Lockheed Martin finished constructing the Orion spacecraft’s crew capsule ahead of NASA’s planned Artemis 1 uncrewed mission to the moon, Vice President Mike Pence announced during his visit to the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
Lockheed Martin has received a four-year, $77.7M contract modification to deliver long lead materials, parts and software data loads to support low-rate initial production efforts for lots 12, 13 and 14 of the U.S. Navy’s F-35 Lightning II aircraft fleet.
Lockheed Martin has secured a three-year, $34.7M undefinitized contract from the U.S. Navy to create an engineering change proposal for F-35 fighter jets that will allow the aircraft to carry heavy weaponry.
Michael Farmer, a more than 30-year veteran in the aviation and defense industries, has been named vice president of life extension products at El Segundo, Calif.-based firmKellstrom Defense Aerospace.
A team consisting ofBoeing andLockheed Martin’sSikorsky subsidiary is slated to conduct ground-based propulsion testing for its SB-1 Defiant compound helicopter after the aircraft completed its first three flights, Rotor and Wingreported Friday.
Lockheed Martin’s rotary and mission systems business received a $76.7M contract modification to continue maintaining U.S. Navy test sites to support the development and assessment of Aegis Combat System updates for domestic and international clients.