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2014-09-16 08:20:51

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., and NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) delivered the next evolution of the F-35 Lightning II's information technology backbone called the Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS). Following validation at test sites, the software will be installed at all F-35 locations and deployed for military operations beginning in 2015. Military services manage their F-35 fleets through logistics...

2014-09-09 08:20:53

Major General Steve Sargeant, USAF (Ret.) and CEO of Marvin Test Solutions, and Mr. Loofie Gutterman, President of Marvin Test Solutions to Lead Seminars on Legacy Aircraft Maintenance and Sustainment Test Equipment and Post-SDD Enhancements for the F-35; Registration Now Open IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marvin Test Solutions, a trusted provider of globally deployed innovative test solutions for military, aerospace, and manufacturing organizations, announced today that it...

2014-08-25 12:20:39

FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program continued a steady path of flight test milestones in August, including weapons separation, software compatibility and flight hours, all demonstrating program maturity. "The test milestones are a direct result of the detailed planning, coordination and execution between various government teams and the integrated test force," said J.D. McFarlan, Lockheed Martin's...

2014-08-11 08:21:55

Contract Valued at $96.2 Million ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK), a world leader in precision-guided weapons, missile products and rocket motors, has been awarded a contract valued at $96.2 million by the U.S. Navy for the third full-rate production lot of the Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM). The contract covers AARGM and Captive Air Training Missiles for the U.S. Navy and Italian Air Force. "AARGM continues to provide significant...

2014-07-30 08:21:48

Latest test validates weapon's capability against hardened targets TUCSON, Ariz., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) successfully tested a Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) Joint Standoff Weapon C (JSOW C) against a hardened wall target at the RAAF Woomera Test Range. Launched from an F/A-18F Super Hornet at an operationally representative stand-off range and altitude of 25,000 feet, the JSOW C scored a direct hit. The RAAF test marked the third...

2014-07-24 20:20:28

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A ceremony was held today at Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT], commemorating the official roll out of the first two F-35 Lightning II aircraft for the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140724/130276 "Today, we celebrate a milestone in the U.S.-Australia partnership, a partnership built on strength, friendship, and technological innovation," said Frank Kendall, U.S. Under Secretary of Defense for...

2014-07-17 08:20:35

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Farnborough Air Show - Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, has signed a depot activation contract with Aerospace Industrial Maintenance (AIM) Norway to establish a Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul, & Upgrade (MRO&U) capability for the F135 engine which powers the F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft. This initial contract will include planning and management activities required for depot...

2014-07-14 04:20:35

Proven Test Solutions Close Warfighting Armament Test Gap for Legacy 4th and 5th Generation Aircraft; Provide Post-SDD Warfighting Enhancements for the F-35 FARNBOROUGH, England, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marvin Test Solutions, a trusted provider of globally deployed innovative test solutions for military, aerospace, and manufacturing organizations, is demonstrating its solutions this week at the Farnborough International Airshow in Hall 2 - Booth A11. Increasingly complex "smart"...

2014-07-14 04:20:29

F-35, F/A-18E/F, F-16 activities have begun LONDON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), the U.S. Navy, and the U.S. Air Force have begun Small Diameter Bomb II (SDB II) integration activities on the F-35, F/A-18E/F, and F-16 aircrafts. Preliminary SDB II fit checks and pit tests have been completed on the F-35, supporting the Joint Strike Fighter's ability to carry eight SDB IIs internally. Following a successful fit check on the F/A-18E/F, initial planning...

2014-07-10 12:21:12

WASHINGTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Department of Defense announced an agreement aimed at reducing the price of an F-35 Lightning II 5(th) generation fighter to the equivalent of today's 4(th) generation fighters by the end of the decade. Designated "The Blueprint for Affordability," the DoD and F-35 industry partners - Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and BAE Systems signed an agreement to implement cost reduction initiatives to lower the production costs of F-35...


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