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Lockheed Martin’s latest counter-IED system to support partner nations

Posted July 27, 2016 by

Lockheed Martin photograph Symphony Block 40 is able to defeat current and emerging improvised explosive device (IED) threats and is designed to protect warfighters in an unpredictable battlespace. In today’s rapidly changing battlespace, our adversaries are using technology to their advantage to turn the most commonplace devices into explosives. The U.S. Navy recently approved Symphony…

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Raytheon launches NSA-certified, next-generation Ethernet encryption system

Posted July 27, 2016 by

The National Security Agency has certified Raytheon’s KG-350 Ethernet encryption system to protect network communications for sensitive information up to Top Secret/SCI classification. The Type 1 certification gives Raytheon authorization to sell the groundbreaking KG-350 encryptor to commercial, military and government customers immediately. The KG-350 expands Raytheon’s leadership in the Layer 2 Ethernet encryption market,…

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Presidential helicopter replacement program achieves milestone

Posted July 25, 2016 by

Lockheed Martin announced July 25, 2016, the successful execution of the VH-92A Presidential Helicopter Replacement Program Critical Design Review, signaling the program is ready to proceed to assembly, test and evaluation.

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Lockheed Martin teams with Purdue, N.M. State, N.M. Tech for Sandia competition

Posted July 25, 2016 by

Lockheed Martin has named a national research university and a consortium of New Mexico universities to its team competing for the Sandia National Laboratories Management and Operating contract. Purdue University, New Mexico State University and the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology will play key roles in Sandia’s specialized research and development and technology…

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Boeing Forecasts Nearly 1.5 Million Pilots and Technicians Needed by 2035

Posted July 25, 2016 by

Boeing released its 2016 Pilot and Technician Outlook July 25 at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh and projects a demand for nearly 1.5 million pilots and technicians over the next 20 years. In its seventh year, the outlook is a respected industry study which forecasts the 20 year demand for crews to support the world’s growing commercial…

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Hellenic Navy, Lockheed Martin, HAI launch Greece’s P-3B Orion modernization, upgrade program

Posted July 25, 2016 by

The Hellenic Navy, Lockheed Martin and Hellenic Aerospace Industry hosted a ceremony July 25 at HAI’s facilities here to recognize the official launch of the Hellenic Navy P-3B maritime patrol aircraft modernization and upgrade program. On July 13, the first of two Hellenic Navy P-3B Orions were successfully transferred from Elefsis Air Base to HAI’s…

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SSL to provide robotic arms to DARPA for satellite servicing

Posted July 22, 2016 by

Space Systems Loral, a leading provider of innovative satellites and spacecraft systems, today announced it has received $20.7 million from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to design and build robotic arm flight hardware for the first phase of the agency's Robotic Servicing of Geosynchronous Satellites program.

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Boeing announces presence for EAA AirVenture Air Show at Oshkosh

Posted July 22, 2016 by

Boeing, a Platinum Sponsor of the 2016 EAA AirVenture Air Show at Oshkosh, announced today the activities it has planned for the annual air show, July 25-31, 2016. “Everyone at Boeing is looking forward to celebrating the company’s centennial with aviation enthusiasts at this year’s AirVenture,” said Rick Anderson, vice president of sales and marketing,…

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Lockheed Martin achieves first PC-21 Flight under Australia’s Pilot Training System Program

Posted July 22, 2016 by

Lockheed Martin photograph The Pilatus PC-21 aircraft taking its first initial production test flight at their factory in Stans, Switzerland. STANS, Switzerland–Lockheed Martin and Pilatus Aircraft Ltd have successfully completed the initial production test flight of the first PC-21 aircraft destined for the Australian Defence Force under the AIR 5428 Pilot Training System program. Under…

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Lockheed Martin demonstrates LRASM’s surface launch capabilities

Posted July 22, 2016 by

Lockheed Martin recently conducted a successful controlled flight test of the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) surface-launch variant from the Self Defense Test Ship at Point Mugu Sea Range, Calif. This was the third successful surface-launched LRASM test, proving the missile’s ability to load mission data using the modified Tactical Tomahawk Weapon Control System (TTWCS+),…

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