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Lockheed to Help U.K. Build Spaceport, Cubesat Launcher; Rick Ambrose Comments

Lockheed Martin has secured two contracts worth up to $31 million combined to help the U.K. space agency build a small satellite deployment platform and a launch site, Space News reported Tuesday. The first contract instructs Lockheed Martin to support Scottish government agency Highlands and Islands Enterprise in establishing a vertical launch …

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Research and Markets: Military Aircraft Modernization Efforts to Help Drive Targeting Pod Market Growth

A Research and Markets report forecasts the worldwide market for targeting pods will experience a 6.61 percent compound annual growth rate in the next five years as military agencies increase aircraft procurement and modernization efforts. The targeting pods market’s value is projected to increase from $3.3 billion in 2017 to $4.5 billion by 2022, …

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SAIC-ST Kinetics-CMI Team to Build Vehicle Prototype in Bid for Army MPF Program; Jim Scanlon Comments

Science Applications International Corp. has partnered with CMI Defence and ST Kinetics to build a combat vehicle prototype they intend to propose for an engineering and manufacturing development contract as part of the U.S. Army’s Mobile Protected Firepower program. SAIC said Thursday it will develop and deliver a lightweight vehicle to warfighters …

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Bell Completes V-280 Tiltrotor Prototype for Army

Textron‘s Bell Helicopter subsidiary has completed the prototype build of a tiltrotor aircraft platform designed for the Joint Multi-Role Technology Demonstrator program under the U.S. Army‘s Future Vertical Lift initiative. Bell said Wednesday it aims to demonstrate its V-280 Valor offering this fall through a maiden flight test. Lockheed Martin built V-280’s …

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Lockheed Breaks Ground on Minuteman III ICBM Replacement Program Mgmt Facility in Utah

Lockheed Martin has kicked off construction of a program management facility at  the Falcon Hill National Aerospace Research Park in Utah to support the U.S. Air Force‘s project to develop a follow-on intercontinental ballistic missile system. Lockheed said Friday it will move into the company’s program management office at Falcon Hill by August 2017 as part of the Ground …

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Report: UK Shortlists BAE, Rheinmetall for Battle Tank Modernization Assessment Phase

The U.K. defense ministry has chosen separate teams led by BAE Systems and Rheinmetall Landsysteme as “preferred bidders” for the assessment phase of a program to modernize the British army’s main battle tanks, Defense News reported Wednesday. Andrew Chuter writes the U.K. defense ministry aims to finalize two contracts by the end of the …

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Lockheed to Establish ICBM Replacement Program Mgmt Office at Northern Utah AF Base

Lockheed Martin has selected Falcon Hill National Aerospace Research Park at Hill Air Force Base in Utah as the location of the company’s program management office for the U.S. Air Force‘s Intercontinental Ballistic Missile replacement effort. Lockheed said Thursday it signed a lease agreement with Falcon Hill developer Woodbury Corp. for 25,000 square feet of …

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John Karas: Lockheed Submits Bid, Reveals Subcontractors for Air Force ICBM Replacement Program

Lockheed Martin has submitted its proposal for the U.S. Air Force’s Intercontinental Ballistic Missile replacement program and named the companies that will work as subcontractors on the program, the National Defense Magazine reported Thursday. Vivienne Machi writes John Karas, a vice president and ground-based strategic deterrent program manager at Lockheed, said …

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BAE-Led Contractor Team to Compete Under UK’s Challenger 2 Tank Update

BAE Systems will lead a team comprising General Dynamics‘ U.K. land systems and international mission systems subsidiaries, Leonardo-Finmeccanica, Moog, QinetiQ and Safran Electronics to bid under the U.K. defense ministry’s project to update the Challenger 2 main battle tank fleet. The team will pursue a contract to update the tanks to the Challenger 2 …

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