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Germany has announced plans to procure between four and six Lockheed Martin-built transport planes following delays in the delivery of the Airbus Group-built A400M military cargo aircraft, Marketwatch reported Tuesday. Robert Wall writes Ursula von der Leyern, Germany’s defense minister, has signed a declaration of intent to acquire the Lockheed C-130J transport planes under the same pool of aircraft that […] More
The U.S. Army has received the first updated Tactical Missile System with new guidance electronics and target elimination features from Lockheed Martin. Lockheed said Wednesday the TACMS missiles underwent a refurbishment process at its production facility in Camden, Arkansas, in effort to extend the missiles’ service life. The process also works to allow the integration of new payloads and components as […] More
Lockheed Martin and its team of industry partners have unveiled and christened the U.S. Navy‘s 13th littoral combat ship during a ceremony at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine shipyard. The team launched LCS 13, which will be the third Navy ship to bear the name USS Wichita, into the Menominee River in Wisconsin, Lockheed said Saturday. The future USS Wichita […] More
Lockheed Martin has designated Derco Repair Services as an authorized F-16 repair center under the Lockheed Hologram certified parts program in a move to expand the defense contractor’s global supply chain services for F-16 operators. Lockheed grants the Hologram designation to repair and overhaul facilities that pass its quality assurance requirements, the company said Wednesday. Derco will join two other […] More
Lockheed Martin has agreed to involve Poland’s state-owned defense organization Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa in various defense and security programs as part of Lockheed“™s commitment to Polish industry. The two parties inked a letter of intent to allow PGZ member companies to participate in Lockheed programs on satellite systems, aircraft, helicopters, weapons, combat systems, training devices and simulators, the […] More
Lockheed Martin has launched the Fighting Spirit Scholarship program designed provide sports-related scholarships for injured and disabled veterans. The company said Tuesday it will sponsor scholarships to Able Flight’s flight school and Warrior Sailing Program’s basic and advanced training courses for two veterans. One of the veterans will attend Able Flight’s six-week flight program at Purdue University’s department of aviation technology and […] More
Lockheed Martin has launched its new Advanced Pilot Training facility in South Carolina that will house a Ground-Based Training System and tooling equipment to support the final assembly of the T-50A trainer aircraft. The company said Tuesday the Ground-Based Training System serves to provide a training platform for T-50A pilots. Orlando Carvalho, Lockheed’s executive vice president for the aeronautics business, said the company will work […] More
Lockheed Martin has delivered an additional MC-130J Commando II combat transport and special operations tanker to the U.S. Air Force. The company said Monday the Air Force has assigned the aircraft to the Air Force Special Operations Command at Hurlburt Field in Florida The Lockheed-built MC-130J will succeed the legacy MC-130P Combat Shadow aircraft. The MC-130J is designed to support […] More
Lockheed Martin and Discovery Education have launched the next phase of an initiative that seeks to inform middle school students on deep space exploration through science, technology, engineering and math education. The Generation Beyond program is designed to provide an online curriculum with standards-based digital resources for teachers and families that will work to help inspire students from […] More
Lockheed Martin has completed a demonstration of the new linear optics, guidance system and control actuation system of its Dual Mode Plus laser-guided bomb during two flight tests held at the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division in California. The tests featured two Mk-82 inert warheads that were released from an F/A-18 Super Hornet aircraft to engage fixed targets, the company said Monday. Lockheed […] More
Lockheed Martin will fly its F-35 Lightning II aircraft in Canada as a participant at the 2016 Abbotsford International Airshow from Aug. 12 to Aug. 14. The aircraft’s participation at the airshow will be its debut in Canada, Lockheed’s F-35 program office said Sunday. “We are always thrilled to connect people with airplanes, and certainly we are ecstatic to […] More
Lockheed Martin has delivered 14 of 29 Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods to the Netherlands for installation on its air force’s F-16 aircraft as part of a contract awarded in 2015. The company said Wednesday it delivered five of the Sniper ATPs within 180 days of the award, while the overall delivery also includes initial training services, spare parts […] More
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