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    Lockheed Flies F-35 for High-Angle Attack Test

    Lockheed Martin‘s F35 fighter jet recently completed a series of high-angle-of-attack tests to evaluate the plane’s ability to fly beyond the positive and negative limits of control. The conventional takeoff-and-landing F-35A variant initially flew in a clean-wing configuration and then with external pylons, missiles and open weapon bay doors, Lockheed said Thursday. In Fall 2012, […] More

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    Lockheed Completes Test for New Missile Defense Target

    A Lockheed Martin prototype of the U.S. Missile Defense Agency’s extended medium-range ballistic missile target has been successfully tested at Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona, the company said Monday. The eMRBM target was released from an Air Force C-17 aircraft at great than 25,000 feet of altitude during the air launch, Lockheed said. According to […] More

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    Boeing, Northrop, Raytheon Help MDA Test Interceptor

    Boeing, Northrop Grumman and Raytheon worked with the Missile Defense Agency to carry out a test of a ground-based interceptor used in defending against ballistic missiles. The Defense Department said the test involved a Boeing-made interceptor and a Raytheon-made component that separates from the interceptor to attack the missile. Northrop said MDA used the company’s […] More

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    Siemens Expanding PLM Software Portfolio Through LMS Buy; Siegfried Russwurm Comments

    Siemens is acquiring a Belgium-based simulation software maker with the goal of expanding its portfolio in the industry software sector, Siemens announced Thursday. LMS International NV develops programs for test and mechatronic simulations and also provides several Fortune 500 automotive and aerospace firms testing systems and engineering services. “The mechatronic simulation will become more and […] More

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    MDA Puts Lockheed's THAAD, Raytheon's Radar and SM-3 to Live-Fire Missile Defense Test

    U.S. soldiers engaged five ballistic and cruise missiles during a recent live-fire exercise over Army’s Kwajalein Atoll/Reagan Test Site at Hickam Air Force Base in Hawaii and surrounding areas in the Western Pacific Ocean, the Missile Defense Agency announced Thursday. This test involved the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system, Patriot Advanced Capability-3 missile and […] More

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