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  • Former Naval Research Chief Mat Winter Joins Secmation's Advisory Board - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Former Naval Research Chief Mat Winter Joins Secmation’s Advisory Board

    Secmation has added Mat Winter, a U.S. Navy veteran who has over 35 years of experience under his belt, to the advisory board of the agile engineering services firm.  The retired Navy vice admiral currently serves as president of Winter Strategic Solutions, a boutique independent private military and intelligence contractor, Secmation said Friday.  Winter functioned […] More

  • DoD OKs Operational Test of Lockheed-Built F-35 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DoD OKs Operational Test of Lockheed-Built F-35

    Lockheed Martin has received approval from the Defense Department to start full combat testing of its F-35 fighter aircraft, Bloomberg reported Friday. Ellen Lord, defense undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment, cleared the plan for the fighter jet to begin operational tests after “concurring“ with the recommendation of the program manager to kick off testing in […] More

  • F-35 Lot 11 Contract to Incentivize Enhanced Production Processes - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    F-35 Lot 11 Contract to Incentivize Enhanced Production Processes

    F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter program director Vice Adm. Mat Winter has said that the new contract with Lockheed Martin to produce Lot 11 of the fifth-generation multi-role fighter aircraft will incentivize the defense contractor to enhance its production performance, USNI News reported Monday. The contract, potentially worth $11.5B, calls for the manufacture of […] More

  • Lockheed's F-35 completes final system devt & demonstration flight test - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed’s F-35 completes final system devt & demonstration flight test

    Lockheed Martin has announced the completion of the final flight test of the F-35 program's system development and demonstration phase. The company and the military completed the final SDD test flight Wednesday by flying the U.S. Navy's F-35C test aircraft, CF-2, at Naval Air Station Patuxent River in Maryland to assess the fighter jet's capability to […] More

  • Lockheed to Integrate Anti-Collision Software Into F-35 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed to Integrate Anti-Collision Software Into F-35

    Lockheed Martin will move to implement an anti-collision technology into the F-35 aircraft in an effort to help fighter pilots avoid controlled flight into terrain. The F-35 Joint Program Office, Lockheed and the Air Force Research Laboratory confirmed that the Automatic Ground Collision Avoidance System is ready to enter a rapid integration phase with the fighter aircraft […] More

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