Tag Archives: Doug Graham

Lockheed Receives ICBM Re-Entry System Sustainment, Update Contracts

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin a potential four-year, $50 million contract and a separate $10.6 million modification for work to sustain and modernize the military service’s intercontinental ballistic missile reentry systems. Lockheed said Thursday it will produce seven reentry field support components and four sets of additional support …

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Lockheed Tests Beam Control Turret’s 360-Degree Coverage; Doug Graham Comments

Lockheed Martin has completed a series of initial flight tests on its new beam control turret designed to provide military aircraft with a 360-degree coverage area to engage missiles or other aircraft with laser weapons. The company said Monday it worked with the University of Notre Dame and the Air Force Research Laboratory to demonstrate the functions of the Aero-adaptive Aero-optic …

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Lockheed Demonstrates Anti-Munitions Ground Laser System; Tory Bruno Comments

Lockheed Martin announced that in the past two months, it has tested its area defense anti-munitions system against free-flying Qassam-like rockets. During the demonstration in March and April, the ADAM system was able to destroy eight small-caliber rockets at 1.5-kilometer ranges, according to a Lockheed statement. “High-energy lasers complement kinetic energy systems …

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