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U.S. Air Force receives two additional Super Hercules

Posted December 23, 2015 by

MARIETTA, Ga., Dec. 21, 2015 – U.S. Air Force crews recently ferried two additional C-130J Super Hercules aircraft from the Lockheed Martin facility in Marietta, Ga. These aircraft are a C-130J-30 Super Hercules assigned to Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., and an HC-130J Combat King II assigned to Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Lockheed…

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Third UTAP-22 flight exceeds objectives

Posted December 21, 2015 by

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. announced Dec. 21 it successfully performed the third flight demonstration of its Unmanned Tactical Aerial Platform (UTAP-22) Dec. 11, 2015, at the Navy test range at China Lake, Calif. This mission demonstrated two UTAP-22 aircraft in continuous collaborative airborne operations through the tactical datalink while flying formation with one…

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Aerojet Rocketdyne successfully completes major design milestone for AR1 engine

Posted December 21, 2015 by

Aerojet Rocketdyne photograph A 1/6 scale model of the AR1 engine currently in development by Aerojet Rocketdyne and on schedule to meet flight qualification in 2019 Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc., has completed a key design milestone for its AR1 rocket engine last week. AR1 is an American-made engine that is…

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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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