Austal USA, Lockheed Martin, General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, Fincantieri Marine and Huntington Ingalls were each awarded approximately $15 million for conceptual design of the Guided-missile Frigate (FFG(X)) project. The US Navy will evaluate the work of the five companies over the next 16 months before a final request for proposal in 2019 and a contract award in 2020, a US DoD contract announcement said
The United States and allied military forces will upgrade their missile defense capabilities under a $524 million contract modification for production and delivery of Lockheed Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) and PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement (PAC-3 MSE) interceptors. This modification is in addition to the $944 million contract awarded on Dec
The Singapore government is reportedly evaluating a future purchase of Americas next-generation F-35 fighter aircraft, Lockheed Martins executive said Thursday on the sidelines of on-going Singapore Airshow. "They, I think, are seriously evaluating the F-35, as well as other platforms I'm sure," Lockheed International Executive Vice President Rick Edwards told Reuters this week at the Singapore Airshow, adding, "when they are ready, we will respond
Lockheed Martin's Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) – Extended Range (ER) has achieved full operational capability on the F-15E Strike Eagle. F-15E Strike Eagle is the first Universal Armament Interface (UAI)-compliant platform to field JASSM-ER
Lockheed Martin is being awarded $119.7 million modification agreement for the procurement of initial air vehicle deployment spares packages in support of Air Force F-35 air vehicle delivery schedules
South Korea has equipped its KF-16 fighter jets with Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod (ATP). The South Korean Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) had signed a contract with Lockheed Martin in late 2013 for the supply of ATPs,
Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, has completed qualification to military standards of a comprehensive weapons system for S-70M / S-70i Black Hawk helicopters. Fully integrated with the aircraft's existing avionics, the system allows either pilot to place munitions quickly from forward firing guns, rocket pods and laser-designated air-to-ground missile launchers onto static or moving targets with high accuracy
Lockheed Martin Corp is being awarded $147,963,919 contract modification for the procurement of Israel-unique weapons certification, modification kits, and electronic warfare analysis in support of the F-35 Lightning II with the Israeli Air Force. The contract includes Israel system design and development to provide 3F+ fleet capability for the government of Israel under the Foreign Military Sales program, a US DoD contract announcement said
The largest military contractors of United States are planning to invest more in shipbuilding facilities and infrastructures in the next few years, despite Pentagon seeking limited defense spending plan for the Fiscal year 2019. According to
Lockheed Martin's Miniature Hit-to-Kill (MHTK) missile successfully conducted a controlled flight test to demonstrate the interceptor's increased agility, and to validate the performance of its airframe and electronics -- now common between MHTK's two configurations to drive affordability. The firm conducted the first ever tests for MHTK's updated electronics, and the second for the interceptor's next-generation airframe, at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, last Friday
Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control has been awarded a $80,250,000 contract modification for the Hellfire production ramp-up effort. This includes production line set-ups, acquisition of additional tooling/test equipment, and establishment of additional suppliers
Lockheed Martin Aculight is being awarded a $150,022,901 contract for Surface Navy Laser Weapon System Increment 1, High Energy Laser and Integrated Optical-dazzler with surveillance system. Under this contract Lockheed Martin Aculight will develop, manufacture, and deliver two test units in fiscal 2020, one unit for US Navy destoryer DDG 51 FLT IIA, and one for land-based testing, a US DoD announcement said Friday
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