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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...

2014-05-06 08:21:41

Fourth SBIRS Satellite Moves into Final Assembly SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] completed the propulsion module for the fourth Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (GEO-4) space vehicle and is now proceeding with satellite assembly, integration and test. SBIRS provides our nation with continuous early warning of ballistic missile launches and other tactical intelligence. Final assembly and test of the GEO-4...

2014-03-03 12:20:47

BETHESDA, Md., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) ratified a new four-year labor agreement with Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT]. The new contract was ratified March 2 and became effective today. The new agreement extends to March 4, 2018. It covers more than 4,700 Lockheed Martin employees in seven IAM bargaining units - flight line mechanics, assemblers and support personnel - in Palmdale, Calif., Marietta,...


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