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  • 19 February 2018
    Industry news

    Australian defense industry minister on Monday officially opened Lockheed Martin Australia’s new headquarters for Australia and New Zealand. Dubbed “Lockheed Martin Australia House”, the new center is located in Canberra and will be home to Lockheed Martin’s local corporate and business development functions. The new facility also houses the Lockheed Martin Endeavour Centre – a purpose-built […]

  • 2 May 2016
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Lockheed Martin and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) have entered a teaming agreement to partner on the Multi-mission Combat Ship (MCS), which is based on a DSME hull design and intended for the corvette market. The multi-mission ship is based on the Freedom-variant littoral combat ships Lockheed Martin is building for the U.S. Navy. Unlike […]

  • 11 December 2019
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    US defense contractor Lockheed Martin recently signed an agreement with Spanish shipbuilder Navantia to equip five new F-110 multimission frigates and their land-based test site with Lockheed Martin’s first naval installation of its solid state S-band radar. The five new frigates will be built by Spanish shipbuilder Navantia under a 4.3 billion euro ($4.9 billion) […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    In tests off the California coast, a Lockheed Martin prototype laser system successfully disabled two boats at a range of approximately 1.6 kilometers (approximately 1 mile). These were the first tests of the Area Defense Anti-Munitions (ADAM) system against maritime targets.   Lockheed Martin is developing the transportable, ground-based ADAM laser system to demonstrate a practical, affordable […]

  • 24 February 2014
    Training & Education

    Lockheed Martin Corporation has received a USD 23.5 million modification to previously awarded contract for the accomplishment of fleet maintenance sustainment support for the U.S. Navy’s littoral combat ships.   Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) are a class of relatively small surface vessels intended for operations in the littoral zone, which is the part of a […]

  • 8 April 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    As autonomous technologies continue to develop and grow within the U.S. Marine Corps and the U.S. Navy, Lockheed Martin and the Office of Naval Research (ONR) successfully demonstrated the Lockheed Martin OPTIMUS mission system’s ability to accomplish an autonomous approach and landing in an unprepared environment.   The system enhances the onboard intelligence of the […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The U.S. Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division in California recently tested Lockheed Martin’s new Dual Mode Plus laser guided bomb (LGB) in two successful flights, the company said. Tests were conducted to demonstrate operation of the new linear optics, GPS/Inertial Navigation System (INS) guidance subsystem and the control actuation system. According to Lockheed Martin, all mission objectives were […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Industry news

    Marking the 20th anniversary of their collaboration on naval projects, Lockheed Martin and Navantia signed a new memorandum of agreement (MoA) to continue their cooperation on new naval projects. Under the agreement, the two companies will collaborate to explore mutually beneficial new business opportunities in the areas of surface ships and naval combat systems. Navantia […]

  • 4 April 2011

      Lockheed Martin  will design and deliver a second-generation anti-submarine training target under a $5.4 million contract from the U.S. Navy. The targets, known as MK39 Expendable Mobile Anti-submarine Warfare Training Targets, or EMATTs, are used by air and surface crews for unrestricted, open-ocean and on-range anti-submarine warfare training. Designed to simulate the movements and […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Australian Minister for Defence Marise Payne announced September 30 that Lockheed Martin Australia has been selected as the preferred Combat System Integrator for Australia’s Future Submarine Program. Financial details of the contract are subject to further discussion, it was noted. According to the announcement, Lockheed Martin will partner with the Royal Australian Navy and the submarine builder DCNS to […]

  • 9 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Lockheed Martin secured a contract with the Office of Naval Research for the design and development of solid oxide fuel cell generator sets as an alternative to traditional battlefield power generation equipment. Lockheed Martin’s fuel cell technology will be integrated with solar panels, providing the military with the power needed to perform missions while using […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Lockheed Martin will work to enhance how the U.S. Navy exchanges C4ISR data throughout the space, air, surface, subsurface, and unmanned sensor domains under a contract with Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific.   This IDIQ contract has a ceiling value of $35 million over five years. “For the Navy, every platform is a […]

  • 11 March 2011
    Training & Education

      The U.S. Navy conducted a successful test flight March 1 of a Trident II D5 Fleet Ballistic Missile (FBM) built by Lockheed Martin . The Navy launched the unarmed missile from the submerged submarine USS Nevada (SSBN 733) in the Pacific Ocean. This test marked the 135th consecutive successful test flight of the D5 […]

  • 1 March 2011

      The U.S. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) selected Lockheed Martin  as one of four companies that will compete for task orders to enhance situational awareness on U.S. Navy ships, submarines and shore stations. The three-year indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract has an $831 million ceiling value, with one two-year option period that potentially […]

  • 25 November 2011
    Industry news

      Lockheed Martin received a contract to complete the development of the Infrared Search and Track (IRST™)sensor system for the U.S. Navy F/A-18E/F, marking the start of the Engineering, Manufacturing and Development phase of the program. “IRST is a game-changer for air-to-air combat, providing a ‘first to see, first to strike’ capability,” said Paul Hey, […]

  • 24 August 2011
    Industry news

      Lockheed Martin recently delivered its third P-3 Orion​ with a new Mid-Life Upgrade (MLU) kit to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). This P-3 Orion joins two additional upgraded P-3s that CBP is currently operating to support its critical homeland security missions. Lockheed Martin delivered the first CBP MLU P-3 in July 2010 and […]

  • 13 June 2018

    The US Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Lockheed Martin a five-year follow-on contract for continued support on the MK48 torpedoes. Under the $65 million contract, Lockheed is to support the Navy’s intermediate-level maintenance activities for MK48 torpedoes at the Pearl Harbor Heavyweight Torpedo Intermediate Maintenance Activity (IMA). Lockheed Martin has provided specialized maintenance for the […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Training & Education

    During a recent demonstration at NAVAIR, Lockheed Martin monitored and controlled multiple types of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) from one integrated command and control (C2) system. Controlling both the unmanned air vehicles and their on-board mission system sensors, Lockheed Martin’s system fully integrated with other Navy C2 and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) planning and execution […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Lockheed Martin was chosen along with 14 other companies to provide a variety of operational support services for the U.S. Navy under the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic’s Business and Force Support Multiple Award Pillar contract. The award has a potential cumulative value (if all options are exercised) across the 15 awardees […]

  • 4 May 2011
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been selected to help the U.S. Navy develop technologies that will accelerate the ability of military, government, and civilian agencies to respond more effectively to natural and man-made disasters. The Naval Air Systems Command, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division awarded Lockheed Martin a contract to support U.S. Marine Corps, […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy awarded Lockheed Martin 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 Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP), Lockheed Martin will provide 14 systems to upgrade the AN/SLQ-32(V)2 system […]

  • 27 April 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Royal New Zealand Navy frigate HMNZS Te Kaha has been handed over to Lockheed Martin Canada and Seaspan Victoria Shipyards for combat management system upgrade. Following the ship’s arrival, the shipyard industrial refit phase of the ANZAC Frigate Systems Upgrade project will now commence. As explained, this marks the first time that a foreign warship […]

  • 4 January 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

      Lockheed Martin UK has completed the installation of its Warship Electronic Chart Display and Information System (WECDIS) on board HMS Protector, the Royal Navy’s new Antarctic ice patrol vessel. Following installation, HMS Protector conducted and passed her WECDIS digital accreditation process, enabling her to undertake Antarctic patrol operational commitments with the Royal Navy. This […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Royal New Zealand Navy’s Anzac-class modernization project marked a milestone as Lockheed Martin Canada completed the combat system critical design review on schedule. The government-mandated review proves a contractor’s progress and planning for all elements of a program. It covered in detail all of Lockheed Martin Canada’s plans for shipboard systems and designs. With the successful review, Lockheed […]

  • 24 February 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Abu Dhabi Ship Building PJSC (ADSB) and Lockheed Martin signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on February 22 to cooperate and provide sustainment services to the UAE Military maritime assets. The MoU was signed between Dr. Khaled Al Mazrouei, CEO of Abu Dhabi Ship Building, and Joe North, vice president of Littoral Ship and Systems […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Industry news, Research & Development

    Australian Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) and Lockheed Martin Australia have signed a new strategic alliance to collaborate on a range of technologies for strengthening defence and national security.   The agreement was signed for DSTO by the Chief Defence Scientist Dr Alex Zelinsky and for Lockheed Martin Australia by Chief Executive Raydon Gates. […]

  • 16 March 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Lockheed Martin  held a successful critical design review for an electronic warfare system upgrade that will defend U.S. Navy surface combatants from evolving anti-ship missile threats. Under the Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP), the Navy is pursuing an evolutionary succession of enhancements to its AN/SLQ-32 electronic warfare system currently installed on aircraft carriers, […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Operational readiness of the U.S. Navy’s MK-48 heavyweight torpedo inventory will continue to be ensured by Lockheed Martin, the U.S. defence contractor said.   Namely, the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) awarded Lockheed Martin a contract option worth approximately $10 million to support the Navy’s intermediate-level maintenance activities for all MK-48 torpedoes. This is the […]

  • 18 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Royal Navy is to upgrade more than thirty ships and submarines with Lockheed Martin’s compass systems developed under a six year, £17 million contract from the UK Ministry of Defence. The Navigation Compass Programme (NCP) contract will see Lockheed Martin replace the current systems in use on the Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigates, Hunt and Sandown Class […]