Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) will launch the H-IIB Launch Vehicle No. 6 (H-IIB F6) with cargo transporter to the International Space Station, the H-II Transfer Vehicle "KOUNOTORI6" (HTV6) on board. Details are as follows: http://adn.firetrench.com Scheduled Date of Launch: December 9, 2016 (JST) Launch Time: 10:26:47 p.m. (JST) Reserved Launch Period: December 10 through December 31, 2016 (JST) URL: http://global.jaxa.jp/press/2016/12/20161207_h2bf6.html Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. National Research and Development Agency Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=
Developer of Wave Glider® ocean robot boosts ocean data collection capabilities
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 6, 2016 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] has entered into an agreement to acquire Liquid Robotics, a market leader in autonomous maritime systems and developer of the Wave Glider ocean surface robot, to grow its seabed-to-space autonomous capabilities.
Upgrades to Lockheed Martin-built missile warning system will enable troops to see dimmer, threatening targets faster
BUCKLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Colo., Dec. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) newly upgraded Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) ground system received sign-off from the U.S. Air Force, enhancing the constellation’s ability to deliver infrared data that is critical to early missile warning and defense.
FAIRFAX, Va., Dec. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — General Dynamics Mission Systems’ Sectéra® vIPerTM Universal Secure Phone can now connect directly into fiber optic networks eliminating the need for converters. Users simply plug into the fiber network and use the phone immediately. The vIPer has integrated security for end-to-end encryption and is the only Voice over IP (VoIP) phone certified to protect information classified Top Secret/SCI and below when used with commercial wired networks.
Largest-ever passenger jet window available on new BBJs, retrofit on existing BBJs
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Dec. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] Business Jets announced today it will work with GKN Aerospace’s Fokker business to develop, produce, offer and support the Skyview Panoramic Window, the largest window available on any passenger jet offered today.
DUBAI (Dec. 6, 2016) – Beechcraft Corporation, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced at the Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) conference in Dubai that the company is now offering Pratt and Whitney Canada PT6A-67A engines for improved performance on its King Air 350HW and King Air 350ER turboprops. In addition, the company is offering an increased gross weight option for these platforms, increasing the maximum takeoff weight to 17,500 pounds. Both enhancements are now FAA and EASA certified and offered as factory options for new aircraft or as aftermarket modifications.