Lockheed Martin awards CAE contract to provide MAD-XR for U.S. Navy MH-60R helicopters

November 18, 2020 – CAE today announced it has been awarded a subcontract by Lockheed Martin to supply the CAE Magnetic Anomaly Detection-Extended Role (MAD-XR) system for United States Navy MH-60R Seahawk helicopters. CAE MAD-XR is a highly sensitive magnetometer designed to sense changes in the earth’s magnetic field and is used as a sensor to detect submarines. Lockheed Martin…

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Kaman Receives $10.6 Million Missile Fuse Systems Order

September 8, 2020 – Kaman Corp. (announced today that Kaman Precision Products received a follow-on order for Lots 17 and 18 of its current Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (“JASSM”) contract with Lockheed Martin Corporation. This order has an expected value of approximately $10.6 million for the procurement of both the JASSM and Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (“LRASM”) fuses with performance…

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Littoral Combat Ship 21 (Minneapolis-Saint Paul) Completes Acceptance Trials

August 24, 2020 – Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) 21, the future USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul, completed acceptance trials in Lake Michigan. Trials included a full-power run, maneuverability testing, and surface and air detect-to-engage demonstrations of the ship’s combat system. Major systems and features were demonstrated, including aviation support, small boat launch handling and recovery and machinery control and automation. Now that…

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Launch Success for Third Lockheed Martin-Built GPS III Satellite

June 30, 2020 – After a successful launch this afternoon, the third Lockheed Martin-built GPS III satellite is now headed to orbit under its own propulsion. The satellite has separated from its rocket and is using onboard power to climb to its operational orbit, approximately 12,550 miles above the Earth. GPS III Space Vehicle 03 (GPS III SV03) is responding…

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Lockheed Martin Elects James D. Taiclet As President And CEO

March 16, 2020 – The Board of Directors of Lockheed Martin has elected James D. Taiclet, 59, as president and CEO, effective June 15. Taiclet will continue to serve as a member of the corporation’s board, which he joined in 2018. He has served as chairman, president and CEO of American Tower Corporation since 2004 and CEO since 2003. During…

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Lockheed Martin’s HELIOS Laser Weapon System Takes Step Toward Ship Integration

March 11, 2020 – Lockheed Martin and the U.S. Navy moved one step closer to integrating a laser weapon system onto an Arleigh Burke destroyer after successfully conducting a Critical Design Review (CDR) for the High Energy Laser with Integrated Optical-dazzler and Surveillance (HELIOS) system. “Our adversaries are rapidly developing sophisticated weapons and the threats to the U.S. Navy’s fleet…

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