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Army Eyes Lockheed for PAC-3 Interceptor Comms System Requirements Review

The U.S. Army looks to partner with Lockheed Martin‘s missiles and fire control unit to review system requirements for a guided missile system’s networked interceptor communications kit. A FedBizOpps notice posted Friday says the project will include engineering work on the software-based communication technology intended for the Phased Array Tracking Radar to Intercept on …

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Army Plans Lockheed Contract Award for Additional HIMARS Rocket Launchers

The U.S. Army plans to award Lockheed Martin‘s missiles and fire control business a potential five-year contract to manufacture 343 M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System launchers. A FedBizOpps notice posted Wednesday says the proposed sole-source contract is for HIMARS full-rate production lots 10 to 14 and meant to address Army requirements through …

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Lockheed to Move Some Fleet Ballistic Missile Production Tasks to Colorado Facility

Lockheed Martin has announced plans to relocate portions of the manufacturing process for the U.S. Navy‘s Fleet Ballistic Missile program to a company-operated facility in Jefferson County, Colo. The company said Friday it will open up to 550 job opportunities within the county to support engineering, project management and business operations. …

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SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Sends First Lockheed-Built GPS III Satellite to Orbit; Johnathon Caldwell Quoted

The first GPS III satellite that Lockheed Martin built for the U.S. Air Force took off Sunday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida aboard SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket. GPS III Space Vehicle 01 established communications with the defense contractor’s launch-and-checkout facility in Denver nearly two hours after launch, Lockheed said Sunday. …

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Lockheed Hits F-35 Aircraft Production Goal for 2018; Greg Ulmer Quoted

Lockheed Martin has built and delivered 91 F-35 fighter jets to military customers this year, up 40 percent from 2017 deliveries and a 100 percent increase over 2016 production levels. The U.S. Marine Corps received the 91st aircraft, an F-35B short takeoff/vertical landing variant, at a USMC air station in Beaufort, S.C., the company said Thursday. …

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Lockheed Delivers Long Range Anti-Ship Missiles to Air Force

Lockheed Martin has shipped an initial batch of long range anti-ship missiles to the U.S. Air Force after completing integration, flight test, simulation and modeling requirements. The company said Tuesday its LRASM system reached an early operational capability status on the military service’s B-1B bomber aircraft ahead of schedule. The missile is built to detect …

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Paul Colonna to Head Lockheed Investment Mgmt Subsidiary

Paul Colonna, former executive vice president and chief investment officer of the fundamental equities group at State Street Global Advisors, will join Lockheed Martin on Jan. 7 as president and CIO of its investment management arm. Lockheed said Monday Colonna will succeed Chris Li and oversee the subsidiary’s portfolio, investment strategies, manager selection, risk …

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Lockheed-Universal Synaptics Partnership Aims to Help DoD Address Electronic Anomalies

Lockheed Martin and Universal Synaptics have partnered to leverage an automated testing platform in efforts to help the Department of Defense address intermittence in electronics used on military aircraft, ground vehicles and ships. Both companies agreed to utilize Universal Synaptic’s Intermittent Fault Detection tool to identify fault anomalies in multidomain platform electronics …

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Lockheed to Help Army Develop Software

Lockheed Martin will provide software development and help desk support for the U.S. Army under a potential two-year, $40.4M contract. The cost-plus-fixed-fee contract includes product updates, analysis, design, integration, testing, fielding and exercise support, the Department of Defense said Thursday. Contract work will take place in Orlando, Fla., and is …

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MDA, Navy Demo Lockheed’s Updated Aegis Combat System in On-Land Missile Defense Test

The Missile Defense Agency and the U.S. Navy have conducted an on-land test to demonstrate the capability of Lockheed Martin’s latest Aegis Combat System to detect and counter an intermediate-range ballistic missile threat. Aegis Baseline 9.B2.0 or BMD 5.1 intercepted an IRBM target using ground-based remote sensor data derived from the Command and Control, Battle …

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Lockheed-Led Team Concludes Acceptance Trials of Eighth Freedom-Variant LCS

A Lockheed Martin-led industry group has wrapped up a series of acceptance trials of the U.S. Navy‘s eighth Freedom-variant littoral combat ship in Lake Michigan. USS Billings (LCS-15) underwent maneuverability tests and demonstrations of the ship’s combat systems against surface and aerial threats as well as aviation support and small boat launch-and-recovery …

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Report: Lockheed on Track for 2020 MDA Long-Range Discrimination Radar Delivery

Lockheed Martin aims to deliver a long-range discrimination radar for installation at Clear Air Force Station in Alaska by 2020 under a contract with the Missile Defense Agency, Defense News reported Sunday. The LRDR system is currently under development at a company facility in Moorestown, N.J., and designed to operate with ground-based interceptors …

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