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Lockheed Plans F-35/F-22 Hybrid as Proposed Stealth Fighter to Japan

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 23, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is eyeing a hybrid of its F-35 Lightning II and F-22 Raptor fighter jets as its offer to Japan for the country’s potential $40 billion stealth fighter aircraft procurement program, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Reuters reported Friday Lockheed had initial discussions with Japanese defense …

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Raytheon, Navy Test JSOW C Missile on Lockheed’s F-35C Fighter Jet

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 19, 2018 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has completed developmental tests on the Joint Standoff Weapon C warhead in collaboration with the U.S. Navy and F-35 fighter aircraft manufacturer Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The test looked at the integration of JSOW C, an air-to-ground missile with …

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Lockheed Secures $211M Navy Contract for F-35 Common System Pre-Modernization Efforts

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a $211.3 million contract from the U.S. Navy to conduct pre-modernization work on F-35 Block 4.1 common systems. Efforts under the contract will be part of the F-35 preliminary design review for the U.S. Air Force and international partners, the Defense Department said Monday. The Naval Air …

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Lockheed Awarded $482M to Deliver Initial Air Vehicle Spares to F-35 Customers

Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) aeronautics business has received a four-year, $481.9 million delivery order from the Naval Air Systems Command for F-35 initial air vehicle spares. The U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Marine Corps, non-Defense Department participants and foreign military sales customers will receive the spares, DoD said Thursday. Forty percent of purchases are …

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Boeing, Lockheed Among ‘Eligible’ Bidders for Canadian Fighter Jet Replacement Program

Canada has named five aerospace companies that have been asked to participate in a potential $15 billion competition to produce 88 new fighter planes, Defense News reported Friday. Boeing (NYSE: BA), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Airbus, Dassault and Saab have been included in a list of approved suppliers that will …

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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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