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Lockheed, Air Force Put ‘Space Fence’ Radar Through Debris Detection Test

Lockheed Martin and the U.S. Air Force have conducted an endurance exercise to test the capability of a new surveillance radar to detect space debris. The Space Fence radar system released a “breakup alert” after it detected a large amount of debris fields from an anti-satellite test carried out by India to destroy the Microsat-R satellite at approximately 300 kilometers, Lockheed said Wednesday.

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Lockheed Taps Agile Dev’t Methods in USAF ISR Modernization Push; Rob Smith Quoted

Lockheed Martin has integrated modern signals intelligence mechanisms into the U.S. Air Force’s intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance system using agile development approaches. The company said Tuesday it modernized the Distributed Common Ground System to support airmen in performing intelligence operations worldwide, as well as allow the ISR platform to provide centralized …

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Lockheed Develops Asset Synchronization Tool for Mission Planning Operations; Rob Smith Quoted

Lockheed Martin has developed a tool that consolidates disparate systems and assets from different domains into a single platform to speed up mission planning processes. The Multi-Domain Synchronized Effects Tool is designed to synchronize essential information from traditional stove-piped systems to allow warfighters to make decisions based on concurrent situational …

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Lockheed Helps Australia Implement Space Data Collection, Analysis System

The Australian government has selected Lockheed Martin to provide a technology platform designed to help users gain situational awareness of space events. Lockheed said Tuesday it will deploy the iSpace Mission System at the Australian Space Operations Center to collect data from government, commercial and science community sensors. The system works to integrate surveillance data and …

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Finland’s Lockheed-Built Airborne Surveillance Tech Gets Final Operational Capability Status

The Finnish defense forces have achieved final operational capability for a Lockheed Martin-built system designed to support airborne surveillance missions. Dragon Shield reached FOC status following a flight test that evaluated if the aircraft modified to house the surveillance technology complies with Finland’s airworthiness and system requirements, Lockheed said Friday. The company …

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Lockheed to Explore Multi-Domain C2 at Wargame Exercise

Lockheed Martin will hold a three-day wargame exercise at its Center for Innovation in Suffolk, Virginia, to demonstrate how the operational integration of air, cyber and space domains can help boost command and control operations. The company said Tuesday it will examine potential gaps and synergies in air, cyber and space planning processes during the …

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Lockheed Unveils Analytics Platform for Space Asset Protection

Lockheed Martin has unveiled an analytics platform the company designed to help public and private sector customers protect their space assets. The intelligent Space offering encompasses sensor data processing, space domain awareness, battle management and command-and-control support for defense, civil, commercial and international clients, Lockheed said Tuesday. The company designed iSpace to task, process and correlate data from …

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Lockheed to Help Air Force Sustain US Military’s Joint Battle Mgmt System

Lockheed Martin has received a $38 million contract to sustain a joint battle management system that all four U.S. military branches use for air operations planning and execution. The company said Monday it will support the Theater Battle Management Core System  built to coordinate all flown military assets such as cruise missiles, fighter aircraft and helicopters. …

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Lockheed Updates Airborne Testbed to Boost Intell Processing Capacity; Rob Smith Comments

Lockheed Martin has updated a manned airborne testbed the company built to help customers experiment with a range of sensors, technologies and systems designed for contingency operations. The company said said Monday it reconfigured the Airborne Multi-INT Lab in an effort to increase the platform’s capacity to process and transform data into decision-making support intelligence. AML now employs an …

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Lockheed-Led C2BMC Team Gets MDA Tech Achievement Award for Missile Defense System Software Algorithms

A Lockheed Martin-led command, control, battle management and communications team has received the 2016 Ronald Reagan Missile Defense award from the Missile Defense Agency in recognition of its efforts to develop software algorithms in support of the Ballistic Missile Defense System. Vice Adm. James Syring, MDA director, handed the technology achievement …

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Rob Smith: Lockheed Updates Missile Defense Integration, Ops Center for Tests

Lockheed Martin has updated a command and control system for the Missile Defense Agency to evaluate at MDA’s missile defense integration and operations center. The Command Control, Battle Management and Communications System is designed to help commanders view missile threats, Lockheed said Wednesday. Rob Smith, vice president of C4ISR at Lockheed, said the company gave the system …

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