Lockheed Martin Breaks Ground on Missile Facility in Alabama

Lockheed Martin is investing in innovation, celebrating a milestone marking continued growth, and advancing capability in North Alabama at its Huntsville campus, as the company broke ground on a new facility today. The Missile System Integration Lab (MSIL) facility will initially be used exclusively for development within Lockheed Martin’s Next Generation Interceptor (NGI) program, based in Huntsville and supporting the…

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Lockheed Martin Paired its DIAMONDShield™ With VAWS

Lockheed Martin paired its DIAMONDShield™ battle management system with four Virtualized Aegis Weapon System (VAWS) nodes deployed across hundreds of miles to successfully demonstrate multi-domain operations during a recent U.S. military exercise. The exercise, called Valiant Shield 2022, is a biennial training activity involving thousands of U.S. military personnel and more than 100 ships, aircraft and ground vehicles with a focus on integrating forces…

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Seeker Technology for Low-Observable Persistent Missiles

BAE Systems has received a $38 million contract from Lockheed Martin for additional guidance systems for Lockheed Martin’s Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) program. BAE Systems’ advanced radio-frequency sensor enables LRASM to strike specific, high-value maritime targets from long range in aggressive electromagnetic warfare environments. “We’re advancing the state of small electronic warfare systems through our efficient LRASM seeker design, which…

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L3Harris Passive EO/IR Capability to Protect Fleet

A team led by L3Harris Technologies has been selected to provide the Shipboard Panoramic Electro-Optic/Infrared (SPEIR) system to the U.S. Navy that will provide improved fleet protection. The initial $205 million contract has a potential value of $593 million if all options are exercised through March 2031. The SPEIR program represents a generational leap forward in the use of 360-degree…

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U.S. Navy Commissions Minneapolis-Saint Paul (LCS 21)

The U.S. Navy commissioned Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) 21, USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul – the nation’s eleventh Freedom-variant LCS – in Port of Duluth, Minnesota. This milestone places the ship, built by the Lockheed Martin-led team into active service with the U.S. Navy. “The versatility, adaptability and relevance USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul will bring to the fleet is unmatched. LCS 21 is…

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Lockheed Martin, Intel to Advance 5G-Ready Comms

Lockheed Martin and Intel Corporation are leveraging their expertise in technology and communications to bring together innovative 5G-capable solutions, enabling faster and more decisive actions for 21st century security. A memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed late last year expands the ongoing strategic relationship between the two companies to align 5G-enabled hardware and software solutions for the Department of Defense (DOD).…

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Nortrop Grumman Joins ASPAARO for NATO Comms

Airbus Defence and Space together with Northrop Grumman Corporation and seven industrial players forming the ASPAARO (Atlantic Strategic Partnership for Advanced All-domain Resilient Operations) team have been selected by the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) to conduct one of three Risk Reduction and Feasibility Studies (RRFS). The studies aim to suggest technical solutions for the Alliance Future Surveillance and…

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Lockheed Martin to Prototype New USMC 5G Communications

The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) has awarded Lockheed Martin a $19.3 million Prototype Project Agreement (PPA) to create a 5G communications network infrastructure testbed for expeditionary operations experimentation for the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (OUSD R&E) and the U.S. Marine Corps. The testbed, known as Open Systems Interoperable and Reconfigurable Infrastructure Solution…

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CNO & Texas Congresswoman Visit Industry Partners

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Mike Gilday traveled to Fort Worth and visited Lockheed Martin February 10 with Texas Representative Kay Granger. Gilday and Granger toured facilities and received updates about F-35C Lightning II advancements and capabilities, joint all-domain operations, anti-surface warfare and weapon technology. “The work that we’re doing here in Fort Worth in partnership with Lockheed Martin…

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