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Image - USAF C-130 completes 1st flight with Rolls-Royce engine upgrade

USAF C-130 completes 1st flight with Rolls-Royce engine upgrade

The first U.S. Air Force C-130H aircraft to be fully equipped with the Rolls-Royce T56 Series 3.5 engine upgrade has completed its first flight, demonstrating significant improvement in fuel efficiency, lower operating temperatures and improved high-altitude performance. Preliminary flight data showed fuel efficiency improved by approximately 12 percent and turbine temp...
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Image - Modernization of Current GPS Ground Control System for USAF

Modernization of Current GPS Ground Control System for USAF

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has completed a major upgrade to modernize the current ground control system of the U.S. Air Force's Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite constellation. The Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) Upgrade #2 (CUP2) project is the latest step in the Air Force's multi-year plan to refresh technology and transform the legacy Operational Control Seg...
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Image - Aerospace Skills and Training Academy Opens

Aerospace Skills and Training Academy Opens

We have opened a brand new pound15.6m training academy today at Samlesbury, Lancashire - marking the single largest investment in skills for the UK's aerospace sector. The Academy for Skills & Knowledge (ASK) is 7,400m2 in size and situated on the Samlesbury Aerospace Enterprise Zone alongside BAE Systems' military aircraft advanced manufacturing centre. It will train a...
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