Post Tagged with: "lockheed martin"

New Missile Warning Satellite Delivers First Infrared Imagery

New Missile Warning Satellite Delivers First Infrared Imagery

SBIRS GEO-1 Satellite to Provide a Quantum Leap in Infrared Surveillance Capabilities The first Lockheed Martin built Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) geosynchronous (GEO-1) spacecraft beamed down its first infrared image on June 21 to the SBIRS ground station. Following […]


Lockheed Martin Delivers First VNsight Sensor to the US Army

Lockheed Martin Delivers First VNsight Sensor to the US Army

Lockheed Martin recently delivered the first VNsight production unit for the U.S. Army’s Apache Attack Helicopter, which adds a low-light-level display capability to the AH-64D Apache’s combat-proven Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M-TADS/PNVS), or Arrowhead, system. The […]


Satellite Command and Control System Extends Capability With Launch Of ORS-1 Satellite

Satellite Command and Control System Extends Capability With Launch Of ORS-1 Satellite

Lockheed Martin has announced that the Multi-Mission Satellite Operations Center Ground System Architecture recently extended its mission capability to Schriever Air Force Base, Colo., with the successful launch of a new Air Force Operationally Responsive Space mission satellite, ORS-1. The […]


HULC Robotic Exoskeleton Enters Biomechanical Testing

HULC Robotic Exoskeleton Enters Biomechanical Testing

Biomechanical testing of the Lockheed Martin ruggedized HULC exoskeleton is now underway at the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center in Natick, Mass. The testing is expected to help shape future requirements for the HULC based on […]


Norway Approves Funding of Lockheed Martin F-35 Training Jets

Norway Approves Funding of Lockheed Martin F-35 Training Jets

The Norwegian parliament unanimously approved the funding of four Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II training jets to begin fulfilling Norway’s future air-combat capability requirements. These 5th Generation fighters will bridge the gap between Norway’s aging F-16s currently in service, and […]


Paris airshow opens with $20 bn in orders

Paris airshow opens with $20 bn in orders

The world’s top aerospace giants announced a 20-billion-dollar slew of orders on Monday as the industry hawked its latest jets on the first day of the Paris International Air Show. Under heavy grey skies, duelling giants Airbus and Boeing gathered […]


Paris airshow opens with promise of soaring sales

Paris airshow opens with promise of soaring sales

The world’s planemakers set out their stalls alongside an airfield outside Paris on Monday hoping the biggest event in the aviation calendar will confirm their industry is again ready for takeoff. Dueling giants Boeing and Airbus, alongside around 2,000 smaller […]


Lockheed Martin F-35 Program Flight Test Update

Lockheed Martin F-35 Program Flight Test Update

Overall, the F-35 program remains ahead of the overall goals for test flights and test points year-to-date. Through May 31, the program accomplished 378 flights versus a plan of 297 and accomplished 3,342 test points against a plan of 2,217. […]


Lockheed Demos Tri-Mode Seeker for JAGM Missile

Lockheed Demos Tri-Mode Seeker for JAGM Missile

Lockheed Martin’s Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM) tri-mode seeker successfully acquired and tracked multiple moving maritime vessels during recent high-speed, captive flight tests. The tests occurred in the Gulf of Mexico, off the shore of Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., against […]


 
Ratio of armour to infantry http://t.co/dYdTruAJyE #forum #military2 days ago