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Monday, September 29, 2014
Orion Spacecraft Transfers To Launch Abort System Facility
DENVER, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA and Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] have finished fueling the Orion spacecraft with ammonia, hydrazine and high pressure helium at Kennedy Space Center's Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility. Orion has now been moved to the Launch Abort System Facility for integration ... read more
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Lockheed Martin Declares Fourth Quarter 2014 Dividend
BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lockheed Martin Corporation [NYSE: LMT] board of directors has authorized a fourth quarter 2014 dividend of $1.50 per share, representing a $0.17, or 13 percent, increase over last quarter. The dividend is payable on Dec. 26, 2014 to ... read more
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Lockheed Martin CEO Outlines Technology Priorities
BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Marillyn Hewson shared her vision for the future in a speech to 500 of the Corporation's top engineering, technical and scientific professionals.
"I believe that our purpose at Lockheed Martin is to ... read more
IKONOS Imaging Satellite Achieves 15 Years of On-Orbit Operation
DENVER, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IKONOS, built by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] for DigitalGlobe, Inc., [NYSE: DGI], celebrates its 15(th) birthday on-orbit today. IKONOS, the first satellite to collect and publicly share high-resolution earth images, was launched on Sept. 24, 1999, and has taken thousands ... read more
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Lockheed Martin's Havoc 8x8 Vehicle Aces Brutal Nevada Automotive Test Center Course
DALLAS, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin's [NYSE: LMT] Havoc 8x8 Armored Modular Vehicle successfully completed the Nevada Automotive Test Center's challenging Butte Mountain Trail course, one of the most severe off-road test tracks in the world. Teamed with Patria, Havoc is Lockheed Martin's entry in ... read more
Monday, September 22, 2014
Lockheed Martin Receives Additional Electronic Warfare Contract To Protect The Navy's Fleet
SYRACUSE, N.Y., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) an additional $147 million contract to upgrade the fleet's electronic warfare defenses against evolving threats, such as anti-ship missiles.
Under this low-rate initial production contract for Block 2 of the Navy's Surface Electronic ... read more
Lockheed Martin To Deliver Route Development Technology To Orlando International Airport
ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a deal with Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) for the implementation of its route analysis tool at Orlando International Airport (MCO).
The technology, B Route Development, will allow GOAA to calculate and analyze route scenarios ... read more
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Lockheed Martin-Built MAVEN Successfully Placed Into Orbit Around Mars
DENVER, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) spacecraft, built by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT], was successfully placed in orbit around Mars this evening. The spacecraft's flight operations are controlled by a team at Lockheed Martin's Mission Support Area near Denver, Colorado.
"The spacecraft ... read more
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Lockheed Martin Successfully Mates NOAA GOES-R Satellite Modules
DENVER, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A team of technicians and engineers at Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has successfully mated together the large system and propulsion modules of the first GOES-R series weather satellite at the company's Space Systems facilities near Denver, Colorado. The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R series (GOES-R) ... read more
Lockheed Martin Team Helps Bring FBI's Next Generation Identification To Full Operational Capacity
ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The FBI has deployed the final increment in its Next Generation Identification (NGI) system, providing new tools designed to improve the bureau's ability to accurately and efficiently identify criminals. A Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)-led team has delivered four major NGI increments since 2011, ... read more
Lockheed Martin Awarded Contract To Support U.S. Marine Corps Air Operations System
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The battle command system used by the Marines to manage and monitor airborne platforms, including fighters, bombers, tankers, unmanned aerial vehicles, and helicopters, will be maintained by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT).
Under a contract worth approximately $18 million, ... read more
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Lockheed Martin-built CLIO Satellite Successfully Launched From Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
DENVER, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Government's CLIO satellite, designed and built by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT], was successfully launched today from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Lift-off occurred at 6:10 p.m. MDT aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V launch vehicle. Initial contact with ... read more
Lockheed Martin Defense Weather Satellite Receives Operational Acceptance Into DMSP Constellation
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The newest Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) satellite, built by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT], was accepted for operations by U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) on August 19. This acceptance formally adds DMSP Flight-19 to the existing DMSP constellation. The satellite ... read more
Monday, September 15, 2014
Lockheed Martin Conducts Flight Tests Of Aircraft Laser Turret For Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT], in partnership with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and the University of Notre Dame, has demonstrated the airworthiness of a new beam control turret being developed for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) ... read more
Lockheed Martin Advances Live, Virtual, Constructive Training in Flight Test
ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) successfully tested a new solution for integrated live, virtual and constructive (LVC) training during a flight demonstration at the company's Aeronautics facility in Fort Worth, Texas.
During the flight test, a pilot flying in a live F-16 engaged ... read more
Wednesday, September 10, 2014