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U.S. Air Force selects Boeing for KC-46 Pegasus maintenance training

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Boeing will help the U.S. Air Force train its KC-46 Pegasus maintenance personnel for the next seven years under a new $78 million contract, which includes contract options.

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Presidential helicopter replacement program achieves milestone

Posted July 25, 2016 by

Lockheed Martin announced July 25, 2016, the successful execution of the VH-92A Presidential Helicopter Replacement Program Critical Design Review, signaling the program is ready to proceed to assembly, test and evaluation.

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U.S. Army declares Lockheed Martin’s PAC-3 MSE initial operational capability

Posted August 17, 2016 by

The U.S. Army recently declared Initial Operational Capability for the Lockheed Martin PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement interceptor. “This is an extremely significant milestone in the maturity of our PAC-3 MSE interceptor, providing the warfighter with a more advanced hit-to-kill interceptor against the full spectrum of lower-tier threats,” said Scott Arnold, vice president of PAC-3 programs…

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First Lockheed Martin GMLRS alternative warhead rolls off assembly line

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The first Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System Alternative Warhead rocket has rolled off the production line at Lockheed Martin’s Camden, Ark., manufacturing facility.

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Raytheon completes first AMRAAM-ER missile flight tests from NASAMS air defense system

Posted October 5, 2016 by

Raytheon has successfully flight-tested the newest variant of the combat-proven AMRAAM® missile from the National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System, or NASAMS™, surface-based system.

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First LM-100J commercial freighter takes shape, gets its wings

Posted November 7, 2016 by

Lockheed Martin photograph by Damien A. Guarnieri The LM-100J Super Hercules commercial freighter is moving through pivotal production milestones, most recently completing body mate and wing installation at the Lockheed Martin facility in Marietta, Ga. The LM-100J is the commercial version of Lockheed Martin’s proven C-130J Super Hercules aircraft — the unmatched tactical military airlifter…

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DCS wins $40 million Naval Research Laboratory contract

Posted December 12, 2016 by

DCS was awarded an Enhanced Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance Sensor and System Capability Development contract Nov. 16, 2016. This single award contract has a 5-year period of performance to provide support to the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, D.C. Under this contract, DCS will conduct research that will ultimately provide a capability to reduce intelligence…

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Lockheed Martin’s electronic warfare system for helos safeguards USN against anti-ship missile threats

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Lockheed Martin image Lockheed Martin’s Advanced Off-Board Electronic Warfare (AOEW) Active Mission Payload (AMP) AN/ALQ-248 system, a pod hosted on an MH-60R or MH-60S, will enhance the way the U.S. Navy detects and responds to anti-ship missile threats. Lockheed Martin will build on its 45-year legacy of integrated electronic warfare system success under a newly…

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Leonardo to compete for U.S. Air Force Advanced Pilot Training System program

Posted February 13, 2017 by

Leonardo is proud to confirm its participation in the U.S. Air Force T-X competition with its T-100 integrated training system. Leonardo will leverage its U.S. company, Leonardo DRS, as the prime contractor, bringing to bear Leonardo’s leading aeronautical and simulation expertise to deliver a fully integrated solution in the best interests of the Air Force….

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Boeing, U.S. Army sign $3.4 billion contract for 268 AH-64E Apache helicopters

Posted March 20, 2017 by

MESA, Ariz.—Boeing and the U.S. government recently signed a five-year, $3.4 billion contract through which the Army, and a customer outside the U.S., will acquire the latest Apache attack helicopter at a significant savings to taxpayers. This is the first multi-year agreement for the Apache “E” variant. The Army will receive 244 remanufactured Apaches while…

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