Lockheed Martin Delivers New Capabilities for F-35 Logistics System

Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) next iteration of the F-35's Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS) has been approved for installation at U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy F-35 sites. Along with a number of improvements to the system's baseline, the upgrade delivers significant enhancements for managing forward operations and sustainment.
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Raytheon-Made Guidance Enhanced Missile Interceptor Instrumental To Recent Engagements

Since Jan. 1, 2015, Raytheon's [NYSE: RTN] Patriot™ integrated air and missile defense system has shot down more than 100 tactical ballistic missiles in combat operations around the world. More than 90 of those intercepts involved the low cost Raytheon-made Guidance Enhanced Missile family of interceptors.
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Commercial Aircraft Solutions Takes A Multi-Role Approach To Supplier Success

Doing is Winning Our responsibilities on Boeing’s revolutionary KC-46A tanker are nearly as abundant as the aircraft’s roles. The tanker can refuel all U.S. and allied coalition military aircraft compatible with international aerial refueling procedures, any time, on any mission — and it can carry passengers, cargo, and patients whenever and wherever needed. We are delivering several subsystems pertaining to flight controls and flight deck systems for the tanker. Specifically, we provide flap/slat controls, which provide the high lift function during takeoff and landing, as well as the yaw damper controls that enable a smoother ride. On the flight deck,…
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Typhoon Jets To Get Long-Range Strike Capability

Storm Shadow missiles are to be fitted to RAF Typhoon fast jets following a £120 million agreement. Storm Shadow, which provides long-range air-to-surface capabilities, is one of the most advanced missiles of its kind. It is capable of defeating various targets, including bridges, airfields, harbours and parked aircraft. The missiles, produced by MBDA, have previously been deployed on Tornado GR4 aircraft during operations over Iraq and Libya. These will now be fitted onto Typhoon tranche 2 and 3 aircraft ready to enter service with the RAF in 2018. Welcoming today’s announcement, Minister for Defence Equipment, Support and Technology Philip Dunne…
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Air Defense News

UK Defence Secretary Announces £120M Investment In UK Air Power

Speaking at the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT), Sir Michael Fallon has announced two contracts worth almost £120 million.

24-07-2017 Air Defense News

U.S. Air Force Awards Lockheed Martin $37 Million For New JASSM® - ER Wing Design

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received an Undefinitized Contracting Action for $37.7 million from the U.S. Air Force for continued development of a new wing design for the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile – Extended Range (JASSM-ER).

23-07-2017 Air Defense News

QinetiQ Invests £16.8m In Upgrading MOD Hebrides Air Range

As part of a joint investment programme, UK MOD and QinetiQ have agreed to invest £16.8m in two new BAE Systems tracking radars, to be installed on St Kilda, and upgrade two existing radars at MOD Hebrides.

07-07-2017 Air Defense News

First-Ever Helicopter-Based Firing Of High Energy Laser

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the U.S. Army Apache Program Management Office, in collaboration with U.S. Special Operations Command, recently completed a successful flight test of a high energy laser system onboard an Apache AH-64 at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico.

27-06-2017 Air Defense News

Lockheed Martin to Upgrade and Support Sensors for Japan's Apache Fleet

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received contracts to upgrade the Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M‑TADS/PNVS) system for Japan's fleet of AH-64DJP Apache attack helicopters and provide Performance Based Logistics (PBL) support.

03-05-2017 Air Defense News

Raytheon-Made Guidance Enhanced Missile Interceptor Instrumental To Recent Engagements

Since Jan. 1, 2015, Raytheon's Patriot™ integrated air and missile defense system has shot down more than 100 tactical ballistic missiles in combat operations around the world. More than 90 of those intercepts involved the low cost Raytheon-made Guidance Enhanced Missile family of interceptors.

03-05-2017 Air Defense News

Lockheed Martin Delivers New Capabilities for F-35 Logistics System

Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) next iteration of the F-35's Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS) has been approved for installation at U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy F-35 sites. Along with a number of improvements to the system's baseline, the upgrade delivers significant enhancements for managing forward operations and sustainment.

28-04-2017 Air Defense News

Lockheed Martin's Modernized TACMS Missile Aces Fifth Consecutive Flight Test

Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) modernized Tactical Missile System (TACMS) missile completed its fifth consecutive successful flight in a test at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico.

28-04-2017 Air Defense News

Typhoon Jets To Get Long-Range Strike Capability

Storm Shadow missiles are to be fitted to RAF Typhoon fast jets following a £120 million agreement. Storm Shadow, which provides long-range air-to-surface capabilities, is one of the most advanced missiles of its kind. It is capable of defeating various targets, including bridges, airfields, harbours and parked aircraft. The missiles, produced by MBDA, have previously been deployed on Tornado GR4 aircraft during operations over Iraq and Libya. These will now be fitted onto Typhoon tranche 2...

23-07-2014 Air Defense News

Raytheon To Provide Torpedo Integration On Alenia Aermacchi Aircraft For Turkish Navy

Raytheon Company will serve as weapons integrator for Italian aircraft manufacturer Alenia Aermacchi, providing 31 months of engineering services support for integration of MK 54 and MK 46 torpedoes onto the Alenia Aermacchi ATR-72-600ASW maritime patrol aircraft. Raytheon received a $5.7 million contract to support Alenia Aermacchi's test, integration and qualification for the external carriage and tactical employment of the lightweight torpedoes. Alenia Aermacchi is the prime contractor on the Meltem III contract under which it...

23-07-2014 Air Defense News

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