRA for $9.6 Billion

PR Newswire: Aerospace and Defense -- General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) and CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which General Dynamics...

February 12, 2018 06:04 PM

The Trump administration aims to privatize the International Space Station: report

The Verge -- In January, The Verge reported that the Trump administration was preparing to end US support for the International Space Station by 2025, prompting...

February 12, 2018 01:03 AM

February 11, 2018

Engine issue could ground some Airbus planes

CNN - Top Stories -- Issues with airplane engines built by Pratt & Whitney could leave some Airbus planes grounded.

February 11, 2018 05:31 AM

Oshkosh Wins $476 Million U.S. Defense Contract: Pentagon

U.S. News -- Oshkosh Defense, a unit of Oshkosh Corp, has been awarded a $476 million contract for Medium Tactical Vehicles A2,...

February 11, 2018 04:52 AM

Nome, Alaska, Gets Fresh Review as Possible US Arctic Port

U.S. News -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is taking a fresh look at improving the historic Alaska port of Nome for serving Arctic-bound ships.

February 11, 2018 04:45 AM

Jetmakers Battle Over Niche Where Boeing Plans New Jet

U.S. News -- Boeing played up the prospects for a potential new mid-market jet on the eve of the Singapore...

February 11, 2018 04:44 AM

Lockheed Martin CEO Honored with 2017 Howard Hughes Memorial Award

PR Newswire: Aerospace and Defense -- The Aero Club of Southern California yesterday honored Lockheed Martin Chairman, President and CEO Marillyn Hewson as the 39th recipient of the...

February 11, 2018 04:35 AM

Lockheed Martin's JASSM(r)-ER Declared Operational on F-15E Strike Eagle

PR Newswire: Semantic Web -- Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) - Extended Range (ER) achieved full operational capability on the...

February 11, 2018 04:27 AM

Lockheed Martin Invites Innovators and Entrepreneurs to Join the Next Space Age with 'Open Space' Satellite Innovation Project

PR Newswire: Electronic Design Automation -- For the first time, Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) has publicly released specifications for its satellite platforms with the goal of offering new...

February 11, 2018 04:26 AM

Raytheon names Kelsey DeBriyn vice president, Investor Relations

PR Newswire: Electronic Design Automation -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has named Kelsey DeBriyn vice president, Investor Relations. In her new role, DeBriyn will oversee the company's...

February 11, 2018 04:25 AM

Lockheed Martin Receives $524 Million Contract for PAC-3 Missiles

PR Newswire: High Tech Security -- The United States and allied military forces will upgrade their missile defense capabilities under a $524 million contract modification for production...

February 11, 2018 04:22 AM

For Brakes That Last Eight Times Longer, C-130 Operators Continue To Choose UTC Aerospace Systems

PR Newswire: High Tech Security -- UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today announced it has begun delivery of boltless wheels and carbon brakes...

February 11, 2018 04:18 AM

Rheinmetall and Sikorsky Sign a Strategic Teaming Agreement to Offer CH-53K for Germany's New Heavy Lift Helicopter Competition

PR Newswire: High Tech Security -- Rheinmetall and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Company signed a strategic teaming agreement for competing in the German Air Force "Schwerer...

February 11, 2018 04:16 AM

SWISS Selects Pratt & Whitney Geared Turbofan(tm) Engines to Power New Fleet of Airbus A320neo and A321neo Aircraft

PR Newswire: High Tech Security -- Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) has selected Pratt & Whitney Geared Turbofan(tm) (GTF) engines to power 15 total Airbus A320neo and A321neo...

February 11, 2018 04:16 AM

Pratt & Whitney Signs 15-Year EngineWise(tm) Fleet Management Agreement with Turkish Airlines

PR Newswire: High Tech Security -- Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today announced that Turkish Airlines signed an agreement for a 15-year...

February 11, 2018 04:15 AM

Pratt & Whitney Announces New EngineWise(tm) Data Analytics Capabilities for V2500(r) Engines

PR Newswire: High Tech Security -- Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today announced that it has launched new data analytics capabilities for...

February 11, 2018 04:15 AM

UTC Aerospace Systems To Provide Critical Content For KF-X Fourth-Gen Fighter

PR Newswire: High Tech Security -- UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today announced that it will provide several key components for Korea...

February 11, 2018 04:15 AM

Boeing Debuts First 737 MAX 7

PR Newswire: High Tech Security -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] marked another airplane development milestone today as thousands of employees celebrated the debut of the first 737 MAX 7 at...

February 11, 2018 04:05 AM

BAE Systems Selected to Help U.S. Navy SPAWAR Identify and Track Threats

Business Wire: Networks -- The U.S. Navy has selected BAE Systems to provide equipment and support services for Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic (SPAWAR).

February 11, 2018 03:52 AM

BAE Systems to Modernize Head-up Displays for United Arab Emirates F-16 Fleet

Business Wire: Aerospace News -- BAE Systems has been selected by Lockheed Martin to modernize head-up displays (HUD) on F-16 aircraft for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Armed...

February 11, 2018 03:51 AM

Harris Corporation Australia Operation Receives State of Victoria's Innovation in Export Operations Award

Business Wire: Aerospace News -- Announcing award from Government of Victoria, Australia, for excellence in export innovation.

February 11, 2018 03:50 AM

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Announces 9-1-1 Industry Professional Award Winner Roger Marshall

Business Wire: Aerospace News -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced today that a member of its Safety & Security Technologies group,...

February 11, 2018 03:50 AM

GE Signs Digital Contract with Military Sealift Command to Improve Mission Readiness

Business Wire: Software -- As an extension of a current service contract, General Electric (GE) is chosen by the U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command (MSC) for GE's Predix...

February 11, 2018 03:36 AM

China's working on the next generation of military exoskeleton. Here's what it can do.

Popular Science -- Getting ever closer to Iron Man-like capabilities.



China's defense contractors are entering the field in a major...

February 11, 2018 01:55 AM

February 10, 2018

Texas Educators to Speak with NASA Astronaut on Space Station

Military -- NASA - Pre-service teachers from Houston, Texas, will speak with a NASA astronaut living, working and doing research aboard the International...

February 10, 2018 07:20 AM

Contracts For Feb. 9, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTS DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY Source-Ray Inc., Ronkonkoma, New York, has been awarded a maximum

February 10, 2018 07:20 AM

Contracts For Feb. 8, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTS NAVY Harris Corp., Clifton, New Jersey, is being awarded $161,049,786 for modification

February 10, 2018 01:13 AM

February 08, 2018

Saab Delivers Manuals to the Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation

Military -- Saab - Saab has successfully set up and produced maintenance manuals for Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation's new airliner, the Mitsubishi Regional...

February 08, 2018 07:13 PM

Falcon Heavy Test Launch

Military -- SpaceX News - On Tuesday, Feb. 6th at 3:45 PM ET, Falcon Heavy successfully lifted off from Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center...

February 08, 2018 07:13 PM

Contracts For Feb. 7, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTS ARMY Oshkosh Defense LLC, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, has been awarded a $476,200,000 hybrid

February 08, 2018 07:13 PM

New German Warship Fails Sea Trials Due to Tech Woes

Electronics -- IEEE Spectrum - The main problem is integration, since 90 percent of the components on the frigate are brand new

February 08, 2018 05:28 PM

Why Elon Musk hopes the Falcon Heavy launch will spark 'new space race'

Think -- Big Think - SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is encouraging aerospace companies to up their game after successfully launching the most powerful rocket since...

February 08, 2018 05:27 PM

Boeing's "Dollars for Doers" Employee Match Program Takes Community Investments Higher

Justmeans -- Employee benefit part of previously announced $300M tax reform package

February 08, 2018 05:17 PM

February 07, 2018

Contracts For Feb. 6, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTS ARMY Lockheed Martin Corp., Grand Prairie, Texas, has been awarded a $523,836,625

February 07, 2018 08:17 PM

Idaho Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

Military -- NASA - Students from Boise State University and Timberline High School in Boise, Idaho, will speak with NASA astronauts living, working and doing...

February 07, 2018 08:17 PM

December 2006: Constructing the Space Station

Life -- NASA Image of the day - NASA astronaut Robert Curbeam works on the International Space Station's S1 truss during the space shuttle Discovery's...

February 07, 2018 06:13 PM

February 06, 2018

Saab and Lund University Sign Strategic Collaboration Agreement

Military -- Saab - Saab and Lund University in Sweden have signed a collaboration agreement concerning research, innovation and education.

February 06, 2018 07:01 PM

Contracts For Feb. 5, 2018

Military -- U.S. Dept. of Defense Contracts - CONTRACTS NAVY Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being

February 06, 2018 07:01 PM