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Lockheed Martin Joins Augmented Reality for Enterprise Alliance Board of Directors

Lockheed Martin has joined the Augmented Reality for Enterprise Alliance at the sponsor level and received a seat on the global membership funded organization’s board of directors. AREA said Tuesday Lockheed will work with AREA enterprise members such as Bosch, Boeing, Huawei and Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Newport News Shipbuilding subsidiary to develop an ecosystem …

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Germany Eyes Lockheed Martin Military Transport Plane Purchase

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 …

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Lockheed Martin Supplies Updated Tactical Missile System to Army

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 …

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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, Discovery Education Launch Next Phase of STEM Initiative for Middle Schoolers

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 …

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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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