Tag Archives: LGB

Lockheed, Saudi Arabia-Based Company Form Bomb Tailkit Production Alliance

Lockheed Martin has teamed with a Riyadh, Saudi Arabia-based engineering company to produce laser guided bomb tailkits, Saudi Gazette reported Wednesday. Wahaj, a subsidiary of Saudi International Petrochemical Company, agreed to co-manufacture the air foil group for Lockheed-made Paveway II Plus LGBs under a teaming agreement. “We are dedicated to supporting the …

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Lockheed Unveils ‘Paragon’ Direct Attack Munition

Lockheed Martin has introduced the Paragon brand name for the company’s dual-mode, laser-guided bombs. The Bethesda, Maryland-based defense contractor said Thursday Paragon is guided by an inertial navigation system and designed to engage fixed, relocatable and moving targets. Joe Serra, director of precision guided systems at Lockheed’s missiles and fire control business, …

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Lockheed Martin Completes 2 Flight Tests on Laser-Guided Munitions

Lockheed Martin has completed a demonstration of the new linear optics, guidance system and control actuation system of its Dual Mode Plus laser-guided bomb during two flight tests held at the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division in California. The tests featured two Mk-82 inert warheads that were released from an F/A-18 Super Hornet aircraft to engage fixed …

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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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