Lockheed Martin has won a $78 million contract from the UK Ministry of Defence to design and build a Chinook training facility in Hampshire that is the home of the Chinook fleet, Orlando Business Journal reported Thursday.
The 12-year contract to deliver synthetic training for the Chinook crews involves designing, building and managing the facility and introducing the training system.
The Lockheed Martin UK will deliver a medium to long-term support package to include maintenance and instruction at the RAF Odiham training facility.
Lockheed Martin UK Chief Executive Stephen Ball said “This new, purpose-built facility will use the very latest technology and simulators to replicate real-life operational scenarios and ensure RAF Chinook pilots and crew are trained to the highest standard."
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The UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) has signed a $122 million contract to sell the Government Pipeline and Storage System (GPSS) to Compañía Logística de Hidrocarburos (CLH) of Spain. The contract also protects the future supply of aviation fuel to both the military and commercial airlines in the UK
The UK Defence Secretary in his meet with ministers in Saudi Arabia and Oman discussed regional security and international co-ordination against ISIL. Mr
The British Ministry of Defence is inviting proposals to develop a prototype of high-power laser directed energy weapon; the announcement was made in press release on Wednesday. The meeting of potential suppliers for the development, called the Laser Directed Energy Weapon Capability Demonstrator, will be organized by the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory, which will be managing the estimated £100 million project
The United Kingdom is ready to offer Eurofighter aircraft if India scraps deal to acquire French Rafale jets, UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said Thursday. British authorities are aware that the “deal with Dassault has not gone smoothly,” Hammond was quoted as saying by Sputnik News on Thursday
Airbus Mexico training center has ordered two Lockheed Martin's A320 full flight simulators for their operations in Mexico City and Monterrey. The simulators will be delivered in late 2015 and early 2016, Lockheed Martin announced Monday
US Navy and Lockheed Martin delivered fourth Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida ahead of expected August launch aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. MUOS-4 is the latest addition to a network of orbiting satellites and relay ground stations that is revolutionizing secure communications for mobile military forces
Lockheed Martin announced Wednesday that it has won a contract to deliver 10 Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods (ATP) to the Royal Jordanian Air Force (RJAF) in support of urgent operational requirements. Apart from delivering 10 Sniper ATPs, Lockheed Martin will also provide integration support
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