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Lockheed Martin begins Insight Mars lander final assembly

17 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

At some point in every project, you stop unpacking the parts and start putting them together. What's true for flat-pack furniture is also true for spacecraft, so Lockheed Martin has begun the Assembly, Test and Launch Operations (ATLO)...Show More Summary

Lockheed, Pentagon Ink $4.7 Billion Deal For Eighth Batch Of F-35 Fighters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon said on Friday it had awarded Lockheed Martin Corp a contract valued at $4.7 billion for an eighth batch of F-35 fighter jets, marking a drop in cost per plane of 3.5 percent from the last contract, and a 57 percent reduction from the first batch. Show More Summary

Holy Robopocalyptic Firefighters! Dept of Interior Testing KMAX Unmanned Helicopters for Fighting Wild Fires

The US Department of the Interior could begin using unmanned air vehicles to battle forest fire within a year based on a recent demonstration in which Kaman Aerospace and Lockheed Martin doused controlled burns with an optionally piloted...Show More Summary

Lockheed Martin Opens Surface Navy Innovation Center

The Surface Navy Innovation Center (SNIC) has been opened by Lockheed Martin to support the development of new technologies for the U.S. Navy. The SNIC is a research,

Watch an unmanned helicopter put out fires with help from a drone

Fighting wildfires is sometimes a daunting prospect with manned aircraft; pilots can't always fly around the clock or cover every patch of land. They won't have to if Lockheed Martin's efforts pan out. It recently demonstrated a tweaked version of...

Australian Think Tank Recommends Against Acquiring F-35Bs for RAN Jeep Carriers

Acquiring Lockheed Martin Lightning II F-35B short take-off vertical landing (STOVL) fighters to operate from the Royal Australian Navy's (RAN's) two 27,800-tonne Canberra class landing helicopter dock (LHD) amphibious ships would not...Show More Summary

Iran's RQ-170 Drone Clone is a Subscale Model

A reported first flight by Iran of a reverse-engineered copy of the Lockheed Martin RQ-170 Sentinel unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) appears to have featured a sub-scale model rather than a full-scale replica as announced by state media...Show More Summary

The U.S. military is testing missiles that can steer themselves with artificial intelligence

The Air Force and the Navy, in collaboration with weapons manufacturer Lockheed Martin, are testing missiles that can steer themselves and choose their own targets using a form of artificial intelligence, according to an eye-opening report from The New York Times. Show More Summary

The 30 Smartest Celebrities In Hollywood

Before Matt Damon starred in "Good Will Hunting," he really hit the books at Harvard. And before James Franco turned on his wild side in "Freaks and Geeks," the math wiz interned at Lockheed Martin. We rounded up 30 celebrities who are high school valedictorians, Ivy Leaguers, MENSA members, and certified geniuses in their own rights. Show More Summary

DailyDirt: Flying Cars Are Here!

last weekIndustries / Law : Techdirt

The future has pretty much arrived already. We've been waiting for flying cars and super-smart computers, but if we're willing to accept some flaws, these things exist today. (And if you believe the press releases of Lockheed Martin,...Show More Summary

Iran Claims to Have Reverse Engineered the Captured RQ-170 Sentinel/Beast of Kandahar

Iran has conducted what is understood to be the maiden flight of its reverse-engineered Lockheed Martin RQ-170 Sentinel unmanned air vehicle, state-led news reports have revealed.Tehran claims the US Air Force-operated stealth UAV was downed by an army electronic warfare unit on 4 December 2011. Show More Summary

Canada Taking Delivery of 4 F-35s in 2017

Canada could take delivery of an initial four F-35 fighter jets built by Lockheed Martin Corp in 2017 under an agreement with the U.S. military, although no final decision has been made, sources familiar with the matter said on Friday.An Oct. Show More Summary

Can Lockheed Martin Steal This $1.7 Billion Contract Away From Britain?

BAE may have dropped the ball in Korea. Can Lockheed Martin pick it up -- and how much will investors profit if it does?

Hold Off On GoPro (GPRO), Keep General Electric (GE), Buy Lockheed Martin (LMT): Jim Cramer

People should hold off buying GoPro Inc (NASDAQ:GPRO), hold on to their shares in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) and buy stock of Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT), Jim Cramer said in a segment of Cramer Remix on CNBC. GoPro Inc (NASDAQ:GPRO), the host said, may be real, but it is in his opinion that the stock […]

I Believe Boyd Bushman

Last week, I posted a brief narrative in reference to several disclosures made by a former Lockheed Martin employee. Retired Senior Scientist Boyd Bushman, who passed away in the summer of 2014, recorded a video shortly before his death...Show More Summary

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