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2014-07-15 12:21:24

Seeks to Partner with UK Firms and Universities to Explore Space Industry Opportunities LONDON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] is opening a space technology office in Great Britain to explore partnership opportunities with UK businesses and universities to support the UK's goal of maintaining and growing its national capabilities in space. Forming part of Lockheed Martin's expanding business footprint in the UK, the office will be based at the UK Space...

2014-07-10 12:21:35

MOORESTOWN, N.J., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Through an agreement developed with the Department of Defense's Mentor-Protege Program, Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] will support Lewis Innovative Technologies, Inc., in the continued growth of its business by assisting in the areas of administrative support, training, and technology transfer. These capabilities will strengthen Lewis Innovative Technologies' overall business infrastructure and offerings, which will in turn help meet the...

2014-07-10 12:21:05

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has successfully completed environmental testing of the U.S. Navy's third Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite. It recently cleared thermal vacuum trials, which validate performance in simulated space conditions, and the satellite is now in final check out. [Download a new high-res image of the third and fourth MUOS satellites here:...

2014-06-26 12:20:41

DENVER, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Missile Defense National Team is conducting a feasibility study on connecting the Missile Defense Agency's integrated command and control system with the U.S. Army's Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110419/PH85737LOGO-b The team, which is led by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), consists of Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Boeing, Raytheon, General Dynamics and other companies....

2014-06-24 20:20:24

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force awarded Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] a $1.86 billion fixed-price contract to complete the production of the fifth and sixth Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (GEO) satellites, known as GEO-5 and GEO-6, for the Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS). SBIRS provides our nation continuous early warning of ballistic missile launches and other tactical intelligence. The Air Force awarded initial funding for the two satellites in a...

2014-06-24 16:20:47

REDONDO BEACH, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The protected communications payload built by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) for the U.S. Air Force's third Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite has completed on orbit testing ahead of schedule without any discrepancies, matching the high performance levels of others the company has provided. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO Launched Sept. 18, 2013, aboard a United Launch Alliance...

2014-06-22 20:20:05

Target Supports Realistic Testing of Missile Defense System HUNTSVILLE, Ala., June 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] successfully flew an LV-2 intermediate-range ballistic missile target today for a test of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense system conducted by the U.S. Missile Defense Agency. Lockheed Martin launched the unarmed missile target from a ground platform at the Reagan Test Site, Kwajalein Atoll, in the Marshall Islands. Preliminary analysis shows...

2014-06-12 16:20:47

Providing Specialized Expertise for Reliable and Affordable Support KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] received a contract from the U.S. Air Force with an initial value of $109 million for sustainment of the reentry subsystem for the Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). Lockheed Martin's work will include repair, modification and testing of hardware and software components in the reentry system-reentry vehicle (RS-RV)...

2014-06-04 12:21:41

Navy Test-fires Submarine-launched Missiles Built by Lockheed Martin SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy's Trident II D5 Fleet Ballistic Missile, built by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT], has achieved 150 successful test flights, setting a new reliability record for large ballistic missiles. The Navy launched two unarmed missiles June 2 in the Atlantic Ocean from a submerged Ohio-class submarine, marking the 149(th) and 150(th) successful test flights of the...

2014-06-03 16:20:52

MOORESTOWN, N.J., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] a $914 million contract to improve the way objects are tracked in space and increase our ability to prevent space-based collisions. Lockheed Martin's Space Fence solution, an advanced ground-based radar system, will enhance the way the U.S. detects, catalogs and measures more than 200,000 orbiting objects. With better timeliness and improved surveillance coverage, the system will...


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