Lockheed Martin has won an $85 million contract to provide seven AN/TPQ-53 (Q-53) counter fire target acquisition radar to the US army.
Additionally, the company was selected in June to upgrade 19 of the US Army’s Q-53 radars, Lockheed Martin announced Monday.
“Soldiers can rapidly deploy the truck-mounted Q-53 and quickly determine the source of enemy fire,” said Bob Stelmack, Q-53 program manager for Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training.
“The 55 systems Lockheed Martin has delivered to the U.S. Army give troops advanced protection when they need it most.” Stelmack added. The Q-53 can be automatically leveled and remotely operated at 90- or 360-degrees and operated from a laptop computer or from the fully equipped climate-controlled command vehicle. Since Lockheed Martin won the development contract for the Q-53 radar in 2007, the company has won four additional contracts (for a total of 97) and delivered 55 systems on-time and on-budget to the U.S. Army.
The Army is expected to award a full-rate production contract by early 2016, covering an anticipated 77 additional systems.
Lockheed Martin has named Jeff Babione as the new executive vice president and general manager of the F-35 Program, effective January 1, 2016. Babione succeeds Lorraine Martin who has been appointed to the newly created position of deputy executive vice president, Mission Systems and Training (MST), the company said in a statement Friday
Boeing and Lockheed Martin team are interested in knowing how the Long Range Strike-Bomber competition was scored in terms of price and risk. In a response to the US Air Forces decision to award Northrop Grumman with the $60 billion LRSB contract, Boeing and Lockheed Martin in a joint statement released Tuesday said that they were disappointed with the announcement
The US Army has ordered additional AN/TPQ-53 counterfire radar systems under a $1.6 billion order-dependent contract awarded to Lockheed Martin
Two US firms have been fined with a multi-million dollar suit for employing Russian computer programmers to write computer software for US military communications systems who are believed to have infected the Pentagons communication systems with viruses. US Army contractor John C
Lockheed Martin has won a $4.6 million contract from the Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO) for the continued development of a maritime canister-launched small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS)
NATO Reacting Positively To Form Joint Working Group With Turkey Over S-400...
After Loo, Russian Armata Tanks Get Anti-Skid Coating
Croatian F-16 Deal Cancellation Pulled Down 2018 Israeli Defence Exports
Saab Launches Spy Ship for Swedish Navy
Spectacular debut by Indian LCA Tejas fighter jet at Malaysian airshow
Russian Yak-130, Indian Tejas, 3 Others Receive Malaysian Light Fighter RFI
Pakistani JF-17 not to Participate in LIMA 2019
Russia Reveals Export Version of Su-57 Stealth Fighter jet, to Target Middle...
Russian state-run Almaz-Antey has released additional data on its latest export-version of Buk-M3 Viking air defense missile system (ADMS)
The MiG-29, one of Russias most exported military jet has been upgraded in India that expands its capabilities from an...
Russian fifth generation fighter aircraft (FGFA) Su-57 will for the first time perform flights during the ARMY 2018 event near...
The American-made Patriot and Russian S-400 Triumf air defense systems are currently hogging international orders despite their price tags running...
The Russian ministry of defense on Thursday published a series of videos showcasing the production, deployment and installation and testing...
The market for fighter jets in countries which are expected to have open competitions is estimated at US$50 billion to...