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Speed is the New Stealth: Meet the SR-72

Speed is the New Stealth: Meet the SR-72

In 1976, U.S. Air Force SR-71 Blackbird crews flew from New York to London in less than two hours, reaching speeds exceeding Mach 3 and setting world records that have held up for nearly four decades. But those world records […]


Boeing, Lockheed team up for new US Air Force bomber

Boeing, Lockheed team up for new US Air Force bomber

Boeing and Lockheed Martin said Friday they have teamed up to bid for a new $55 billion US Air Force bomber program aimed at replacing the aging bomber fleet. Boeing is acting as the prime contractor, and Lockheed is the […]


Saudi Arabia Orders 2 KC-130J Refueling Tankers

Saudi Arabia Orders 2 KC-130J Refueling Tankers

Lockheed Martin has entered into an agreement — known as an Undefinitized Contract Action — with the U.S. Government for the Foreign Military Sale of the first two of 25 potential C-130J Super Hercules airlifters for the Kingdom of Saudi […]


Lockheed Martin Links Ground Sensor Network With UAVs

Lockheed Martin Links Ground Sensor Network With UAVs

A wireless ground sensor network developed by Lockheed Martin will soon have the option of being fully integrated with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. Lockheed Martin’s Self-Powered Ad-hoc Network (SPAN), a wireless ground sensor system will be able to connect with unmanned […]


MEADS Tracks Tactical Ballistic Missile for First Time

MEADS Tracks Tactical Ballistic Missile for First Time

In preparation for an upcoming dual-intercept test later this year, a Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) Multifunction Fire Control Radar (MFCR) successfully acquired and tracked a Lance tactical ballistic missile (TBM) at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. This was […]


F-35 Program Halts Development of Alternate Helmet

F-35 Pilot Training

The F-35 Joint Program Office (JPO) today informed Lockheed Martin that it decided to halt development of the alternate F-35 helmet and focus exclusively on maturing the Rockwell Collins Elbit Systems of America Vision Systems Generation 2 (Gen 2) helmet […]


First F-35 for Australia Takes Shape In Fort Worth

First F-35 for Australia Takes Shape In Fort Worth

Lockheed Martin and the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) celebrated the beginnings of the first F-35 Lightning II for Australia yesterday. The aircraft, designated as AU-1, officially began the mate process, where major components of the aircraft are joined together […]


Lockheed Aegis BMDS Successfully Completes Highest Target Intercept Yet

Lockheed Aegis BMDS Successfully Completes Highest Target Intercept Yet

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA), U.S. Navy and Lockheed Martin team successfully intercepted a threat representative, medium-range, separating ballistic missile target using the second generation Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) weapon system and SM-3 Block IB guided missile. By successfully […]


Lockheed Submits Proposal For The USAF Satellite Hosted Payload Initiative

Lockheed Submits Proposal For The USAF Satellite Hosted Payload Initiative

Lockheed Martin has submitted its competitive proposal for the U.S. Air Force’s Hosted Payload Solutions (HoPS) initiative aimed at leveraging commercial satellites for some government missions. According to the August 1 government solicitation, HoPS will provide the Air Force Space […]


 
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