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2012-10-08 07:20:48

BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With a continuing focus on lean and efficient operations, Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) today announced it will reorganize its Electronic Systems business area into two new business areas that position the company for growth by increasing customer alignment and reducing costs. Effective December 31, the creation of the Missiles and Fire Control (MFC) and Mission Systems and Training (MST) business areas brings the company's total to five...

2012-10-01 10:20:49

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fifteenth consecutive year, Lockheed Martin [NYSE:LMT] is a leading sponsor of "The Year In Space" Calendar, featuring images and information from the past, present and future of space exploration and astronomical discovery. Through a special arrangement with the publisher, Lockheed Martin employees, retirees and stockholders nationwide are eligible to purchase the 144-Page 2013 Desk Calendar, and/or the new Large-Format...

2012-10-01 06:21:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include FirstSolar Inc. (Nasdaq:FSLR), PNM Resources, Inc. (NYSE:PNM), PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), SunPower Corporation (Nasdaq:SPWR) and Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT). (Logo:...

2012-09-20 06:20:53

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifty years ago, a small weather satellite was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB), Calif. It was the first in a series that would later become known as the U.S. Air Force Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP), spanning 41 successful launches over a half-century, with two satellites still remaining to be sent into space. All were launched from VAFB into near-polar orbits allowing them to image the entire...

2012-09-06 02:22:44

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has been selected as the recipient of the Air Traffic Control Association's (ATCA) 2012 Industrial Award, to be presented at ATCA's 57th Annual Conference and Exhibition at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center on Oct. 1. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110419/PH85737LOGO-b ) The ATCA Industrial Award recognizes outstanding achievement and contributions in advancing the science of...

2012-08-20 14:20:23

DENVER, Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- An exciting and novel mission to Mars has been selected as NASA's next Discovery mission. The Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) mission, led by principal investigator Bruce Banerdt of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and managed by JPL, will make the first ever measurements of the interior of Mars, providing insight into the evolution of the terrestrial planets. Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] Space...

2012-08-15 06:20:29

LONDON, Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin, working on behalf of the UK's Office for National Statistics (ONS), has expanded its list of successful census projects with the completion of the UK 2011 program. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110419/PH85737LOGO-b) The four-year exercise concluded with the publication of initial population statistics by the ONS, resulting from information supplied by approximately 28 million households that returned their census forms,...

2012-08-07 10:21:22

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Submitting a low bid to secure a federal contract knowing that the contract will cost the government more when fulfilled is a violation of federal law confirmed the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in an August 2, 2012, decision. The court's ruling permits The Cullen Law Firm, PLLC, to proceed to trial in a case brought under the False Claims Act (FCA) alleging that the Lockheed Martin Corporation submitted false underbids to...

2012-08-06 10:20:49

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) today announced a worldwide innovation contest with cash awards totaling $50,000. The "Innovate the Future" contest creates a global forum for interested participants to share their ideas on how innovation can enable a more secure future for the planet. Participants are invited to submit their thoughts on a range of topics facing the world community, including the need for sustainable energy, cyber security,...

2012-07-26 06:20:28

DENVER, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- After a journey of 245 days across 352 million miles, the moment of truth for the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) begins late in the evening of August 5 when the spacecraft roars into the Martian atmosphere, traveling at 13,200 miles an hour. The final seven minutes ­- the entry, descent and landing (EDL) - will determine the fate of the mission, and a perfect performance of the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Space Systems aeroshell is absolutely vital to...