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Lockheed Martin wins aerial intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance contract

Posted June 22, 2016 by

Lockheed Martin has officially been awarded the Sensor Systems – Aerial Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (SS-AISR) task order on the R2-3G indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract vehicle by the U.S. Army Contracting Command – Aberdeen Proving Ground (ACC-APG). Under this one-year base/two one-year options contract valued at $733 million, Lockheed Martin will support the ACC-APG…

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Keep on Rocking: Little Rock AFB receives milestone C-130J

Posted June 22, 2016 by

Lockheed Martin photograph by Andrew McMurtrie The 61st Airlift Squadron at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., received a milestone Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules airlifter June 20, 2016. This is the last C-130J-30 delivery for the 61st, which operates a fleet of 14 Super Hercules airlifters. Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, commander, Air Mobility…

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Contract Briefs

Posted June 22, 2016 by

Air Force   Northrop Grumman Systems Corp.— Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, San Diego, Calif., has been awarded a $203,559,743 modification (P00034) to exercise the option on previously awarded contract FA8528-15-C-0003 for Global Hawk contractor logistic services and sustainment. Contractor will provide additional material and services to include planning, operations support, and maintenance support. Work will…

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General Dynamics Bath Iron Works christens future USS Michael Monsoor

Posted June 20, 2016 by

On June 18, General Dynamics Bath Iron Works christened the U.S. Navy’s newest guided-missile destroyer, Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001). The ship is named for Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Monsoor, who was deployed to Iraq in Operation Iraqi Freedom and was killed Sept. 29, 2006, in Ar Ramadi, Iraq. The christening ceremony took place at…

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Contract Briefs

Posted June 20, 2016 by

Army   Clark Construction Group LLC, Bethesda, Md., was awarded a $616,311,000 firm-fixed-price, incrementally funded contract with options to design and build a multi-story office building.  Seven bids were solicited with seven received. Work will be performed at Fort Meade, Md., with an estimated completion date of Aug. 11, 2020.  Fiscal 2016 military construction funds…

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Raytheon achieves two milestones in development of next-generation controls for GPS

Posted June 17, 2016 by

Raytheon has passed both a qualification and a critical design review milestone as part of 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,…

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Sikorsky, Turkish industry launch program to build T70 utility helos

Posted June 17, 2016 by

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company, along with the fovernment of the Republic of Turkey and members of the Turkish aerospace industry have activated contractual agreements under the Turkish Utility Helicopter Program to produce the T70 utility helicopter based on Sikorsky’s successful multi-role Black Hawk utility aircraft. Approved by the U.S. and Turkish governments, the agreements…

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SATCOM Technologies completes installation of NASA Deep Space Network antennas

Posted June 15, 2016 by

The General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies team located in San Jose, Calif., completed the installation and testing of two 34-meter (112-foot wide) beam waveguide antennas as part of NASA’s modernization plan for its Deep Space Network. The antennas, located near Canberra, Australia, use a new servo-control system to more accurately position and point each antenna, improving…

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Lockheed Martin receives Army contract for Guided MLRS rocket production

Posted June 15, 2016 by

Lockheed Martin has received a $331.8 million contract from the U.S. Army for Lot 11 production of Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System rockets. The contract calls for the production of GMLRS Alternative Warhead rockets, GMLRS Unitary rockets and Reduced-Range Practice Rockets for the U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps and for Foreign Military Sales to Israel,…

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Sikorsky’s S-92® fleet surpasses one million flight hours

Posted June 15, 2016 by

The global fleet of Sikorsky S-92® helicopters recently surpassed one million flight hours, in an impressively short time of less than 12 years. Sikorsky is a Lockheed Martin company. “We are incredibly thankful to our customers, suppliers and employees for reaching this milestone, and we are tremendously proud of the S-92 helicopter’s industry-leading safety record,”…

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