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India becomes 15th international customer for Lockheed Martin’s Apache targeting, pilotage sensor

Posted December 18, 2015 by

The U.S. Army awarded Lockheed Martin a $107.8 million foreign military sale contract to provide Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M-TADS/PNVS) systems to the Indian Army, making India the 15th international customer for the M-TADS/PNVS system. Under the contract, $107.8 million is obligated to Lockheed Martin with a total value not to…

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General Dynamics awarded $92 million for Abrams Tank production

Posted December 18, 2015 by

The U.S. Army TACOM Lifecycle Management Command has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems a $92.2 million contract to upgrade M1A2 System Enhancement Package (SEP) v2 Abrams tanks to the M1A2 SEP Version 3 (v3) configuration. General Dynamics is working closely with the Army to improve the survivability, maintainability, fuel efficiency, power generation and network capability…

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U.S. Air Force awards Lockheed Martin $302 million for JASSM, JASSM-ER production

Posted December 16, 2015 by

Lockheed Martin has received a $302.2 million contract from the U.S. Air Force for continued production of the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM®) and its Extended Range (ER) version. The Lot 14 contract includes 146 baseline JASSMs for U.S. and international partners, 140 JASSM-ER missiles for the U.S., as well as data, tooling and test…

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Northrop Grumman to provide replacement inertial navigation system to U.S. Navy

Posted December 16, 2015 by

The U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman a base year contract valued at $19.8 million, with a total potential value of $47.8 million over five years, to develop the replacement inertial navigation system (INS-R) deployed on most Navy combat and support ships. INS-R supports the new Navy Assured Positioning Navigation and Timing (A-PNT) architecture being…

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U.S. Navy, Lockheed Martin conduct first LRASM captive-carry flights on F/A-18E/F

Posted December 14, 2015 by

Lockheed Martin and the U.S. Navy recently completed the first Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) prototype captive-carry flight tests on the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet. The flights were conducted at Patuxent River Naval Air Station, Maryland. These initial airworthiness flight tests used a LRASM mass-simulator vehicle attached to the Navy’s F/A-18E/F to evaluate flight and handling…

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Northrop Grumman completes B-2 maintenance in record time

Posted December 14, 2015 by

Northrop Grumman has delivered on a commitment to the U.S. Air Force to increase the availability of the B-2 stealth bomber fleet by completing a periodic "wingtip-to-wingtip" overhaul of the jet in a record 359 days.

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Lockheed Martin Delivers Final C-5M Super Galaxy For 2015

Posted December 14, 2015 by Andrew McMurtrie

The 32nd Lockheed Martin C-5M Super Galaxy on its delivery flight Dec. 9, 2015. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) delivered the 32nd modernized C-5M Super Galaxy to the U. S. Air Force Dec. 9. This aircraft was the ninth and final C-5M scheduled for delivery in 2015. The aircraft was delivered more than a week ahead…

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Land-based SM-3 demonstrates first ballistic missile intercept supported by AN/TPY-2 radar

Posted December 11, 2015 by

The Missile Defense Agency conducted the first intercept test of a Raytheon Land-Based Standard Missile-3 Block IB from the Aegis Ashore Missile Defense Test Complex. The SM-3 destroyed an intermediate range ballistic missile target in space by using remote track data from an AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radar in a ‘launch-on-remote’ engagement. The test’s success…

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Enhanced PAC-3 Missile intercepts tactical ballistic missile target

Posted December 11, 2015 by

A Lockheed Martin PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement (PAC-3 MSE) missile successfully engaged and intercepted a tactical ballistic missile target Dec. 10 at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., as part of a U.S. Army-led missile defense test.

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Aegis Ashore is a verified hit

Posted December 11, 2015 by

In the first live fire intercept test of Aegis Ashore, Lockheed Martin, the U.S. Navy and the Missile Defense Agency successfully destroyed a ballistic missile target at the Pacific Missile Range Facility, Kauai, Hawaii. The test also demonstrated the system’s “Launch on Remote” capability, where Aegis Ashore uses information from another radar system to launch…

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