Latest Carrier-based aircraft Stories

2010-12-06 09:00:00

WOOMERA, Australia, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Royal Australian Air Force launched two Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) Joint Standoff Weapon Cs from the RAAF's new F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, marking the first time a U.S. ally has operationally tested a JSOW C.

2010-11-19 16:33:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $3.5 billion contract modification from the U.S. Department of Defense to manufacture 31 F-35 Lightning II stealth fighters in the fourth lot of low-rate initial production (LRIP).

2010-11-15 14:29:00

NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The fundamental building block for all future avionics software on the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter has entered flight testing on an F-35 test jet.

2010-10-07 16:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the Israeli Government decision to select the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35 Lightning II as the Israel Air Force's next-generation fighter aircraft, Israeli Ministry of Defense Director General (Maj. Gen.

2010-09-28 16:22:00

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) has been awarded a new multi-year procurement (MYP) contract from the U.S. Navy for 124 F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler aircraft. The new contract is valued at $5.297 billion.

2010-07-19 10:10:00

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The 5th generation F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter will serve as the centerpiece for 21st century global security while strengthening international political and industrial partnerships, a senior Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35 executive said Monday at the Farnborough Air Show. "As we continue to define what a next generation multirole fighter is and bring to the world a profound increase in capability over the best existing fighters,...

2010-07-16 11:27:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Government of Canada today announced plans to acquire the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35 Lightning II as the country's next-generation fighter aircraft.

2010-07-07 14:43:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The ninth Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter entered flight testing on Tuesday, becoming the second test jet to fly with the next-generation avionics package that will populate all operational F-35s.

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