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Navy Picks 7 Firms to Help Design, Build Unmanned Marine Tech

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Seven companies will compete for task orders under a U.S. Navy contract to produce hardware and software for unmanned maritime systems intended to detect mines. The Defense Department said Monday the potential three-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract could run through July 5, 2018 and covers design, fabrication, installation, test and evaluation, fielding, ...

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Lockheed Performs Legion Pod Target Tracker Flight Tests; Paul Lemmo Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA July 1, 2015 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) recently integrated its Legion Pod sensor system aboard an F-16 aircraft for maiden flight tests to demonstrate its target detection and tracking capabilities, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Legion Pod contains IRST21 infrared sensor technology with advanced networking and ...

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Lockheed Awarded $238M Navy Delivery Order for F-35 Spares

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TYSONS CORNER, VA June 30, 2015 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will provide the U.S. Navy with common, unique, aloft and deployment spares packages for the F-35 Lightning II in support of Lot 9 currently under low-rate initial production, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The procurement worth $238 million is part of ...

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Systems Made Simple Lands VA Caregiver, Payroll Support Contracts; Horace Blackman Comments

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Systems Made Simple has been selected to sustain the Department of Veterans Affairs’ caregiver application tracker in an effort to address the growing requirements of caregivers. The CAT system works to provide resources to the caregivers who conduct in-home healthcare services for veterans through the caregiver support program, Systems Made ...

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David Kopf Joins Anaren as President of Space & Defense Group

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David Kopf, formerly vice president of engineering and operations at Astronics AeroSat, has joined Anaren as president of the company’s space and defense group. His experience in leadership and business development at various technology-based space and defense companies works to support the business group’s capabilities, Anaren President and CEO Larry Sala ...

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Germany to Discuss Missile Order with Lockheed-MBDA Team

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Germany could initially procure 8 to 10 Medium Extended Air Defense Systems from the team of Lockheed Martin (MYSE: LMT) and MBDA for the country’s missile defense system replacement initiative, Reuters reported Thursday. Michelle Martin writes Thomas Homberg, managing director at MBDA, said that upcoming contract discussions would center on ...

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Former NRO Director Bruce Carlson Elected to Lockheed Board; Marillyn Hewson Comments

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Bruce Carlson, who led the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office from 2009 to 2012, will officially join Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) on July 1 as a member of the board of directors. Lockheed said Thursday that Carlson, a retired U.S. Air Force general, will also serve on the board’s nominating and ...

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Lockheed Awarded $480M for C-130J Aircraft System Upgrades

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The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a potential 15-year, $480 million contract to provide follow-on research and development services for the C-130J aircraft upgrade program. The Defense Department said Wednesday that Lockheed will also help enhance systems of the military transport aircraft under the sole-source contract. ...

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Lockheed Awarded $62M Modification to Maintain Aegis Test Sites

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TYSONS CORNER, VA June 23, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will continue to manage missile engineering and testing facilities for the U.S. Navy under a $61.8 million modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The contract activates the option from a previous award to provide operation and maintenance for Aegis ...

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Jill Hruby to Head Sandia Nat’l Labs; Rick Ambrose Comments

Jill Hruby

Jill Hruby has been appointed to succeed Paul Hommert as director of Sandia National Laboratories and as president of Sandia Corp. in a move that will take effect July 17, the Albuquerque Journal reported Monday. Sandia, a Lockheed Martin subsidiary, runs the federally-funded research and development lab for the National Nuclear Security Administration. “Jill has the right combination ...

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