Aerospace & Defense

Development News | March 26, 2019
Virginia May See Four Launches at Wallops Island Facility   

Northrop Grumman is gearing up for up to four launches this year at Wallops Island, Virginia, including two launches with Cygnus cargo ships heading... More>>


Development News | March 26, 2019
Blue Origin to Expand Rocket Facility at Kennedy Space Center   

Aerospace company Blue Origin is looking to expand its rocket manufacturing facility in Florida, according to documents obtained by Florida Today. More>>


Development News | March 26, 2019
Pentagon Awards Boeing $4.1 Million Contract for Missile Defense   

Boeing Co has been awarded a $4.1 billion U.S. defense contract related to the expansion and improvement of the ground-based midcourse missile... More>>


Development News | March 26, 2019
Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma Prepares for KC-46 Pegasus Support   

With deliveries of the KC-46 Pegasus to the U.S. Air Force from manufacturer Boeing underway again, the first of 14 maintenance hangars for the... More>>


Development News | March 26, 2019
Joint Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 Defiant Helicopter Takes First Flight   

The Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 Defiant™ helicopter – a demonstrator for a medium-lift aircraft — completed its first flight recently at Sikorsky’s... More>>


Development News | March 26, 2019
Elon Musk: SpaceX to Build Starship and Rocket in Florida   

According to a tweet by billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, a nearly 400-foot tall, two-stage rocket will be built in Florida. Musk owns the rocket... More>>


Development News | March 26, 2019
Airbus Agrees to Sell 300 Aircraft to China, Rivaling Boeing Deal   

On March 25, Airbus signed a deal worth tens of billions of dollars to sell 300 aircraft to China, coinciding with a visit to Europe by Chinese... More>>


Development News | March 26, 2019
Falcon Heavy Commercial Launch May Pave Way for Reusable Rockets for National Security   

U.S. Air Force officials will be keeping a close eye on Falcon Heavy’s upcoming Arabsat 6A commercial communications satellite launch that is... More>>


Development News | March 26, 2019
Former Delta Executive Steve Dickson Nominated to Head FAA   

Former longtime Delta Air Lines executive Steve Dickson is President Trump's nominee to be the administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration,... More>>


Development News | March 26, 2019
Air Force Seeks Additional F-35As, KC-46s in Unfunded Priorities List   

The Air Force wants to buy 12 additional F-35A strike fighters and three more KC-46 tankers as part of its $2.8 billion fiscal 2020 unfunded... More>>




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