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Lockheed Martin delivers first Danish MH-60R helicopter to U.S. Navy

Posted October 23, 2015 by

Lockheed Martin photograph The U.S. Navy accepted the first Danish MH-60R “Romeo” aircraft in a ceremony Oct. 22. The U.S. Navy accepted the first MH-60R helicopter slated for Denmark from Lockheed Martin in a ceremony Oct. 22 at the Lockheed Martin facility in Owego, N.Y. “We are excited to accept this aircraft bound for Denmark,”…

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Lockheed Martin Canada announces latest achievement on New Zealand frigate project

Posted October 23, 2015 by

Lockheed Martin Canada marked an important milestone toward modernizing the Royal New Zealand Navy’s two ANZAC Class ships. The company announced Oct. 22 that the ANZAC frigate systems upgrade project has successfully completed the combat system critical design review on schedule and to New Zealand’s satisfaction. The government-mandated review proves a contractor’s progress and planning…

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Korea’s unmanned systems suppliers produce Global Hawk components

Posted October 23, 2015 by

Northrop Grumman photograph Mick Jaggers, vice president, Global Hawk programs, Northrop Grumman left, congratulates Yong Woo Jeon, president and CEO Firstec, on beginning production of wire harnesses for Korea’s Global Hawk platform. During the Seoul International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition, Northrop Grumman and its supplier partners celebrated the first component parts manufactured in the Republic…

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Boeing, Norwegian finalize order for 19 787-9 Dreamliners

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Boeing and Norwegian have finalized an order for 19 787-9 Dreamliners valued at more than $5 billion at current list prices.

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U.S. Air Force awards Lockheed Martin new contracts for sensor-enhanced sniper pods, upgrade kits

Posted October 23, 2015 by

Lockheed Martin has received $176.1 million in contracts from the U.S. Air Force for Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod-Sensor Enhancement production and upgrade kits that will convert Sniper ATPs to the ATP-SE configuration.   Sniper ATP-SE has improved sensors, a two-way datalink and algorithms that increase air-to-ground, air-to-air and maritime targeting capability. Upgrade kits consist of line…

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Boeing officially opens advanced research center in Missouri

Posted October 21, 2015 by

Boeing Oct. 20 opened its new research and technology center in St. Louis. The facility will serve as the company’s regional hub for collaborative technology development with academic institutions and research partners in systems technology. Boeing leaders joined local dignitaries and employees for a ribbon cutting and tours of the research labs. With more than…

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First F-16V with advanced AESA radar takes to the skies over Fort Worth

Posted October 21, 2015 by

Lockheed Martin successfully completed the maiden flight of the F-16V, the latest and most advanced F-16 on the market today.

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U.S. Air Force, Raytheon test advanced electronic warfare weapon

Posted October 19, 2015 by

Raytheon and the U.S. Air Force have completed the latest in a series of successful flight tests for the HARM Control Section Modification (HCSM), the newest product in the HARM missile inventory. An upgrade to existing HARM missiles, HCSM dramatically increases effectiveness against even the most modern enemy radar while reducing the possibility of collateral…

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U.S. Army buys seven more Q-53s from Lockheed Martin

Posted October 19, 2015 by

Lockheed Martin photograph Mounted on a five-ton truck, the Q-53 can be rapidly deployed, automatically leveled and remotely operated with a laptop computer or from the fully equipped climate-controlled command vehicle. When troops need to set up and quickly track incoming threats, they rely on battlefield-proven 360-degree protection provided by the Lockheed Martin AN/TPQ-53 (Q-53)…

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Lockheed Martin upgrading system that manages virtually everything flown by U.S. military forces

Posted October 19, 2015 by

Lockheed Martin is upgrading the battle command system that directs flying operations for all airborne assets of the U.S. Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps, including fighters, bombers, tankers, unmanned aerial vehicles, helicopters and cruise missiles. The U.S. Air Force awarded Lockheed Martin a contract to update the Air Tasking Order Management System , which…

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