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State Dept OKs Potential $1.4B Lockheed Transport, Tanker Aircraft Sale to Germany

The State Department has approved Germany’s request to procure three Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) C-130J-30 military transport aircraft and three KC-130J tanker planes from the U.S. government under a potential $1.4 billion foreign military sales agreement. Lockheed will serve as the prime contractor in the proposed deal that seeks to build up …

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Air Force Selects Lockheed, Northrop to Support Next-Gen Missile Warning Satellite Program

The U.S. Air Force intends to award Lockheed Martin (NYSE: NOC) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) separate contracts to help the service branch define requirements for its future missile warning satellite constellation. Both companies will support the Next-Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared program that aims to build a constellation of satellites …

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Lockheed to Produce Additional THAAD Interceptors Under $145M MDA Contract Modification

Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) missiles and fire control business has received a $145.3 million contract modification from the Missile Defense Agency to manufacture additional  Terminal High Altitude Area Defense systems. The modification increases the contract’s potential value to $1.4 billion and covers the production of lot 10 THAAD interceptors, one-shot devices …

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Lockheed Martin Ships Final 2 Japan-Based USAF Super Hercules Cargo Planes

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 3, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has delivered the final two C-130J-30 Super Hercules military transport aircraft that will be based at the U.S. Air Force‘s Yokota Air Base in Japan in support of several regional operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the 36th Airlift Squadron at …

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Lockheed Martin Unveils New Florida Facility for F-35 Parts Production

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 2, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has unveiled a new facility in Pinellas Park, Florida, that will house production of canopies and bulkheads for F-35 fighter aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the facility adds 65,500 square feet of manufacturing and office space …

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Lockheed-Led Team Lands $1.4B F-35 Sustainment Support Contract

A Lockheed Martin-led (NYSE: LMT) industry team has received a potential $1.4 billion contract to provide sustainment support for F-35 fighter jets worldwide. The contract awarded by the F-35 joint program office also covers Automatic Logistics Information System support, predictive health management and data analytics; supply chain logistics; air system maintenance; …

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Lockheed Receives $829M Army FMS Contract for Multiple Launch Rocket Systems

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a potential $828.7 million contract from the U.S. Army to produce Guided Multiple Launch Rocket Systems for Finland, South Korea and Romania. The Defense Department said Friday. the full obligated amount at the time of award is from the Army’s fiscal 2016, 2017 and 2018 “other” procurement and foreign …

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Former Lockheed, Leidos Exec Melanie Heitkamp Named L3 SVP, Chief HR Officer

Melanie Heitkamp, formerly senior vice president of human resources at Leidos‘ (NYSE: LDOS) defense and intelligence group, has been appointed SVP and chief HR officer of L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) in a move slated to take effect May 21. L3 said Thursday Heitkamp will succeed the retiring Kevin Weiss and oversee the company’s recruitment …

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NASA Preps Launch of Lockheed-Built Spacecraft for Mars Interior Study

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 26, 2018 — A Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) spacecraft is scheduled for launch in May to support a NASA mission that aims to study Mars’ seismic activity and interior components, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory said Tuesday the InSight lander will lift off on May 5 …

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