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Second C-5M Super Galaxy Delivered To US Air Force

Second C-5M Super Galaxy Delivered To US Air Force

Lockheed Martin completed delivery of the second production C-5M Super Galaxy at a ceremony here Monday with a crew from Dover Air Force Base, Del. The fifth C-5M overall to be delivered to the Air Force, this aircraft will undergo […]


F-35C CF-1 Catapult Hookup

F-35C CF-1 Catapult Hookup

Navy F-35 flight test aircraft CF-1 approaches the TC-7 catapult at Naval Air Station Patuxent River March 22. With U.S. Marine Corps test pilot Lt. Col. Matt “Opie” Taylor at the controls, CF-1 completed functional checks and performed the first […]


MC-130J rollout accelerates AFSOC recapitalization

MC-130J rollout accelerates AFSOC recapitalization

Air Force Special Operations Command officials welcomed the latest variant of the MC-130 at a rollout ceremony held at Lockheed Martin’s Marietta, Ga., factory recently. The rollout accelerates AFSOC commander Lt. Gen. Donald C. Wurster’s priority to recapitalize the fleet […]


Lockheed Martin F-35 Flight Test Program Shows Progress

Lockheed Martin F-35 Flight Test Program Shows Progress

Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II test jets made considerable flight test progress during the first quarter of 2011, conducting 199 test flights versus a plan of 142 flights. Additionally, the F-35B short takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) variant logged six times more […]


First Special Operations MC-130J Combat Shadow II Rolls Out

First Special Operations MC-130J Combat Shadow II Rolls Out

Lockheed Martin rolled out the first aircraft in a new fleet of MC-130J Combat Shadow IIs for the U.S. Air Force’s Special Operations Command (AFSOC) during a ceremony here today. Lt. Gen. Donald C. Wurster, commander, Air Force Special Operations […]


Multipurpose Hellfire II Strikes Target, Completes Flight Tests

Multipurpose Hellfire II Strikes Target, Completes Flight Tests

The U.S. Army’s Joint Attack Munition Systems (JAMS) Project Office and Lockheed Martin successfully fired a multipurpose AGM114R Hellfire II “Romeo” missile with a live warhead and penetrated a brick-over-block target in its sixth proof-of-principle (POP) test. The flight test, […]


MEADS System Integration Begins at Italian Test Site

MEADS System Integration Begins at Italian Test Site

A Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) launcher and BMC4I Tactical Operations Center (TOC) have entered system test and integration at Pratica di Mare (PdM) Air Force Base in Italy. This milestone marks the first integration tests involving two completed […]


Lockheed Martin Support Enables High-Tempo F-22 Deployments Worldwide

Lockheed Martin Support Enables High-Tempo F-22 Deployments Worldwide

The Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] F-22 Raptor is logging a deployment-intensive pace in early 2011 following a busy 2010, and the company continues to provide key support to the fleet as the Raptor projects power globally. In January and February, […]


Critical Design Milestone For US Navy’s Surface Ship Electronic Defense

Critical Design Milestone For US Navy’s Surface Ship Electronic Defense

Lockheed Martin held a successful critical design review for an electronic warfare system upgrade that will defend U.S. Navy surface combatants from evolving anti-ship missile threats. Under the Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP), the Navy is pursuing an evolutionary […]


 
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