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2012-12-17 12:21:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force and Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] have integrated the system module for the fourth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite six months ahead of schedule. The milestone marks the completion of the first major phase in the satellite's assembly, integration and test and is a key indicator that Lockheed Martin and the Air Force are successfully streamlining processes to achieve affordability goals. AEHF, the next...

2012-11-14 12:20:29

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) have completed on-orbit testing of the second Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) military communications satellite. Following successful spacecraft testing, Satellite Control Authority (SCA) was turned over to the 14(th) Air Force at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., for operations. The AEHF system provides vastly improved global, survivable, highly secure, protected communications for...

2012-11-07 12:20:22

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and IERUS Technologies Inc. today announced that they have signed a three-year agreement under the Department of Defense (DoD) Mentor-Protégé Program. The Mentor-Protégé Program encourages prime contractors to serve as mentors in developing the technical and business capabilities of small businesses. Through this program, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company will...

2012-11-01 07:22:31

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) announced today that it has submitted its final proposal revision for the Medium-range Ballistic Missile Targets contract. The Lockheed Martin team delivered its final offer to the U.S. Missile Defense Agency's (MDA's) Targets and Countermeasures Program Office in Huntsville, Ala., yesterday, Oct. 31. The contract will provide Medium-range Ballistic Missile (MRBM) Targets to support Ballistic Missile Defense...

2012-10-31 07:21:13

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy supported the Oct. 23 launch of a U.K. Royal Navy Trident II D5 Fleet Ballistic Missile (FBM) built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT). The unarmed missile was launched from the submerged Royal Navy submarine HMS Vigilant in the Atlantic Ocean. The test marked the 143(rd) successful test flight of the Trident II D5 missile since design completion in 1989 - a reliability record unmatched by any other large ballistic missile or space...

2012-10-24 15:21:19

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists in the Advanced Materials and Nanosystems directorate at the Lockheed Martin Space Systems Advanced Technology Center (ATC) in Palo Alto have developed a revolutionary nanotechnology copper-based electrical interconnect material, or solder, that can be processed around 200 °C. Once fully optimized, the CuantumFuse(TM) solder material is expected to produce joints with up to 10 times the electrical and thermal conductivity...

2012-10-09 11:21:50

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] is making steady progress in a key test phase on GeoEye's (NASDAQ: GEOY) next-generation, high-resolution imaging satellite, GeoEye-2, as IKONOS, the world's first commercial remote sensing spacecraft marks 13 years of outstanding services for GeoEye's customers around the globe. Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company is developing GeoEye-2 under a fixed-price contract with GeoEye. The satellite is currently...

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...

2012-09-11 06:21:04

DENVER, Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has begun the assembly, test and launch operations (ATLO) phase for NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) spacecraft. MAVEN is scheduled to launch in November 2013 and will be the first mission devoted to understanding the Martian upper atmosphere. ATLO represents a critical stage of the program because it is when the spacecraft begins to take form and culminates with its launch. Over the next five...

2012-08-30 02:21:01

SILICON VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Moon Express, Inc., a provider of commercial and scientific missions to the Moon, has unveiled its senior technical team of veteran space industry engineers hired to lead the company's flight programs. The Moon Express technical leadership team is described as a who's who of space industry veterans with over 50 NASA space missions to their credit, bringing to the company a deep understanding of NASA know-how and a passion to develop a new...