A Boeing engineer raised concerns about the reliance of a critical 737 MAX flight-control system on a single point-of-failure as early as December 2015.
VERTEX AEROSPACE LLC has $30m U.S. Air Force contract for C-12 contractor logistic support.
SPACE FOUNDATION estimates revenues from global commercial space activity in 2018 reached $328.86b.
IAP WORLDWIDE SERVICES INC. has $84.6m U.S. Navy contract for E-6B logistics services.
LOCKHEED MARTIN has $148.4m U.S. Navy contract for F-35B durability testing support for certification of variant to a minimum of 8,000 flight hours/30-year service life.
EUROPEAN SPACE AGENCY and AIRBUS signed statement of intent on their common interest to use the International Space Station’s Bartolomeo external platform for a “limited number” of scientific missions.
GERMANY took delivery of its first of 18 NFH90 Sea Lion maritime helicopters Oct. 24; two more planned for delivery before year’s end.
RAYTHEON announced delivery of first high-energy laser counter-drone system.
SAAB is partnering with VRICON on new 3D global terrain and elevation database for aircraft.
MAXAR TECHNOLOGIES completed System Requirements Review for NASA’s lunar Gateway Power and Propulsion Element.