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New townhouses open within walking distance of Bethesda’s corporate row

Employees of Lockheed Martin, HMSHost, Host Hotels & Resorts and Marriott International’s corporate headquarters in Bethesda who want to walk to work might be interested in a new townhouse community called Montgomery Row.Read full article >>

F-35 Stealth Loses Dogfight with 40-Year-Old F-16

The Pentagon and Lockheed Martin have leapt to the defense of the expensive F-35 stealth jet after it was embarrassingly outperformed by a 40-year-old F-16 jet in a dogfight. A mock air battle was held over the Pacific Ocean between the cutting-edge F-35 -- meant to be the most sophisticated jet ever -- and an F-16, which was designed in the 1970s. Show More Summary

Report: F-35 can't dogfight. Lockheed Martin: Not so fast

You may have seen a highly critical report insinuating that the F-35 fighter jet can be outmaneuvered by its predecessor, the F-16. The Military said the report is misleading: what's going on here? War Is Boring published a report which said the F-35 can't dogfight, based on a report from a test pilot it obtained. Show More Summary

Conspiracy Theorists Think Lockheed Martin Blew Up SpaceX's Rocket With a Laser

Everyone is looking for an explanation as to why SpaceX's rocket broke up in the atmosphere Sunday. Elon Musk and SpaceX say that there was an "overpressure event" in the liquid oxygen tank. The internet's conspiracy theorists, however,...Show More Summary

F-16 Shooting Down A Drone Looks As Awesome As It Sounds

There’s perhaps no multirole fighter as popular as the General Dynamics (current Lockheed Martin) F-16 Fighting Falcon, it was originally developed by GD for the United States Air Force and since it was approved in 1976 over 4,500 aircraft have been produced which are now in service with some 26 other countries. Show More Summary

Lockheed Is Still Trying to Get Its Lighter-Than-Air Craft to Take Off

last weekNews : Vice News

Lockheed Martin introduced plans for their new LMH1 hybrid airship on June 16 at this year's Paris Air Show, setting their sights on a commercial debut by 2018. The announcement comes after a multiyear stretch of airship developers focusing...Show More Summary

Lockheed Martin's Quiz Is Crap So Take Our Better One

last weekVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Lockheed Martin, a defense contractor worth billions and billions of dollars thanks to its work making war machines, is a befuddling company. On the one hand, they have people smart enough to make those machines. On the other hand, they made an incredibly dumb quiz about those machines. Read more...

American Nuclear Weapons Update: Nukes for F-35C and Commonality Sought for US Navy SLBM and USAF ICBM Replacements

A US think tank has proposed installing nuclear weapons on the Lockheed Martin F-35C Joint Strike Fighter for deployment aboard aircraft carriers as a hedge against Russia and China.Clark Murdock of the Center for Strategic and International...Show More Summary

US Awards $870Mln Contract to Develop Missile Defense Command System

The US military awarded Lockheed Martin a contract worth three-quarters of a billion dollars to continue the development of a ballistic missile defense (BMD) command and control program that allows senior US officials to plan BMD operations, the Department of Defense stated in a press release.

Lockheed names partner for commercial sales of giant airships

By Andrea Shalal PARIS (Reuters) - Lockheed Martin Corp on Tuesday named a private firm, Hybrid Enterprises LLC, as the exclusive sales agent for its Hybrid Airships, a new type of aircraft that company officials say could revolutionize the way oil and mining companies haul equipment to the Arctic and other remote areas without roads. Show More Summary

RFP Coming for Ancient French Alpha Trainers | Airbus Formulating Heavy Lift Copter | Qatar to Buy 4 More C-17s

Americas Following Northrop Grumman, L-3, General Dynamics and Gulfstream’s lead, a competing team of Lockheed Martin, Raytheon and Bombardier are now positioning to compete for the Air Force’s JSTARS recap program. Raytheon and Lockheed...Show More Summary

US Air Force Awards $70Mln Contract to Increase F-22 Raptor Flying Hours

The US military awarded Lockheed Martin nearly $70 million to add flying hours to the F-22 Raptor fighter jet.

US Defense Increases Workforce by 20% at Submarine Nuclear Missile Tests

The US Navy's Trident II D5 Fleet Balistic Missile program in Florida will see 130 jobs provided by Lockheed Martin, the US defence contractor, over the next two years.

Interview: Lockheed Martin's Todd Danko on the DRC Finals and the future of robotics

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

One of the 24 teams competing at the 2015 DARPA Robotics Challenge – and the only team fielded by a large private company – was Lockheed Martin's Team Trooper and its robot Leo. To find out more about what goes into programming a humanoid robot and the future of robotics, we talked to the team leader, Todd Danko... Show More Summary

Boeing gets third satellite order from ABS

(Reuters) - Boeing Co said it received a contract to build its third all-electric propulsion satellite for privately held commercial satellite provider ABS. Boeing, which competes with Lockheed Martin Corp and Elon Musk's SpaceEx in the commercial satellite market, said the satellite, ABS-8, is scheduled for delivery in 2017. Show More Summary

Lockheed Martin’s Winning Streak Continues in F-35 Program

This contract will give Lockheed Martin the substantial lead time required to be able to produce the contracted 94 fighter jets. The long time interval exists because of the fact that building materials like Titanium can be difficult to acquire. Show More Summary

Germany opts for MEADS missile defense system: source

BERLIN/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The German government has decided to buy the MEADS missile defense system built by European defense group MBDA and Lockheed Martin Corp, instead of the Patriot system built by Raytheon Co, a German government source said late Monday, confirming reports in German and U.S. media.

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