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U.S. Navy uses Raytheon’s SeaRAM to knock out complex targets in at-sea test

Posted May 18, 2016 by

The U.S. Navy completed a series of test shots using Raytheon’s SeaRAM anti-ship missile defense system, taking out several targets in a variety of scenarios that mimic today’s most advanced threats to naval ships. The series of two shots included one in which two supersonic missiles were inbound simultaneously, flying in complex, evasive maneuvers. In…

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Lockheed Martin, Indra demonstrate next generation radar for Spanish Navy

Posted May 18, 2016 by

Indra and Lockheed Martin recently demonstrated the first phase of integration of new a solid state S-band radar system being developed for the future Spanish F-110 Frigate.

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MIT, Lockheed Martin launch long-term research collaboration

Posted May 16, 2016 by

As part of a new collaborative initiative in autonomy and robotics, MIT and Lockheed Martin engineers will focus on innovations needed to enable generation-after-next autonomous systems. Improvements in human/machine teaming and navigation in complex environments are among the research challenges that Lockheed Martin is inviting MIT faculty and their students to help solve. “We have…

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Northrop Grumman completes PDR for U.S. Navy’s Future Inertial Navigation System Sensor

Posted May 16, 2016 by

Northrop Grumman has successfully completed the Preliminary Design Review for the Inertial Sensor Module, a critical component of the U.S. Navy’s Inertial Navigation System Replacement. The system will be named WSN-12, and will replace the WSN-7. The PDR, a key milestone for the program, is one of four major system engineering technical reviews. Engineering Development…

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C-130Js delivered to U.S. Coast Guard, Air Force

Posted May 13, 2016 by

Lockheed Martin photograph by Damien A. Guarnieri Lockheed Martin recently delivered two C-130J Super Hercules aircraft: one HC-130J long range surveillance/search and rescue aircraft to the U.S. Coast Guard and an MC-130J Commando II Special Operations tanker to the U.S. Air Force. The Coast Guard’s HC-130J was originally delivered in 2015 and received post-production modifications…

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Orion Exploration Mission-1 crew module pressure tested

Posted May 11, 2016 by

The Lockheed Martin and NASA Orion team has successfully proof-pressure tested the Orion spacecraft's Exploration Mission-1 crew module.

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Air Force awards Northrop Grumman GPS III study contract

Posted May 11, 2016 by

REDONDO BEACH, Calif.–The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman a 26-month study contract based on the company’s innovative proposal for the next-generation Global Positioning System (GPS) III program. This award follows the Air Force’s request for proposals seeking potential updates to the GPS system, which has been delivering precise global position, navigation and timing…

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Contract Briefs

Posted May 11, 2016 by

Navy   Portillo Concrete, Inc., Lemon Grove, Calif., (N62473-16-D-1853); Pave-Tech Inc., Vista, Calif., (N62473-16-D-1854); Command Performance Constructors, Inc., Signal Hill, Calif., (N62473-16-D-1855); Romero General Construction Corp., Escondido, Calif., (N62473-16-D-1856); and Cutting Edge Concrete Services, Inc., Oro Grande, Calif., (N62473-16-D-1857); were each being awarded an indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity small business set-aside multiple award construction contract for new…

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Elbit Systems subsidiary to modify Naval Test Pilot School C-26 aircraft

Posted May 9, 2016 by

Elbit Systems announced May 9 that Elbit Systems of America’s subsidiary, M7 Aerospace LLC, was awarded a $7.5 million Firm, Fixed Price contract by the U.S. Navy to perform modifications on U.S. Naval Test Pilot School’s C-26 aircraft. Upgrades will be completed by September 2016 in San Antonio, Texas. Elbit Systems of America, the Type…

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Northrop Grumman conducts CDR for Navy’s SEWIP development

Posted May 9, 2016 by

Northrop Grumman has successfully conducted a critical design review for the Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program Block 3 AN/SLQ-32(V)7 electronic warfare system. The CDR, a key milestone for the program, focused on the detailed design of the electronic attack subsystem that will make up a deployable AN/SLQ-32(V)7 system. The review of the detailed design for the…

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