Featured Headlines

LM-HIMARS Business

Lockheed Martin delivers first HIMARS vehicle produced 100 percent in Camden, Ark.

Lockheed Martin has delivered the first High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) launcher in which both the chassis and launcher components were manufactured at its facility in Camden, Ark.

battlefield-medicine1 Defense

On the modern battlefield, ordinary Soldiers must also prepare to be frontline medics

When Lt. Gen. Sean B. MacFarland left Afghanistan in 2013, he said he remembers troops there had an expectation that medevac helicopters would evacuate the wounded within the so-called "golden hour"

Navy photograph Defense

Navy’s new launch system eliminates concerns with latest testing

The Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System team completed testing at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, early this summer, validating a software fix that will ensure safe launches.

NASA photograph by Bill Ingalls Space

NASA Television coverage set for next ISS crew launch

Three new crew members for the International Space Station are scheduled to launch on July 28.

Lockheed Martin photograph by Dane Wiedmann Business

Lockheed Martin F-35s surpass 100,000 flight hours

The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft fleet recently exceeded 100,000 flight hours while the F-35 Integrated Test Force teams are completing the remaining requirements in the program's System Development and Demonstration phase.  


All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

Air Force photograph by MSgt. Greg Steele
Defense

B-52 deploys to Europe

Posted  August 24, 2016

Air Force photograph by MSgt. Greg Steele An Air Force Reserve Command B-52H Stratofortress takes on for an evening mission on June 8, 2016, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The aircraft is assigned to the 307th Bomb Wing at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., and is at Nellis in support of the 340th Weapons Squadron….

Full Story »

LM-satellite2
Space

Lockheed Martin delivers NOAA’s GOES-R weather satellite to launch site

Posted  August 24, 2016

NOAA’s newest weather satellite, GOES-R, left its Colorado home where it was built and is now in Florida where it will undergo preparations for a Nov. 4 launch.

Full Story »

Defense

NRL demonstrates new technology for structural health monitoring systems

Posted  August 24, 2016

Navy researchers at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) have demonstrated new fiber optic sensor technology suitable for an in-situ structural health monitoring (SHM) system. This technology enables autonomous monitoring of key structural parameters such as acoustic emission, temperature, and strain. The information can be used to monitor for damage due to impacts and cracks…

Full Story »

Northrop Grumman photograph
Local

Northrop Grumman receives DOD’s Cogswell award for outstanding industrial security program

Posted  August 24, 2016

Northrop Grumman’s Palmdale, Calif., facility received the prestigious James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Security Achievement Award by the Defense Security Service in an awards ceremony, Aug. 17.

Full Story »

LM-frigates
Business

Lockheed Martin to provide an open architecture combat management system for U.S. Navy’s frigates

Posted  August 24, 2016

The U.S. Navy selected Lockheed Martin’s COMBATSS-21 as the combat management system for the Navy’s frigate ship program. COMBATSS-21 is the combat management system in operation on the Freedom variant Littoral Combat Ship. The five-year contract, which is worth up to $79.5 million, covers fiscal years 2016-2021. COMBATSS-21 (COMponent-BAsed Total-Ship System—21st Century) is built from…

Full Story »