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Lockheed’s Marillyn Hewson ‘Hopes’ Congress Reaches Agreement Over Fiscal 2017 Defense Budget

Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson said during a conference call Tuesday that she expects Congress to reach a defense budget deal for the remaining months of fiscal 2017, Orlando Sentinel reported Tuesday. Marco Santana writes Hewson added lawmakers should work to ensure a continuous flow of funds to all military branches. “We, as a nation, need …

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Aerospace Industries Association Appoints New Board of Governors Members for 2017

The defense sector trade group Aerospace Industries Association has elected new members its executive board of governors for 2017 that includes at least 20 government contracting industry leaders. AIA said Thursday Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg was chosen to serve as the association’s chairman of the board and Raytheon chief executive Thomas Kennedy was elected …

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Lockheed’s Marillyn Hewson Talks Govt-Industry Partnership’s Role in ‘Innovative Entrepreneurship’ at Canadian Aerospace Summit

Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson has said the Canadian government and the aerospace and defense industry should promote entrepreneurship, seek opportunities in emerging markets and create a pipeline of science, technology, engineering and math professionals to advance innovation. She noted in her speech Tuesday at the Canadian Aerospace Summit that industry and government should …

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Lockheed Chief Marillyn Hewson Offers 3 Ideas to Maintain NATO’s Tech Edge

Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson has said NATO and industry partners can maintain their technological edge through sustained investment, interoperability and talent development. Hewson said Wednesday at the NATO-Industry forum in Brussels alliance members should provide consistent and sustained defense spending to support operational readiness and the industry’s research and development efforts. She added alliance members’ pledges to allocate 2 percent …

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Nikkei: Lockheed, Mitsubishi Submit Joint Response to Japan’s F-2 Replacement RFI

Lockheed Martin Chairman, President and CEO Marillyn Hewson has said her company and its partner Mitsubishi Heavy Industries have jointly responded to Japan’s request for information on stealth fighter aircraft in August, Nikkei reported Saturday. Sam Nussey writes that Japan is considering whether to develop new aircraft domestically, tap foreign defense companies or just procure additional …

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Lockheed Unveils Initial F-35A for Japan Air Self Defense Force; Marillyn Hewson Comments

Lockheed Martin and Japan have marked the delivery of the country’s first F-35A aircraft in a ceremony held Friday to commemorate the national defense and security alliance between Japan and the U.S. More than 400 guests from the government, military and defense industry sectors in both countries attended the F-35A rollout ceremony, Lockheed Martin said Friday. “As the security environment …

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Lockheed to Support Troops, Veterans Through United Services Organization’s Orlando Facility

Lockheed Martin will offer support to service members, veterans and their families through a new 3,400-square-foot facility that United Services Organization unveiled at the Orlando International Airport in Florida. Lockheed said Wednesday it will support the new USO welcome center in Orlando through its employee volunteers. The company said it offers assistance …

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DoD, Lockheed Eye F-35 Program Savings Through 2 Cost Reduction Strategies

The Defense Department and Lockheed Martin have unveiled a pair of initiatives that aim to reduce the costs of producing and sustaining the F-35 Lightning II aircraft and weapon system. Lockheed, the primary F–35 contractor, and its principal industry partners BAE Systems and Northrop Grumman will invest an additional $170 million over the next two years in …

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Lockheed, Israel Launch Country’s First F-35A Jet

Lockheed Martin and Israel have launched the country’s first F-35A fighter jet at a ceremony with at least 400 people in attendance such as company executives and Israel and U.S. government officials. The conventional-takeoff-and-landing jet’s stealth technology, fused sensor information, network-enabled operations and sustainment support functions are designed to help Israel face threats such as missiles …

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Lockheed Launches Generation Beyond STEM Education Program

Lockheed Martin has unveiled a science, technology, engineering and math educational program for elementary, middle school and high school students across the U.S. which features an online curriculum and virtual reality tools. The company said Friday the Generation Beyond program was announced at the Lockheed-sponsored USA Science & Engineering Festival. “Our children — …

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Marillyn Hewson: Lockheed Increased 2015 R&D Spending to $839M to Meet National Security Demand

Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson has said the company increased its investments in research and development efforts to $839 million in 2015 in an effort to meet its international clients’ current and future defense and national security requirements. She noted in her speech at Lockheed’s 2016 Media Day in Virginia Tuesday that such …

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Event Celebrates Sikorsky’s Integration into Lockheed; Marillyn Hewson Comments

Lockheed Martin and Sikorsky held an event Friday to formally mark their combination, a week after Lockheed closed its approximately $9 billion acquisition of the helicopter manufacturing business from United Technologies Corp. “Today is the beginning of an exciting new period for our company,” Marillyn Hewson, Lockheed chairman, president and …

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