The UK's Ministry of Defense is seeking proposals for five general purpose frigates. "We remain committed to a cutting-edge Royal Navy fleet of at least 19 frigates and destroyers, and the first batch of five new Type 31e ships will bolster our modern Navy," a spokesperson said.
Boeing and Northrop Grumman are among more than 200 firms in the Illinois-Wisconsin aerospace sector. "Over time we have built the ecosystem here [in Illinois], with companies that planted their roots here long ago and have adapted to the changing technologies successfully," Woodward's Sagar Patel said.
Science Applications International Corp. will support classified space missions under a new $255 million contract. The Pentagon's classified space activities are seeing growth, according to a published report.
Some schools in Ohio are working to prepare students for careers of the future. That includes integrating lessons in math, science, technology and engineering across the curriculum and collaborating with businesses and organizations to offer students access to the latest technology.
The Trump administration is pushing back against a Senate plan to cut $209 million in launch resources for the Space Test Program-4 agenda.
The US Air Force is stepping up its hypersonic weapons program, while China continues to move forward with testing the technology.
Boeing is purchasing military satellite-maker Millennium Space Systems, although conditions of the deal have not been revealed. "Millennium Space Systems' expertise in vertically integrated small-satellite solutions perfectly complements Boeing's existing satellite portfolio," Boeing's Leanne Caret says.