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Lockheed Martin Wins $140 Million Contract for C-130J Transport Planes

Lockheed Martin Corp has recieved a contract worth $140 million to provide two additional C-130J transport planes to the Iraqi government via the U.S. Air Force.  The U.S. Air Force contract also includes non-recurring engineering and integration tasks associated with the new configuration of C-130J planes built to Iraqi government …

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Lockheed Expands Space Systems Facility in Newtown, PA

Lockheed Martin has broken ground on two new facilities at its Space Systems Company operations in Newtown, Pennsylvania, to support spacecraft programs for government and commercial customers.   New facilities include a 15, 000-square-foot multi-purpose conference center to facilitate large-scale meetings like design reviews, demonstration initiatives and customer events, and will have space …

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Roger Rose Appointed CEO of Lockheed Martin India

Roger Rose has been appointed CEO of Lockheed Martin India Private Limited. He will coordinate the expanding business of the aerospace giant in India.  Rose will take over for Douglas Hartwick, who has led Lockheed Martin’s New Delhi office since the formation of Lockheed Martin India Private Limited.   Hartwick will now …

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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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