Australia/Black Hawks. Australia on Jan. 18 officially announced it will buy 40 UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters, with the deal estimated around $2 billion. Deliveries for the Sikorsky-built helicopters to the Australian Army are expected to begin this year. “The Black Hawk capability will be a ...

In this monthly column, Defense Daily highlights individuals from across the government, industry and academia whose efforts contribute daily to national defense, from the program managers to the human resource leaders, to the engineers and logistics officers, to defense entrepreneurs. Lisa Northup ...

Caret on RTX Board. Leanne Caret, who retired as Boeing’s defense chief last year, was elected to the board of Raytheon Technologies where she is on the audit and special activities committees. Caret’s term began Jan. 16 and will expire later this year at the company’s annual shareholder ...

Rocket Lab Ready. After having to postpone in December the first launch of its Electron rocket from U.S. soil, Rocket Lab USA has opened a new launch window that begins Jan. 23 with back-up dates extending into early February. The upcoming launch from the company’s Launch Complex 2 at NASA’s ...