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Boeing Officially Opens Advanced Research Center in Missouri

MarketWatch – ST. LOUIS, Oct. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ – Boeing today opened its new research and technology center in St. Louis. The facility will serve as the company’s regional hub for collaborative technology development with academic institutions and research partners in systems technology. Boeing leaders joined local dignitaries and employees for a ribbon cutting and […]

Lockheed Martin Celebrates Ten Years Of Mission Success For The Spitzer Space Telescope

WSJ — Ten years ago, NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope — built, integrated and tested at Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] Space Systems in Sunnyvale — roared into space from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, carrying the observatory into an Earth-trailing orbit around the sun. The Spitzer Space Telescope is a space-borne, cryogenically-cooled infrared observatory that […]

WSJ | Boeing Moves to Speed 787 Deliveries

The average Boeing Co. jetliner gets a few test flights after it leaves production before being delivered. But for each new 787 Dreamliner, Boeing has conducted as many as eight test flights—a time-consuming and expensive process for the already much-delayed jet. Now Boeing is starting to make progress at compressing that test-flight procedure, hoping to […]

AOL Defense | Navy May Buy More F-35s, Not Fewer, Under F/A-XX Initiative

The Navy’s F/A-XX initiative has been depicted as an ultra-advanced “sixth generation” aircraft that the Navy would prefer to buy instead of Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. But AOL Defense interviews with Navy and industry sources strongly suggest that the service has little appetite for another expensive development program and that the most likely […]

Detroit Free Press l Michigan Defense Center opens

CONTRACTS Officials gathered in Sterling Heights on Thursday to celebrate the official opening of the Michigan Defense Center at Velocity, an economic development center in Macomb County. The Defense Center, an agency of the Michigan Economic Development Corp., connects defense industry buyers and contractors with Michigan businesses. State businesses have won more than $41 billion […]

Defense News l Panetta, Aerospace Executives To Talk Industrial Base

U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is scheduled to meet with top aerospace executives on Jan. 20 to discuss the industrial base at a time when projected military spending is expected to decline. About 40 CEOs and senior representatives from the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA), Professional Services Council (PSC) and National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) are […]