Archive for May 21st, 2017

Lockheed Martin to assemble 150 S-70s in Saudi Arabia

Posted in Industry on May 21st, 2017 by alert5 – 1 Comment

Lockheed Martin will partner with Taqnia to assemble an estimated 150 S-70 Black Hawk helicopters in Saudi Arabia.

20110827 Black Hawk Radom Air Show 9577
By Jakub Hałun (Own work) [GFDL or CC BY-SA 4.0-3.0-2.5-2.0-1.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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Primary U.S. targets for North Korean ICBMs

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Newport News says ordering 3 carriers at once could say taxpayers $1.5 billion

Posted in Navy on May 21st, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Newport News says ordering 3 carriers at once could say taxpayers $1.5 billion

The U.S. Navy wants to buy a new aircraft carrier every three to four years instead of five and Newport News Shipbuilding has responded by saying that it could help shave $1.5 billion off the costs if the service orders three carriers at once.

USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78) on the James River in 2013
By U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Second Class Aidan P. Campbell [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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