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  • Lockheed Intros C-130J Variant Designed for Int'l SOF Missions - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Intros C-130J Variant Designed for Int’l SOF Missions

    Lockheed Martin has unveiled a new variant of the C-130J Super Hercules military transport aircraft designed to meet international military special operations requirements. The company said Tuesday it built the C-130J SOF platform to help address demands related to the execution of international special operations forces missions. Orlando Carvalho, executive vice president of Lockheed’s aeronautics […] More

  • Lockheed, Tata Sign Agreement to Produce F-16s in India - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed, Tata Sign Agreement to Produce F-16s in India

    Lockheed Martin has partnered with Tata Advanced Systems to produce the newest configuration of the F-16 multirole fighter aircraft in India. The agreement seeks to give India the opportunity to manufacture, operate and export F-16 Block 70 as well as support technology supplier jobs in the U.S. and create new manufacturing jobs in India, Lockheed said Monday. F-16 Block […] More

  • Report: Lockheed, White House Transition Team Discuss F-35 Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: Lockheed, White House Transition Team Discuss F-35 Program

    Lockheed Martin has begun to work with President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team on the F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft and other programs, Star-Telegram reported Thursday. Max Baker writes Orlando Carvalho, executive vice president of Lockheed“™s aeronautics, said the company aims to provide information that can help the transition team make decisions regarding the F-35 program. “As we’ve done […] More

  • Lockheed Martin Opens Advanced T-50A Pilot Training Facility in South Carolina - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Martin Opens Advanced T-50A Pilot Training Facility in South Carolina

    Lockheed Martin has launched its new Advanced Pilot Training facility in South Carolina that will house a Ground-Based Training System and tooling equipment to support the final assembly of the T-50A trainer aircraft. The company said Tuesday the Ground-Based Training System serves to provide a training platform for T-50A pilots. Orlando Carvalho, Lockheed’s executive vice president for the aeronautics business, said the company will work […] More

  • Lockheed, Terma Make Deal for More F-35 Component Production Biz Opportunities - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 of Denmark’s decision in June to proceed […] More

  • Lockheed's F-22 Program Given AFA John R. Alison Award - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed’s F-22 Program Given AFA John R. Alison Award

    Lockheed Martin‘s F-22 Raptor program has received the Air Force Association’s John R. Alison Award for 2015 at the Air and Space Conference and Technology Exposition in September. Lockheed said Wednesday Executive Vice President Orlando Carvalho of its aeronautics business accepted the award on behalf of the company. This is the fourth John R. Alison Award for Lockheed and its heritage companies, the […] More

  • Lockheed Invests $1M in Fort Worth District“™s STEM Programs; Orlando Carvalho Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Invests $1M in Fort Worth District“™s STEM Programs; Orlando Carvalho Comments

    Lockheed Martin has allocated $1 million for grants on science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs of the Fort Worth Independent School District. Six additional schools will adopt a STEM curriculum for the school year 2015-2016 through the new investment under the government“™s Project Lead The Way program, Lockheed said Wednesday. “This partnership gives our talented workforce the opportunity […] More

  • Lockheed, Terma Ink New F-35 Parts Production Deal; Orlando Carvalho Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed, Terma Ink New F-35 Parts Production Deal; Orlando Carvalho Comments

    Lockheed Martin and Denmark-based Terma have extended an existing agreement for Terma to produce additional components for the F-35 fighter jet. Terma President and CEO Jens Maaloe and Lockheed’s Aeronautics Executive Vice President Orlando Carvalho signed the memorandum of understanding at the Paris Air Show, Lockheed said Monday. “Lockheed Martin has appreciated the good fortune […] More

  • Lockheed Receives Manufacturing Awards; Orlando Carvalho Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Receives Manufacturing Awards; Orlando Carvalho Comments

    Lockheed Martin‘s engineering and production technology projects have received three manufacturing awards from Frost & Sullivan“™s Manufacturing Leadership Council. Orlando Carvalho, executive vice president for Lockheed Martin“™s aeronautics business, said Thursday the technology uses “state of the art tools“ in order to boost quality and assembly efficiency. “We are honored to be recognized as a leader in […] More

  • Lockheed Wins 3 Manufacturing Leadership Awards - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Wins 3 Manufacturing Leadership Awards

    Lockheed Martin has been bestowed with three 2014 Manufacturing Leadership Awards in recognition of the company’s work to cultivate customer relationships, advanced manufacturing and green practices. The awards from the Manufacturing Leadership Council and Frost & Sullivan are intended to recognize companies and individuals for helping lead the future of global manufacturing, Lockheed announced Monday. Awards won by Lockheed […] More

  • TheNewNewInternet Marks Steps, Milestones of the F-35 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    TheNewNewInternet Marks Steps, Milestones of the F-35

    Lockheed Martin continues to take steps in developing and maturing its F-35 Joint Strike Fighter by flying the jet for test flights and integrating technologies of its supply chain partners. TheNewNewInternet, Executive Mosaic‘s website dedicated to the latest technologies created by GovCon firms, serves as the avenue for readers to mark the program’s milestones and […] More

  • Roderick McLean, Michael Cawood Move Up Lockheed's Integrated Fighter Group; Orlando Carvalho Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Roderick McLean, Michael Cawood Move Up Lockheed’s Integrated Fighter Group; Orlando Carvalho Comments

    The Lockheed Martin leadership has named Roderick McLean vice president and general manager of the F-16/F-22 integrated fighter group under its aeronautics division, effective immediately. McLean most recently served as vice president and program manager of the T-X project after his stint as F-16 deputy vice president and F-16 program director for the Middle East, […] More

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