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2013-06-26 16:20:51

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The third Lockheed Martin [LMT] F-35B Short Takeoff/Vertical Landing (STOVL) Lightning II for the United Kingdom arrived at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., Tuesday where it will be used for pilot and maintainer training. U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Roger Hardy piloted the aircraft known as BK-3 (ZM137) on its 90-minute ferry flight from the Lockheed Martin F-35 production facility at Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base....

2013-06-24 12:20:48

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The first Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] F-35C Lightning II Navy carrier variant (CV) aircraft, CF-6, arrived at Strike Fighter Squadron 101 located at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., on Saturday. The jet is the Navy's first 5th generation F-35 production aircraft. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130624/DA37103) Strike Fighter Squadron 101 will serve as the F-35C Fleet Replacement Squadron, training both pilots and...

2013-06-19 00:20:12

Deployed Test Solutions Bridge the Armament Test Gap for 4th and 5th Generation Fighters PARIS, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Paris Air Show - Marvin Test Solutions (formerly known as Geotest-Marvin Test Systems), a leading provider of innovative test solutions for military and commercial aerospace industries, is demonstrating its solutions this week at the Paris Air Show in booth 3-C82. With growing challenges including increasingly complex armament systems with longer lifecycles,...

2013-06-18 08:22:11

PARIS, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PARIS AIR SHOW -- Pratt & Whitney has delivered the 100(th) F135 propulsion system, the power plant for the F-35 Lightning II, to the U.S. government. The conventional take-off and landing (CTOL) engine was delivered ahead of contract requirements and indicates continued progress and successful execution of the F-35 program. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. "With the delivery of this 100(th) engine, we are...

2013-06-04 12:20:23

FAIRFAX, Va., June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems a $31.5 million contract for the performance-based logistics (PBL) support of the Advanced Mission Computers (AMC) in the Navy's F/A-18 Hornet and AV-8B Harrier aircrafts. This is the second five-year performance-based logistics contract that General Dynamics has won with the Naval Supply Systems Command. General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems is a business unit...

2013-05-13 08:21:20

BANKSTOWN, Australia, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) largest F-35 Australian supplier - Quickstep Technologies Pty Ltd. - has demonstrated that its new production facility is equipped and qualified to manufacture and deliver quality composite parts for the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter center fuselage produced by Northrop Grumman. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) In June 2012, Quickstep opened its...

2013-03-19 16:20:20

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Four Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35A conventional takeoff and landing (CTOL) aircraft were officially welcomed by the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. during a commemorative ceremony today. The jets are assigned to the 422 Test and Evaluation Squadron of the 53rd Test and Evaluation Group. "For more than 50 years, it's been our privilege to support the Air Force mission, and we're honored to deliver the first...

2013-03-18 16:20:47

Larry Lawson to Retire BETHESDA, Md., March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) announced that its board of directors has approved the appointment of Orlando Carvalho, 54, to executive vice president of the Aeronautics business area, and Lorraine Martin, 50, as vice president and general manager of the F-35 Lightning II program. The board also elected Martin a corporate officer. Both appointments are effective immediately and follow the retirement of...

2012-12-19 20:20:20

VANCOUVER, Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Avcorp Industries Inc. (the "Company" or "Avcorp") is pleased to announce that the first, two very successful flights of an F-35 'Carrier Variant (CV)' with Avcorp-built Out- Board Wing (OBW) assemblies took place at Lockheed Martin's facility in Fort Worth, Texas on 30 November and 05 December 2012. Of particular note is that a Canadian and former CF-18 pilot, Billie Flynn, was at the controls on the second flight. "Avcorp is very pleased...

2012-11-20 20:20:19

FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Three Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35B short takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) aircraft were officially delivered to the U.S. Marine Corps during ceremonies at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., today. The three jets are assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 residing with the host Marine Aircraft Group 13. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121120/DA17334) "For more than 50 years, it has been our mission to support the...