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Lockheed Martin announces LM-1100J commercial freighter flying at Farnborough

Posted July 9, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin will showcase its LM-100J Super Hercules commercial freighter at Farnborough International Airshow 2018, held in Farnborough, England, July 16-22.

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France’s Armée de l’Air welcomes first C-130J Super Hercules

Posted January 15, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin photograph by Todd R. McQueen France’s first C-130J Super Hercules was officially welcomed to its new home at Orléans – Bricy Air Base on Jan. 15, 2018. Florence Parly (center), France’s minister of the Armed Forces, hosted a ceremony at the base commemorating the event. France will receive a total of four Super…

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Lockheed Martin receives $1.45 billion contract for PAC-3 missiles

Posted December 27, 2016 by

The United States and allied military forces will upgrade their missile defense capabilities under a new $1.45 billion contract for production and delivery of Lockheed Martin Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) and PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement (PAC-3 MSE) interceptors. The contract includes PAC-3 and PAC-3 MSE missile deliveries for the U.S. Army, and Foreign Military Sales of…

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Lockheed Martin Ventures invests in Ocean Aero, strengthening focus on unmanned maritime systems

Posted September 15, 2017 by

Lockheed Martin photograph Ocean Aero’s latest model, the Submaran S10, has the power and payload for a wide range of sensor systems. Lockheed Martin Ventures is making a strategic investment in Ocean Aero, the developer of the Submaran™ unmanned maritime vehicle. This is Lockheed Martin Ventures’ third investment this year, and it will create opportunities…

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Sweden signs agreement with U.S. government for Patriot system

Posted August 13, 2018 by

The government of Sweden signed an agreement to purchase Raytheon’s Patriot™ air and missile defense system from the U.S. Army. The agreement, formally referred to as a Letter of Offer and Acceptance, paves the way for Sweden’s Patriot force to rapidly reach Initial Operational Capability. “Sweden and 15 other countries trust our Patriot system to defend…

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F-16V Comes to Indonesia

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Lockheed Martin brought its F-16 cockpit demonstrator to Indonesia this week to highlight the F-16V, the latest version of Lockheed Martin’s venerable F-16 Fighting Falcon multirole fighter. The F-16V offers the most advanced 4th Generation capability available on the market today, including Scalable Agile Beam Radar and enhancements to the aircraft’s mission computer, vehicle systems,…

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Contract Briefs

Posted April 21, 2017 by

Army   Booz Allen Hamilton, McLean, Va., (W91QF4-17-D-0001); Cubic Global Defense, San Diego, Calif., (W91QF4-17-D-0002); General Dynamics Information Technology, Fairfax, Va., (W91QF4-17-D-0003); Logistics and Technology Services, Huntsville, Ala., (W91QF4-17-D-0004); Beshenich Muir and Associates, Leavenworth, Kansas (W91QF4-17-D-0005); nFocus Solutions (SWMG), Phoenix, Ariz., (W91QF4-17-D-0006 ); Training Technologies and Support, Leavenworth, Kansas (W91QF4-17-D-0007); Trideum, Huntsville, Ala., (W91QF4-17-D-0008); Yorktown…

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Boeing welcomes Virgin Australia as newest 737 MAX 10 customer

Posted August 29, 2018 by

Boeing and the Virgin Australia Group recently announced the airline is adding the largest and most efficient member of the 737 MAX family to its growing single-aisle fleet. The carrier has converted ten orders for the 737 MAX 8 for the larger MAX 10 variant. The airline, which has a number of 737 MAX 8s…

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Airbus, Chinese partners strengthen cooperation

Posted January 10, 2018 by

In the presence of visiting French President Emmanuel Macron and Chinese President Xi Jinping, Airbus has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Development and Reform Commission of China on the further development of industrial cooperation in Tianjin. The agreement was signed by He Lifeng, Chairman of the National Development and Reform Commission of…

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Boeing taps ViaSat terminal for Marine Corps’ AV-8B program

Posted May 24, 2017 by

ViaSat Inc., a global broadband services and technology company, announced May 22 it has received a contract from Boeing to deliver its KOR-24A Small Tactical Terminals for integration onto Boeing’s AV-8B Harrier attack aircraft for U.S. Marine Corps and international customers. The contract is worth approximately $20 million including exercisable options. The STT was competitively selected…

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