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Boeing-built Satellite Will Create First Global High-Speed Broadband Network

Inmarsat-5 satellite

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Aug. 29, 2015 – When the third Boeing-built [NYSE: BA] Inmarsat-5 satellite, which is now in orbit, becomes fully operational later this year it will provide the technology and coverage necessary for worldwide high-speed broadband access.

Inmarsat-5… Continue reading

Friendly “Gremlins” Could Enable Cheaper, More Effective, Distributed Air Operations

Friendly “Gremlins”

For decades, U.S. military air operations have relied on increasingly capable multi-function manned aircraft to execute critical combat and non-combat missions. Adversaries’ abilities to detect and engage those aircraft from longer ranges have improved over time as well, however, driving… Continue reading

Russian Mi-28N Helicopters Receive Cutting-Edge Helmet Imaging Systems

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Pilots flying the modernized version of Russia’s Mi-28N attack helicopters will receive a new helmet imaging and targeting system. The device was unveiled at the MAKS-2015 air expo on Saturday.

The new helmet imaging and targeting system was designed to… Continue reading

Counting Down: U.S. Navy, Lockheed Martin Ready to Launch MUOS-4 Secure Communications Satellite August 31

MUOS-4 Secure Communications Satellite

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., August 28, 2015 – The U.S. Navy and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) are ready to launch the fourth Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) secure communications satellite, MUOS-4, here on Monday, August 31, aboard a… Continue reading

Bell Helicopter Celebrates Bell 505 Lafayette Assembly Center Grand Opening

rp_IMGP7294-Bell-Helicopter-logo-420x236.jpgMilestone moves the company one step closer to production and delivery of its eagerly-awaited Bell 505 Jet Ranger X

LAFAYETTE, La. (August 27, 20ven Grissom and other state, regional and local officials joined Bell Helicopter’s president and CEO, John… Continue reading

Proven in service: Airbus Helicopters’ H175 reaches 1,000 flight hours with NHV Group

NHV Group H175

• High reliability demonstrated in tightly-scheduled North Sea oil and gas missions
• Excellent marks given to the H175 by NHV pilots, technicians and passengers
• Ease of maintainability confirmed during the initial 400-hour maintenance checks

Den Helder, The Netherlands… Continue reading

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