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Lockheed Martin Designates Derco as F-16 ‘Hologram’ Repair Center; Laura Frank Comments

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. …

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State-Owned Defense Firm in Poland to Participate in Lockheed Martin Defense Programs

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, …

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Lockheed Martin Unveils Sports Scholarship Program for Injured, Disabled Veterans

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 …

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Lockheed Martin Opens Advanced T-50A Pilot Training Facility in South Carolina

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 …

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Lockheed Martin Ships Another MC-130J Combat Transport Aircraft to Air Force

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 …

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Lockheed Martin Lands $50M Air Force Reentry Field Support Equipment Production Contract

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin a $50 million firm-fixed-priced contract to manufacture and deliver seven reentry field support equipment sets and four support equipment sets. Lockheed’s space systems business will also provide interim contractor support and design requalification and recertification services in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, through March 2020, the Defense Department said Wednesday. DoD …

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Lockheed Martin Starts Construction on Training Center for Hercules Pilots, Crew

Lockheed Martin has started the construction of a training center focused on the C-130J Super Hercules airlifter and LM-100J commercial freighter at a site in Marietta, Georgia. The Hercules Training Center will work to train future air mobility pilots and crews for the C-130J and LM-100J and feature classroom space, training devices and a reconfigurable C-130J/LM-100J full-mission simulator, …

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Chris Moran Named Lockheed Martin Ventures Executive Director, GM

J. Christopher Moran, a 35-year technology industry veteran and former senior executive at Applied Materials, has joined Lockheed Martin as executive director and general manager of the company’s venture capital business. He will manage Lockheed Martin Ventures‘ strategy and pipeline development, investment tracking, transaction execution and reporting functions, the company said Tuesday. “With his guidance, we will …

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Lockheed Martin Completes Review of Satellites for Saudi Arabia; Carl Marchetto Comments

Lockheed Martin has concluded the critical design review for two satellites intended to support television, internet, telephone and communications services in the Middle East, Africa and Europe. Lockheed, Arab Satellite Communications Organization and King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology reviewed the technical specifications of Arabsat 6A and Hellas-Sat-4/SaudiGeoSat-1, Lockheed said …

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Lockheed Martin Nabs Navy Contract for CASS Logistics Maintenance, Support Services

A Lockheed Martin business unit has landed a $21.9 million contract from the U.S. Navy for logistics maintenance and support services for as many as 400 Consolidated Automated Support System stations. Lockheed’s mission systems and training business will also provide support for 150 reconfigurable, transportable CASS stations, the Defense Department said Monday. DoD added that the Naval …

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Lockheed Martin Demonstrates Mini-Missile Interceptor for Army

Lockheed Martin has demonstrated a missile interceptor that works to defend against rocket, artillery and mortar threats at extended ranges. The Miniature Hit-to-Kill interceptor was designed to destroy RAM targets with the use of kinetic energy in body-to-body contact and works to prevent collateral damage, Lockheed said Tuesday. “Today’s global security environment demands agile, close-range solutions that protect …

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3D-Printed Lockheed Martin Trident Missile Components Complete Test Flights

Lockheed Martin-built ballistic missiles with 3D-printed components have completed U.S. Navy-led test flights in support of efforts to accelerate the missile manufacturing process. Lockheed Martin engineers built the connector backshell component with an aluminum alloy that works to protect cable connectors in the Trident II D5 fleet ballistic missiles, Lockheed said Friday. Eric …

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