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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 »

Lockheed’s Marillyn Hewson, MBDA’s Thomas Homberg Discuss MEADS Technology

Lockheed’s Marillyn Hewson, MBDA’s Thomas Homberg Discuss MEADS Technology

Lockheed Martin President and CEO Marillyn Hewson and MBDA Germany Managing Director Thomas Homberg spoke at a German Council on Foreign Relations event Monday to discuss an air and missile defense system program. “For Germany… Read more »

Ball Aerospace to Install Lockheed Earth Radiation Measuring Instrument on NOAA Satellite

Ball Aerospace to Install Lockheed Earth Radiation Measuring Instrument on NOAA Satellite

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. will integrate a Lockheed Martin-built instrument designed to measure global energy balance into the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s Joint Polar Satellite System. Lockheed designed… Read more »

Lockheed to Help Army Build, Test Electric Laser

Lockheed to Help Army Build, Test Electric Laser

Lockheed Martin will work with the U.S. Army to design, build and test a 60-kilowatt electric laser under a $25 million contract as the military seeks to acquire laser technology for… Read more »

Lockheed Updates Small UAS Automation Systems; Kevin Westfall Comments

Lockheed Updates Small UAS Automation Systems; Kevin Westfall Comments

Lockheed Martin has transitioned its small unmanned aircraft systems to new automation technologies in an effort to help operators execute missions. The mobile Ground Control Station software features an interface, touchscreen,… Read more »

Lockheed to Start ATK-Built Alternative Warhead Tests With Soldiers in the Summer

Lockheed to Start ATK-Built Alternative Warhead Tests With Soldiers in the Summer

Lockheed Martin has finished the production qualification testing phase for a warhead program the company manages under a $79.4 million contract awarded in April 2012. Soldiers will help carry out… Read more »

Vinny Sica: Lockheed LNG Tanks Built With Tech From Different Industries

Vinny Sica: Lockheed LNG Tanks Built With Tech From Different Industries

Lockheed Martin is preparing to integrate a liquefied natural gas tank into a propulsion system owned by Finland-based energy provider Wartsila for use in marine operations. The 250,000-pound tank is built for installation… Read more »

Lockheed-Boeing JV to Use Curtiss-Wright Ethernet Switch on Launch Vehicles

Lockheed-Boeing JV to Use Curtiss-Wright Ethernet Switch on Launch Vehicles

Curtiss-Wright‘s defense solutions unit will provide Ethernet switches to the United Launch Alliance for Atlas V and Delta IV rockets under a $2 million contract, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Friday. John… Read more »

Lockheed to Start Asteroid Explorer Spacecraft Construction; Rich Kuhns Comments

Lockheed to Start Asteroid Explorer Spacecraft Construction; Rich Kuhns Comments

Lockheed Martin will start building a spacecraft that NASA will use to collect particles from a near-Earth asteroid and return those samples to the planet for analysis. An independent review… Read more »

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