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Orbital ATK Marks 5,000 Produced Composite Parts for Lockheed’s F-35

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 23, 2018 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has marked the production of its 5,000th composite part for the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35 fighter jet at its facility in Clearfield, Utah, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the parts manufactured at the Utah plant include wing skins, fixed skins, engine …

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Lockheed Gets $120M Delivery Order Modification for Initial F-35 Air Vehicle Spares

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $119.7 million delivery order modification from the U.S. Navy to provide initial air vehicle deployment spares packages for the F-35 program. The Defense Department said Monday Lockheed’s aeronautics business will deliver the spares in support of the U.S. Air Force‘s F-35 delivery schedules. DoD noted firm-fixed-price order …

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Lockheed Martin’s F-35 to Get AFRL-Built Automatic Anti-Collision System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 5, 2018 — Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) F-35 fighter aircraft is set to receive an anti-collision system currently installed on F-16s through a partnership with the Air Force Research Laboratory and the F-35 Joint Program Office, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The F-35 JPO said the AFRL-developed Automatic Ground Collision …

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Orbital ATK to Mature Extended-Range Anti-Radiation Missile for Navy Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 26, 2018 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will work to mature an extended-range configuration of a U.S. Navy airborne tactical missile system under a contract that seeks to advance the platform to the engineering and manufacturing development phase, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday it will develop …

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Harper Construction Wins Potential $131M Contract to Build Marine F-35 Maintenance Hangar, Apron

Harper Construction has won a potential $131.5 million contract from the U.S. Navy to design and build a maintenance hangar and expand a flight line apron for F-35 aircraft that will be stationed at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego. The Defense Department said Wednesday the company will construct the aircraft maintenance …

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State Dept Clears $6.53B Lockheed-Built F-35A Aircraft Sale to Belgium

The State Department has approved Belgium’s request to buy 34 Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35A conventional take-off and landing fighter aircraft from the U.S. government under a potential $6.53 billion foreign military sales agreement. Lockheed and United Technologies Corp.’s (NYSE: UTX) Pratt & Whitney subsidiary will serve as prime contractors in …

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More Lockheed-Built F-35, Boeing-Built P-8 in Procurement Pipeline for Norway

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 16, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) could supply F-35 fighter jets and Boeing (NYSE: BA) could deploy P-8 maritime surveillance planes to Norway as the country considers additional procurement of the two aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Fox Business reported Wednesday Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg has expressed interest …

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BAE-Northrop-DECA Team Gets UK MoD Award for F-35 MRO&U Work

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 28, 2017 — BAE Systems, Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and the U.K. defense electronics and components agency have jointly received the top honor during the Minister for Defense Procurement Acquisition Awards ceremony for their work on the F-35 program in the country, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. Northrop …

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Pratt & Whitney Gets $353M Modification on F-35 Propulsion Tech Sustainment Contract

United Technologies‘ (NYSE: UTX) Pratt & Whitney subsidiary has received a $353.2 million modification under a U.S. Navy contract for logistics sustainment work on propulsion systems designed to power the Lockheed Martin-built F-35 aircraft. Pratt & Whitney will support F-135 propulsion systems for F-35 jets of the Navy, the U.S. Air Force, the U.S. Marine …

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Report: Germany Eyes Lockheed’s F-35 for New Fighter Fleet

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 13, 2017 — Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) F-35 fighter jet is a prospective replacement for the German air force’s fleet of Panavia Tornado fighter aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. IHS Jane’s Defense Weekly reported Wednesday Germany looks to consider F-35 as its preferred choice among the platforms indicated in a …

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