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Lockheed Receives $1.96 Billion THAAD Production Contract for the UAE

Lockheed Receives $1.96 Billion THAAD Production Contract for the UAE

Lockheed Martin received an undefinitized contract totaling $1.96 billion to produce the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Weapon System for the Missile Defense Agency and the United Arab Emirates. The contract is the first Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of […]


Japan Selects Lockheed Martin F-35 JSF Lightning II

Japan Selects Lockheed Martin F-35 JSF Lightning II

The Japan Ministry of Defense has announced its selection of the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II as the Japan Air Self Defense Force’s (JASDF) next generation fighter aircraft, following the F-X competitive bid process. The F-35A conventional takeoff and landing […]


Lockheed Ships First Mobile User Objective System Satellite To Cape For Launch

Lockheed Ships First Mobile User Objective System Satellite To Cape For Launch

Lockheed Martin delivered the U.S. Navy’s first Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., on December 15, where it will be prepared for a Feb. 16, 2012 liftoff aboard an Atlas V launch vehicle. […]


Lockheed Martin Rolls Out Final F-22 Raptor

Lockheed Martin Rolls Out Final F-22 Raptor

The final Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor rolled off the assembly line here today and was commemorated with a ceremony recognizing contributions from thousands of people associated with the design and construction of the Raptor fleet. This F-22 Raptor (Lockheed Martin […]


Lockheed Martin To Demo Air Force Reusable Booster System

Lockheed Martin To Demo Air Force Reusable Booster System

Lockheed Martin has been selected by the U.S. Air Force for a contract award to support the Reusable Booster System (RBS) Flight and Ground Experiments program. The value of the first task order is $2 million, with a contract ordering […]


Lockheed Martin Tests New Scalable Warhead on GMLRS-Plus Rocket

Lockheed Martin Tests New Scalable Warhead on GMLRS-Plus Rocket

Lockheed Martin has tested a new Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System-Plus (GMLRS+) ‘scalable effects’ warhead, which enables users to select the range of the warhead’s detonation power depending on the target. “The ‘scalable effects’ warhead was set to low-yield prior […]


Lockheed Completes Assembly Of The First International F-35 For UK

Lockheed Completes Assembly Of The First International F-35 For UK

The first international Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II rolled out of the factory Sunday evening. The United Kingdom Ministry of Defence will use the short takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) jet, known as BK-1, for training and operational tests. BK-1 will undergo […]


Lockheed to Modernize USAF Early Warning Long-Range Surveillance Radars

Lockheed to Modernize USAF Early Warning Long-Range Surveillance Radars

The U.S. Air Force awarded Lockheed Martin $46.8 million in contract options to begin modernizing 29 long-range radars which provide advanced warning and air traffic control surveillance over North America’s airspace. Under initial options of the Essential Parts Replacement Program […]


Lockheed Martin Conducts Successful Pac-3 Missile Test

Lockheed Martin Conducts Successful Pac-3 Missile Test

Lockheed Martin’s: PAC-3 Missile successfully detected, tracked and intercepted an aerodynamic tactical ballistic missile target today in a flight test at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. The test included a ripple fire engagement, utilizing a PAC-3 Cost Reduction Initiative (CRI) […]


 
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