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Lockheed Martin to develop compact airborne high energy laser capabilities

Posted November 6, 2017 by

The Air Force Research Lab recently awarded Lockheed Martin $26.3 million for the design, development and production of a high power fiber laser.

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Northrop Grumman supports final CDR for USCG Offshore Patrol Cutter

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Eastern Shipbuilding Group image The Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Cutter. Northrop Grumman supported Eastern Shipbuilding Group in their Final Critical Design Review for the U.S. Coast Guard’s Offshore Patrol Cutter Program. Northrop Grumman serves as ESG’s C4ISR and control systems integrator for OPC, with responsibilities that include the integrated bridge, navigation, command and control, computing…

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Centerpiece of the Ballistic Missile Defense System recognized for ‘game changing’ advancements

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Ensuring the Ballistic Missile Defense System operates as a unified, secure network amid emerging threats is the mission of the Command, Control, Battle Management and Communications team led by Lockheed Martin.

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New Lockheed Martin exoskeleton helps soldiers carry heavy gear

Posted May 17, 2017 by

Their demanding missions often require soldiers to carry heavy equipment packs long distances over rough terrain, or up and down stairs and underground infrastructure in urban environments. Exhaustion and injury are frequently a consequence of these challenging operational scenarios.

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Navy awards Boeing $805.3 million contract to design, build MQ-25A Stingray

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The Navy awarded a contract to Boeing Aug. 30 for the MQ-25A Stingray, the first operational carrier-based unmanned refueling aircraft.

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Lockheed Martin transforms training, logistics business

Posted December 2, 2016 by

Lockheed Martin has announced a refocusing of their Training and Logistics Solutions business at Nov. 28 Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. Lockheed Martin is leveraging core components of the most advanced and proven solutions across its training and logistics portfolio to drive scalable capabilities to…

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Textron Systems reaches development milestones with 7.62mm, 5.56mm cased-telescoped machine guns

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Textron Systems Unmanned Systems, a business of Textron Inc., announced May 15 the achievement of two significant milestones in the continued maturation of its family of lightweight Cased-Telescoped Machine Guns. Textron Systems’ 15-pound 7.62mm CT Medium Machine Gun recently completed Technology Readiness Level 5 demonstrations, consisting of validating the performance of the integrated weapon’s operating…

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New Raytheon radar showcases reliability, 360-degree capability

Posted May 24, 2017 by

Raytheon’s newest integrated air and missile defense radar has been busy since its debut at the 2016 Winter AUSA tradeshow. The gallium nitride-powered Active Electronically Scanned Array proposed upgrade to the Patriot™ Air and Missile Defense has surpassed more than 1,000 hours of operation in just over a year, which is half the time of…

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Lockheed Martin delivers first modernized TACMS missile

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Lockheed Martin has manufactured and delivered the first modernized Tactical Missile System (TACMS) missile to the U.S. Army from its Camden, Ark., production facility. As part of the U.S. Army’s TACMS Service Life Extension Program inventory refurbishment effort, the modernized missile includes updated guidance electronics and added capability to defeat area targets without leaving behind…

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Northrop Grumman completes Orbital ATK acquisition

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Northrop Grumman announced June 6 it has closed the acquisition of Orbital ATK Inc., a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies. Orbital ATK is now Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems, a new, fourth business sector. Northrop Grumman’s board of directors has elected Blake Larson as corporate vice president and president of Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems,…

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