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2010-09-13 09:32:00

. ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $13 million contract to upgrade the Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod's (ATP) existing data link with an enhanced digital Compact Multi-band Data Link (CMDL). This upgrade expands the Sniper pod's current video data link capabilities by enabling digital transmission of high definition imagery and metadata between aircrews and ground troops at extended ranges. "Video datalink capability is in...

2010-05-20 08:17:00

ORLANDO, Fla., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has signed a $40 million foreign military sales contract to deliver Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods (ATPs) to the Royal Saudi Air Force. This is the second Sniper ATP purchase in a multi-year precision sensor modernization program to improve precision targeting, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capability of Royal Saudi Air Force F-15S aircraft. The Royal Saudi Air Force first purchased Sniper pods in March...

2010-03-03 13:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Precision Strike Association has awarded the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and U.S. Air Force Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod (ATP) program the 14th annual William J. Perry Award. The award is presented annually to programs that strengthen the country's national security by applying precision strike capability to Department of Defense systems. The ceremony took place today at the Precision Strike Association's Winter Roundtable event in Arlington,...

2010-01-06 10:11:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has signed a foreign military sales contract to deliver Sniper® Advanced Targeting Pods (ATPs) and LANTIRN(TM) Enhanced Resolution (ER) navigation pods to the Turkish Air Force. Valued at $118 million, the contract will provide Sniper ATP and LANTIRN ER navigation pods to equip Turkish Air Force F-16 Block 40 and Block 50 Peace Onyx aircraft. "Sniper ATPs and LANTIRN ER navigation pods will...

2009-11-12 11:32:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. The Military Aircraft Avionics Market 2009-2019 http://www.reportlinker.com/p0163728/The-Military-Aircraft-Avionics-Market-2009-2019.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire The latest defence report - The Military Aircraft Avionics Market 2009-2019 - reveals the dynamic opportunities presented by one of the defence industry's few...

2009-06-03 10:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and the U.S. Air Force have successfully completed Sniper(R) Advanced Targeting Pod (ATP) A-10C site activations at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, AZ, and Spangdahlem Air Base in Germany. Sniper ATP site activations involve pod installation, maintenance and aircrew training. Coordinated with the Air Force Precision Attack Systems Project Office and Air Combat Command, Sniper ATP site activation efforts ensure...

2008-12-10 14:57:00

HARLOW, England, Dec. 10, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Paveway IV weapon system completed all evaluation activities, clearing it to enter service with the U.K.'s Royal Navy and Royal Air Force Harrier GR9 aircraft. Following the demonstration of capability trials at the U.S. Navy's Air Warfare Center China Lake, Calif., the U.K. Ministry of Defence accepted the weapon system into operational service. "This is a tremendous achievement and a testament to the team ethos...

2008-03-06 12:00:39

By Jim Entwistle AN RAF Harrier jet was forced to make an emergency landing yesterday after the aircraft's canopy smashed during mid-flight refuelling.The fighter diverted to Durham Tees Valley Airport after its pilot reported getting into difficulties at 2.42pm.The airport was placed on full emergency status.But the Harrier, on routine exercises from RAF Cottesmore, in Leicestershire, limped to safety and touched down at 2.55pm.Emergency crews were stood down ten minutes later.Speaking...


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