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2012-08-10 06:20:19

ABBOTSFORD, British Columbia, Aug. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) announced today at the 50th anniversary Abbotsford International Air Show that Cascade Aerospace will be authorized as a C-130 Heavy Maintenance Center (HMC) - only the second such center in the world. Cascade is currently a Hercules Service Center (HSC) and conducts in-service support for Canada's legacy CC-130 and new CC-130J fleets. "During its time as an existing Hercules maintainer, Cascade has...

2012-07-08 22:20:09

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The initial ground shelter for a vigilant "Dragon Shield" has been delivered to the Finnish Air Force by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT]. The ground system will support a CASA C-295 aircraft that Lockheed Martin is modifying to accommodate an advanced surveillance system for the Finnish Air Command. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110419/PH85737LOGO-b ) "Lockheed Martin is honored to work with the Finnish Air Force," said Jim...

2012-06-26 02:20:23

BETHESDA, Md., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] today announced its media briefing schedule for the 2012 Farnborough International Airshow. At the show, Lockheed Martin is celebrating its centennial and the innovations and achievements that helped its customers rise to some of the world's most vital challenges. It also looks toward the future by highlighting the global security capabilities and international partnerships that underscore its ongoing commitment to...

2012-05-08 06:22:27

MARIETTA, Ga., May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Royal Canadian Air Force formally accepted the 17th Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] CC-130J Super Hercules in ceremonies here today, completing the order placed in December 2007. The aircraft will be flown to Canadian Forces Base Trenton later this week. The original contract called for all 17 aircraft to be delivered by the end of 2012. The first CC-130J was accepted in June 2010 and today's acceptance demonstrates the success of the...

2012-05-01 02:20:46

ORLANDO, Fla., May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $156 million contract to provide new training devices to accommodate the growing pipeline of C-130J aircrews and maintainers. Lockheed Martin will develop 24 new training devices and provide program management and engineering services under the U.S. Air Force's C-130J Maintenance and Aircrew Training System II, referred to as JMATS II. The devices include weapons systems, enhanced integrated...

2012-02-17 07:00:00

MARIETTA, Ga., Feb. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The 250th C-130J Super Hercules built at the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) facility here was delivered to Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, on Feb. 16, 2012. This is the 15th( )C-130J delivered to the 317th Airlift Group at Dyess since 2010 and the second of 11 aircraft to be delivered to the base in 2012. Dyess will have the distinction of being home to the largest C-130J fleet in the world when it receives its 28th Super Hercules aircraft in 2013....

2012-02-15 09:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) Target Sight System (TSS) for the AH-1Z Cobra attack helicopter deployed operationally for the first time with the 11th( )Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) as part of the Amphibious Squadron 5. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120215/FL53941 ) Lockheed Martin's TSS is the fire control system for the AH-1Z Cobra. The TSS integrates sensors to provide aviators with superior imagery through a highly stabilized...

2012-01-30 09:12:00

MARIETTA, Ga., Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) C-130 Hercules program has reached yet another historic milestone with the delivery of its 2400th aircraft. The aircraft is an MC-130J Combat Shadow II assigned to U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command and will be operated by the 27th Special Operations Wing at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. The delivery of this aircraft follows a record year for C-130J production at the company's facility in Marietta, Ga....

2012-01-09 08:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $24 million contract to upgrade weapons systems trainers used in the C-130 Aircrew Training System (ATS) II. The C-130 ATS II program provides a comprehensive academic and simulation training program for C-130 aircrews worldwide. The visual system and imagery databases in the weapons systems simulators will be updated to provide the most advanced and realistic training. The improvements are...

2011-12-19 09:30:00

MARIETTA, Ga., Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded a $167 million U.S. Air Force contract to develop a new block upgrade for the C?130J Super Hercules. The Block 8.1 enhancement, containing both software and hardware capability expansion, will be installed on all U.S. government C-130Js and C-130Js of operator countries that select the upgrade. The C-130J fleet is currently flying with the Block 6.0 configuration, while the Block 7.0...