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Lockheed Conducts Long-Range Endurance Tests on Fury UAS

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 28, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has flown its Fury unmanned aircraft system over 12 hours as part of long-range endurance tests in preparation for low-rate production, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the tests at its operating base in Yuma Proving Ground also involved Fury carrying nearly …

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Lockheed Receives $423M Lot 10 F-35 Special Equipment Procurement Funds

Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) aeronautics business has received a $422.7 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to obtain special tools and test equipment for the tenth batch of F-35 jets. The Defense Department said Wednesday the modification covers purchases from the Navy, U.S. Air Force and Marine Corps as well as international partners and foreign military …

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Lockheed-Built MUOS-5 Satellite Begins Support for Military UHF Comms

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 26, 2017 — The fifth Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) Mobile User Objective System satellite is now able to support legacy ultra-high-frequency radios to provide beyond-line-of-sight communications to the military, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the U.S. Navy collaborated with Army Forces Strategic Command to configure one of …

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Lockheed Secures $110M Navy Contract Modification for F-35 Block 3F Upgrade Support

The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $109.6 million contract modification to support Block 3F upgrade of company-built F-35s. The Defense Department said Tuesday the modification covers the provision of 567 modification kits for offboard system hardware and turnaround assets as well as recurring labor for the completion of hardware and software upgrades. …

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Lockheed Awarded $100M Contract for Air Force JASSM Production, Lifecycle Support

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a five-year, $100 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to support production of Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile systems. The Defense Department said Tuesday the company will also provide lifecycle support for JASSM, Long Range Anti-Ship Missile, JASSM-Extended Range and other JASSM variants in the areas of system upgrades, …

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Navy Taps Boeing, General Atomics, Lockheed & Northrop for Additional UCAAS Risk Reduction Work

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 18, 2017 — The U.S. Navy has awarded separate contract modifications to Boeing (NYSE: BA), General Atomics, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) for continued risk reduction work on the future MQ-25 unmanned carrier aviation air system, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Thursday the Navy …

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Lockheed’s F-16 Jets Get Air Force Approval for Service Life Extension

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 17, 2017 — The Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-16 fighter jet has received clearance from the U.S. Air Force for an extended service life from an equivalent 8,000 to 12,000 flight hours, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday it worked with the Air Force to cut projected service …

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Lockheed, DoD to Explore Air-Space-Cyber Interoperability Through C2 Wargame

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 13, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will host the three-day Multi-Domain Command and Control wargame at its Center for Innovation in Virginia to demonstrate air, cyber and space domain integration in support of command-and-control operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday it will work with the Defense …

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Lockheed, Air Force, Calspan Conduct Teaming Drill for Manned, Unmanned Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 11, 2017 — Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) Skunk Works business unit has collaborated with Calspan, the U.S. Air Force‘s Test Pilot School and the Air Force Research Laboratory in a teaming exercise for manned and unmanned systems at Edwards Air Force Base, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Have Raider …

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Lockheed Gets $373M Contract Modification to Build F-35 Variants for Non-DoD Participants

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $372.9 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to produce F-35A and F-35B variants and conduct deficiency correction efforts for non-Defense Department participants. DoD said Monday the modification falls under a previously awarded advance acquisition contract for low-rate initial production of lot 10 F-35s. The company received a $1.28 billion …

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