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Strengthening partnerships: Sikorsky’s CH-53K heavy lift helo makes historic first flight in Germany

Posted April 13, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin photograph Sikorsky and the U.S. Marine Corps’ CH-53K heavy lift helicopter have reached another historic first. The CH-53K, which recently arrived in Germany, flew its first flight on foreign soil at Holzdorf Air Base, Germany. The aircraft executed a flawless flight around the air base, as the Sikorsky team continues preparation for the…

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U.S. Air Force selects Raytheon’s all digital radar warning receiver

Posted May 2, 2018 by

The U.S. Air Force awarded an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contract for Raytheon’s AN/ALR-69A(V), the world’s first all-digital radar warning receiver. The contract calls for the rapid procurement of 779 units or more for the U.S. Air Force fleet of tactical air and large body aircraft. The ALR-69A enhances aircrew survivability, providing “sensors forward” situational awareness…

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Raytheon to expand radar manufacturing in Mississippi

Posted June 1, 2018 by

Raytheon is expanding the footprint of its Forest-based manufacturing center, company and state officials announced today. A new building on the campus will be a hub for test, integration and production of s-band radars – including the U.S. Navy’s next generation SPY-6, Air and Missile Defense Radar program. “Construction of a new radar production facility…

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Lockheed Martin to build F-16 Block 70 aircraft for Bahrain

Posted June 25, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin photograph Artist’s rendition of the F-16 Block 70 that will be built for the Kingdom of Bahrain at Lockheed Martin’s facility in Greenville, S.C. Lockheed Martin has received a $1.2 billion contract from the U.S. government to produce 16 new F-16 Block 70 aircraft for the Royal Bahraini Air Force. The Undefinitized Contract…

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Lockheed Martin recognizes small business suppliers

Posted July 6, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin recently recognized 19 small business suppliers that made exemplary contributions to its Missiles and Fire Control business area’s products and services in 2017. For more than 20 years, Lockheed Martin has celebrated small business suppliers’ successful efforts in providing quality goods and services and outstanding support. “Our small business suppliers are critical members…

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Lockheed Martin delivers 52nd C-5M Super Galaxy

Posted August 6, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin photograph by Todd R. McQueen Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company delivered the 52nd and final C-5M Super Galaxy strategic transport modernized under the U.S. Air Force’s Reliability Enhancement and Re-engining Program (RERP) on Aug. 2, 2018 at the company’s Marietta, Ga., facility. The RERP upgrade will extend the service life of the C-5 fleet…

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Northrop Grumman to produce first insensitive munitions rocket motors for GMLRS Program

Posted September 17, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin photograph Northrop Grumman will produce the first insensitive munitions rocket motors for the U.S. Army’s Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS), a technology designed to enhance warfighter safety and limit collateral damage. Northrop Grumman has received a full rate production contract from Lockheed Martin to deliver insensitive munitions rocket motors for the Guided…

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U.S. Air Force, Raytheon test advanced electronic warfare weapon

Posted October 19, 2015 by

Raytheon and the U.S. Air Force have completed the latest in a series of successful flight tests for the HARM Control Section Modification (HCSM), the newest product in the HARM missile inventory. An upgrade to existing HARM missiles, HCSM dramatically increases effectiveness against even the most modern enemy radar while reducing the possibility of collateral…

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U.S. Army turns to Raytheon to support aircraft for foreign nations

Posted November 9, 2015 by

The U.S. Army Contracting Command awarded Raytheon an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide communications systems, support and training for aircraft made available to foreign nations through the Foreign Military Sales process. The five-year contract has a ceiling value of $80 million.  “For more than 50 years, Raytheon has developed, delivered and supported tactical…

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PAC-3 Missile intercepts target in flight test

Posted November 25, 2015 by

A Lockheed Martin PAC-3 Missile successfully intercepted an incoming target Nov. 19, as part of a U.S. Army-led missile defense flight test at White Sands Missile Range, N.M.

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