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2014-10-18 16:20:14

MARINETTE, Wis., Oct. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT]-led industry team launched the nation's seventh Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), Detroit, into the Menominee River at Marinette Marine Corporation (MMC). The ship's sponsor, Mrs. Barbara Levin, christened Detroit with the traditional smashing of a champagne bottle across the ship's bow just prior to the launch. "It is a privilege to serve as the sponsor of the future USS Detroit and to participate in the...

2014-10-16 08:21:19

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Mission Ready Sustainability Initiative (MRSI) released a new White Paper "Streamlined Life Cycle Assessment: A Value Proposition for the Department of Defense." This new White Paper was developed by MRSI's Streamlined Life Cycle Assessment Work Group. "This MRSI White Paper addresses opportunities for managers in the public sector, such as the Department of Defense (DoD) and the individual services, and the private...

2014-10-15 16:21:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] donated $10,000 to the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Family Readiness organization on the final day of the AUSA Annual Meeting at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. The donation will be used to provide resources and support to families of active duty Army personnel at bases around the country. During the AUSA Annual Meeting, Lockheed Martin promoted a social media event in which the company...

2014-10-15 12:21:21

Sophisticated Sensor Will Give NOAA Earlier Warnings of Severe Storms PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] team delivered the first Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM) instrument that will provide earlier alerts of severe storms and contribute to more accurate tornado warnings. The sensor will fly on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) next-generation Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES)...

2014-10-15 12:21:03

DALLAS, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Government of Qatar has selected Lockheed Martin's [NYSE: LMT] PAC-3 Missile, becoming the newest international customer for the program. The initial contract is for missile and command launch system production. "The PAC-3 Missile will provide the Qatar Air Force with proven, reliable performance with unmatched hit-to-kill lethality," said Scott Arnold, vice president of PAC-3 programs at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control. "The...

2014-10-15 12:20:48

AZUSA, Calif., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a $422 million contract from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to produce sensor payloads on the fifth and sixth Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (GEO) satellites, known as GEO-5 and GEO-6. The U.S. Air Force's SBIRS provides the nation with continuous early warning of ballistic missile launches and other tactical intelligence....

2014-10-15 08:22:02

DALLAS, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) recently awarded Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] a $124.6 million fixed-price contract for the manufacture and delivery of Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) ground components. The contract provides for the delivery of U.S. government THAAD launchers, support equipment, fire control and communication spares, and launcher spares. "THAAD provides the Warfighter with the requisite deployability, combat power...

2014-10-15 08:21:42

PALMDALE, Calif., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Skunk Works(®) team is working on a new compact fusion reactor (CFR) that can be developed and deployed in as little as ten years. Currently, there are several patents pending that cover their approach. While fusion itself is not new, the Skunk Works has built on more than 60 years of fusion research and investment to develop an approach that offers a significant reduction in size compared to mainstream...

2014-10-14 12:21:54

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army's primary intelligence system is testing software developed by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) that will help them sort through terabytes of intelligence gleaned from manned and unmanned sources, improving their ability to efficiently analyze data. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110419/PH85737LOGO-b As part of their ongoing test and evaluation process that includes multiple stages of technology reviews, practical application...

2014-10-14 08:22:02

BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) appointed Greg Psihas as Vice President for Corporate Development effective Oct. 27. Psihas will be responsible for leading the Corporation's mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and integration activities, as well as divestitures, joint and strategic ventures, technology commercialization and emerging technology fund investments. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140402/PH96591LOGO Most recently, Psihas...


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