Headlines – September 17 | Aerotech News and Reviews

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Navy begins high seas sonar scans to find helicopter wreckage, crew remains-
A Navy underwater search and rescue operation began this week to locate and recover an MH-60S Seahawk helicopter and the remains of the five crew members killed in an Aug. 31 crash near San Diego, announced the Navy on September 16.

Senators introduce bill to honor 13 servicemen killed in Kabul
Senators Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., And Steve Daines, R-Mont., Introduced a bill on September 15 that would award congressional gold medals to 13 U.S. servicemen killed in the bombing last month at Kabul International Airport.

Business

To obtain a logistics contract based on the performance of the F-35, Lockheed will have to forgo the technical data.
Lockheed has been seeking a logistics contract based on the performance of the F-35 for three years, but it will come with conditions.

Don’t call it a landmine. Soldiers test suitcase-sized tank killer
After recent testing, the soldiers are on the verge of having a suitcase-sized solution for the small dismounted units to repel a tank advance.

Decision to purchase a powerful Navy jammer goes to court –
L3Harris Technologies filed a lawsuit Sept. 7 in the Federal Claims Court protesting a Government Accountability Office decision requiring the Navy to potentially reopen discussion and request revised proposals for the next increase in a powerful airborne jammer.

The US Air Force chooses the same bomb detection robot used by the British military –
L3Harris Technologies is supplying robots to the US Air Force to replace the service’s aging explosive ordnance disposal systems.

Shipbuilder Austal USA appoints new president
Austal USA said this week that its board of directors has promoted Rusty Murdaugh to president of the shipbuilding company.

Lockheed is refining its offer to modernize the Greek frigate fleet. Here’s what it offers-
U.S. defense firm Lockheed Martin continues to update its bid to build the Hellenic Navy’s new frigates and modernize its current ones, with Greece preparing to choose a path forward for its surface fleet by the end of this year. the year.

L3Harris to Provide Enhanced Night Vision Goggles Technology to the U.S. Army-
U.S. Army Awarded $ 100 Million Order to L3Harris Technologies for Enhanced Night Vision Goggle – Binocular (ENVG-B) System that will Improve Soldiers’ Situational Awareness, Mobility, Survivability and Lethality .

Defense

Pentagon Urges All Employees to Report Symptoms of “Havana Syndrome”
The Pentagon issued a memo urging all employees to look for mysterious symptoms.

The US Air Force’s next tanker must be small, stealthy, and robotic.
The US Air Force has a supply problem. Only one thing can solve it.

Veterans

The backlog of veterans’ disability claims is expected to increase in the coming months-
The number of cases pending for more than four months rose to more than 215,000 this week.



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