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2011-08-12 11:27:00

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Royal Moroccan Air Force unveiled the first four of 24 Pratt & Whitney-powered F-16 aircraft in a ceremony on August 4 at Ben Guerrir Air Base in Marrakech, Morocco. Senior representatives from the Moroccan and U.S. governments and air forces were present for this historic event. Pratt & Whitney's F100-PW-229 Engine Enhancement Package (EEP) will power the Royal Moroccan Air Force's new fleet of F-16 fighter jets. Pratt &...

2011-08-04 09:11:00

MARRAKECH, Morocco, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Royal Moroccan Air Force (RMAF) unveiled the first four of 24 Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-16 aircraft in a ceremony today at Ben Guerrir Air Base in Morocco. Senior representatives from the Moroccan and U.S. governments and air forces were present for the historic event. This is Morocco's first experience with the F-16 so the package being provided by the U.S. government is comprehensive. Morocco will acquire a Block 52 configuration...

2011-07-27 10:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) recently completed a successful Product Verification Test (PVT) at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. Released by a B-52 at an altitude of 25,000 feet, and speed of Mach 0.76, JASSM navigated through a preplanned route before destroying its intended target, meeting all mission objectives. The test validated software upgrades for 158 Lot 8 JASSM missiles, which will begin...

2011-07-05 07:30:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vision Systems International, LLC (VSI), a leader in advanced Helmet Mounted Display (HMD) technology, recently supported successful operational flights of its Night Vision Cueing and Display / Aviator's Night Vision Imaging System (NVCD/ ANVIS). The first operational flight of the NVCD/ ANVIS was conducted by the Royal Danish Air Force (RDAF) as part of Operation Unified Protector, in Libya, where the RDAF are participating in the enforcement...

2011-06-21 09:24:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Norwegian parliament unanimously approved the funding of four Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35 Lightning II training jets to begin fulfilling Norway's future air-combat capability requirements. These 5th Generation fighters will bridge the gap between Norway's aging F-16s currently in service, and due to be phased out by 2023. The jets will be delivered to a U.S.-based international training center in 2016. "We're very pleased with...

2011-06-20 05:48:00

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Terma North America Inc., a subsidiary of the Denmark-based Terma A/S, has appointed Steve Gress Jr. as President & CEO, effective immediately. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20110620/463164 ) Steve Gress joined Terma North America as Vice President, Business Development in 2010. To the new position, Steve Gress brings extensive experience in aerospace, defense industry, and the military including...


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