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WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin, former U.S. Army Delta Force commander and current Family Research Council executive vice president, made the following comments on tomorrow\'s expected confirmation of retired Marine Gen. James N. Mattis as the next Secretary of Defense: \"The inauguration of President Trump…

WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Media accreditation now is open for launch of the next SpaceX commercial cargo resupply services mission to the International Space Station, currently targeted for no earlier than February. The uncrewed Dragon cargo spacecraft will launch on a Falcon 9 rocket from Launch Complex 39A…

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is helping NASA begin the hunt for dark energy, a mysterious force powering the universe\'s accelerating expansion. An instrument assembly the company is developing, if selected by NASA for production, will be the core of the primary scientific instrument…

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has obtained an exclusive license from Metis Design Corp. to a carbon nanotube (CNT) heater based technology for aircraft electrothermal ice protection. This technology was co-developed by Metis Design Corp. and the Department…

WICHITA, Kan., Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) will release its fourth quarter and full-year 2016 financial results at 6:30 a.m. Central Time Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017. Spirit AeroSystems President and Chief Executive Officer Tom Gentile will be joined by Spirit\'s Executive Vice President and Chief…

STUART, Fla., Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Level 3 Inspection LLC, (L3I) master practitioners of Computer-Aided Inspection (CAI) technologies, professional services and automated systems for precision manufacturing, announced today that their patent-pending Smart Inspection Station™ (SiS™) has been successfully applied to dimensionally inspect production parts for the F135 jet engine.…

ANNAPOLIS JUNCTION, Md. and ELKRIDGE, Md., Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Polaris Alpha, a leading provider of mission-critical technology, software, and solutions to the defense and intelligence communities, today announced it is acquiring Intelesys Corporation, based in Elkridge, Maryland.  The acquisition of Intelesys, which provides computer network operations (\"CNO\") and cyber…

RESTON, Va., Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a global science and technology company, was awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Army Program Executive Office – Simulation, Training and Instrumentation. The single-award cost-plus fixed-fee indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity delivery order has a one-year period of performance and a total contract value of…

WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has elected James A. \"Sandy\" Winnefeld Jr. as a director, effective immediately. Winnefeld, 60, is a retired United States Navy admiral who served as the ninth Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.…

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik, Paolo Nespoli of ESA (European Space Agency), and Sergey Ryazanskiy of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, who are scheduled to launch to the International Space Station in late spring, will participate in a news conference at 2 p.m. EST Wednesday, Jan.…