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The Scorpion tactical jet, developed by Textron AirLand LLC, completed its first flight Thursday at McConnell Air Force Base, less than 24 months after the initial design phase began to develop the aircraft. more
The U.S. will sell Israel six V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft made by Boeing Co. and Textron Inc., Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said. more
Textron Inc. – parent of Bell Helicopter, Cessna Aircraft Co. and Textron Systems – will acquire flight-simulation and aircraft-training product companies Mechtronix Inc. and Opinicus Corp., the company announced Friday. more
General Dynamics Electric Boat has signed a new 25-year lease agreement with the Quonset Development Corporation to extend and expand its footprint at Quonset Business Park, Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee announced Wednesday. more
The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded $41.6 million to Raytheon Co. to continue providing systems engineering support for the Ship Self-Defense System MK 2 anti-air defense hardware designed for installation aboard the Navy’s amphibious assault ships. more
The Naval Undersea Warfare Center spent $602 million of its total $874 million operating budget for 2013 on payroll, contracts with local companies, and construction and support for the command and research facility in Newport. more
Raytheon Co., the world’s largest missile maker, is challenging a Pentagon plan to use a Lockheed Martin Corp. anti-ship weapon and is asking for a chance to offer an alternative. more
Textron Inc. – parent company of Bell Helicopter, Cessna Aircraft Co. and Textron Systems – reported fourth-quarter net income of $167 million, or 59 cents per diluted share, a 12.8 percent increase from $148 million, or 51 cents per diluted share, in the fourth quarter of 2012. more
General Dynamics Corp. has been awarded one of three initial contracts in a $12.1 billion U.S. Coast Guard ship program, with competitor Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc. shut out. more
U.S. Sen. Jack Reed and U.S. Rep. David N. Cicilline will join the Naval Undersea Warfare Center on April 7 to dedicate a new $24.3 million electromagnetic sensor facility built to accommodate submarine servicing, prototyping and production support. more
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