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Lockheed Martin brings color to Apache cockpit

Posted January 8, 2016 by

The U.S. Army awarded Lockheed Martin a $54.3 million contract in December 2015 to upgrade the Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M-TADS/PNVS) on the AH-64E Apache helicopter, bringing color to the cockpit for the first time. Under this contract, Lockheed Martin will produce 35 M-DSA kits and spares for the U.S. Army…

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Interceptor test proves Lockheed Martin’s Hit-to-Kill PAC-3 fielded reliability

Posted March 7, 2018 by

Two Lockheed Martin PAC-3 Cost Reduction Initiative interceptors successfully intercepted two tactical ballistic missile targets recently in a test at White Sands Missile Range, N.M.

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Boeing delivers first 787 Dreamliner for Gulf Air

Posted April 27, 2018 by

Boeing photograph Boeing and Gulf Air celebrated the delivery of the first 787 Dreamliner for the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain. The airplane also debuts the carrier’s new livery. Boeing and Gulf Air celebrated the delivery of the first 787 Dreamliner for the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain April 26. The…

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Boeing, SpiceJet announce deal for up to 205 airplanes

Posted January 13, 2017 by

Boeing and SpiceJet announced Jan. 13 a commitment for up to 205 airplanes during an event in New Delhi. Booked at the end of 2016, the announcement includes 100 new 737 MAX 8s, SpiceJet’s current order for 42 MAXs, 13 additional 737 MAXs which were previously attributed to an unidentified customer on Boeing’s Orders &…

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ULA successfully launches GPS IIF-12 satellite for U.S. Air Force

Posted February 8, 2016 by

United Launch Alliance successfully launched its first mission of the year with an Atlas V rocket carrying the Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF-12 satellite for the U.S. Air Force. The rocket lifted off from Space Launch Complex-41 Feb. 5 at 8:38 a.m., EST. GPS IIF-12 is the final satellite in the IIF-block of satellites, which…

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BAE Systems awarded $49 million Air Force Research Lab contract to enhance intelligence sharing

Posted January 6, 2017 by

The U.S. Air Force Research Lab has awarded BAE Systems a five-year contract worth up to $49 million to develop, deploy, and maintain cross domain solutions for safeguarding the sharing of sensitive information between government networks. “We’re helping our customers innovate advanced cross domain technologies to enhance virtualization, boost data processing, and support the integration…

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Qatar Emiri Air Force awards Lockheed Martin Sniper contract

Posted June 11, 2018 by

The Qatar Emiri Air Force has selected Lockheed Martin’s Sniper® Advanced Targeting Pod for its Rafale aircraft, marking continued growth and platform expansion for the precision targeting capability. Under this contract announced during the Eurosatory exhibition, Lockheed Martin will provide the QEAF with pods, spares and deployment support for the Rafale – the 10th platform…

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Raytheon completes milestone for next-generation GPS controls

Posted June 27, 2016 by

Raytheon has achieved another test milestone in its development of the U.S. Air Force’s Global Positioning System Next Generation Operational Control System, or GPS OCX. This new system offers significant improvements to the GPS on which the U.S. military and millions of civilians rely, including enhanced availability, accuracy and security. OCX’s development is delivered in…

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Northrop Grumman offers public unprecedented access to space telescope

Posted February 19, 2016 by

REDONDO BEACH, Calif.–The public is invited to witness remarkable never before seen views of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope in the new Discovery Channel documentary film “TELESCOPE,” by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Nathaniel Kahn. Northrop Grumman provided Kahn with behind the scenes access to its Space Park facility in Redondo Beach, where a substantial amount of the…

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It’s all about the Herc – Hercules operators council held in Atlanta, Oct. 17-20

Posted October 22, 2016 by

More than 1,000 C-130 Hercules operators, suppliers and industry partners gathered in Atlanta, Oct. 17-20, for the 28th Hercules Operators Council hosted by Lockheed Martin. This year’s event theme was “Saluting Hercules Service Centers — Maintaining the Partnership.” During the HOC, attendees focused on the 18 Lockheed Martin-certified C-130 service centers that provide unmatched global…

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