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2012-07-26 02:22:16

ORLANDO, Fla., July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) recently completed F-15E platform integration with a successful all-up round (AUR) flight test at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120726/FL46987) The successful AUR test marked the first time JASSM, or any missile, has been integrated onto a platform using the Universal Armament Interface (UAI). The U.S. Air Force...

2012-07-19 06:20:43

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The United Kingdom accepted the first international Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] F-35 Lightning II aircraft in a ceremony today with senior representatives of the U.K. Ministry of Defence and the U.S. Department of Defense. The Right Honourable Philip Hammond, U.K. Secretary of State for Defence, and Mr. Frank Kendall, U.S. Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, represented their governments. "We are...

2012-07-10 02:21:44

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With the delivery of four Lockheed Martin [NYSE:LMT] F-35 Lightning II aircraft since June 29, an important milestone was achieved as the Department of Defense now possesses more operational-coded F-35s than test aircraft. A total of nine F-35s have been delivered for the year, giving the DOD a total of 30 aircraft fleet-wide. Of these, 16 are operational aircraft and 14 are test planes. "To date, the F-35 program has focused on...

2012-07-10 02:20:55

LONDON, July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW -- Pratt & Whitney celebrates 40 years of F100 propulsion, marking the development and delivery of its first F100 engines to support the F-15's first flight on July 27, 1972. Today, the F100 engine powers the F-15, F-16 and X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS), with an expanding F100 family of variants. Twenty-four customers worldwide have selected the F100 to power their F-15 and F-16 fighter jets over the past 40 years. Pratt...

2012-07-09 22:20:17

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $23 million contract from the Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) to provide additional Sniper® Advanced Targeting Pods (ATP) for their F-16 fleet. In addition to the new Sniper pod deliveries, the contract also includes upgrades to the RAFO's existing pods and support. "Sniper ATP is known worldwide for keeping aircrews out of harm's way by detecting and identifying targets while...

2012-07-05 02:20:26

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Vision Systems International (VSI), LLC, the leading developer of Helmet Mounted Display (HMD) technologies for tactical aircraft, will showcase at the Farnborough Air Show three of world's most advanced HMD systems, including the company's F-35 GEN II HMD, Targo(TM) HMD and its Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System (JHMCS). Visitors to Farnborough Show, July 9-13, will have an opportunity to learn about all three HMD systems and other VSI...

2012-06-28 06:21:38

ORLANDO, Fla., June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force recently awarded Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] a $241.6 million contract for Lot 10 production of the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) and Extended Range (ER) variant. The JASSM Lot 10 contract is for 191 baseline missiles, 30 ER missiles, Test Instrumentation Kits and systems engineering support. Produced at the company's award-winning manufacturing facility in Troy, Ala., Lockheed Martin has assembled more than...

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...

2012-06-20 02:20:42

BALTIMORE, June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has received an $87.8 million foreign military sales (FMS) contract to provide the APG-68(V)9 airborne fire control radar to Thailand, Iraq and Oman for use on F-16 fighter aircraft. The company will deliver six radar systems to the Royal Thai Air Force, 22 radar systems to the Iraqi air force and 15 radar systems to the Royal Air Force of Oman, for a total of 43 systems. Deliveries are expected to be completed...

2012-06-11 06:20:39

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney and the Italian Air Force celebrated the highly successful Peace Caesar F-16 lease program and supporting Pratt & Whitney F100 Fleet Management Program during the F-16 departure ceremony on May 23 at Trapani Air Base, Italy. The Performance Based Logistics program was designed to provide affordable readiness for the Italian Air Force fleet when they began to operate the F-16 in 2003. Pratt & Whitney is a United...