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  • Lockheed Concludes 6th TACMS Missile Flight Test; Scott Greene Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Concludes 6th TACMS Missile Flight Test; Scott Greene Comments

    A Lockheed Martin-built missile system has performed a long-range mission during its  sixth consecutive flight test that occurred at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. The company said Monday it tested the Tactical Missile System with the intent to further demonstrate the missile's functions and address performance requirements under an engineering and manufacturing development program. TACMS launched from a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System and engaged a target […] More

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    Lockheed Conducts Fifth TACMS Flight Test to Validate Missile Functions

    Lockheed Martin has conducted a fifth flight test of its modernized tactical missile system to verify the system’s functions and compliance with performance requirements under an engineering and manufacturing development contract with the U.S. Army. Lockheed said Thursday it equipped the missile with new guidance electronics and a capacity to engage area targets as part of the Army’s TACMS Service Life Extension Program. TACMS […] More

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    Lockheed Tests Modernized Tactical Missile System in New Mexico

    Lockheed Martin has conducted two flight tests of an updated model of the U.S. Army‘s near all-weather guided missile technology at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. Lockheed said Monday the third and fourth trials of the modernized Tactical Missile System during the months of December and February utilized the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System launcher platform. […] More

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    Lockheed Completes First Tactical Missile System Flight Test; Scott Greene Comments

    Lockheed Martin has demonstrated its first updated Tactical Missile System missile as part of a flight test conducted at the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. The company used a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System launcher to fire the missile and hit a target area with a proximity sensor-equipped detonation, Lockheed Martin said Tuesday. Lockheed […] More

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    Lockheed Unveils New Amphibious Combat Vehicle for US Marines; Scott Greene Comments

    Lockheed Martin has launched a new amphibious combat vehicle as a replacement for the U.S. Marine Corps' current amphibious assault vehicles. The company said Tuesday ACV 1.1 is an eight-wheel-drive armored platform designed to transport up to 13 passengers and has a modular design intended for the integration of communications equipment, sensors and weapon systems. “We have […] More

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    Breaking Defense: Army Joint Tactical Vehicle Award Due in Late Summer

    Lockheed Martin, AM General and Oshkosh have used what they call non-traditional approaches to build the protective features of their respective teams’ Joint Light Tactical Vehicle offerings for the U.S. Army and Marine Corps, Breaking Defense reported Monday. Sydney Freedberg Jr. writes Army chief acquisitions executive Heidi Shyu expects to name the winning contracting team for the $30 […] More

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    Scott Greene: Lockheed’s Havoc Vehicle Goes Through 10-Day Off-Road Test

    Lockheed Martin has completed an off-road test for its Havoc 8×8 Armored Modular Vehicle at the Butte Mountain Trail of the Nevada Automotive Test Center to validate its design and functions. “Over the course of 10 days of testing, we performed more than 40 test runs up and down the mountain while demonstrating the vehicle’s ride quality […] More

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    Lockheed, Kaman, US Army Demo Autonomuous Operation; Scott Greene Comments

    Lockheed Martin and Kaman Aerospace Corp. have partnered with the U.S. Army‘s Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center to demonstrate a fully autonomous operation that used unmanned air and ground vehicles to perform several missions. The K-MAX helicopter and Squad Mission Support System vehicle together demonstrated functions in resupply, target-acquisition, reconnaissance and surveillance during an assessment a Fort Benning, Lockheed said Monday. […] More

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    Lockheed’s JLTV Passes Testing Milestone

    Testing of the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle reached a milestone yesterday when the vehicle passed 145,000 miles. Army and Marine units based at Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Md., and Yuma Proving Grounds, Ariz., continue to put the vehicle through its durability paces. Through a joint partnership with BAE Systems Global Tactical Systems, Alcoa Defense and JWF-Defense […] More

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