Monthly Archives: September 2006
- Evaluation for Danish fighter aircraft replacement ‘heating up’
- EADS Manching location visit part of evaluation on best aircraft determination for Royal Danish Air Force
- EADS welcomes delegation’s fair and transparent selection process
(Munich / Manching, 28 September… Continue reading
AirTran has pushed back the delivery of eight Boeing 737s until as late as 2011. The company is facing increased competition and has scaled back its growth plans.
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 27, 2006 — The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] this week installed the final Block E avionics modification kit on the U.S. Air Force’s active fleet of 67 B-1B Lancer long-range heavy bombers, completing a five-year, $680 million… Continue reading
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 27, 2006 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced the successful field testing of its new Enhanced/Synthetic Vision System (E/SVS) designed to increase situational awareness for rescue mission pilots during approach and landing in various environmental and ambient… Continue reading
LOCKHEED MARTIN’S COMPACT KINETIC ENERGY MISSILE SUCCESSFUL IN FLIGHT TEST AGAINST REINFORCED URBAN STRUCTURE
DALLAS, TX,September 27, 2006
Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] successfully conducted a guided test flight of its Compact Kinetic Energy Missile (CKEM) against a reinforced urban structure (RUS) recently at Eglin Air Force Base, FL. All objectives for this test were… Continue reading
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 25, 2006 — The reliable Boeing [NYSE: BA] Delta II launch vehicle, known as the workhorse of the launch industry in its payload class, successfully delivered to orbit earlier today a replenishment Block IIR Global Positioning System… Continue reading
ORLANDO, FL,September 26, 2006
Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] successfully performed wind tunnel and wing separation tests of its High Altitude Anti-Submarine Warfare Weapons Concept (HAAWC) system, intended to enable P-3C aircrews to launch torpedoes from outside the range of enemy… Continue reading
New images from the European Space Agency’s Mars Express orbiter show that a face-shaped rock formation on Mars is a heavily eroded surface. A 1976 picture by NASA’s Viking raised public speculation that the form was a face created by intelligent life on Mars.
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 26, 2006 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] began a new chapter in aerial-refueling history on Sept. 21 by flight-testing its fifth-generation KC-767 Tanker boom for the first time.
During a complex series of tests in Wichita, Kan., the… Continue reading