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Lockheed Martin’s latest counter-IED system to support partner nations

Posted July 27, 2016 by

Lockheed Martin photograph Symphony Block 40 is able to defeat current and emerging improvised explosive device (IED) threats and is designed to protect warfighters in an unpredictable battlespace. In today’s rapidly changing battlespace, our adversaries are using technology to their advantage to turn the most commonplace devices into explosives. The U.S. Navy recently approved Symphony…

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Raytheon awards 40 scholarships to FIRST® Robotics competitors from 18 states

Posted September 30, 2015 by

Raytheon will award $1,000 individual scholarships to 40 high school seniors or full-time college students who participated in a FIRST Robotics Competition or were a member of a FIRST Tech Challenge team. The scholarship recipients hail from Alabama, California, Texas and 15 other states. The 2015 Raytheon-FIRST® Robotics Scholarship program is aimed at FIRST (For…

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First Lockheed Martin LM-100J reaches production milestones

Posted April 20, 2016 by

The first Lockheed Martin LM-100J commercial freighter aircraft has reached major production assembly milestones at Aeronautics sites located at Marietta, Ga.; Meridian, Miss.; and Clarksburg, W.Va.

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MQ-9 used in successful anti-submarine warfare demo 

Posted November 13, 2017 by

The remote detection and tracking of submerged contacts, such as submarines, was demonstrated using a MQ-9 Predator® B Remotely Piloted Aircraft during a U.S. Naval an Oct. 12 exercise. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) participated in this successful demonstration of new maritime patrol capabilities that included anti-submarine warfare. Sonobuoys were deployed by U.S. Navy…

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Boeing, GE Capital Aviation Services celebrate delivery of lessor’s 500th Boeing airplane

Posted November 25, 2015 by

Boeing announced Nov. 20 the delivery of the 500th Boeing airplane to GE Capital Aviation Services. The Next-Generation 737-800 will be leased to Kenya Airways and is the 401st 737 delivered to the leasing company.   “This is a major milestone in our 20-year association with Boeing,” said Norm Liu, President and CEO, GECAS. “We…

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Airbus Defence, Space enters solar cell production contract with MicroLink Devices

Posted May 18, 2016 by

MicroLink Devices announced that Airbus Defence and Space has issued a production contract for MicroLink’s epitaxial liftoff-based multijunction solar sheets for use on the new Zephyr S platform. The Zephyr platform is a new class of unmanned air vehicle that operates as a high altitude pseudo-satellite enabling affordable, persistent, local satellite-like services. The aircraft runs exclusively…

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Raytheon, Logos collaborate on advanced multi-intelligence sensors

Posted October 5, 2016 by

Raytheon and Logos Technologies are partnering to provide advanced multi-intelligence, or multi-INT, sensor systems to address challenging intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, or ISR, requirements. 

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Lockheed Martin Canada delivers modern combat system to Royal Canadian Navy

Posted December 23, 2015 by

Signaling an exciting stage of maturity for the Royal Canadian Navy’s Halifax Class Modernization Project, Lockheed Martin Canada is announcing several important program milestones. 

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Northrop Grumman awarded Transducer Array/Nose Shell Assembly production contract for MK 48 torpedo

Posted July 7, 2017 by

The U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman a $9.6 million contract, with options up to $40.5 million, to produce the Transducer Array/Nose Shell Assembly of the MK 48 heavyweight torpedo. The MK 48 is the primary offensive weapon deployed from all U.S. Navy submarines.

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Lockheed Martin, Romania sign agreement for PAC-3 MSE missile

Posted December 1, 2017 by

Lockheed Martin recently participated in a signing ceremony with U.S. and Romanian officials formalizing an agreement for Romania to purchase the Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) missiles and related support equipment. Romania becomes the third international customer for the PAC-3 MSE. “We’re honored to partner with Romania on their efforts to protect…

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