April 21, 2024

Navy Moves Forward with Powerful Poseidon Sensor

p-8a poseidon flutter test
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A P-8A Poseidon conducts open weapons bay door tests during a flutter exercise over the Atlantic Test Range. (U.S. Navy photo)

The Navy moves forward with Advanced Airborne Sensor for the P-8 Poseidon, Aviation Week reports.

Both Hawker Beechcraft and Sierra Nevada Corp. have re-submitted their bids for the Light Attack Aircraft program, Aviation Week reports.
The chairman of the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee says Lockheed needs more pressure to lower the cost of the Joint Strike Fighter, according to Bloomberg. The Bay Net finds Lockheed strikers moving their protest to Gate 2 at Pax River.
Commander of the 8th Special Operations Squadron is relieved of duties after CV-22 Osprey crash in Florida (paywall), according to Inside Defense.
Lockheed receives a NAVAIR contract modification worth $7.1 million for software development activity required to field the Tactical Tomahawk Weapons Control System.
The Enterprise notes that Pax River is where cutting edge technology is commonplace.
Washington Technology reports that Dyncorp is booming.
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