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Lockheed Martin receives contract for 114 F-35 Lightning IIs

On Oct. 28, the Pentagon reached a final agreement with Lockheed Martin for procurement of the F-35 Lightning II. The announcement was made as a...

NASA space telescope achieves milestone of successfully withstanding launch stresses

At Northrop Grumman in Redondo Beach, NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope successfully validated its ability to perform key deployments for the first time since...

Super Herculean accomplishment: Global C-130J fleet surpasses 2 million flight hours

Lockheed Martin announced Oct. 15 the global community of C-130J Super Hercules operators recently surpassed 2 million flight hours. These hours were logged beginning with...

Lockheed Martin’s modernized turret adds performance, operational capabilities to the AH-64E...

The U.S. Army recently awarded Lockheed Martin a $40.6 million contract to produce Modernized Turrets for the AH-64E Apache helicopter, an upgrade to the...

Stratolaunch under new ownership

In a company statement issued Oct. 11, Stratolaunch announced it has “transitioned ownership and is continuing regular operations.” At the same time, Scaled Composites issued...
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Sikorsky Introduces RAIDER X™, a NextGen Light-Attack Reconnaissance Helicopter based on...

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, Oct. 14 introduced RAIDER X™, its concept for an agile, lethal and survivable compound coaxial helicopter, specifically designed for...
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Sikorsky ceremony showcases new HH-60W combat rescue helicopter

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, showcased the next generation Combat Rescue Helicopter during a ceremony at its Development Flight Center in West Palm Beach,...

NASA’s supersonic X-59 QueSST coming together at famed factory

In the high desert of California, where some of the most important aircraft in aviation history have been built and flown, the next airplane...

Boeing invests in human spaceflight pioneer Virgin Galactic

Boeing is investing $20 million in Virgin Galactic, a vertically integrated human spaceflight company. The companies will work together to broaden commercial space access and...

Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey Plane surpasses 500,000 flight hours

V-22 Osprey Plane The V-22 fleet of tiltrotor aircraft built by Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. company, and Boeing has topped the 500,000 flight...