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Lockheed, DARPA Conduct Integrated Multi-Platform Operation Demo for System-of-Systems Effort

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 16, 2018 — Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) Skunk Works division has collaborated with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to conduct a series of flight tests in an effort to demonstrate integrated operations between air, space, land, sea and cyber platforms in contested environments, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The …

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Lockheed Martin’s Michele Evans Appointed Deputy EVP for Aeronautics BU; Orlando Carvalho Comments

Bethesda, Md.-based firm Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has promoted Michele Evans, an executive at its rotary and mission systems unit, to serve as the company’s deputy executive vice president for the aeronautics division starting June 4. The aerospace and defense company said Monday Evans will oversee several initiatives such as the …

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Lockheed Gets $247M NASA Supersonic X-Plane Development Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential $247.5 million contract to design, build and test a supersonic aircraft for NASA. NASA said Tuesday the cost-plus-incentive-fee contract calls for the development of a Low-Boom Flight Demonstration aircraft, dubbed X-plane, designed to travel at a speed of about 940 miles per hour at …

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Bill Clark Named Interim CEO of Boeing’s Insitu Subsidiary

Bill Clark, chief operating officer of Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) Insitu subsidiary, has been appointed as interim CEO of the unmanned aircraft system maker, Hood River News reported Tuesday. The report said Clark succeeds Ryan Hartman, who stepped down as Insitu CEO on Feb. 1 due to “personal reasons.” As COO, Clark …

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Lockheed, Air Force, Calspan Conduct Teaming Drill for Manned, Unmanned Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 11, 2017 — Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) Skunk Works business unit has collaborated with Calspan, the U.S. Air Force‘s Test Pilot School and the Air Force Research Laboratory in a teaming exercise for manned and unmanned systems at Edwards Air Force Base, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Have Raider …

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Lockheed Starts Stealth Tech Work for Next-Gen Spy Plane

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 20, 2015 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company Skunk Works has begun researching on stealth technology that could be outfitted into its next generation of surveillance aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Flightglobal said the company envisions the high-altitude long-endurance spy plane, internally referred to as RQ-X or UQ-2, …

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Report: Lockheed’s Skunk Works Aims to Build Payload Carrying Drone

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is building an unmanned aerial system for carrying military payloads, vehicles and supplies, Yahoo News Canada reported Friday. Scott Sutherland writes Lockheed’s Skunk Works unit derived the idea for the Aerial Reconfigurable Embedded System from its Transformer TX program in 2009. The company is building the multi-purpose, …

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