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2011-06-20 09:07:00

PARIS, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) announced a new website for the F-35 Lightning II aircraft at the Paris Air Show today.

2011-06-14 14:47:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Since the last F-35 flight test program update issued May 11, Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) F-35 Lightning II 5th Generation multirole fighter conducted 93 test flights, bringing the total number of flights for the year to 411.

2011-05-27 10:00:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyle has played a significant role in assessing noise exposure for the East and West Coast basing of the U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II (aka Joint Strike Fighter) aircraft. Wyle supported TEC Inc.

2011-05-16 07:09:00

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded Pratt & Whitney a $1.13 billion contract for F135 production engines to power the F-35 Lightning II.

2011-05-09 14:40:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force has accepted into its fleet the first of a planned 1,763 production-model Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35 Lightning II stealth fighters.

2011-05-03 13:42:00

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney announced yesterday that its JSF119 propulsion system has been installed by the Smithsonian Institution at the National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia.

2011-05-03 08:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) announced today that it has received a $110 million contract from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to produce composite components for low rate initial production (LRIP) Lots 5 through 9 of the F-35 Lightning II - Joint Strike Fighter.

2011-05-02 09:00:00

STRATFORD, Conn., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Innovations, the technology development organization of Sikorsky Aircraft, has completed wind tunnel testing of its active rotor system equipped with high authority flaps. The effort is jointly funded by Sikorsky and the U.S.

2011-04-04 15:05:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35 Lightning II test jets made considerable flight test progress during the first quarter of 2011, conducting 199 test flights versus a plan of 142 flights.

2011-03-31 12:00:00

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney's F119 engine powering the U.S. Air Force's F-22 Raptor, successfully reached its first hot section full-life capability of 4,325 total accumulated cycles (TACs), during a recent mission at Langley Air Force Base in Virginia.


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