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Army Launches $50 Million Advanced Manufacturing Initiative for Aviation and Weapon Systems

The U.S. Army has awarded a $50 million three-year research project to Auburn University to understand how new manufacturing materials and...

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Aerospace

Army to Advance Prototype Competition for Future Electric Light Reconnaissance Vehicle

The U.S. Army is preparing to issue an industry request for the development of an electric Light Reconnaissance Vehicle (eLRV), according to an Oct....

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Army Launches M1E3 Tank Development, Cancels M1 Abrams Upgrade Program

U.S. Army officials are cancelling their current upgrade plans for the M1 Abrams main battle tank in favor of a more significant modernization effort, the service...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

GAO Recommends Changes to Army's Future Vertical Lift Acquisition Process

The U.S. Army is developing several aircraft systems to supplement and replace its aging fleet of helicopters. Aircraft in this portfolio, known as Future Vertical...

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Defense

Report Finds Navy Super Hornet Fighter Jets Aging Worse Than Predecessors

Introduced in the mid-to-late 1990s, the Department of the Navy’s (DON’s) F/A-18E/F Super Hornet is a multirole, fixed-wing aircraft capable of attacking other...

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Aerospace

H-1 Helicopter

Bell Textron Inc. recently completed the Program of Record for the U.S. Marine Corps H-1, with the 189th delivery of the AH-1Z.

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Microelectronics and Castings Remain Supply Chain Challenges for Raytheon

Raytheon Technologies Chief Executive Officer Greg Hayes and Chief Operating Officer Christopher Calio said microelectronics and engine castings were among the...

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Software

Air Force Awards $100 Million to Continue B-1 Digital Engineering Program

The B-1 System Program Office (SPO) recently awarded a six-year, $100 million follow-on contract to Wichita State University’s National Institute for Aviation...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Aerospace Work Platforms — More than Meets the Eye

For maintenance personnel in the aerospace industry to do their jobs effectively, they need to be able to get physically close to the equipment they are working on. This statement sounds...

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