Tag Archives: EOTS

Rita Flaherty: Lockheed Builds F-35, Apache Aircraft Sensors in Orlando, Fla.

Rita Flaherty, vice president of business development at Lockheed Martin, has said the company’s missiles and fire control business has designed and developed at least 11,000 sensor platforms through its Orlando, Fla.-based facility in support of military intelligence and surveillance missions, Orlando Business Journal reported Thursday. Those platforms include the Modernized …

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Fleet Readiness Center Southeast Inaugurates F-35 Targeting System Repair Facility

Lockheed Martin and the U.S. Navy have opened a repair facility for the F-35 fighter aircraft’s electro-optical targeting system at the service branch’s Fleet Readiness Center Southeast in Jacksonville, Florida. The opening of F-35 EOTS depot culminates a seven-year collaboration of the Navy and Lockheed, FRCSE said Aug. 30. EOTS is designed …

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IBC to Manufacture Housing Units for F-35 Targeting System

IBC Advanced Alloys has received a $2.6 million contract from Lockheed Martin to manufacture a beryllium-aluminum alloy component for a targeting system used on F-35  aircraft. IBC said Thursday it will produce azimuth gimbal housing units for the F-35’s Electro-Optical Targeting System using the Beralcast beryllium-aluminum precision cast alloy. Lockheed made the order as part of …

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Lockheed Receives First Materion-Built Cast Components for F-35 EOTS; W. Glenn Maxwell Comments

Materion Beryllium & Composites has handed over an initial batch of aluminum-beryllium casting products to Lockheed Martin after the Materion Corp. subsidiary secured first-article inspection approval. Lockheed will integrate the Materion-made AlBeCast aluminum-beryllium components with its Electro-Optical Targeting System onboard F-35 fighter jets, Materion said Tuesday. Lockheed’s EOTS has infrared sensors designed to help F-35 …

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IBC Lands F-35 Beryllium-Aluminum Component Subcontract; Ray White Comments

Lockheed Martin has selected a subsidiary of IBC Advanced Alloys to supply beryllium-aluminum cast components for the F-35 jet’s electro-optical targeting system under a $2 million initial contract. IBC Engineered Materials will perform engineering and hard-tooling services and use the Beralcast beryllium-aluminum alloy to build an EOTS azimuth gimbal housing for the F-35, IBC …

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