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Lockheed Martin’s long range anti-ship missile reaches EOC status on B-1B

Posted December 19, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin has delivered the first Long Range Anti-Ship Missiles to U.S. Air Force operational units, achieving Early Operational Capability status ahead of schedule. After successfully completing the required integration, flight testing and modeling and simulation, warfighters accepted the first of many tactical production units, meeting key criteria for the EOC declaration milestone. “This event is…

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Embraer, Boeing approve terms of strategic aerospace partnership

Posted December 17, 2018 by

Embraer and Boeing have approved to the terms of a strategic partnership that would position both companies to accelerate growth in global aerospace markets. The approved terms define the joint venture comprising the commercial aircraft and services operations of Embraer, in which Boeing will hold an 80 percent ownership stake and Embraer will hold the…

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Northrop Grumman expands Arizona operations

Posted December 14, 2018 by

Northrop Grumman photograph Lisa Brown (center) Northrop Grumman vice president and Mesa site operations lead, cuts the ribbon to officially open the company’s new facility. The 36,000 square foot building combines production and warehousing into one location, nearly doubling the production capability for the division that produces the world renowned Bushmaster line of medium caliber…

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Aegis combat system demonstrates success

Posted December 12, 2018 by

The latest evolution of the Aegis Combat System, Baseline 9.B2.0 (BMD 5.1), further advanced engage on remote technologies following a successful U.S. Navy- and Missile Defense Agency-led on-land ballistic missile defense system test event.

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Boeing on contract for second Japanese KC-46 tanker

Posted December 10, 2018 by

The U.S. Air Force has exercised the option for the Japan Air Self-Defense Force’s second Boeing KC-46 tanker through the Foreign Military Sale (FMS) process. Boeing was awarded the initial FMS contract for Japan’s first KC-46 aircraft and miscellaneous logistics services in December 2017 following the Japan Ministry of Defense’s KC-X aerial refueling competition. “Japan’s…

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Boeing launches longest-range business jet ever with BBJ 777X

Posted December 10, 2018 by

Boeing Business Jets on Dec. 10 announced it is launching the BBJ 777X, a new Boeing Business Jet model that can fly more than half way around the world without stopping, farther than any business jet ever built. “Our most exclusive customers want to travel with the best space and comfort and fly directly to…

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Littoral Combat Ship 15 (Billings) completes acceptance trials

Posted December 10, 2018 by

Littoral Combat Ship 15, the future USS Billings, recently completed Acceptance Trials in the waters of Lake Michigan. This is the ship’s final significant milestone before delivery. LCS 15 is the eighth Freedom-variant LCS designed and built by the Lockheed Martin-led industry team, and is slated for delivery to the U.S. Navy next year. “LCS…

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Lockheed Martin, Airbus sign agreement on aerial refueling

Posted December 7, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin photograph Michele Evans, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Executive Vice President, and Fernando Alonso, Airbus Defence and Space Head of Military Aircraft, shake hands after signing a Memorandum of Agreement between the two companies to explore future air refueling capabilities. Lockheed Martin and Airbus have signed an agreement to jointly explore opportunities to meet the…

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Northrop Grumman announces next generation jammer-low band team

Posted November 30, 2018 by

Northrop Grumman has teamed with Harris Corporation and Comtech PST for the U.S. Navy’s Next Generation Jammer–Low Band (NJG-LB) Demonstration of Existing Technologies.

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Lockheed Martin earns seven ENERGY STAR certifications, three LEED silver ratings

Posted November 30, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ENERGY STAR® certification for superior energy performance on seven buildings, and U.S. Green Building Council LEED Silver ratings on three buildings over the last twelve months. The company is an official ENERGY STAR partner. “Certifications like these reflect Lockheed Martin’s commitment to protecting the environment and…

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