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Lockheed Picks Anark Software to Produce 3D Technical Data Packages for Orion Spacecraft; Richard Smith Comments

Lockheed Martin has selected an Anark-built software that works to generate technical data packages in three-dimensional PDF formats in support of the former’s work on NASA’s Orion spacecraft. Lockheed’s space systems business will use Anark Core Server to produce and publish 3D PDF documents of design and engineering data stored in …

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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 …

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Materion Subsidiary Aims to Become a Lockheed F-35 Casting Tech Supplier; Jim Yurko Comments

A Materion Corp. subsidiary is collaborating with Lockheed Martin to become a qualified supplier of aluminum-beryllium casting technology for the F-35 fighter jet’s electro-optical targeting system. Materion Brush Beryllium & Composites produces aluminum-beryllium composites used in the F-35 EOTS and also seeks to offer its investment casting products to the …

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Boeing Considers New Supplier Relations Approach; Dave Koopersmith Comments

Boeing executives are contemplating using the  supplier strategies of giant retailers to simplify contract negotiations and reduce product prices, according to an Aviation Week article. Executives hope that the “partnering for success” campaign will consolidate and manage supplier transactions. Dave Koopersmith, VP of attack helicopters, said they need this overhaul because …

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