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BAE F-35 Team Selected for UK Regional Manufacturing Award

An F-35 team of BAE Systems has won a regional manufacturing award for its work to transition into a new manufacturing environment that pulses aircraft sets through the production line, the Lancashire Telegraph reported Wednesday. According to the newspaper, the Technology Operating Practices and Processes award recognizes companies that develop …

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ATK Donation for AF Museum Expansion; Michael Pekar Comments

ATK has donated $100,000 to a foundation supporting expansion of the Air Force National Museum in Ohio, scheduled to begin construction in 2013 and complete in 2015. The museum’s foundation said funding will go toward a new 224,000 square-foot building for galleries featuring space, presidential aircraft and global reach. The …

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BAE Starting Supply Chain Apprenticeship Program

BAE Systems will train 50 potential apprentices for positions in companies that are part of BAE’s supply chain starting September 2013, TheEngineer reports. Successful candidates will receive a three-year engineering apprenticeship in a company that supplies services or components to BAE’s military aircraft business or a submarine design and building …

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Northrop Welcomes Norway’s Defense Secretary to F-35 Facility

Northrop Grumman Corp. executives welcomed Norwegian Defense Secretary Roger Ingebrigsten to the company’s F-35 production facility in Palmdale, Calif. on Feb. 29. Northrip said Ingebrigsten came to check on progress of the Lockheed Martin-led F-35 program and visited Edwards Air Force Base to watch a flight demonstration. Ingebrigsten also toured …

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