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  • Lockheed to Continue In-Service Support for Canadian Navy Frigates - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed to Continue In-Service Support for Canadian Navy Frigates

    Lockheed Martin will continue to provide in-service support for the Canadian navy“™s 12 multirole patrol frigates for an additional three years under a contract extension. The company said Tuesday it began to support the fleet in late 2008 as part of the $2 billion Halifax Class Modernization project, for which Lockheed’s Canadian arm serves as the prime contractor and […] More

  • Lockheed Partners With 5 Firms to Pursue Canada“™s Surface Combatant Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Partners With 5 Firms to Pursue Canada“™s Surface Combatant Program

    Lockheed Martin and five other defense contractors have formed a consortium to offer a warship design for a program that seeks to replace the Canadian navy“™s fleet of surface combatants. The Canada“™s Combat Ship Team composed of Lockheed“™s Canadian arm, CAE, BAE Systems, L3 Technologies, MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates – now called Maxar Technologies – and […] More

  • Lockheed Subsidiary to Update Chilean Frigate Combat Mgmt System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Subsidiary to Update Chilean Frigate Combat Mgmt System

    Lockheed Martin‘s Canadian arm has secured a contract to update the combat management system and subsystems on three Type 23 frigates of the Chilean navy. The company said Tuesday its CMS 330 system was chosen to replace the current system used on Chile’s Type 23 frigates after a worldwide competitive tender process. Rosemary Chapdelaine, vice president of rotary and mission systems at Lockheed […] More

  • Navy Selects Lockheed-Developed Open Architecture Combat Mgmt System for Frigate Ships - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Navy Selects Lockheed-Developed Open Architecture Combat Mgmt System for Frigate Ships

    The U.S. Navy has selected a Lockheed Martin-developed open architecture combat management system for the service branch’s frigate ship program under a six-year, $79.5 million contract. Lockheed said Tuesday the Component-Based Total-Ship System-21st Century combat management platform is based on the Aegis Common Source Library and is currently operational on Freedom-variant littoral combat ships. “We look forward to providing […] More

  • Airbus Wraps Up Factory Acceptance Tests on Navy LCS Radar System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Airbus Wraps Up Factory Acceptance Tests on Navy LCS Radar System

    Airbus“™ defense and space business has concluded a series of factory assessment tests on a radar system for integration with the U.S. Navy“™s Freedom-class Littoral Combat Ship-17. TRS-4D is a rotating active electronically scanned array radar that works to detect surface and aerial threats and perform target acquisition and surveillance operations, Airbus said Monday. The radar […] More

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