Tag Archives: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics

Lockheed to Transfer F-35 Reprogramming Lab System to Eglin AF Base

Lockheed Martin has received a $7.5 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy  to transfer an F-35 aircraft reprogramming laboratory system to a U.S. Air Force base in Florida. The Defense Department said Wednesday the company’s aeronautics business will transition the F-35 Australia, Canada, U.K. Reprogramming Laboratory system from a Lockheed facility in Fort Worth, …

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Lockheed to Help Establish F-35 Bases for US, Foreign Military Clients

Lockheed Martin‘s aeronautics business has received a $43.2 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to support the standup of F-35 bases at multiple sites. The Defense Department said Friday the modification covers labor, interim contractor support and sustainment program management services to the global fighter aircraft program. Work will occur through January 2019 in Florida, Texas, …

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Lockheed to Support F-35, Bomb Tech Maturation & Risk Reduction Efforts Under Navy Contract

Lockheed Martin‘s aeronautics business has been awarded a $34.6 million contract from the U.S. Navy to conduct weapons technology maturation and risk reduction efforts under the F-35 fighter aircraft and Small Diameter Bomb 2 programs. The Defense Department said Thursday the company will support F-35 and SDB II pre-engineering, manufacturing and …

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Lockheed to Engineer Air Force C-5 Surveillance Tech

Lockheed Martin‘s aeronautics business unit has secured a $14.7 million contract modification to support engineering and manufacturing development work on communications, navigation, surveillance and air traffic management systems for the U.S. Air Force‘s C-5 transport aircraft. The Defense Department said Friday the company will also help the military service incorporate an automatic …

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Lockheed Taps Elbit Systems’ US Subsidiary for F-35 Cockpit Display Replacement

Elbit Systems‘ U.S. arm has received a contract to build a cockpit display replacement unit for Lockheed Martin-built F-35 aircraft. Elbit Systems of America will develop a panoramic cockpit display as part of the fighter program’s Technology Refresh 3, the company said Tuesday. Raanan Horowitz, president and CEO of Elbit Systems of America, said the company …

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Lockheed Martin Unveils Sports Scholarship Program for Injured, Disabled Veterans

Lockheed Martin has launched the Fighting Spirit Scholarship program designed provide sports-related scholarships for injured and disabled veterans. The company said Tuesday it will sponsor scholarships to Able Flight’s flight school and Warrior Sailing Program’s basic and advanced training courses for two veterans. One of the veterans will attend Able Flight’s six-week flight program at Purdue University’s …

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Lockheed, Terma Make Deal for More F-35 Component Production Biz Opportunities

Lockheed Martin has entered into an agreement with Terma that provides the latter options to pursue additional component production opportunities with the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter program beyond existing contracts. Denmark-based Terma said Wednesday it seeks to continue to provide F-35 composite and bonded assembly work through low-rate initial production and full-rate production. The agreement follows news …

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Lockheed Martin Starts Construction on Training Center for Hercules Pilots, Crew

Lockheed Martin has started the construction of a training center focused on the C-130J Super Hercules airlifter and LM-100J commercial freighter at a site in Marietta, Georgia. The Hercules Training Center will work to train future air mobility pilots and crews for the C-130J and LM-100J and feature classroom space, training devices and a reconfigurable C-130J/LM-100J full-mission simulator, …

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Air Force, Lockheed Partner to Build Integrated Battle Mgmt System

Lockheed Martin has won a $16.2 million contract to help the U.S. Air Force build an integrated system for the military branch to manage air-to-ground and air-to-air combat missions in a peer threat contested environment. Lockheed’s aeronautics business will provide software, hardware and reports for the development of an integrated Distributed Battle Management infrastructure, the Defense Department said Monday. The Air Force …

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