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2014-09-15 08:21:18

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Advanced Electronics Company (AEC) will establish a Sniper® Advanced Targeting Pod (ATP) Expanded Repair Capability facility in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - the first Sniper support facility established outside the United States. Designed to support the Royal Saudi Air Force's (RSAF) Sniper ATPs, the Expanded Repair Capability facility will provide both affordability benefits and expedited repair times...

2014-07-29 08:42:39

ORLANDO, Fla., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Javelin Joint Venture recently fired a Javelin missile from a remote weapon station integrated onto a wheeled vehicle at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama. The test demonstrated Javelin's vehicle-launch capability to an international customer that has expressed interest in purchasing vehicles integrated with Javelin. The Javelin missile launched successfully and hit a...

2014-07-14 12:21:13

DALLAS, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received a contract award recently totaling $212 million from the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command for Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Maintenance & Surveillance services to U.S. and international PAC-3 customers from the Missile Support Center. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140714/126673 Lockheed Martin is the prime contractor on the PAC-3 Missile Segment of the Patriot air defense system....

2014-06-17 04:20:13

ORLANDO, Fla., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] successfully fired HELLFIRE and DAGR missiles from its Long Range Surveillance and Attack Vehicle (LRSAV) turreted weapon system during recent ground-to-ground tests at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. The LRSAV is a fully integrated, turreted, ground-vehicle weapon system. It uses advanced missile and weapon control-system technologies and a newly developed 15-inch, spherical, mast-mounted...

2014-06-16 04:20:18

ORLANDO, Fla., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will provide eight Gyrocam sensor systems to the Canadian Department of National Defense under a foreign military sales contract from the U.S. Marine Corps. The sensor systems, which will be delivered in third quarter 2014, will be installed on Cougar Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles. Canada classified the Gyrocam sensor systems contract with a DX rating, which is used for programs that are of...

2014-05-15 08:21:45

AMPTHILL, BEDFORDSHIRE, U.K. and DALLAS, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] recently demonstrated the successful firing of a Javelin missile from a turret at the Cranfield Ordnance Test & Evaluation Centre (COTEC) near Wiltshire, England. The turret was designed and built as a joint project between Lockheed Martin U.K. in Ampthill, Bedfordshire, U.K., and Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control in Dallas, Texas, and Orlando, Florida. The production of the...

2014-05-05 12:21:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $80.6 million production contract for the Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M-TADS/PNVS) on the AH-64 Apache helicopter. This Lot 9 contract includes production of eight targeting and pilotage systems and spares for the U.S. Army and nine systems for the Indonesian Army. Indonesia is the 13(th) international customer to purchase the M-TADS/PNVS...

2014-04-30 12:21:18

DALLAS, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] received a $611 million contract from the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command for the first production order of the PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) following the Army's successful Milestone C decision earlier this year. The contract includes the production of both PAC-3 MSE missiles and Launcher Modifications Kits (LMKs). The PAC-3 MSE's revolutionary two-pulse solid rocket motor provides increased...

2014-04-21 12:21:29

DALLAS, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lockheed Martin Team's [NYSE: LMT] Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) has achieved 100,000 miles in the government's Engineering & Manufacturing Development (EMD) reliability, availability and maintainability (RAM) testing. In August 2013, Lockheed Martin delivered 22 JLTVs to the U.S. Army and Marine Corps for EMD testing, which will continue through the fall. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140418/76596 RAM testing involves a...

2014-04-16 12:22:24

DALLAS, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) successfully conducted the fifth and final Production Qualification Test (PQT) for the new Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Alternative Warhead recently at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. During the long-range test, four rockets were fired from a HIMARS launcher and destroyed their respective targets approximately 65 kilometers away. The test is the final milestone before the Developmental Test/Operational...


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