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Lockheed Martin Donates Clean Room to Lunar Orbiter Image Recovery Project

Lockheed Martin Corporation has announced the donation of a class 10, 000 clean room to the Lunar Orbiter Image Recovery Project (LOIRP). The clean room will help protect the refurbished 1960’s era Ampex FR-900 tape drives from NASA’s Ames Research Park Building 596 aka “McMoons”, originally constructed to house a …

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Norm Augustine to Head Review of United States Human Space Flight Plans Committee

Former Lockheed Martin President and CEO Norm Augustine will head the Review of United States Human Space Flight Plans Committee, convened by the White House to review NASA’s human space program for the Moon, Mars, and beyond. NASA plans to retire its Space Shuttle fleet after seven more missions to complete …

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Lockheed Awarded $821M Customs and Border Protection Contract

Lockheed Martin has announced it has won a contract to provide maintenance, repair, and overhaul to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) P-3 Orion fleet. Currently, CBP uses 16 Orion P-3 aircrafts equipped with current surveillance systems for the purpose of conducting homeland security missions. “The Customs and Border …

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Lockheed Lands $142 Million Apache Helicopter Contract

Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $142 million follow-on contract by the U.S. Army to produce Apache Arrowhead systems for the Apache attack helicopter. The contract extends production of the systems through December 2011. The Apache Arrowhead system is a sight and pilot night vision sensor for the AH-64D Apache …

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Lockheed Martin Announces Acquisition Of Gyrocam Systems LLC

Lockheed Martin will acquire the privately-owned military surveillance company Gyrocam Systems LLC, details of the acquisition have yet to be disclosed. Lockheed has said that the terms of the agreement are not material and that it hopes the process will be completed by September 30th.  Headquartered in Sarasota Florida, Gyrocam supplies surveillance and reconnaissance ground vehicle technology to …

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Lockheed Martin Contracted by U.S. Navy to Upgrade Submarine Communitcations System

Lockheed Martin has teamed up with Granite State Manufacturing (GSM) to design, manufacture, and test an upgraded Multifunction Mast Antenna System in order to improve submarine communication. The contract from the U.S. Navy is worth $6.9 million. Presently, the U.S. Navy uses the OE-538 system for all Navy submarines as …

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Lockheed Martin to Develop Model for New U.S. Navy Air and Missile Defense Radar

Lockheed Martin has been contracted by the U.S. Navy to perform concept studies for the Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR). “AMDR will provide a scalable radar suite that will deliver enhanced capability against evolving threats for current and future ship platforms.” said Carl Bannar, vice president and general manager …

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Lockheed Martin Receives $262M Air Force Contract

Lockheed Martin Corporation has won a $262 million U.S. Air Force Satellite Contract. Under the contract, the company will provide long lead parts and material procurement to the Air Force’s forth Space Based Infrared Systems Geosynchronous Earth Orbit Satellite.

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