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2014-09-19 12:28:31

DUBLIN, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Smart Grid Cyber Security Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Smart grid cyber security involves the protection of smart grid technology from various cyber threats. The security of the smart grid network is a major issue faced by power utilities because there is a frequent exchange of sensitive information via communication networks...

2014-09-18 12:22:12

Mating of Modules Creates Main Structure of Critical Weather Satellite DENVER, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A team of technicians and engineers at Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has successfully mated together the large system and propulsion modules of the first GOES-R series weather satellite at the company's Space Systems facilities near Denver, Colorado. The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R series (GOES-R) is NOAA's next-generation geostationary weather satellites....

2014-09-18 12:21:28

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The FBI has deployed the final increment in its Next Generation Identification (NGI) system, providing new tools designed to improve the bureau's ability to accurately and efficiently identify criminals. A Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)-led team has delivered four major NGI increments since 2011, bringing the system to full operational capacity. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110419/PH85737LOGO-b NGI provides state-of-the-art biometric...

2014-09-18 08:20:52

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The battle command system used by the Marines to manage and monitor airborne platforms, including fighters, bombers, tankers, unmanned aerial vehicles, and helicopters, will be maintained by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110419/PH85737LOGO-b Under a contract worth approximately $18 million, Lockheed Martin will upgrade and sustain the USMC's Virtualized Theater Battle Management Core...

2014-09-18 08:20:49

Additional components maximize deployed system readiness TEWKSBURY, Mass., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) will soon have greater agility and capability in its fleet of AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radars. Raytheon has begun construction of two major sub-components of the AN/TPY-2 under a $53 million contract announced by the Department of Defense on Sept 2. The units Raytheon is building will enable the MDA to rotate sub-components out of the field to...

2014-09-17 12:21:34

CENTENNIAL, Colo. and KENT, Wash., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Launch Alliance (ULA), the nation's premier space launch company, and Blue Origin, LLC, a privately-funded aerospace company owned by Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos, announced today that they have entered into an agreement to jointly fund development of the new BE-4 rocket engine by Blue Origin. This new collaboration will allow ULA to maintain the heritage, success and reliability of its rocket families - Atlas...

2014-09-17 00:20:12

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the CLIO mission for Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company launched at 8:10 p.m. EDT today from Space Launch Complex-41. "It is an honor to work with Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company and all of our mission partners to launch this very important satellite," said Jim Sponnick, ULA vice president, Atlas and Delta Programs. "Today's launch marks ULA's 11th...

2014-09-17 00:20:10

DENVER, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Government's CLIO satellite, designed and built by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT], was successfully launched today from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Lift-off occurred at 6:10 p.m. MDT aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V launch vehicle. Initial contact with the satellite was confirmed at 9:08 p.m. MDT. The CLIO system is based on innovative commercial technology, and includes Lockheed Martin's A2100 satellite bus. The A2100 bus...

2014-09-16 08:22:25

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The newest Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) satellite, built by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT], was accepted for operations by U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) on August 19. This acceptance formally adds DMSP Flight-19 to the existing DMSP constellation. The satellite constellation provides weather data and forecasting information to civilian and military users. USSTRATCOM's operational acceptance follows a rigorous...

2014-09-16 08:20:51

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., and NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) delivered the next evolution of the F-35 Lightning II's information technology backbone called the Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS). Following validation at test sites, the software will be installed at all F-35 locations and deployed for military operations beginning in 2015. Military services manage their F-35 fleets through logistics...


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