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2014-09-30 23:07:09

The Universities Space Research Association (USRA) announced today that Dr. Jeffrey A. Isaacson will join USRA as President & CEO, effective October 20. Dr. Isaacson has a distinguished career spanning both industry and the nonprofit sector, and a depth of experience in engaging academia and the broader scientific and technology communities in support of achieving national objectives. Columbia, MD (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The Universities Space Research Association (USRA) announced...

2014-09-29 08:22:21

Orion in Final Integration Steps Before Exploration Flight Test-1 DENVER, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA and Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] have finished fueling the Orion spacecraft with ammonia, hydrazine and high pressure helium at Kennedy Space Center's Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility. Orion has now been moved to the Launch Abort System Facility for integration with the launch abort system (LAS). "Once the launch abort system is integrated and functional testing...

2014-09-25 23:02:13

CloudConnect, a new program by Titan Cloud Software, unites best-in-class petroleum equipment, software, and service providers on a single, open, secure cloud platform. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Titan Cloud Software announced today the introduction of its CloudConnect program. CloudConnect integrates the world’s leading petroleum equipment manufacturers, technology companies, and service providers on a common business-process platform to better serve the retail fuel...

2014-09-25 12:23:01

Announces 13 Percent Increase to $1.50 Per Share BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lockheed Martin Corporation [NYSE: LMT] board of directors has authorized a fourth quarter 2014 dividend of $1.50 per share, representing a $0.17, or 13 percent, increase over last quarter. The dividend is payable on Dec. 26, 2014 to holders of record as of the close of business on Dec. 1, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140402/PH96591LOGO "We continue to generate...

2014-09-25 12:22:59

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) board of directors has authorized the purchase of up to an additional $2.0 billion of Lockheed Martin common stock under its share repurchase program. The number of shares purchased and the timing of purchases are at the discretion of management and subject to compliance with applicable law and regulation. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140402/PH96591LOGO Headquartered in Bethesda,...

2014-09-24 16:20:46

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Marillyn Hewson shared her vision for the future in a speech to 500 of the Corporation's top engineering, technical and scientific professionals. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140402/PH96591LOGO "I believe that our purpose at Lockheed Martin is to change the world for the better," Hewson said in remarks at the eighth annual Lockheed Martin Fellows...

2014-09-24 12:21:11

Satellite That Took First Publicly Available Pictures of Earth More than Doubles Design Life DENVER, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IKONOS, built by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] for DigitalGlobe, Inc., [NYSE: DGI], celebrates its 15(th) birthday on-orbit today. IKONOS, the first satellite to collect and publicly share high-resolution earth images, was launched on Sept. 24, 1999, and has taken thousands of photos of Earth for applications including national security, disaster relief,...

2014-09-24 08:21:18

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Republic of Korea finalized its formal selection of the Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] F-35A Lightning II aircraft for its F-X fighter acquisition program, announcing its intent to sign the Letter of Offer and Acceptance (LOA) between the U.S. and Korean governments for 40 F-35A Conventional Take Off and Landing variant jets with initial deliveries beginning in 2018. "We are honored by and appreciate the trust and confidence the...

2014-09-23 12:22:26

DALLAS, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin's [NYSE: LMT] Havoc 8x8 Armored Modular Vehicle successfully completed the Nevada Automotive Test Center's challenging Butte Mountain Trail course, one of the most severe off-road test tracks in the world. Teamed with Patria, Havoc is Lockheed Martin's entry in the U.S. Marine Corps' Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) Phase I program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140919/147300 The mile-long course has nearly 1,000 feet of...

2014-09-23 12:22:18

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) program has completed a six-week performance test of its 360-degree Multifunction Fire Control Radar (MFCR) at Pratica di Mare Air Base near Rome, Italy, and at MBDA Germany's air defense center in Freinhausen in the presence of representatives from the German Air Force and guests from MEADS partner nations. This was the first time the MFCR has been operated in Germany....


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