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Lockheed Martin, Romania sign agreement for PAC-3 MSE missile

Posted December 1, 2017 by

Lockheed Martin recently participated in a signing ceremony with U.S. and Romanian officials formalizing an agreement for Romania to purchase the Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) missiles and related support equipment. Romania becomes the third international customer for the PAC-3 MSE. “We’re honored to partner with Romania on their efforts to protect…

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BAE Systems engineers unveil futuristic unmanned aircraft concept

Posted October 6, 2017 by

Within the next few decades, armed forces could be using unmanned aerial vehicles with adaptable aircraft technologies that alternate between fixed-wing flight and rotary-wing flight.

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Sikorsky King Stallion lifts first external load

Posted April 27, 2016 by

Lockheed Martin announced April 26 the CH-53K helicopter has achieved its first external lift flight by successfully carrying a 12,000 pound external load. “Achieving our first external lift signifies another milestone for the CH-53K program,” said Mike Torok, Sikorsky’s Vice President of CH-53K Programs. “Our flight envelope expansion efforts remain on track, and we continue…

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Lockheed Martin, MBDA Deutschland receive second RFP to develop TLVS for Germany

Posted August 17, 2018 by

The German Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support has issued a second Request for Proposal to the TLVS bidders consortium — an MBDA and Lockheed Martin joint venture — to develop TLVS, Germany’s future Integrated Air and Missile Defense system.  “This second RFP is based on the first RFP. It addresses the…

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MQ-9 used in successful anti-submarine warfare demo 

Posted November 13, 2017 by

The remote detection and tracking of submerged contacts, such as submarines, was demonstrated using a MQ-9 Predator® B Remotely Piloted Aircraft during a U.S. Naval an Oct. 12 exercise. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) participated in this successful demonstration of new maritime patrol capabilities that included anti-submarine warfare. Sonobuoys were deployed by U.S. Navy…

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Lockheed Martin’s new munition successful in recent flight tests

Posted August 8, 2016 by

Lockheed Martin’s new Dual Mode Plus laser guided bomb successfully completed two recent flight tests at the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division in China Lake, Calif.

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Boeing delivers advanced satellite communications network to Mexico

Posted August 26, 2016 by

Boeing image An artist rendering of one of the Mexsat satellites built by Boeing, part of the overall Mexsat system Boeing designed, integrated and delivered to the government of Mexico. Boeing has delivered one of the world’s most advanced satellite communications systems to Mexico, one that opens high-speed data and voice communications to the entire…

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Northrop Grumman awarded support contract for UK CUTLASS EOD unmanned ground vehicle

Posted September 25, 2017 by

Northrop Grumman photograph The CUTLASS remotely controlled vehicle for explosive ordnance disposal was designed, developed and manufactured by Northrop Grumman in the U.K., and provides state-of-the-art capabilities for national security and resilience applications. Northrop Grumman has been awarded a 24-month contract by the Ministry of Defence’s Special Projects Search and Counter Measures team for in-service…

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Lockheed Martin announces multi-year plan to relocate fleet ballistic missile program to other U.S. facilities

Posted February 24, 2017 by

Lockheed Martin Feb. 23 announced plans to relocate the Fleet Ballistic Missile (FBM) program within its Space Systems business area to co-locate employees in facilities with common skills and resource requirements. These moves, which are enabled by government approval, are expected to deliver substantial cost savings while centralizing mission expertise in key locations. Over the…

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U.S. Army awards Boeing $160 million to continue Chinook rotor blade support

Posted October 1, 2018 by

Boeing will continue its support for the U.S. Army’s inventory of H-47 Chinook rotor blades with a new $160 million contract award. The five-year performance-based logistics agreement extends work that began in 2012 and calls for the continued management of stock availability and the overhauling of all Chinook blades for the U.S. Army. Boeing is responsible…

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