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Strength in numbers: Lockheed Martin delivers 400th C-130J Super Hercules aircraft

Posted February 12, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin reached a major milestone with the delivery of its 400th C-130J Super Hercules aircraft on Feb. 9, 2018.

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Lockheed Martin provides Finnish Defence Forces with airborne surveillance system

Posted February 12, 2018 by

A vigilant “Dragon Shield” airborne surveillance system developed by Lockheed Martin for the Finnish Defence Forces has achieved final operational capability. The milestone was achieved after the final flight test of the system, which evaluated compliance of the aircraft to civilian and military airworthiness requirements as well as system requirements verification. “Working in unison with…

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Lockheed Martin receives $524 million contract for PAC-3 missiles

Posted February 9, 2018 by

The United States and allied military forces will upgrade their missile defense capabilities under a $524 million contract modification for production and delivery of Lockheed Martin Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) and PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement (PAC-3 MSE) interceptors.

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Lockheed Martin’s JASSM®-ER declared operational on F-15E Strike Eagle

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Lockheed Martin's Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) – Extended Range (ER) achieved full operational capability on the F-15E Strike Eagle, flown by the U.S. and allied nations' air forces.

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Rheinmetall, Sikorsky sign agreement to offer CH-53K for Germany’s new heavy lift helicopter competition

Posted February 7, 2018 by

Rheinmetall and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company signed a strategic teaming agreement for competing in the German Air Force “Schwerer Transporthubschrauber” Program. Rheinmetall brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the Sikorsky STH team. With Sikorsky’s breadth and depth of heavy lift experience and Rheinmetall’s leadership as the lead teammate for STH sustainment, the…

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Sikorsky qualifies weapons system for digital Black Hawk helo

Posted February 5, 2018 by

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, has completed qualification to military standards of a comprehensive weapons system for S-70M / S-70i™ Black Hawk helicopters.

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Boeing debuts first 737 MAX 7

Posted February 5, 2018 by

Boeing marked another airplane development milestone Feb. 5 as thousands of employees celebrated the debut of the first 737 MAX 7 at the company's Renton, Wash., factory.

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Boeing, GECAS, Travel Service celebrate first 737 MAX delivery

Posted February 2, 2018 by

Boeing photograph by Marian Lockhart Boeing, GE Capital Aviation Services and Travel Service, the largest carrier in the Czech Republic, recently celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first 737 MAX airplane. A group from the airline is seen here in Seattle, commemorating the delivery. Boeing, GE Capital Aviation Services and Travel Service, the largest carrier…

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U.S. Navy awards BAE Systems $54 Million to modernize USS America, USS Cape St. George

Posted February 2, 2018 by

BAE Systems has received two U.S. Navy contracts totaling $54.8 million to modernize the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) and the guided missile cruiser USS Cape St. George (CG 71). Both contracts include options that, if exercised, would bring the total cumulative value of the awards to $62.2 million. “These contracts are important…

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First A321LR takes to the skies for its maiden flight

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The first A321LR (Long Range) took off on its maiden flight from Hamburg, Germany, at 11:06, local time, Jan. 31, commencing its flight test program. The aircraft, MSN7877, is powered by CFM International LEAP-1A engines. The aircraft’s crew comprised: Experimental Test Pilots Yann Beaufils and Peter Lofts as well as Flight Test Engineers Frank Hohmeister,…

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