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Lockheed gets $10 million U.S. Navy F-35 contract modification
Geoff ZiezulewiczWASHINGTON, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin Aeronautics has been awarded a $10 million U.S. Navy contract modification for work on F-35 Lightning II electronic components.
6 points by UPI | F-35 Lightning II Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor F-16 Fighting Falcon Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Fighter aircraft United Press International BAE Systems
Colorado-conceived OSIRIS-REx starts its 7-year space journey
A research spacecraft with Colorado fingerprints all over it successfully launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida Thursday evening, starting a seven-year, 4.4 billion mile mission to chase down and study an asteroid named Bennu.
8 points by The Denver Post | Solar System United Launch Alliance Lockheed Martin Asteroid Jupiter NASA Mars Atlas V
MEADS International, Poland's PGZ partner for missile deal
Richard TomkinsKIELCE, Poland, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- MEADS International and Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa partner in bid for Polish missile defense contract.
13 points by UPI | Lockheed Martin Fighter aircraft World War II Missile defense United Press International BAE Systems MIM-104 Patriot United States
Mary Barra named Most Powerful Woman (again)
The General Motors Co. chairman and CEO topped the magazine's list of Most Powerful Women for the second straight year.        
844 points by Detroit Free Press | General Motors Indra Nooyi Fidelity Investments Management occupations Lockheed Martin Chapter 11 Title 11 United States Code Chief executives Bankruptcy
GM's Mary Barra named Most Powerful Woman (again)
The General Motors Co. chairman and CEO topped the magazine's list of Most Powerful Women for the second straight year.        
-1 points by Detroit Free Press | General Motors Indra Nooyi Fidelity Investments Management occupations Lockheed Martin Chapter 11 Title 11 United States Code Chief executives Bankruptcy
GM's Mary Barra named Most Powerful Woman by Fortune (again)
The General Motors Co. chairman and CEO topped the magazine's list of Most Powerful Women for the second straight year.        
844 points by Detroit Free Press | General Motors Indra Nooyi Fidelity Investments Management occupations Lockheed Martin Chapter 11 Title 11 United States Code Chief executives Bankruptcy
Lockheed gets $39M Jordanian F-16 contract modification
Geoff ZiezulewiczWASHINGTON, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training has received a $39 million contract modification in connection to two Jordanian F-16 training centers.
12 points by UPI | United Press International International News Service News World Communications William Randolph Hearst F-16 Fighting Falcon Lockheed Martin United States Air Force Military
Poland seeks US approval for $5bn Patriot missile purchase
The Polish government says it will seek Washington’s approval to purchase eight Patriot missile defense systems from US defense manufacturer Raytheon in order to carry out a planned upgrade of its national air and missile defense shield. Read Full Article at RT.com
70 points by Russia Today | Anti-aircraft warfare Surface-to-air missile World War II Raytheon MIM-104 Patriot Lockheed Martin Fighter aircraft Missile defense
Lockheed gets $132 million KC-130J contract modification
Geoff ZiezulewiczWASHINGTON, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin Aeronautics has received a $132 million U.S. Air Force contract modification for a foreign military sales deal with France for KC-130J aircraft.
7 points by UPI | United Press International United States Marine Corps International News Service C-130 Hercules News World Communications William Randolph Hearst Lockheed Martin United States Air Force
Lockheed transferring production site for F-16s
The F-16 production line in Fort Worth, Texas, will move to South Carolina to make room for production of the F-35, Lockheed Martin announced this week.
-1 points by UPI | F-16 Fighting Falcon F-35 Lightning II Lockheed Martin Fighter aircraft F-22 Raptor Northrop Grumman Lockheed Martin Aeronautics F/A-18 Hornet
Fmr Navy SEAL rejects offer to be Trump’s national security advisor
The Trump administration’s staffing problems continue, as retired Vice Admiral Bob Harward turned down an offer to be President Trump’s national security advisor, replacing General Michael Flynn. The circumstances surrounding Harward’s decision are still unclear. Read Full Article at RT.com
387 points by Russia Today | White House Lockheed Martin President of the United States Thomas Jefferson Defense contractor Associated Press Theodore Roosevelt Martin Marietta
Trump insists he can bring the cost of $21.6 billion border wall ‘way down’
In a pair of Saturday morning tweets, the president said initial estimates for the cost of construction would fall once he got involved in negotiations.
13995 points by The Washington Post | Lockheed Martin Fighter aircraft F-16 Fighting Falcon Cost Negotiation F-35 Lightning II Boeing Cost overrun
U.S. Air Force tests first C-130 with Block 8.1 upgrades
Ryan MaassFeb. 7 (UPI) -- U.S. Air Force pilots recently completed a training flight with the first C-130J Super Hercules equipped with Block 8.1 upgrades.
96 points by UPI | Royal Air Force C-130 Hercules United States Marine Corps United Press International Lockheed Martin United States Air Force Fighter aircraft Lockheed WC-130
Defense Department, Lockheed Martin reach deal on F-35 fighter jets
Lockheed Martin has reached agreement with the U.S. Department of Defense for the next 90 F-35 fighter jets in a move that the defense contractor says lowers the price for the jet, which is in use at Nellis Air Force Base.
20 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | F-35 Lightning II F-22 Raptor Lockheed Martin Fighter aircraft F-16 Fighting Falcon Stealth aircraft BAE Systems Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
‘Personal involvement’: Lockheed credits Trump with lower F-35 price tag
Ninety new F-35 fighter jets will be delivered to the US government and its allies at a saving of $728 million. While the price drop may not have been entirely unexpected, manufacturer Lockheed Martin attributed it to President Donald Trump personally. Read Full Article at RT.com
184 points by Russia Today | F-35 Lightning II Lockheed Martin United States Marine Corps F-22 Raptor F-16 Fighting Falcon White House Press Secretary United States Air Force Fighter aircraft
Pentagon, Lockheed Martin reach agreement for 90 F-35 jets
Ryan MaassFeb. 3 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of Defense has reached an agreement with Lockheed Martin for the next 90 F-35 jets in a move officials say lowers the price for the jet.
9 points by UPI | F-35 Lightning II Fighter aircraft F-22 Raptor F-16 Fighting Falcon Lockheed Martin F/A-18 Hornet F/A-18E/F Super Hornet United States Marine Corps
Mattis memo reveals plans for leaner Pentagon, more money to fight ISIS
The US Department of Defense will ask for additional funds in 2017 to step up operations against Islamic State and to improve battle readiness, while planning for sweeping reforms to improve efficiency, says a memo from the new Pentagon chief. Read Full Article at RT.com
229 points by Russia Today | United States Department of Defense United States Marine Corps F-35 Lightning II Military Armed forces Fighter aircraft Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor
US authorizes F-15 fighter jet deal with Qatar, worth over $21bln
A $21.1 billion sale of 72 F-15 tactical fighter jets to Qatar has been approved by the US State Department, according to the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency. Read Full Article at RT.com
2585 points by Russia Today | Lockheed Martin Defense contractor BAE Systems Aerospace Defense companies of the United States Defense Security Cooperation Agency EADS Boeing
Report: Lockheed Martin delay causing South Korea to lose $25 million
Elizabeth ShimSEOUL, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- A deal with U.S. aerospace firm Lockheed Martin has caused South Korea's defense arm to lose more than $25 million.
8 points by UPI | United Press International Lockheed Martin News World Communications International News Service William Randolph Hearst South Korea F-16 Fighting Falcon Fighter aircraft
Chilean defense ministry signs agreement with Airbus
Ryan MaassSANTIAGO, Chile, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- The Chilean Ministry of National Defense forged a new business development partnership with Airbus after officials signed a new agreement.
5 points by UPI | United Press International International News Service News World Communications William Randolph Hearst Boeing BAE Systems Lockheed Martin
Tata-Lockheed team deliver 50th C-130J empennage
Geoff ZiezulewiczHYDERABAD, India, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- The 50th C-130J Super Hercules empennage assembly has been delivered by a Tata-Lockheed Martin joint venture, Lockheed announced Monday.
7 points by UPI | C-130 Hercules United Press International International News Service News World Communications William Randolph Hearst Lockheed Martin Lockheed C-130J Super Hercules
South Korea considers buying 20 more F-35A stealth jets
Allen ConeSEOUL, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- South Korea is considering purchasing 20 additional radar-evading F-35A fighters to enhance its air combat capabilities, military officials said.
-1 points by UPI | F-35 Lightning II F-22 Raptor Lockheed Martin United Press International News agency Stealth aircraft Fighter aircraft F-16 Fighting Falcon