Tag Archives: combat readiness

Lockheed’s Speedline Facility Completes Inlet Coatings Work on 1st F-22 for Air Force

Lockheed Martin has completed sustainment work on the first F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft at the company’s Marietta, Georgia-based Inlet Coating Repair Speedline facility for delivery to the U.S. Air Force. Lockheed said Wednesday the company received the first two F-22s for inlet coating maintenance at the Speedline facility in November and …

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Lockheed ‘Enhanced Laser Guided Training Round’ Delivery Reaches 150,000 Mark

Lockheed Martin has sent out its 150,000th delivery of its live-fire laser-guided bomb training units for U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and other international military customers. The Enhanced Laser Guided Training Round works to replicate the Paveway II laser-guided weapon systems and aid users to operate LGB capabilities while the tactical weapons inventory stays …

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Ray Mabus, Mark Welsh: Lockheed’s F-35 to Meet Initial Combat Readiness Schedule

Military officials say the Lockheed Martin F-35 program is on schedule to meet U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Air Force targets for initial combat readiness, Reuters reported Thursday. Andrea Shalal writes that U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh have both said that they are confident the fighter jets will …

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