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Boeing Boeing Chinook is chosen for India's air force. India's air force reportedly has selected Boeing to supply heavy-lift helicopters, with the firm's Chinook beating out the competitor, the Russian Mi-26. The contract for 15 helicopters is the latest win for U.S. firms seeking business in India.E Oct 30, 2012

General Atomics Tests aim to boost safety for remotely piloted aircraft. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. officials have teamed up with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection, and the Federal Aviation Administration to test an Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast surveillance system on a Predator/Gray Eagle-series aircraft. The test is a way to evaluate and enhance safety on remotely piloted aircraft. Oct 29, 2012

Honeywell Honeywell Awarded $181 Million Navy Contract For Performance Based Logistics And Maintenance Program On Global Aircraft Fleet. Honeywell (HON) has been awarded a follow-on five-year contract, worth $181 million, from the NAVSUP Weapon Systems Support (WSS) to provide logistics support for auxiliary power units (APUs) for F/A-18 A-G (including F/A-18 Australian F/G models), P-3, C-2, as well as F/A-18 main fuel controls (MFC) and the P-3 engine-driven compressor (EDC). Oct 31, 2012

Lockheed Martin Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules Variants Declared 'Mission Capable' After U.S. Air Force Testing. The Lockheed Martin (LMT) HC-130J Combat King II and the MC-130J Commando II aircraft have been certified as "Effective, Suitable and Mission Capable" by the Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center. EThe U.S. Air Force is currently recapitalizing the HC, MC and AC-130 gunship fleets with new C 130J variants. Nov 1, 2012

Lockheed Martin Lockheed Martin Receives $26 Million Contract To Help Royal Jordanian Air Force Control And Defend Its Airspace. The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin (LMT) a $26 million foreign military sales contract to modernize the Royal Jordanian Air Force's national air command, control and communications infrastructure. Oct 29, 2012

Lockheed Martin, Rockwell Collins Lockheed says it's making progress made on new F-35 helmet. A new high-tech helmet for F-35 pilots is getting good reviews from test flights, Lockheed Martin says, and tests continue on the helmet's night-vision performance. Rockwell Collins and Elbit Systems of Israel designed the helmet, which feeds information to the pilot from the plane's sensors. Oct 31, 2012

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