List/Grid Tag Archives: Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Obtains Approval to Export Autopilot System; Kevin Westfall Comments

Lockheed Obtains Approval to Export Autopilot System; Kevin Westfall Comments

Lockheed Martin has obtained approval to export its autopilot system to international markets. The Kestrel autopilot and a version of Indago system are now controlled under the Export Administration Regulations, Lockheed said… Read more »

Kevin Westfall: Lockheed’s ‘Waterproof’ UAV Built to Fly in Fixed-Wing, Tilt-Rotor Variants

Kevin Westfall: Lockheed’s ‘Waterproof’ UAV Built to Fly in Fixed-Wing, Tilt-Rotor Variants

Lockheed Martin has unveiled a new small unmanned aerial vehicle that the company built to be waterproof and to function with autonomous flight, landing and fail-safe features. “Vector Hawk” weighs four… Read more »

Lockheed Integrates New Ground Control Tech With Unmanned Aerial System; Jay McConville Comments

Lockheed Integrates New Ground Control Tech With Unmanned Aerial System; Jay McConville Comments

Lockheed Martin has integrated its Expeditionary Ground Control Station technology with the Fury unmanned aerial system to support communications, processing, payload tasking and other ground control operations. “[We] needed a ground control hardware… Read more »

Exelis to Supply RF Systems for Lockheed-Built F-16; Joe Rambala Comments

Exelis to Supply RF Systems for Lockheed-Built F-16; Joe Rambala Comments

Lockheed Martin’s aeronautics company has awarded Exelis an $8.4 million contract to build radio frequency systems for its F-16 fighter jets. Clifton, N.J.-based Exelis will work to develop Continuous Wave… Read more »

Amy Sun: Lockheed Tests Mobile Satellite Comm System in the Arctic

Amy Sun: Lockheed Tests Mobile Satellite Comm System in the Arctic

Lockheed Martin Corp. and the U.S. Navy have demonstrated a mobile satellite communication system that is intended to help military users transmit data in a secure environment. Amy Sun, narrowband… Read more »

Kenneth Washington: Lockheed Aims to ‘Sharpen’ Focus on Space Projects in R&D Center Rebrand

Kenneth Washington: Lockheed Aims to ‘Sharpen’ Focus on Space Projects in R&D Center Rebrand

A network of Lockheed Martin research and development centers for space technology projects centered in Palo Alto, Calif. has changed its name to Space Technology Advanced Research and Development Laboratories, or STAR… Read more »

Lockheed Completes Inaugural F-16 Flight for Iraq Air Force Bound Aircraft

Lockheed Completes Inaugural F-16 Flight for Iraq Air Force Bound Aircraft

Lockheed Martin recently flew the first of 36 F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft that the Iraqi air force procured through the Defense Department‘s Foreign Military Sales program. The aerospace company said Wednesday it has… Read more »

Lockheed Helps Nonprofit Add Cyber Standards Into Open Source Platform; Rohan Amin Comments

Lockheed Helps Nonprofit Add Cyber Standards Into Open Source Platform; Rohan Amin Comments

Lockheed Martin has partnered with the Open Information Security Foundation to integrate cybersecurity standards into OISF’s open source intrusion detection and intrusion prevention platform for automated sharing of cyber threat data. The company… Read more »

Jeffrey Smith: Lockheed Moves Forward on GEO-4 Infrared Satellite Program

Jeffrey Smith: Lockheed Moves Forward on GEO-4 Infrared Satellite Program

Lockheed Martin has finished constructing the propulsion structure of a U.S. Air Force satellite that the company has designed to provide government, intelligence and military agencies with early missile warnings…. Read more »

Lockheed Selected for Defense IT Consolidation Project in Australia

Lockheed Selected for Defense IT Consolidation Project in Australia

Australia’s defense department has selected Lockheed Martin as the preferred tenderer for a project to consolidate the agency’s 280 data centers worldwide into 11 locations. Lockheed and Australian defense officials… Read more »

Andrew Bushnell: Lockheed-RedEye Team Builds Tank Simulators Through 3D Printing

Andrew Bushnell: Lockheed-RedEye Team Builds Tank Simulators Through 3D Printing

Lockheed Martin‘s space systems business has partnered with rapid prototyping firm RedEye to build two fuel tanks for a satellite simulation project with a three-dimensional printing technology tool. The companies… Read more »

Lockheed-NASA Team Puts Orion Spacecraft to Launch, Ascent Vibration Test

Lockheed-NASA Team Puts Orion Spacecraft to Launch, Ascent Vibration Test

Lockheed Martin and NASA have completed a series of environmental tests on the Orion spacecraft to monitor how it performed during simulated launch and ascent vibrations. Engineers who conducted the Multi-Point Random… Read more »

Lockheed Completes R&D Phase for Unmanned Quad-Rotor, Control Station; Kevin Westfall Comments

Lockheed Completes R&D Phase for Unmanned Quad-Rotor, Control Station; Kevin Westfall Comments

Lockheed Martin is moving into the operational phase of an unmanned aerial system the company is building after completing the program’s research and development stage. The company designed the Indago vertical… Read more »

Analysts: Defense Firms Adjust 2014 Strategic Priorities

Analysts: Defense Firms Adjust 2014 Strategic Priorities

U.S. contractors’ investments in overseas markets and other business segments this year should help offset the impact of weak domestic orders and defense spending limits, The Washington Post reported Monday…. Read more »

Steve Bruce: Lockheed, Raytheon Could Learn Air Force ‘Space Fence’ Contract Winner by May

Steve Bruce: Lockheed, Raytheon Could Learn Air Force ‘Space Fence’ Contract Winner by May

The U.S. Air Force could award a contract by the end of May to either Lockheed Martin or Raytheon for a radar to track debris in low-Earth orbit, a Lockheed vice president told Defense… Read more »

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