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U.S. Air Force awards Lockheed Martin $116 million contract option for JASSM-ER production

Posted April 22, 2016 by

Lockheed Martin received a $116.8 million contract from the U.S. Air Force for continued production of Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile-Extended Range. This contract exercises an option in the Lot 14 contract and includes 100 JASSM-ER missiles. Work under this contract option is expected to be complete by June 2019. The award brings the total number…

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Boeing, Hawaiian Airlines announce purchase of 10 787 Dreamliners

Posted March 7, 2018 by

Boeing and Hawaiian Airlines announced March 6 that the carrier has selected the market-leading 787 Dreamliner as its flagship airplane for medium to long-haul flights. As part of the selection, Hawaiian intends to purchase 10 787-9 jets valued at $2.82 billion at list prices. Hawaiian also has purchase rights for 10 additional 787s. The Honolulu-based…

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Northrop Grumman, U.S. Army prove sensors, shooters as network components

Posted November 16, 2015 by

The U.S. Army and Northrop Grumman achieved a major milestone for integrated air and missile defense when the IAMD Battle Command System, using tracking data from Sentinel and Patriot radars, provided the command-and-control for a Patriot Advanced Capability Three (PAC-3) interceptor to destroy a cruise missile target. The flight test, conducted on Nov. 12, validated…

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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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Boeing, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries reach agreement on cost reduction for 787 production

Posted October 23, 2017 by

Boeing and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. on Oct. 23 announced an agreement to strengthen collaboration in ways that will enhance both companies’ competitiveness. The agreement includes efforts to reduce costs in MHI production of wings for the 787 Dreamliner and joint studies of advanced aerostructure technologies for future-generation commercial aircraft. MHI manufactures 787 composite wings…

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Northrop Grumman appoints Tim Paynter VP of Strategic Communications; Randy Belote to retire

Posted January 6, 2017 by tomlear

Northrop Grumman announced today that Tim Paynter has been appointed vice president of strategic communications, effective Jan.21, 2017. Paynter succeeds Randy Belote, who has announced his intention to retire. Paynter will report to Lisa Davis, corporate vice president of communications. Paynter will have responsibility for ensuring appropriate media coverage of the corporation and will serve…

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Northrop Grumman completes first flight of Japan’s E-2D Advanced Hawkeye

Posted November 17, 2017 by

Northrop Grumman photograph Japan’s First E-2D prepares to take flight at the Northrop Grumman Aircraft Integration Center of Excellence in St. Augustine, Fla. Northrop Grumman successfully completed the first flight of Japan’s E-2D Advanced Hawkeye at the company’s Aircraft Integration Center of Excellence in St. Augustine, Fla., Oct. 9, 2017. “The successful first flight of…

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Lockheed Martin conducts first underwater UAV launch from unmanned underwater vehicle

Posted September 28, 2016 by

Lockheed Martin image Lockheed Martin successfully launched Vector Hawk (left), a small, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), on command from the Marlin MK2 autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV, at right) during a cross-domain command and control event hosted by the U.S. Navy. In a testament to the versatility and adaptability that its unmanned systems bring to complex…

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Lockheed Martin-led team launches future USS Billings

Posted July 3, 2017 by

The Lockheed Martin-led industry team launched the 15th Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) into the Menominee River at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine shipyard on July 1. Ship sponsor Sharla D. Tester christened LCS 15, the future USS Billings, in Navy tradition by breaking a champagne bottle across the ship’s bow just prior to the launch. “As…

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Lockheed Martin to help Australia’s future pilots take flight

Posted December 9, 2015 by

The Australian Department of Defence has awarded the AIR 5428 Pilot Training System contract to Lockheed Martin-led Team 21 to train the next generation of Australian Defence Force pilots.

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