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Aegis Missile Defense System Completes Successful Intercept Flight Test

Aegis Missile Defense System Completes Successful Intercept Flight Test

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA), U.S. Pacific Command, and U.S. Navy sailors aboard the USS Lake Erie (CG 70) successfully conducted a flight test today of the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) system, resulting in the intercept of a complex […]


USAF Ready to Launch Third Advanced Extremely High Frequency Satellite

USAF Ready to Launch Third Advanced Extremely High Frequency Satellite

The U.S. Air Force’s third Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) military communications satellite, designed and built by a Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] team, is ready to launch aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force […]


Paveway II Dual Mode Laser Guided Bomb Successfully Employed In Navy Exercises

Paveway II Dual Mode Laser Guided Bomb Successfully Employed In Navy Exercises

Lockheed Martin’s paveway II Dual Mode Laser Guided Bomb (DMLGB) was successfully employed in recent U.S. Navy Tactics Development exercises at the Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center in Fallon, Nev. During four missions over a two-day period, F/A-18C/D Hornets […]


F-35 Flight Test Update 11

F-35 Flight Test Update 11

The F-35 Flight Test Update in the Volume 28, Number 1 issue of Code One concluded with the first aerial release of an AIM-120 AMRAAM from an F-35B on 26 March 2013. This eleventh installment in the series of flight […]


F-35B Accomplishes First Night Vertical Landing Aboard USS Wasp

F-35B Accomplishes First Night Vertical Landing Aboard USS Wasp

Last Wednesday, Aug. 14, U.S. Marine Corps test pilot Lt. Col. Russell Clift performed the first F-35B night-time vertical landing aboard the USS WASP. During the Ship Suitability Sea Trials, also known as Developmental Test Phase Two (DT-II), the F-35B […]


Lockheed Delivers 22 JLTV Development Vehicles to U.S. Army and Marines

Lockheed Delivers 22 JLTV Development Vehicles to U.S. Army and Marines

Lockheed Martin celebrated the delivery of 22 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles to the U.S. Army and Marine Corps under the JLTV program’s Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) contract. JLTV team members marked the milestone during a ceremony at the Lockheed […]


F-35B Ready For Sea Trials

F-35B Ready For Sea Trials

The Lockheed Martin F-35B short takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) aircraft completed its 500th vertical landing August 3. BF-1, the aircraft which completed this achievement, also accomplished the variant’s first vertical landing in March 2010 at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md. […]


Lockheed to Offer Universal Mission Equipment Package for US Army Helicopters

Lockheed to Offer Universal Mission Equipment Package for US Army Helicopters

Lockheed Martin will offer a universal, highly adaptable and affordable mission equipment package (MEP) to meet requirements for the Joint Multi-Role/Future Vertical Lift (JMR/FVL) rotary wing program, with potential applications for other customers and platforms. The Lockheed Martin MEP will […]


Pentagon considers canceling F-35 program

Pentagon considers canceling F-35 program

Leaked documents from a Pentagon budget review suggest that the agency is tired of its costly F-35 fighter jets, and has thoughts about canceling the $391.2 billion program that has already expanded into 10 foreign countries. Pentagon officials held a […]


 
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