Dave Majumdar Security, Paramount does not seem to have found a customer for the AHRLAC just yet—but it has continued developing the aircraft. The Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet Dassault Rafale,...Show More Summary
By Irene Klotz and Andrea Shalal CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - United Launch Alliance, a joint venture of Lockheed Martin Corp and Boeing Co, on Friday said it cannot bid in a U.S. Air Force competition to launch a GPS satellite unless it gets some relief from a ban on use of Russian rocket engines. Show More Summary
Lockheed Martin announced this week that production of its Advanced Test High Energy Asset (ATHENA) laser weapon system has begun at the company's Bothell, Washington facility. The high-powered laser weapon modules will be used as the...Show More Summary
Americas The Army’s first PAC-3 MSE interceptor missile systems have been delivered by contractor Lockheed Martin. The first Missile Enhancement Segment (MSE) system production contract was in April 2014, with a follow-up order in July 2014. Borne out of the MEADS program, the PAC-3 MSE is designed to be a longer range missile than other […]
The Royal Netherlands Air Force selected Lockheed Martin’s Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod (ATP) to equip its F-16 fleet, becoming the 21st international customer to acquire the multi-mission system. The contract was awarded through the Dutch Defence Materiel Organization and includes 29 Sniper ATPs as well as support equipment, training and sustainment. Pod deliveries will begin
The Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Latvia and Lockheed Martin signed a contract for three TPS-77 Multi-Role Radars (MRR) for use in air surveillance and to complement radar assets already in place. “Purchase of ‘TPS-77’ MRRs will mean a huge investment in the strengthening of defence capabilities of National Armed Forces and gives
The US Army will receive updates to its missile interceptors, Lockheed Martin Missile and Fire Control PAC-3 Programs Vice President Scott Arnold said.
The world’s largest defense company is taking a big step towards battlefield laser weapons. In a few weeks, Lockheed Martin will start production of high-efficiency fiber-optic modules that can be wired together into a wide variety of different weapons. Show More Summary
Lockheed Martin is trying to convince the US Air Force to abandon its plans to replace Lockheed's U-2 spy plane with Northrop Grumman's RQ-4 Global Hawk, an unmanned, long-range surveillance platform.
Lockheed Martin announced that the production of a new generation of modular high power lasers will begin in October.
Latvia’s Ministry of Defense has signed a contract with Lockheed Martin to purchase three TPS-77 Multi-Role Radars.
Americas An F-35 released a weapon from its external rack for the first time in late September, according to a Lockheed Martin press release Friday. A test aircraft released four 500lb GBU-12 JDAM bombs over the Atlantic Test Range, building on testing conducted by the Marines in June when GBU-12 and GBU-32 JDAMs were dropped, […]
National Security Office (NSO) chief Kim Kwan-jin may face an investigation over his role in the controversial decision to buy F-35 stealth fighters from Lockheed Martin.Kim headed a panel that selected F-35s over Boeing's F15-SEs as...Show More Summary
By Mike Stone (Reuters) - Lockheed Martin Corp is exploring merging some of its information technology and services businesses, with a value of about $4 billion, with another government services contractor, people familiar with the matter said on Friday. Show More Summary
NASA has quietly eliminated Lockheed Martin Corp. from a pending multibillion-dollar competition to ship cargo to the international space station, according to people familiar with the matter. direct link.Way to get around WSJ's silliness link.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lockheed Martin Corp, the Pentagon's largest supplier, on Wednesday said it disagreed with comments from the Defense Department warning that consolidation in the weapons industry could lead to higher costs and less innovation. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - United Launch Alliance, a joint venture of Lockheed Martin Corp and Boeing Co, has won an $882 million contract to continue launching satellites for the U.S. Air Force with its Delta IV and Atlas V rockets, the Pentagon said Tuesday. Show More Summary
The US Marine Corps's fleet of amphibious assault vehicles is over 40 years old and instead of fitting them with classic number plates, it's looking for a replacement. At this week's Modern Day Marine trade show in Quantico, Virginia, Lockheed Martin revealed its new candidate Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) 1.1. Show More Summary
Americas The government has approved the $9 billion takeover of Sikorsky by Lockheed Martin announced in July, joining approvals from the Japanese and South Korean governments. The Justice Department reportedly led the takeover review, with officials from the Defense Department and other agencies also involved. Show More Summary