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Geospatial Intelligence capability for British Army
23 January, 2014
A battlefield geospatial intelligence development has been given initial operating capability status by the UK's MoD for use by the British Army
Academic Partnership Results in lightweight armoured vehicle protection
13 December, 2012
Improved survivability for armoured vehicles is the goal of a joint University of Surrey and Lockheed Martin project on ceramic armour plating
Australian Navy Aegis Weapon System completed
02 December, 2009
The Royal Australian Navy’s AWD-1 Air Warfare Destroyer program has received its first complete Aegis Weapon system from Lockheed Martin
Missile Warning Satellite successfully completes thermal vacuum testing
02 December, 2009
The US Air Force and Lockheed Martin have completed environmental tests of the SBIRS satellite for missile warning
GMD development and sustainment contract could benefit from Lockheed Martin expertise
02 December, 2009
Lockheed Martin views the Development and Sustainment contract for the Ground-based Midcourse Defence system as an opportunity to make best use of its capabilities
Intelsat launch using Atlas V booster
24 November, 2009
Cape Canaveral has witnessed the successful launch of an Intelsat payload on board a United Launch Alliance Atlas V booster
Simultaneous deliver of two C-130J aircraft
23 November, 2009
The US Air Force base in Ramstein and the US Marine Corps have both taken delivery of C-130J airlifters from Lockheed Martin
Lockheed Martin - ATM-48 intercept test target missile
17 October, 2009
Under the Missile Defense Agency's Targets and Countermeasures Program in cooperation with the U.S. Air Force, a Lockheed Martin-led team launched the short-range, legacy target from Fort Wingate, N.M. L-3 Coleman Aerospace provided the Hera target vehicle.
Lockheed Martin Meteorological Satellite Program
08 October, 2009
The Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) F-18 Block 5D-3 spacecraft, built under contract for the U.S. Air Force by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), is undergoing final preparation for a launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. on October 18, 2009.
Lockheed Martin MEADS to use European cryptographic system for IFF
06 October, 2009
The tri-national Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) program has received approval to use a European cryptographic device to implement Identification Friend or Foe (IFF), a critical capability that protects friendly aircraft from engagement by air defenses. For
New Orion P-3 wings delivered to Norway
01 October, 2009
The first set of new production P-3 Orion wings has been delivered to the company’s launch customer, the Royal Norwegian Air Force, on Sept. 25. The milestone delivery ushers in a new era of P-3 life cycle sustainment.
Sniper targetting pods for Royal Moroccan Air Force
25 September, 2009
Lockheed Martin has signed a foreign military sales contract to deliver Sniper. Advanced Targeting Pods (ATPs) to the Royal Moroccan Air Force. The $30 million contract includes integration support, product spares and logistics support. The Sniper ATPs will fly on the Royal Moroccan Air Force's newly-purchased F-16 block 50 aircraft.
Gas turbine engines for Littoral Combat Ship (LCS)
17 September, 2009
The Lockheed Martin-led industry team completed another key milestone in constructing the nation's third LCS with the landing of the vessel's two main propulsion gas turbines.
C-5M Super Galaxy set 41 records
16 September, 2009
A joint U.S. Air Force and Lockheed Martin flight crew flying a C-5M Super Galaxy strategic transport claimed 41 world aeronautical records in one flight on September 13.
Lockheed Martin and Hawker Beechcraft team up for USAF LAAR aircraft
16 September, 2009
Hawker Beechcraft Corporation and Lockheed Martin have teamed to compete for the opportunity to provide a low-cost, low-risk solution to address U.S. Air Force (USAF) needs for a Light Attack and Armed Reconnaissance (LAAR) aircraft. The USAF is expected to launch an acquisition program in fiscal year 2010.
Lockheed Martin F-35 to be based at Eglin AFB for global training
14 September, 2009
Lockheed Martin's F-35 Lightning II program remains focused on preparations for opening the Integrated Training Center at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., in 2010 - a facility that will train F-35 pilots and maintainers worldwide.
New military communications satellite begins final round of testing
11 September, 2009
The first Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) military communications satellite built by Lockheed Martin for the U.S. Air Force has entered final testing at the company's Sunnyvale, Calif. facilities.
C130J delivery enhances airlift missions
09 September, 2009
The latest (14th) C130-J to be based at USAF airfield Ramstein, Germany, was formally accepted into service.
Lockheed Martin-built GPS satellite begins operations for users worldwide
04 September, 2009
The last in a series of eight modernized Global Positioning System IIR (GPS IIR-M) satellites built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been declared operational by the U.S. Air Force for military and civilian navigation users around the globe.
Lockheed Martin - USA Secretary of Defense speaks on importance of F-35
01 September, 2009
United States Secretary of Defense Robert Gates visited Lockheed Martin's final assembly operation for the F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter today, conveying optimism for the program's future and emphasizing the F-35's importance to global security.
Lockheed Martin completes acquisition of Gyrocam Systems LLC
01 September, 2009
Lockheed Martin Corporation has completed its acquisition of Gyrocam Systems LLC (Gyrocam). Gyrocam develops and supplies gyrostabilized optical surveillance systems and sustainment field services, principally to the U.S. military.
USSTRATCOM certification on second SBIRS HEO system
26 August, 2009
Lockheed Martin has announced that the second Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Highly Elliptical Orbit (HEO-2) payload and associated ground systems have been certified for missile warning operations by U.S. Strategic Command.
Final C-5B Galaxy transport modified under avionics modernization program
26 August, 2009
Lockheed Martin has delivered the 50th C-5B Galaxy strategic transport modified under the Avionics Modernization Program (AMP) back to the US Air Force.
Lockheed Martin - The JCSAT-12 communications satellite
19 August, 2009
The JCSAT-12 communications satellite, designed and built by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] for SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation (SKY Perfect JSAT) of Japan, is ready for its scheduled launch on Aug. 21 aboard an Ariane 5-ECA launch vehicle provided by Arianespace. The launch window opens at 6:09 p.m. EDT and closes at 7:09 p.m. EDT
Lockheed Martin - Integrated Submarine Imaging System (ISIS)
17 August, 2009
Lockheed Martin has been awarded a U.S. Navy contract valued at almost $93 million for engineering services and support of the AN/BVY-1 ISIS and for production of related hardware.
Lockheed Martin begins testing on Australia's first Aegis weapon system
16 August, 2009
The Aegis Weapon System destined for Australia's first Air Warfare Destroyer began a four month testing program today at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)'s Aegis Production Test Center.
Lockheed Martin - airborne laser's simulated target intercept
16 August, 2009
Lockheed Martin's Beam Control/Fire Control system for the U.S. Missile Defense Agency's Airborne Laser (ABL) has focused and directed a low-power laser beam in an engagement with an instrumented, boosting missile target, resulting in a successful simulated intercept.
Lockheed Martin & Kaman Aerospace U.S.M.C. unmanned helipcopter contract
13 August, 2009
Kaman Aerospace Corporation has received a contract from the U.S. Marine Corps on behalf of Team K-MAX to demonstrate the ability of the Unmanned K-MAX. helicopter to deliver cargo to troops in extreme environments and at high altitudes.
Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS)
10 August, 2009
The MEADS program has successfully completed Critical Design Reviews (CDRs) for all major components, clearing the way for production of radars, launchers, tactical operation centers, and reloaders needed for system tests at White Sands Missile Range, NM.
Royal Navy fleet ballistic missile launched in test in the Atlantic
07 August, 2009
The U.S. Navy supported the 26 May 09 launch of a U.K. Royal Navy Trident II D5 Fleet Ballistic Missile (FBM) built by Lockheed Martin. The unarmed missile was launched from the submerged Royal Navy submarine HMS Victorious (UK SSBN 06) in the Atlantic Ocean. The Trident II D5 missile now has achieved 127 consecutive successful test flights since 1989 - a record unmatched by any other large ballistic missile or space launch vehicle.
Lockheed Martin - Modernization of USS Bunker Hill
07 August, 2009
The guided missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52), recently modernized with Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)'s open architecture Aegis Weapon System, completed an operational trial of its full combat system.
New maritime training and test site for frigate modernisation
05 August, 2009
With more than 200 federal, provincial, municipal, and business leaders in attendance, Lockheed Martin Canada opened its new Maritime Advanced Training and Test Site (MATTS) in the Highfield Industrial Park in Dartmouth, NS. MATTS will support the company s role as prime contractor for the Combat Systems Integration (CSI) modernization of the Canadian Navy s Halifax-class frigates.
Lockheed Martin - First stealth fighter for U.S. Navy
30 July, 2009
A ceremony at Lockheed Martin's Fort Worth plant marked the rollout of the U.S. Navy's first-ever stealth fighter, the F-35C Lightning II. The aircraft will enable the U.S. Navy to possess 5th generation fighter capabilities at sea, extending America's reach and reducing the timeline from threat to response.
Lockheed Martin - Customs and Border Protection (CBP) P-3 Orion contract
29 July, 2009
Lockheed Martin has been awarded an $821 million maintenance, repair, and overhaul contract for the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) P-3 Orion fleet. The contract is for a base period of one year, with nine additional one-year options. CBP currently operates 16 P-3s, updated with a suite of modern surveillance sensors oriented towards conducting homeland security missions.
U.S. Air Force accepts second Lockheed Martin SBIRS HEO system for operations
27 July, 2009
The Lockheed Martin -led team developing the Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) announced today that the second Highly Elliptical Orbit (HEO-2) payload and ground system modifications have been accepted for operations by the U.S. Air Force, paving the way for U.S. Strategic Command's formal certification of the HEO-2 system next month.
Lockheed Martin to upgrade U.S. Navy submarine communication mast antenna systems
23 July, 2009
Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), in a joint venture with Granite State Manufacturing (GSM), received a $6.9 million contract from the U.S. Navy to design, test and manufacture an upgraded Multifunction Mast Antenna System to improve submarine communications.
Lockheed Martin agrees to acquire Gyrocam Systems LLC
22 July, 2009
Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Gyrocam Systems LLC (Gyrocam). Gyrocam develops and supplies gyrostabalized optical surveillance systems and sustainment field services principally to the U.S. military. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed, but are not material to Lockheed Martin.
Lockheed Martin - U.S. Navy's third Littoral Combat Ship (LCS)
21 July, 2009
A Lockheed Martin led industry team held a keel-laying ceremony at Marinette Marine's shipyard for Fort Worth, the U.S. Navy's third Littoral Combat Ship (LCS).
Radiant Mercury Provides Cyber Security For More Than 480 Systems
16 July, 2009
U.S. Navy Selects Lockheed Martin to Continue Development of Secure Information Sharing System.
Lockheed Martin receives $60 million worldwide LANTIRN depot award
09 July, 2009
The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a five-year, $60 million contract to continue depot maintenance support for LANTIRN navigation and targeting pods at the Lockheed Martin Warner Robins Worldwide Depot. The depot supports repairs on LANTIRN pods for both U.S. Air Force and foreign military sales customers.
EQ-36 Radar delivered after live-fire testing at Yuma Proving Ground
08 July, 2009
Lockheed Martin has delivered the first Non-Recurring Engineering Enhanced AN/TPQ-36 Counterfire Target Acquisition (EQ-36) Radar System to the U.S. Army.
Lockheed Martin delivers 1,000th Vertical Launch ASROC missile
08 July, 2009
Lockheed Martin recently marked the production and delivery of the 1,000th Vertical Launch ASROC (VLA) missile during a ceremony at the company's Akron, OH, facility. The milestone VLA missile is part of a contract for the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force.
Lockheed Martin - Development Contract for U.S. Air Force Space Fence
01 July, 2009
The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin a $30 million contract to begin concept development for Space Fence, a system of land-based S-Band radars and supporting operations centers that will detect and report on objects and debris orbiting the Earth. Lockheed Martin was one of three industry teams to receive contracts.
$16.5m for Paveway II Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds
30 June, 2009
Lockheed Martin [has been awarded a $16.5 million order to deliver paveway II Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds (E-LGTR) to the U.S. Navy. This award represents the fourth option to a 2005 indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract, valued in excess of $114 million.
Lockheed Martin F-16 - The most advanced 4th generation multirole fighter in the world
19 June, 2009
Lockheed Martin's vice president and general manager of F-16 Programs, John Larson, told reporters attending the Paris Air Show today that the F-16 continues to be the most advanced 4th Generation multirole fighter currently available on the international market.
F-35 program spotlights international partners
18 June, 2009
International participants in the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II program have begun purchasing aircraft and making long-range commitments to integrate the fighter into their fleets, a Lockheed Martin executive said Wednesday at the Paris Air Show.
Lockheed Martin's DAGR(R) system successful in airborne Apache helicopter testing
17 June, 2009
Lockheed Martin has successfully fired the DAGR(R) rocket system from an AH-64D Apache helicopter.
Nation's first littoral combat ship successfully completes acceptance trials
16 June, 2009
he nation's first Littoral Combat Ship, USS Freedom (LCS 1), successfully conducted its second and final round of U.S. Navy acceptance trials May 18-22, 2009.
F-35 schedule commitment with roll-out of radar-signature test aircraft
16 June, 2009
A detailed, full-scale representation of the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter rolled out of the Fort Worth factory today, with production-representative Very Low Observable airframe structure and coatings. Along with dedicated flight test aircraft, the model will be a key component in validating the F-35's radar-evading properties.
Lockheed Martin - Sniper advanced targeting pods To the Royal Saudi Air Force
16 June, 2009
Lockheed Martin has signed a foreign military sales contract to deliver Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods (ATPs) to the Royal Saudi Air Force.
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