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First tidal energy turbine with LM technology deployed off Scottish coast

Posted February 24, 2017 by

Atlantis Resources Limited has deployed the first AR1500 tidal energy turbine with new Lockheed Martin technology off the coast of Scotland. The installation is the latest development in the MeyGen project designed to harness the motion of the tides to provide clean, sustainable, predictable power for up to 175,000 homes in Scotland. Under contract and…

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Boeing-led test improves U.S. missile defense technology

Posted January 29, 2016 by

Continuing its efforts to maintain the United States’ technology superiority in missile defense, a Boeing-led industry team has successfully tested improvements to the Ground-based Midcourse Defense system. Working with the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, Boeing and its partners validated system components, increasing their ability to engage and destroy ballistic missile threats. A GMD Interceptor launched…

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Northrop Grumman to provide advanced EW simulation capability to Saudi Arabia

Posted February 12, 2018 by

Northrop Grumman photograph The Joint Threat Emitter provides a modern, reactive battlespace war environment, designed to help train military personnel to identify and effectively counter enemy missile or artillery threats. Northrop Grumman has received a $75 million Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contract award to deliver Joint Threat Emitter support services to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia….

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Lockheed Martin F-35A icy runway testing for Norwegian drag chute underway in Alaska

Posted November 27, 2017 by

Maj. Jonathan “Spades” Gilber, U.S. Air Force F-35 test pilot, demonstrates the handling qualities of Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Lightning II during icy runway ground testing at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The testing is part of the certification process for the Norwegian drag chute and continues over the next several weeks. Maj. Eskil Amdal, test…

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Lockheed Martin to sustain sensors on Saudi Arabia’s F-15 fleet

Posted November 9, 2015 by

Lockheed Martin has received a $262.8 million contract from the U.S. Air Force for sustainment of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s F-15 sensor suite. The sensor suite includes Sniper® Advanced Targeting Pods, LANTIRN Extended Range navigation pods and Infrared Search and Track systems. Under the contract, Lockheed Martin will collaborate with Advanced Electronics Company to…

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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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Saab receives U.S. order For Carl-Gustaf ammunition

Posted October 12, 2015 by

Defense and security company Saab has received an ammunition order from U.S. Special Operations Command for the Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon system, known in the United States as MAAWS. The order comes under the terms of Saab’s framework contract announced with USSOCOM in August 2014 for the 84-mm recoilless rifle system. Deliveries are expected to take…

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Northrop Grumman’s Astro Aerospace selected for Airbus Inmarsat 6 L-band antenna reflectors

Posted March 31, 2017 by

Astro Aerospace, a Northrop Grumman business, has been selected by Airbus Defence and Space to provide the nine meter L-band mesh reflectors for two Inmarsat 6 satellites. Astro Aerospace has 100 percent on-orbit success since 1958 and provides the most advanced and reliable unfurlable mesh reflector technology on the market. Astro Aerospace’s unique AstroMesh® technology…

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Lockheed Martin announces C-130J-SOF Super Hercules dedicated to supporting international specops forces

Posted June 21, 2017 by

At the Paris Air Show June 20, Lockheed Martin officials introduced the C-130J-SOF, the newest Super Hercules aircraft configured for international military special operations requirements. The C-130J-SOF is the 10th production variant of the Super Hercules. This multi-mission aircraft is specifically intended to meet the unique demands associated with executing operations of strategic importance in…

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Boeing, Assembrix to collaborate on secure 3D printing

Posted May 14, 2018 by

Boeing and Israeli company Assembrix Ltd today signed a Memorandum of Agreement that will enable Boeing to use Assembrix software to manage and protect intellectual property shared with vendors during design and manufacturing. “This agreement expands Boeing’s ties to Israeli industry while helping companies like Assembrix expand their business,” said David Ivry, president, Boeing Israel….

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