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2012-07-30 02:20:49

ORLANDO, Fla., July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) was awarded a $21.4 million contract from the U.S. Army for its commercial GyroLink(TM) system for the Remote - Vehicle Optics Sensor System (R-VOSS) program. GyroLink provides a real-time full motion video network that transmits video across military vehicles at significant distances. This allows members of a route-clearance patrol to use monitors inside their vehicles to wirelessly view imagery from other...

2012-07-26 02:22:16

ORLANDO, Fla., July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) recently completed F-15E platform integration with a successful all-up round (AUR) flight test at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120726/FL46987) The successful AUR test marked the first time JASSM, or any missile, has been integrated onto a platform using the Universal Armament Interface (UAI). The U.S. Air Force...

2012-07-23 06:21:01

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- An unprecedented enterprise began 40 years ago today when the Earth Resources Technology Satellite (ERTS) - later renamed Landsat - was launched. Five more Landsat spacecraft would reach orbit during the next 27 years. All were launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. into near-polar orbits allowing them to image the entire Earth, one slice at a time, as it rotated below. "We congratulate NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) on...

2012-07-19 06:20:54

DALLAS, July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has received a $353.2 million U.S. Army follow-on contract for the seventh production lot of Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Unitary rockets. Designed for destroying targets at ranges up to 70 kilometers, GMLRS is an all-weather, rapidly deployable, long-range rocket that delivers precision strike beyond the range of most conventional weapons. GMLRS Unitary rockets have achieved a combat-reliability rate of 98...

2012-07-19 06:20:43

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The United Kingdom accepted the first international Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] F-35 Lightning II aircraft in a ceremony today with senior representatives of the U.K. Ministry of Defence and the U.S. Department of Defense. The Right Honourable Philip Hammond, U.K. Secretary of State for Defence, and Mr. Frank Kendall, U.S. Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, represented their governments. "We are...

2012-07-19 06:20:18

DALLAS, July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] received a $68.9 million contract to prepare the Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Missile production line for the introduction of the Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) version of the combat-proven PAC-3 Missile. The facilitization contract provides funding for PAC-3 MSE-specific tooling and test equipment at the company's Camden, Ark., facility, as well as other sites and subcontractors in anticipation of a production...

2012-07-17 06:21:58

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) announced today that it has completed on-orbit testing of the first Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite, designated MUOS-1, paving the way for the U.S. Navy's multi-service operational test and evaluation phase in preparation for the start of operations in August 2012. "The successful on-orbit checkout of this revolutionary satellite is a great testament to the close coordination and partnership...

2012-07-17 06:21:25

BETHESDA, Md., July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will webcast live its second quarter 2012 earnings conference call on Tuesday, July 24, 2012, at 11 a.m. Eastern. Bob Stevens, chairman and chief executive officer, Chris Kubasik, vice chairman, president and chief operating officer, Bruce Tanner, executive vice president and chief financial officer and Jerry Kircher, vice president, Investor Relations, will discuss second quarter 2012 financial results,...

2012-07-16 06:22:01

ORLANDO, Fla., July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) sensor suite recently completed its first flight during a captive carry flight test off the coast of northwest Florida using a modified Sabreliner business jet. The objectives of the flight test included detecting, classifying and recognizing targets. Conducted at various airspeeds and altitudes, the flight tests exceeded all objectives and demonstrated successful sensor...

2012-07-12 02:20:54

BETHESDA, Md., July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] today announced its interest to retain the Management and Operating (M&O) contract for Sandia National Laboratories. Through its wholly owned subsidiary Sandia Corporation, Lockheed Martin has managed Sandia since 1993 for the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration. "During our nearly two decades of oversight, we've helped position Sandia for the global security challenges of...