Tag Archives: B-1B

David Helsel: Lockheed’s LRASM Completes Sixth Flight Mission

Lockheed Martin launched a production-configuration of its precision-guided, anti-ship standoff missile from a U.S. Air Force bomber aircraft during a recent test flight. The company said Monday its Long Range Anti-Ship Missile hit a maritime target and met test objectives following deployment from the 337th Test Squadron’s B-1B Bomber over the Sea Range at Point …

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Lockheed-Built LRASM Passes Flight Test, Moves Closer to Early Operational Capability

The U.S. Navy has completed a test flight of Lockheed Martin‘s Long Range Anti-Ship Missile system from a U.S. Air Force B-1B bomber aircraft. Lockheed said Tuesday two LRASMs engaged multiple maritime targets and met primary objectives during the test over Point Mogu Sea Range in California. David Helsel, LRASM program director at Lockheed’s missiles and fire control unit, …

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Boeing to Supply Additional Parts for Air Force B-1B Integrated Battle Station

Boeing has secured a potential $23.8 million contract modification to provide diminishing manufacturing source life-of-type parts for the U.S. Air Force‘s Integrated Battle Station. The Defense Department said Friday Boeing’s defense, space and security unit will supply additional DMS LoT parts in support of the B-1B fleet. The service branch received its first B-1 bomber aircraft …

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Lockheed Test-Fires Tactical LRASM Missile From B-1B Bomber Aircraft

Lockheed Martin has launched a tactical configuration of the company’s Long Range Anti-Ship Missile system from a U.S. Air Force bomber aircraft during a flight test over the Point Mugu Sea Range in California. The company said Friday the configured LRASM missile used inputs from a multimodal sensor onboard the B-1B aircraft to maneuver through specific waypoints before …

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Air Force Taps Lockheed to Design New Wing for JASSM-ER Cruise Missile

Lockheed Martin has received a $37.7 million contract to continue design work on a wing that will help boost the range capacity of the U.S. Air Force‘s air-to-surface missile system. The company said Wednesday it aims to develop a new Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile–Extended Range wing for incorporation into JASSM-ER production lot 17. “We’ve developed a …

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Lockheed Hands 2,000th Air Force JASSM Missile; Jason Denney Comments

Lockheed Martin has built and delivered its 2,000th Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile  system to the U.S. Air Force under the company’s lot 12 production contract. The company said Tuesday it began work on batch 12 of baseline JASSM cruise missiles and JASSM-Extended Range missiles in January. Jason Denney, program director of long-range strike systems at Lockheed’s missiles and …

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Lockheed to Integrate Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile Into Navy, AF Aircraft for Continued Tests

Lockheed Martin will integrate the Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile into the U.S. Air Force‘s B-1B and U.S. Navy‘s F/A-18E/F aircraft under the $321.8 million sole-source contract awarded earlier this month. The company said Thursday the Air Force has set LRASM to start operations in 2018 with the Navy scheduled in 2019. The contract also funds continued testing on LRASM, a precision-guided anti-ship …

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