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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 Awards Lockheed Potential $200M AFSOC Training Support Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential eight-year, $200 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to support aircraft schoolhouse operations and aircrew training efforts of the Air Force Special Operations Command. The company said Thursday it will help AFSOC engineer and manage the cybersecurity of training devices to ensure …

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Lockheed Martin Marks 400th Delivery of C-130J Transport Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 14, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has completed 400 deliveries of its C-130J Super Hercules aircraft, with the latest sent to the U.S. Air Force for deployment with the Air Force Special Operations Command, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the military transport plane sent to …

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Lockheed Martin Delivers France’s 1st C-130J Super Hercules Transport Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 4, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has rolled out the first C-130J Super Hercules military transport aircraft that will join France’s fleet of C-160 Transall and C-130H Hercules planes, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. France’s ministry of the armed forces said Dec. 22 the Super Hercules serves to expand the French air force’s …

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BAE Picks Harris Transmitters for EW Countermeasures on USAF Special Ops Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 24, 2017 — Harris (NYSE: HRS) will supply phased array transmitter antennas to BAE Systems in support of the latter’s electronic warfare countermeasure system aboard the U.S. Air Force‘s MC-130J Commando II and AC-130J Ghostrider aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The transmitters will work to provide transmit capability for the BAE countermeasures in …

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Lockheed Secures $75M Option on Air Force C-130J Sustainment Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) has received a $74.7 million contract modification to support long-term sustainment work on the U.S. Air Force‘s fleet of C-130J military transport aircraft. The modification exercises the first option under a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract and covers inventory control point management, sustaining engineering, repair of reparables, technical data, …

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Lockheed Invests in AI Tech for ‘Intelligent’ Maintenance Support to Canada’s C-130Js

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 20, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has placed a $1.1 million investment to help advance the development of an artificial intelligence tool that Canada-based contextere intends to support aerospace and defense maintenance personnel, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The intelligent personal agent will work to assist in field service, industrial inspection and maintenance, …

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Lockheed Martin Unveils Super Hercules Variant for Special Operations Forces

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 22, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has rolled out a C-130J Super Hercules military transport aircraft variant designed specifically for special operations forces and their international missions, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday C-130J-SOF is the Super Hercules’ 10th production variant and is built to support psychological …

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CAE Helps Connect Simulator to Network for Australian Virtual Training Exercise

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 14, 2017 — CAE (NYSE: CAE) has provided personnel to help Australia’s air force integrate a C-130J flight simulator into the Defense Training and Experimentation Network as well as plan and execute scenarios for a virtual training exercise, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the Australian air force …

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Reuters: Germany Eyes $966M Lockheed C-130J Aircraft Procurement

Germany looks to procure six C-130J Super Hercules airlifters worth approximately $966 million from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) as part of a joint operating agreement with France, Reuters reported Friday. Andrea Shalal writes Germany aims to send a formal request to the U.S. government in 2019 to buy C-130Js in support of European defense cooperation efforts. The report said France …

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