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Lockheed Unveils ‘Paragon’ Direct Attack Munition

Lockheed Martin has introduced the Paragon brand name for the company’s dual-mode, laser-guided bombs. The Bethesda, Maryland-based defense contractor said Thursday Paragon is guided by an inertial navigation system and designed to engage fixed, relocatable and moving targets. Joe Serra, director of precision guided systems at Lockheed’s missiles and fire control business, …

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Megmar Logistics Taps Lockheed to Deliver Laser-Guided Training Rounds for Poland

Lockheed Martin has received a $1.9 million contract from Poland-based distribution services provider Megmar Logistics and Consulting for the production of laser-guided training rounds for that country’s military. Lockheed said Thursday the contract for Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds represents Poland’s first ELGTR procurement under the F-16 Block 52+ laser-guided …

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Lockheed Martin Completes 2 Flight Tests on Laser-Guided Munitions

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 …

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Air National Guard Tests Lockheed-Built Laser Guided Training Rounds With F-16 Aircraft

A U.S. Air National Guard unit has discharged eight laser-guided bomb training units built by Lockheed Martin from a fighter aircraft during flight tests conducted at the Barry M. Goldwater Ranges near Gila Bend in Arizona. The ANG unit evaluated the Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds on the F-16C/D Block 40/42 aircraft and the ELGTR assessments indicated an accuracy …

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Navy Orders Additional Laser-Guided Training Rounds From Lockheed

The U.S. Navy has awarded a $25.8 million contract to Lockheed Martin to deliver live-fire training rounds of its laser-guided bombs. Lockheed said Thursday the Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds award is the last of four options under an $84.5 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract originally awarded in 2013. The company added it will also refurbish …

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Lockheed ‘Enhanced Laser Guided Training Round’ Delivery Reaches 150,000 Mark

Lockheed Martin has sent out its 150,000th delivery of its live-fire laser-guided bomb training units for U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and other international military customers. The Enhanced Laser Guided Training Round works to replicate the Paveway II laser-guided weapon systems and aid users to operate LGB capabilities while the tactical weapons inventory stays …

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