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2014-02-19 08:21:04

Persistent Threat Detection Systems Provide 24/7 Surveillance HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)-built and maintained Persistent Threat Detection System (PTDS) has surpassed 1 million airborne mission hours of providing around-the-clock, 360-degree monitoring and force protection for coalition forces in theater. Since 2007, Lockheed Martin has worked with deployed forces in Iraq and Afghanistan supporting the tethered aerostat surveillance...

2014-02-05 12:20:39

BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) stands ready to support customers with a variety of regional security and commercial services solutions as the aerospace world shifts its focus this week to Asia Pacific. During the Singapore Airshow, the Corporation will highlight its 50-year history in the region and discuss new areas for partnership and collaboration with its valued customers. Throughout the show, Lockheed Martin will post updates, videos,...

2014-02-03 16:21:04

MARIETTA, Ga., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] officials submitted a Program Notification Letter to the Federal Aviation Administration on Jan. 21, 2014, for a type design update for the Lockheed Martin Model L-382J airplane, a civil-certified variant of the proven C-130J Super Hercules to be marketed as the LM-100J.More than 100 L-100s, which were the commercial variant of the first generation C-130, were produced from 1964-1992 at the then Lockheed-Georgia...

2013-12-02 12:20:53

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In a first for the U.S. Air Force, an industry team led by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has successfully conducted a high-fidelity virtual aerial refueling demonstration, networking geographically dispersed flight simulators and providing a realistic simulation of an air-to-air refueling process. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) The Air Force Air Mobility Command has pursued integrating the...

2013-11-19 12:20:43

HERNDON, Va., Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) two task orders under the A-10 Thunderbolt Life Cycle Program Support (TLPS) indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract vehicle. The total value of the task orders is nearly $24 million. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) "Northrop Grumman is proud to continue to supporting the Air Force's premier ground attack aircraft," said John...

2013-10-22 08:23:51

BALTIMORE, Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Cobham Intercoms LLC (NGCI), a joint venture between Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and Cobham plc (LSE: COB), has been awarded the first production delivery order of the AN/VIC-5 enhanced vehicular communication system. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) A photo accompanying this release is available at: http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=21690 The announcement was made...

2013-09-23 08:20:50

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) achieved another significant milestone on its Common Infrared Countermeasure (CIRCM) program by completing safety of flight testing on prototype hardware. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) The Northrop Grumman CIRCM system is a lightweight, low-cost, high-reliability laser-based countermeasure system. It is designed to integrate and operate with legacy and...

2013-07-26 16:20:15

WICHITA, Kan., July 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc., (NYSE: SPR) today celebrated completion of the first forward fuselage section, Section 41, destined for integration into the Boeing KC-46A tanker. In a rollout ceremony earlier today, Boeing and U.S. Air Force representatives joined Spirit leadership and employees to mark the occasion. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130726/CG54061) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130515/CG13652LOGO)...

2013-06-26 12:22:07

MARIETTA, Ga., June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] delivered the State of Israel's first C-130J Super Hercules airlifter during a ceremony today at its Aeronautics Company's production facility here. This is first of three C-130Js currently on order for the Israeli Air Force (IAF), which has operated legacy C-130s since 1971. The IAF has bestowed the nickname "Shimshon" on its C-130Js. Shimshon is Hebrew for Samson, who was a judge and leader for the people...

2013-06-26 08:32:38

PORTER, Maine, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vulcan Electric Company, a manufacturer of Thermal Solutions and Flexible Circuits, today announced that it has expanded its presence in the United States by establishing a representative relationship with Stress Analysis Services (SAS). "SAS has earned its reputation for working closely with both OEM and end-user accounts in a wide number of markets," said Fred Conroy, Vice President of Sales for Vulcan. "Their philosophy is to work...